It has been a tough time for the live entertainment industry but there was fantastic news for accomplished singer/ entertainer Mark Irwin this month when the Mullingar star announced that he is all set for one of the highlights of his career so far.
The local mother of a young man who attended the Mullingar Resource Centre on the Delvin Road, Mullingar is perplexed and angry at the manner in which the young people, the service users, have been moved out, on the basis that the Centre was unfit for purpose.
Hollywood’s latest romantic comedy Wild Mountain Thyme starring Emily Blunt and Jamie Dornan as star-crossed lovers – and farmers – made headlines last week with many saying that the pair's accents were well off the mark.
“It was just brilliant. The teams I played against and the players I played with and against, it has just been a privilege to wear the Westmeath jersey,” said Brendan Murtagh as he reflected on over 20 years playing with Westmeath.