When it begins welcoming passengers to the depths of London’s underground next Tuesday, May 24, the new Elizabeth line rail service will mark the end of a mammoth construction story, 13 years in the making.
A new project that will see people be able to borrow toys from the library in the same way they borrow books was launched at Mullingar Library last week.
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.
The first tranche of events taking place at the Summer’s Fleadh in Mullingar has been unveiled, with a stellar line-up of traditional Irish music set to take over the town from 31 July to 7 August.
Much of the former Columb Barracks in Mullingar has been a quiet and disused site since its closure in 2012.
It’s seldom you meet someone who has travelled from Heathrow in London to New York and back again, in the space of just seven hours.
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.
Figures released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) show that the Midlands has seen an increase of 7.6% in homes built between January and March 2022.
Gardaí in Mullingar are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision on Monday, 2 May.
The World Day for Safety and Health at Work is an annual international campaign to promote safe, healthy and decent places of work. It is held on 28 April and has been observed by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) since 2003.
Fiona Nicole Mee from Mullingar has enjoyed amazing success in broadcast television and is now a senior producer with Rupert Murdoch’s Talk TV.
Final preparations are being made to this year’s Westmeath Bachelor Festival, which will take place at a number of venues throughout Mullingar this May bank holiday weekend.
The issue of ongoing illegal dumping at Butler’s Bridge was raised at the latest meeting of Municipal District of Mullingar - Kinnegad.
Thursday, April 21 is World Creativity and Innovation Day. The midlands of Ireland is not short of its share of innovators and creators, with businesses from Westmeath, Offaly and Meath regularly winning local, regional, national and international awards for their products and services. We’re sometimes modest to admit it but we are a bright bunch in the midlands and have our name in businesses throughout the world probably more than we realise.
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.
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.
A group of locally-based Ukrainian refugees have not been wasting any time in getting into the groove of local cultural life, and have been busy with a new bi-weekly crash-course in languages.
March 31 will always be a significant date for Pat McNicholas.
Local fashion designer and businessman Derek Montgomery booked a trip to south India over two years ago and then the world shut down.
Bevcraft Mullingar and Lakeland Kayaks, both based in Mullingar, were delighted to take their respective awards back to the Midlands last week after winning in their categories at the 18th Small Firms Association (SFA) National Small Business Awards.