Saturday, October 16, 2021


Spend Halloween and Christmas at Andean Alpacas, in Mullingar

Did you know that Alpacas have reached Ireland from South America? And did you know that you can visit the Andean Alpaca Farm in Mullingar? And that you can also have special events at the farm? Read on to find out more ...

A home for life – Mullingar bungalow with private mature gardens

This well maintained, spacious four bedroom detached bungalow and detached garage is standing on a spacious site of mature gardens in one of Mullingar's most sought-after areas.

Surprise as Wexford’s Fortune appointed as new hurling boss

In what is viewed as a surprise move, Westmeath GAA have appointed a rookie manager in Wexford’s Joe Fortune to lead the county’s senior hurlers in the wake of Shane O’Brien’s departure.

Much regretted passing of Albert Morris, founder member of Topic Newspapers

Mullingar lost one of its best known and most popular personalities early on Wednesday last, 23 September with the death of Albert Morris.

Midland Farming – Autumn 2021

Your guide to Midland Farming - Autumn 2021.

Escape to your cosy and central apartment for €160,000

Living in Mullingar doesn’t get more central than living in a well established apartment on Mount street, and now is your chance to buy this exquisite first floor two-bedroomed apartment, located in The Courtyard, on Mount Street, Mullingar.

Plans for pedestrian/cycle link from Killucan to Thomastown on display

Westmeath Co. Co. members were inform­ed of the commencement of the Part 8 Pedestrian and Cycle Link from Killucan/ Rathwire to the Royal Canal Greenway at Thomastown at the latest district meeting.

Late Killucan man’s London tribute event set for this Saturday evening

It will be a very special night for the family and relatives of the late Killucan man - Justin Whelehan this Saturday evening - 25 September when the inaugural ‘Fiddler of London’ Gala Showcase event takes place in his memory in the ICC Hammersmith, west London.

Dollard slams Council over houses boarded up and not re-occupied

Cllr. Mick Dollard, who complained at Monday’s meeting of Westmeath County Council at what he sees as a serious failure to allocate houses which have been vacated in town estates to other people badly needing a place to live, told Topic this week of one 74 years old person in Mull­ingar, 16 years on the housing list, who has never been offered a home. 

Councillors see red over dangerous wall at Castlepollard Garda Station

Cllr. Paddy Hill of Fianna Fail raised the issue of ‘the dangerous wall in front of Castlepollard Garda Station at the recent Municipal District Council meeting of Mullingar Kinnegad.