Westmeath Examiner | News Headlines http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/ Latest from the online edition en-gb Fri, 01 Aug 2014 03:43:19 +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/ 70% increase in house sales in first half of 2014 There was a 70 per cent increase in the number of houses sold in Mullingar in the first half of the year.

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Darts exhibition night in association with Irish Autism Action Two-time world darts champion Adrian 'Jackpot' Lewis will be in the Greville Arms Hotel, Mullingar this Bank Holiday Monday night, August 4, for a darts exhibition night in association with Irish Autism Action.

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Increase in penalty points for speeding, mobile phone activity and disregard for seat belts Novice driver category to come into effect from August 1

The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD, has announced a number of increases in penalty point offences to take effect from August 1. These changes are being made under the Road Traffic Act 2014.

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http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/07/30/4031760-increase-in-penalty-points-for-speeding-mobile-phone-activity-and-disregard-for-seat-belts/ http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/07/30/4031760-increase-in-penalty-points-for-speeding-mobile-phone-activity-and-disregard-for-seat-belts/ Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:42:00 +0100 News
McIlroy nearly quit golf after Mullingar win Rory McIlroy has revealed that he nearly gave up golf after winning the Mullingar Scratch Cup in 2006.

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http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/07/30/4031750-mcilroy-nearly-quit-golf-after-mullingar-win/ http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/07/30/4031750-mcilroy-nearly-quit-golf-after-mullingar-win/ Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:00:00 +0100 News
Major search for missing Longford man A comprehensive search of selected stretches of the N4 Mullingar to Sligo road which was carried out yesterday failed to yield any clues as to the whereabouts of missing Longford man, Anthony Carberry. 

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Sadness at the passing of The Drifter's Sid Aughey The removal of Sid Aughey, original drummer with The Drifters, takes place today at Shaws Funeral Home in Mullingar from 4pm - 7pm.

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A new plan for Mullingarís historic heart will focus on pedestrians and not cars The creation of a civic and cultural quarter for Mullingar taking in the arts centre, county buildings, town park, railway station, was discussed at last week’s meeting of Mullingar Municipal District.

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http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/07/30/4031749-a-new-plan-for-mullingars-historic-heart-will-focus-on-pedestrians-and-not-cars/ http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/07/30/4031749-a-new-plan-for-mullingars-historic-heart-will-focus-on-pedestrians-and-not-cars/ Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:52:00 +0100 News
Westmeath discus thrower going to Youth Olympics North Westmeath AC's Eoin Sheridan has been selected for the Ireland squad for next month's Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

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http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/07/28/4031707-westmeath-discus-thrower-going-to-youth-olympics/ http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/07/28/4031707-westmeath-discus-thrower-going-to-youth-olympics/ Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:04:00 +0100 News
GardaŪ seeking help in tracing missing Mullingar man Gardaí in Mullingar are appealing to the public for assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 50-year-old Anthony Carberry who has been missing since July 18.

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http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/07/27/4031683-garda-seeking-help-in-tracing-missing-mullingar-man/ http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/07/27/4031683-garda-seeking-help-in-tracing-missing-mullingar-man/ Sun, 27 Jul 2014 16:38:00 +0100 News
Vandalism rampant 'amongst certain syndicate' says Mullaghmeen man Mullaghmeen Forest Park is the latest local amenity area to be targeted by vandals.

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http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/07/25/4031587-vandalism-rampant-amongst-certain-syndicate-says-mullaghmeen-man/ http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/07/25/4031587-vandalism-rampant-amongst-certain-syndicate-says-mullaghmeen-man/ Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:00:00 +0100 News
Nevin set for September return Olympic silver medalist John Joe Nevin is set to return to the ring only five months after breaking both his legs.

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http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/07/25/4031664-nevin-set-for-september-return/ http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/07/25/4031664-nevin-set-for-september-return/ Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:54:00 +0100 News
Mullingar man for European Transplant and Dialysis Sports Championships John Connell, a kidney transplant recipient from Mullingar who lives in South Africa, will be competing in two cycling events at the European Transplant and Dialysis Sports Championships in Krakow, Poland on August 16-23.

 

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Mullingar is the hottest! The hottest place in the country yesterday was Mullingar, where temperatures hit 26.8 degrees.

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http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/07/24/4031641-mullingar-is-the-hottest/ http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/07/24/4031641-mullingar-is-the-hottest/ Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:28:00 +0100 News
No crumb of comfort for Finea firm Finea based food company Mr Crumb’s “worse than useless” internet connection is a major stumbling block in the firm’s plans for expansion and could put a question mark over its future in the area, according to its founder.

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http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/07/24/4031588-no-crumb-of-comfort-for-finea-firm/ http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/07/24/4031588-no-crumb-of-comfort-for-finea-firm/ Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0100 News
Niall thanks fans as 1D celebrate four years! Isn’t is amazing how time just slips by? Well, Niall Horan was thinking the same thing today as the Mullingar member of the biggest boy band in the world celebrates four years at the top of music stardom today, Wednesday July 14.

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http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/07/23/4031636-niall-thanks-fans-as-1d-celebrate-four-years/ http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/07/23/4031636-niall-thanks-fans-as-1d-celebrate-four-years/ Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:28:00 +0100 News
Tesco have Ä1m for good causes and want Westmeath to be involved Tesco Ireland have announced the launch of Tesco Community Fund, which will see €1m donated annually to good causes throughout Ireland. TV presenter, Kathryn Thomas, met the store managers from Westmeath to support the launch of the initiative and is calling on good causes in Westmeath to get involved.

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http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/07/23/4031635-tesco-have-1m-for-good-causes-and-want-westmeath-to-be-involved/ http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/07/23/4031635-tesco-have-1m-for-good-causes-and-want-westmeath-to-be-involved/ Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:01:00 +0100 News
New social housing project for Mullingar Preparations are underway for the construction of the biggest social housing project in Mullingar for years.

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http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/07/23/4031590-new-social-housing-project-for-mullingar/ http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/07/23/4031590-new-social-housing-project-for-mullingar/ Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:00:00 +0100 News
Run with Ray back in Westmeath A thousand people are expected to Join Spar and Ray D’Arcy for 5K in Athlone on September 16.

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Launch night for Clonmellon's Donal Coghlan debut EP this Friday! A new EP by Clonmellon man Donal Coghlan called My Journey is due to be launched this Friday night July 25 in Delvin Castle Golf Club.

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http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/07/23/4031612-launch-night-for-clonmellons-donal-coghlan-debut-ep-this-friday/ http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/07/23/4031612-launch-night-for-clonmellons-donal-coghlan-debut-ep-this-friday/ Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:05:00 +0100 News
Lisa McGowan crowned Kilbeggan Races Midlands National Best Dressed Lady A prize worth €2,500 was awarded to Tullamore native Lisa McGowan at Kilbeggan Races last Friday after she was chosen as the winner of the Best Dressed Lady competition at the annual Midlands National meeting.

 

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'Donít split us upí plea from Killucan man and US love A Killucan man has spoken of his fears that he and his American girlfriend will be unable to make a life in Ireland due to bureaucratic red tape.

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http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/07/22/4031585-dont-split-us-up-plea-from-killucan-man-and-us-love/ http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/07/22/4031585-dont-split-us-up-plea-from-killucan-man-and-us-love/ Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:00:00 +0100 News
Find a sport you love, says Bressie at launch of Community Games With Athlone Castle as the setting, the HSE Community Games launched their 2014 Festival with the help of former participant and fitness ambassador Bressie (Niall Breslin) this morning.

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http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/07/22/4031591-find-a-sport-you-love-says-bressie-at-launch-of-community-games/ http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/07/22/4031591-find-a-sport-you-love-says-bressie-at-launch-of-community-games/ Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:54:00 +0100 News
Council hopeful Ennell ban lifted 'within daysí Westmeath County Council are “optimistic” that the bathing ban at Lilliput will be lifted “in the coming days”.

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VIDEO: Kieranís insect Ďtreatsí are not for everyone! A Mullingar businessman had a novel way of attracting customers to his stall at Mullingar Agricultural Show: he offered them some somewhat less-than-tempting treats to eat – dried insects!

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http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/07/22/4031580-video-kierans-insect-treats-are-not-for-everyone/ http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/07/22/4031580-video-kierans-insect-treats-are-not-for-everyone/ Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:09:00 +0100 News
Delvin man wins on Lottery Money Spinner Westmeath resident Stuart Wells, who won €24,000 on the National Lottery’s Money Spinner event on Saturday, is originally from London and has been living in Ireland for 14 years. 

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http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/07/21/4031567-delvin-man-wins-on-lottery-money-spinner/ http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/07/21/4031567-delvin-man-wins-on-lottery-money-spinner/ Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:04:00 +0100 News