Saturday, October 16, 2021


Four-bedroom Mullingar home the perfect blend of town and country living

Cloon Lara is one of Mullingar’s most sought after places for property, mainly due to the fact that it’s on the cusp of Mullingar town; so it’s close enough to all the facilities while being at the entrance of the countryside.

Autumn Home Improvements 2021

Our guide to Autumn Home Improvements 2021.

The Last Post: Popular Killucan Post Mistress bows out

For the past 150 years and longer, the people of Killucan and Rathwire have enjoyed the benefits of a local Post Office and Friday last, 1 October, was an emotional one for many locals with the local Post Mistress, Margaret Mulligan retiring after so many years of dedicated service.

Mullingar fly The Purple Flag for the third time

Mullingar has, for the third time, received news that they have been awarded the prestigious Purple Flag accreditation for its evening and night-time economy (ENTE).

‘Remembering Maura’: 5km Walk or Run takes place on 30 October

A 5k walk in aid of the Irish Cancer Society and Pancreatic Cancer Research is set to take place in Castletown Geoghegan on 30 October.

Mullingar Community Police available to help the people of Mullingar

The Community Policing Unit of Mullingar Gardaí were out in town last Friday, 1 October for a Community Engagement Day with the public of Mullingar.

Jail sentences imposed on Nigerian women for human trafficking

Two Nigerian women, living in Mullingar, who had been found guilty of human trafficking offences following a six weeks trial at Mullingar Circuit Criminal Court  which ended in mid-June, received prison sentences of more than five years at a sentencing hearing on Tuesday of last week. They were the first people in Ireland to be convicted of such offences.

Having a laugh: Mullingar man praises local comedy acts

“We all suffered for two years so it’s really important that we get to come out and have a laugh,”says Ross Brunton, who runs the comedy club in Columbia, Mullingar and who says one of his claims to fame is that he gave Conor Moore his first gig.

Drama as Mullingar Shamrocks and Caulry secure quarter-final places  

On a hugely dramatic final day in the Westmeath Senior Football Championship last Sunday, Mullingar Shamrocks eked out a narrow victory over Shandonagh to qualify for the quarter-finals. In the process they relegated Shandonagh to the intermediate grade for 2022.

Second Dublin rail line on the way

The Government’s new multi-billion National Development Plan, launched on Monday of this week, 4 October, focuses on a major enhancement of the railway service between Mullingar and Dublin, with good prospects of the construction of a second rail line, news that is already being warmly welcomed.