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Fundraiser to assist a little girl to regain her sight

By Paul O’Donovan As we said last week, most of us are fortunate enough to wake up every day and go about our daily business...

O’Rourke to review Fifty Shades of Grey

Former Westmeath TD, Mary O'Rourke is to review Fifty Shades of Grey on on television this weekend. The former Minister for Education will be joined...

End of an era as Flynn’s Photo Service closes after 41 years

In the world of smart phones and social networking, where stunning photos can be sent around the world in seconds, it’s difficult to comprehend...

Irish Water’s ‘Ivory Tower’ in Mullingar

Speculation that Irish Water may be permanently moving into office space owned by the Council led to a County Councillor raging that they are...

It’s Patrick’s Day at the IMC

Mullingar film-maker Terry McMahon returned home last Wednesday for a screening of his celebrated new movie ‘Patrick’s Day’. He is pictured on the right...

Community College student appeals for identity of Mullingar soldier

A Mullingar student is appealing for assistance from the public, as he prepares to represent his school and county in an upcoming history expedition...

Fears for Iralco jobs

Fears are growing this evening that North Westmeath employer, Iralco, is set to announce major lay-offs and/or shorter working hours later this week. Full...

Hospital a ‘national disgrace’

Over 100 nursing staff at the Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar staged a lunchtime protest on Tuesday of this week to highlight continued overcrowding...

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Lakeland Hampers – Shopping Local for you this Christmas

Stuck for ideas for presents? Want to shop local but not sure what is really locally made? Can’t bear the thought of going out...

Books make life bearable in 2020 and beyond

This year is definitely the strangest on record, but despite its challenges, we remain an essential service and are still getting books to customers.

Panto is gone, but it’s still the biggest Christmas deal in town

Mullingar Pantomime Group’s plans for their most ambitious Christmas Show were dealt a blow last weekend following the announcement of Government restrictions on live shows.

Westmeath duo say it was a privilege to wear Westmeath jersey

“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.

Preparing for Winter motoring

Driving in the winter season can be quite intimidating and challenging for many for various reasons; fluctuating Irish weather (many would argue we have...