Westmeath Examiner | News Headlines http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/ Latest from the online edition en-gb Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:09:14 +0000 Copyright (C) 2014 Celtic Media Group http://data.celticmediagroup.com/feeds/ 78 Westmeath Examiner | News Headlines http://data.celticmediagroup.com/furniture/wme_logo_500x75.png http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/ Death announced of Albert Reynolds, former Taoiseach and Longford Westmeath TD The death has occurred of former Taoiseach, Albert Reynolds, from Longford, who represented the Longford Westmeath constituency in Dáil Éireann for 25 years.

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Saturday marks 100 years since death of Westmeath VC Maurice Dease This Saturday, August 23 marks the 100th anniversary of the death in battle of Westmeath's most famous Victoria Cross recipient.

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VIDEO: Ice ice baby! Niall Horan does ice bucket challenge! Niall Horan is the latest in the long list of celebrities to take the ALS Ice Bucket challenge.

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Rathowen shows best side to Pride of Place judges In unpredictable Ireland, even the sun shone as the adjudicators in the all island Pride of Place competition ran their critical eye over the village of Rathowen yesterday.

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'Fifty Shades’ star to play lead role in film based on Mullingar man’s Jadotville book By Eilís Ryan


Belfast actor Jamie Dornan is in February due to hit the screens of cinemas worldwide wielding whips and chains as sexual sadist, Christian Grey, in the film adaptation of the EL James bestseller, Fifty Shades of Grey.

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Westmeath residents urged to make the most of Heritage Week Tours of old Mullingar, the Hill of Uisneach and Athlone Castle are just some of the hidden gems to discover during Heritage Week 

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Ballymore CCE's Donál Ó Beoláin came first in the fiddle at All Ireland Fleadh Donál Ó Beoláin of an Baile Mor, CCÉ, took first place in the Fiddle Slow Airs at the 2014 Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann All Ireland Fleadh Cheoil in Sligo.

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http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/08/18/4032050-ballymore-cces-donl--beolin-came-first-in-the-fiddle-at-all-ireland-fleadh/ http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/08/18/4032050-ballymore-cces-donl--beolin-came-first-in-the-fiddle-at-all-ireland-fleadh/ Mon, 18 Aug 2014 17:28:00 +0000 News
Rathowen preparing for Pride of Place judges The village of Rathowen is looking its pristine best today, ahead of judgement day in the all island Pride of Place competition. Representing Westmeath, along with Battery Heights in Athlone, the residents there, driven on by the Rathowen Community Development, have undertaken marvellous work in recent years, enhancing the village in many ways.

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http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/08/18/4032049-rathowen-preparing-for-pride-of-place-judges/ http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/08/18/4032049-rathowen-preparing-for-pride-of-place-judges/ Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:46:00 +0000 News
Rathowen preparing for Pride of Place judges The village of Rathowen is looking its pristine best today, ahead of judgement day in the all island Pride of Place competition. Representing Westmeath, along with Battery Heights in Athlone, the residents there, driven on by the Rathowen Community Development, have undertaken marvellous work in recent years, enhancing the village in many ways.

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IBAL survey: 'A welcome improvement for Mullingar' Athlone improves to above Europe average, while Mullingar and Portlaoise deemed ‘clean’

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http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/08/18/4032042-ibal-survey-a-welcome-improvement-for-mullingar/ http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/08/18/4032042-ibal-survey-a-welcome-improvement-for-mullingar/ Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:03:00 +0000 News
Ballynacargy school ready to mark 100th As many as 2,000 people are likely to have been educated at St Brigid’s National School in Ballynacargy since it opened.

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http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/08/16/4032015-ballynacargy-school-ready-to-mark-100th/ http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/08/16/4032015-ballynacargy-school-ready-to-mark-100th/ Sat, 16 Aug 2014 18:52:00 +0000 News
Cathedral of Christ the King to mark 75 years this September Plans are well in hand to mark the 75th anniversary of the Cathedral of Christ the King in Mullingar. A day of celebration is being organised for Sunday September 7 and leading clerics, not just from Ireland, but from abroad, have been invited to Mullingar to mark the occasion.

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http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/08/15/4032014-cathedral-of-christ-the-king-to-mark-75-years-this-september/ http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/08/15/4032014-cathedral-of-christ-the-king-to-mark-75-years-this-september/ Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:54:00 +0000 News
Former county councillors get €350k post election pay out  Westmeath County Council have paid €350,000 to 13 individuals whose political careers came to a halt following May’s local elections.

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Margaret makes finals of National Brown Bread Baking Competition Margaret Kelly from Rathowen with Liz Wall, president of the ICA, and Anna May McHugh of the National Ploughing Association.

 

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http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/08/15/4032026-margaret-makes-finals-of-national-brown-bread-baking-competition/ http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/08/15/4032026-margaret-makes-finals-of-national-brown-bread-baking-competition/ Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:28:00 +0000 News
Statement by Cardinal Seán Brady on offering his resignation as Archbishop of Armagh Statement by Cardinal Seán Brady on offering his resignation as Archbishop of Armagh

 

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Back to school costing parents €500 per child Westmeath parents are having to spend in excess of €500 per child in preparation for the new school year.

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Collinstown drug find worth €30,000 Drugs with an estimated street value of €30,000 have been recovered following a planned search of a property near Collinstown in North Westmeath. 

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Man dies following N52 crash A section of the N52, between Clonmellon and Kells remains closed this afternoon, following a fatal accident at Johnsbrook this morning. The driver of a van died instantly when his vehicle was in collision with an articulated lorry.

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http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/08/14/4032006-man-dies-following-n52-crash/ http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/08/14/4032006-man-dies-following-n52-crash/ Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:52:00 +0000 News
Bacteria the cause of Ennell itch not parasite says council A painful rash suffered by bathers who have been swimming in Lough Ennell is due to the presence of bacteria that caused last summer’s algal bloom, according to Westmeath County Council.

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http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/08/13/4031944-bacteria-the-cause-of-ennell-itch-not-parasite-says-council/ http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/08/13/4031944-bacteria-the-cause-of-ennell-itch-not-parasite-says-council/ Wed, 13 Aug 2014 16:00:00 +0000 News
Mullingar boxers on the medal trail Mullingar is assured of two medal winners at the European Union Elite Boxing Championships in Sofia after local boxers Hughie Myers and David Oliver Joyce won their quarter finals.

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It’s the best brown bread in the county Margaret Kelly’s brown bread has been classed as the best brown bread in the county.

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D-Day for Leaving Cert students  It's D-Day for the almost 1,500 Westmeath students who sat the Leaving Certificate this summer.

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Singing priest Fr Ray signs for Madonna's record label Singing priest Fr Ray Kelly has signed a deal with one biggest record companies in the world.

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http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/08/12/4031943-singing-priest-fr-ray-signs-for-madonnas-record-label/ http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/08/12/4031943-singing-priest-fr-ray-signs-for-madonnas-record-label/ Tue, 12 Aug 2014 16:00:00 +0000 News
Missing 14-year-old found safe and well A missing 14-year-old who disappeared from Mullingar last Thursday has been found safe and well.

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September start date for Athlone to Mullingar greenway Westmeath County Council - which is to project-manage the creation of the new Galway to Dublin cycle Greenway - is anticipating that work on the Mullingar to Athlone stretch will start as soon as September.

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