Monday, July 22, 2024

Ciaran Brennan

Former Coláiste Mhuire student honoured for amazing exam result

Former Coláiste Mhuire student Max Robinson was honoured for receiving the joint-highest score in the country in the Leaving Cert Design and Communications Graphics (DCG) exam on Thursday, 23 May.

Picture perfect: Covid life for two local girls captured

Two girls from St Etchen’s NS in Kinnegad will feature in the National Library of Ireland in an archive called ‘Life under Covid-19 in Ireland’.

104 litter fines issued in Westmeath

104 litter fines have been issued by Westmeath County Council since 2022 according to figures released to Topic.

653 spoiled votes cast in Westmeath in last local election

653 spoiled votes were cast in Westmeath during the previous local election in 2019 according to figures published by The Electoral Commission.

Belgian ambassador visits local schools during Westmeath visit

Minister Peter Burke and Cllr Tom Farrell gave Belgian Ambassador Karen Van Vlierberge a tour of Westmeath during her visit on Friday, 10 May to mark Europe Day.

‘Schools must resemble life’ says local Principal

A third of Irish teens go to single-sex schools but new research by the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) shows most would rather be in co-ed schools.

Rathowen Foróige appeal to community for help with communal space

Rathowen Foróige has worked to bring young people in the locality together for the last four years and is currently looking for a permanent recreational space

Little Blue Hero from Castlepollard shows disability doesn’t define you

Adam Boyce from Castlepollard was putting in his 30 minutes of road safety during the May bank holiday

Artist Diarmuid Brady gears up for debut single

Offaly artist Diarmuid Brady will release his infectious new single ‘Pressure Is On Me’ on Friday, 24 May.

Rathowen woman keeping the May Bush tradition alive

Rathowen woman Margaret Kelly is keeping the old tradition of the May Bush alive and hopes younger generations will follow suit