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Fionn (7) improved hugely after corrective surgery

Three months ago, a young local boy, Fionn McAnaney, whose family live in Killucan, travelled with his parents to St. Louis Children’s Hospital in...

Westmeath Civil Defence faces a crisis

For decades, cohorts of committed volunteers serving in Westmeath Civil Defence have been providing valuable back-up services to the main emergency services in the...

Eighteen years on, ‘miracle baby’ Amy prepares for Leaving Cert

By: Claire Corrigan Eighteen years ago, premature baby Amy Temple from Mullingar was fighting for her life in a Dublin hospital but things...

Mothers of autistic children upset by school delays

By Claire Corrigan Local parents, whose autistic children were shortly due to attend the new Curraghmore National school are among the hardest hit by ongoing...

Mullingar-based company leading the fight against cancer

Mullingar is home to lots of great things and is often referred to as the music and cultural capital of Ireland, given its links...

Mullingar company attracts key scientist from Poland

By Damien Maher The midlands, and more specifically Mullingar, is continuing to emerge as a likely location for an exciting new industry that will lead...

Fergal continues to break climbing records

By Paul O’Donovan Fergal Hingerty’s story is a remarkable one. Born in Dublin, but having lived in Mullingar for the past number of years Fergal...

Killucan man becomes Treasurer of Irish Kidney Association

The Chairman of the Westmeath Branch of the Irish Kidney Association (IKA) has become the National Treasurer, in what is a significant honour. Killucan...

Local Republicans remembered at Ballyglass Cemetery

Earlier this month, the 50th anniversary of the repatriation of Peter Barnes and James McCormack was remembered in Mullingar, organised by the Barnes/McCormack Commemorative...

Conor Moore on New York, Tiger Woods and why Mullingar will always be home

It’s been a whirlwind of a year for impersonator extraordinaire Conor Moore. The Mullingar man has been elevated to entertainment sainthood, both in Ireland...