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Amid Covid-19 crisis, local man warns Ireland is too lax

As the Covid-19 crisis takes hold here, a well known Westmeath man back from Spain last Saturday, believes we’ll struggle to find the resources...

Hope is coming from Italy…

by Paul O’Donovan Last week Chantel De Seta, a Mullingar woman (nee Brady), living with her husband and child in Lombardy, an hour east of...

Ireland’s Showband expert speaks in Mullingar

Westmeath Archaeological and historical society hosted a most unusual lecture in the Greville Arms Hotel on Wednesday last Ireland’s foremost expert on The Showband era,...

Foster and Allen duo feature on BBC’s “Pointless”

Claire Corrigan Legendary Westmeath musical duo, Foster and Allen starred on an Ireland-themed edition of BBC1's Pointless, a quiz in which contestants try to...

Shane MacGowan back in the studio with Cronin

By Claire Corrigan It was revealed last week that Shane MacGowan has returned to the studio for the first time in nearly a decade to...

Local author astonished by ban of post to China

By Sean O Domhnaill Prominent Mullingar author Jack Kiernan from Great Oaks, was intrigued as if by one of his own true-crime stories on Monday...

Killian Doyle performance key to Westmeath hurlers’ victory

Killian Doyle produced a stunning performance last Sunday as Westmeath secured a 1-17 to 2-8 victory over Carlow to retain their Division One status for next year.

Manchán Magan meets Prince William and Kate Middleton

By Claire Corrigan Princess Diana was known as the People’s Princess and it seems that both her son and daughter-in-law, the Duke and Duchess...

Niamh Algar shines on ‘Late Late Show’

By Claire Corrigan It’s a rite of passage for every Irish star and this week it was the turn of actress Niamh Algar who made...

Collaborate and create with SJF Productions

What was once a childhood dream, steadily became a reality for Sarah Jane Foster who has, from the ground up, built one of the midlands’ most reputable and in demand production companies.