Monday, July 22, 2024

Ciaran Brennan

Once In Westmeath: The Taylor Swift Version

The Taylor Swift hype train has left the station and Swifties are clamouring to climb aboard.

Delvin opera singer hitting all the right notes

Delvin native and mezzo-soprano singer Anna-Helena Maclachlan is one of the brightest young talents in the classical singing realm.

Video shows Bus Éireann driver damaging van

An X post published on Friday, 3 May showed footage of a Bus Éireann bus allegedly damaging a van in Killucan and driving away.

‘Why oh why?’: Flower vandalism in Kilbeggan ‘disheartening’ for local tidy towns committee

Kilbeggan Tidy Towns has  condemned the vandalism of flowers in the town square in a social media post on Saturday, 8 June.

Tyrrellspass businessman launches scheme to support St Anne’s N.S.

Inver in Tyrrellspass will donate one cent for every litre of heating fuel sold to St Anne’s National School until 31 May, 2025.

Housing, immigration top of local election agenda

Immigration and housing are trending to have a big impact on the outcome of the local and European elections on Friday, 7 June.47 candidates will compete for 20 seats across four Local Electoral Areas (LEA) in Westmeath. Kinnegad has emerged as the most competitive LEA with 16 candidates running.

Westmeath blood donors honoured at awards ceremony

Nine people from Westmeath were honoured for their blood donor milestones at an awards ceremony hosted by the Irish Blood Transfusion Service (IBTS) in Kells on Sunday, 26 May.

‘We’ll be back’ – Fire at Scanlons, Kinnegad

Scanlons Bar in Kinnegad has been forced to close temporarily following a fire at the premises on the morning of Sunday, 2 June.

Motorist caught travelling at 190km/h in 100km/h zone

Gardaí caught a motorist travelling at 190km/h in a 100km/h zone on the N4 Mullingar during a Garda road safety operation over the June bank holiday weekend.

Brand new Mullingar festival set for June bank holiday 

A brand new music festival called The Good Folk Festival will take place at Canton Caseys in Mullingar on the June bank holiday weekend from Wednesday, 29 May to Sunday, 2 June.