Westmeath Examiner | News Headlines http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/ Latest from the online edition en-gb Thu, 24 Apr 2014 05:51:21 +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/ Mullingar teens enjoy success at International Pony Show Representing Ireland in a major pony championship in France last week-end, two Mullingar teenagers were delighted to taste success in their respective classes and to help the Irish team into third place. 

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http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/23/4029777-mullingar-teens-enjoy-success-at-international-pony-show/ http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/23/4029777-mullingar-teens-enjoy-success-at-international-pony-show/ Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:36:00 +0100 News
A Daffodil Day thank-you The Irish Cancer Society in numbers:

 

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Receiver appointed to St Francis Medical Centre in Ballinderry Following a request from the company’s Directors, Mr Kieran Wallace of KPMG has today been appointed as Receiver and Manager to take control of VFM healthcare (Ireland) Limited, the entity which trades as St Francis Private Hospital in Mullingar.

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http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/22/4029725-receiver-appointed-to-st-francis-medical-centre-in-ballinderry/ http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/22/4029725-receiver-appointed-to-st-francis-medical-centre-in-ballinderry/ Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:14:00 +0100 News
Council to run two count centres for local election Two separate count centres are to operate in Westmeath for the counting of votes in the forthcoming local elections, Westmeath County Council has announced.
The Mullingar Coole and Mullingar Kilbeggan constituency counts will be in the Mullingar Park Hotel, while the counting of votes for the Athlone constituency will take place in the Gaeil Scoil in Athlone.
All ballot papers will have to be validated initially, at The Mullingar Park Hotel by Elizabeth Sharkey, Returning Officer, and the Athlone boxes will then be transported to Athlone for counting.
The validation of the European election ballot papers will also take place at The Mullingar Park Hotel.

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Fáilte Ireland announces €5,000 in funding for local festivals The Uisneach Music Festival, Destination Sport and Lakeside Wheelers are all to benefit from Fáilte Ireland’s funding spend of €537,000, announced today by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring.

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Mullingar’s Catherine Lundon proves all that glitters is gold! Mullingar woman Catherine Lundon came first in the style stakes at Fairyhouse as she was crowned Most Stylish Lady on Easter Monday.

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Not far from your fork to these farms! Pat Lalor from Ballard Organic Farm in Kilbeggan shared his experiences in the food business with fellow producers when the Regional Food Producers Directory was launched at in Portlaoise last week.

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http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/21/4029706-not-far-from-your-fork-to-these-farms/ http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/21/4029706-not-far-from-your-fork-to-these-farms/ Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:14:00 +0100 News
Kelly bows out of World Youths Ballynacargy boxer Wayne Kelly has bowed out of the AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships in Sofia.

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Heineken pranks Rochfortbridge lad Dara Coyne Rochfortbridge lad Dara Coyne got the shock of his life when he found himself at the centre of an elaborate prank by Heineken.

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http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/18/4029676-heineken-pranks-rochfortbridge-lad-dara-coyne/ http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/18/4029676-heineken-pranks-rochfortbridge-lad-dara-coyne/ Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:10:00 +0100 News
When a pensioner’s 'free’ ticket costs €12 An 84-year-old Mullingar man has spoken of his dismay at being charged €12 when he tried to book a train seat online using his free travel pass.

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Good Friday doesn’t have to be dry Friday European election candidate for Midlands-Northwest, Lorraine Higgins, has called for a rethink of national laws banning the sale of alcohol on Good Friday.

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€15k for two retail units and two offices in Kilbeggan A Kilbeggan building with two retail units and two offices is going under the hammer next month in Dublin with a reserve price of between €15,000 and €25,000.

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Estimated 6,000 at anti windfarm and pylons rally The turnout from Westmeath today in the anti windfarms and pylons rally in Dublin didn’t in the end translate into the thousands anticipated.

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http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/15/4029595-estimated-6000-at-anti-windfarm-and-pylons-rally/ http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/15/4029595-estimated-6000-at-anti-windfarm-and-pylons-rally/ Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:37:00 +0100 News
Over a thousand from Westmeath to attend Dublin rally Wind farm campaigners are anticipating that at least a thousand people from Westmeath will travel to Dublin tomorrow, Tuesday, for a protest rally against windfarms and electricity pylons.

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Bones discovered on Austin Friars Street Teams working on the watermains in Mullingar discovered bone remains while digging on Austin Friars Street yesterday, Thursday, at approximately 7.30pm.

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http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/11/4029536-bones-discovered-on-austin-friars-street/ http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/11/4029536-bones-discovered-on-austin-friars-street/ Fri, 11 Apr 2014 16:34:00 +0100 News
Westmeath priest to appear on the Late Late show Fr Ray Kelly from Tyrrellspass is appearing on the Late Late show tonight (Friday).

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http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/11/4029529-westmeath-priest-to-appear-on-the-late-late-show/ http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/11/4029529-westmeath-priest-to-appear-on-the-late-late-show/ Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:26:00 +0100 News
One Direction triple nomination in the Billboard Awards One Direction have been nominated for three 2014 Billboard Awards.

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Time to up your personal security, priests advised Westmeath’s priests have been advised to wear panic buttons by the gardaí.

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Gilsenan joins London Irish Conor Gilsenan has signed a professional contract with London Irish for next season.

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Tribfest cancelled due to Garth Brooks ticket frenzy It has emerged that the Tribfest Music Festival due to take place in Tullynally Castle over the May Bank Holiday weekend had to be cancelled because of Garth Brooks.

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Tribfest cancelled Tribfest Music Festival Ireland, due to go ahead over the May Bank Holiday weekend in Tullynally Castle, has been cancelled.

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'Hallelujah' priest is from Tyrrellspass The singing priest who has become an internet sensation thanks to his stunning performance of the Leonard Cohen classic Hallelujah during a wedding is a native of Tyrrellspass.

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Scan reveals both John Joe's legs are fractured Boxer John Joe Nevin appears to have sustained more serious injuries than first feared. The Westmeath Examiner has learned that a scan of his left leg, taken earlier today has revealed that too is fractured.

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Mullingar to elect a Mayor As part of the new municipal districts coming in to force from May 23, Mullingar will be able to elect a town mayor, as opposed to Athlone which will lose out due to half of it’s population living in Roscommon.

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Garda update on Nevin assault - man arrested Garda update on Nevin assault - man arrested

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