Saturday, May 21, 2022

Robert Kindregan

€2m Writech Centre opens in Mullingar

Writech opened their new Design & Innovation Centre on Monday (May 9) with a €2m investment at their Mullingar headquarters that will provide 50 new jobs to the area.

Maria demonstrates cooking skills at Europe’s largest wellbeing festival

Bunbrosna woman Maria Harte demonstrated her cooking skills on Saturday, May 7 on stage at WellFest in The Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin – Europe’s largest outdoor health, fitness and wellness festival.

And the winner is…Bryan Murphy! Kerryman crowned Westmeath Bachelor

Sunday night in Mullingar (May 1) saw Kerryman Bryan Murphy crowned the first winner of the Westmeath Bachelor Competition since 2001 at a sell-out show in the Arts Centre.

Mullingar woman takes on senior role at Rupert Murdoch’s TalkTV

Fiona Nicole Mee from Mullingar has enjoyed amazing success in broadcast television and is now a senior producer with Rupert Murdoch’s Talk TV.

‘I feel like I’ve won the lottery’ says new Westmeath Rose

The new Westmeath Rose for 2022 has been selected as 23-year-old Rachel Duffy from Rosemount.

Festival fever hits Mullingar: Summer days are coming as town braces for bonanza of activity

The end of this month begins a host of exciting events to keep the town amused before a spectacular climax in August, the homecoming of the Fleadh Cheoil.

Aoife, 9, sent game jersey from Welsh scrum-half

Aoife Walters from The Downs received a very special delivery in the post last week following her trip to watch Ireland vs Wales in the Women’s Six Nations.

55% of Mullingar bars are short-staffed

A survey conducted by the Westmeath Topic on 20 bars around Mul­lingar has concluded that there is a staffing shortage in the build-up to a busy summer for the town.

4,000km from Chernihiv to Mullingar: Keep calm and carry on, insists resilient Yehor

Yehor Herasymchuk was woken to a phone call by his business partner on the morning of February 24 in his apartment in Chernihiv, Ukraine, just 75km from the Russian border.

‘Human beings deserve better’ – Mullingar man’s drive to build homes for Tanzania’s poorest

Mullingar man John McCauley and the Tanzanian Heavenly Homes charity are trying to get people out of mud huts and into accommodation “fit for you and me”.