Jordan Dempsey hoping for a 2020 Silverstone win

Jordan Dempsey, the young Mullingar man who won the world’s largest Formula Four motor racing event, the Walter Hayes Trophy at Silverstone this time...

Niamh Algar’s parents among her biggest fans

By Claire Corrigan The achievement of Mullingar screen star Niamh Algar, in receiving nominations for four IFTA awards and winning two is not only...

Arrest warrants in Australia for man jailed over Mullingar killing

Two Australian arr­est warrants have been issued for a man from Broadford, Co. Kildare now living in Australia, who was convicted, with two others,...

The Natural Born Winners

Not everybody can be an entrepreneur, not everybody can make it. The skills that you need to run your own business can’t all be taught in school. Nor can they be acquired simply by reading books about billionaires.

Kilbeggan Races: the heart beats on

If a company announced that it would generate 1.8 billion euros annually for the rural economy and sustain 29,000 jobs across all 32 counties, it would be very hard to believe such a statement.

Midlands based companies are now recruiting

Over the past number of weeks there has been a noticeable shift in the number of people looking to take up new job opportunities...

Fortune favours the brave

David Quirke of Wholesome Kitchen, Mullingar, heard the well-known expression: ‘Fortune favours the brave’, a few years ago.

Gritty victory worth a lot to The Downs

The stadium was empty, but The Downs made the most noise at TEG Cusack Park last Sunday where their senior footballers edged out defending champions Garrycastle to reach the semi-final for the second year running.

After 21 years, new Curraghmore school opens

It’s taken all of 21 years to achieve but the staff, pupils and families of Holy Fam­ily National School (formerly Curraghmore NS) finally have their new home.

Mullingar man loses his life in Australian house fire

A 41-year-old Mullingar man tragically lost his life in a serious house fire in Australia on Wednesday night of last week, 19 August.