Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Robert Kindregan

Fence is needed between the canal and Ennell Court, say residents

Families living at Ennell Court are concerned for the safety of their children as the Royal Canal is located within 30 metres of their doorstep, without any fencing in place.

Reigning Westmeath Bachelor says title in 2022 ‘opened doors’ in his life

Reigning Westmeath Bachelor Bryan Murphy told Topic that receiving the title “opened doors” for him in his life, as a now full-time musician.

Guinness world record lease is held in Council archives in Mullingar

Local historian Jason McKevitt has hailed the historical importance of a Guinness World Record holding lease held in Westmeath County Council’s archives, which questions the ownership of Columb Barracks.

Rural gardaí ‘under resourced’ but plan in place to patrol rural areas

Rural gardaí are becoming increasingly under resourced, according to a local councillor who raised the issue at a Joint Policing Committee (JPC) meeting recenly.

Mullingar actor’s work features in Film Fleadh

A short film starring Mullingar’s John ‘Banjo’ Quinn will be premiering at the Galway Film Fleadh next Saturday, 15 July.

Meet the final 2023 Bachelor competitors

With the Westmeath Bachelor Competition just around the corner (29 July), the six finalists hoping to claim the crown of Irelands most eligible bachelor have been revealed.

Joe Connaire to be honoured for his service to Comhaltas

Joe Connaire is to be honoured for his service to Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann (CCÉ) at this year’s Ceannródaithe Awards taking place on Tuesday, 8 August.

Mullingar man scoops Best Actor Award at AIMS

Mullingar man Chris Corroon has been crowned Best Actor at the prestigious Association of Irish Musical Societies (AIMS) for his role as Lola/Simon in a production of Kinky Boots.

Westmeath 11th most expensive place to buy as pre-owned houses go up 7.7%

The price of the average second-hand three-bed semi in Westmeath has risen to €280,000 – up 7.7% from €260,000 in the last three months.

Mullingar hikers battle to Mullingar hikers battle to the summit of Mt Blanc

Mullingar Hiking Group battled through hostile conditions to reach the summit of Mt Blanc last week, the highest mountain in Western Europe, on Monday, 19 June.