Westmeath Independent | News | Roundup Headlines http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/news/roundup/ Latest from the online edition en-gb Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:56:07 +0000 Copyright (C) 2014 Celtic Media Group http://data.celticmediagroup.com/feeds/ 79 Westmeath Independent | News | Roundup Headlines http://data.celticmediagroup.com/furniture/wmi_logo_500x75.png http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/news/roundup/ Good Friday doesn’t have to be dry Friday - Higgins Labour European election candidate in the Midlands-Northwest, Lorraine Higgins, has called for a rethink of national laws which ban the complete selling of alcohol on Good Friday.

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Athlone solicitor appointed a District Court Judge Athlone native Gráinne O’Neill has been appointed a District Court Judge.
At its meeting yesterday, the Government nominated solicitors Marian O’Leary and Gráinne O’Neill for appointment by the President to the District Court.

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Check out this week’s Westmeath Independent Our bumper 96-page paper is jammers this week with all of the best news, sport, lifestyle and top-class photos from local events across the region.

Some of this week’s top stories include:

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Remember ‘the morning after’ if driving over Easter – Drinkaware.ie THERE were 124 drink driving arrests during Easter 2013 and as thousands prepare to travel on Irish roads over this Easter bank holiday weekend, drinkaware.ie is encouraging people, if socialising with alcohol, to remember the morning after.

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Run4Life with the Irish Cancer Society launched in Westmeath Operation Transformation’s Fitness Expert, Karl Henry has officially launched the Irish Cancer Society’s marathon and running programme Run4Life in Westmeath this week.

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VIDEO: Athlone's Jay Boland earns a place in the 'Voice' semis Athlone singing star Jay Boland has earned a place in the semi finals of RTE One talent contest 'The Voice of Ireland'.

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Midlands energy export project will not go ahead The export of green energy from the Irish midlands to the UK will not now take place by 2020. 

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The late Colm Murray to be honoured at Punchestown Festival MOATE native and respected racing pundit, the late Colm Murray, will be honoured during the upcoming National Hunt card at the Punchestown Festival.

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Upgrade of Killeglan Springs begins Work has begun to upgrade the water treatment plant at Killeglan Springs, which when complete, will enable the lifting of the boil water notice in South Roscommon.

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What's the first thing you look for in a hotel? Survey finds that complimentary breakfast is a real winner with hotel guests

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What do Choctaw Indians, the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire and Abraham Lincoln have in common? Minister launches new project to commemorate the Great Irish Famine

 

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In this week's Westmeath Independent Check out our bumper 112-page edition out now

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Athlone IT "institution" Scribes closes down The well-known student bar at Athlone IT - Scribes - closed its doors on Friday last. 

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BREAKING: Body of missing angler recovered from Lough Ree Late Daryl Burke found on 17th day of search

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Assistance Dog scheme for autistic children forced to close its waiting list Today (Wednesday, April 2) is World Autism Day. The Irish Guide Dogs association announced that it has had to close its waiting list for its Assistance Dog Programme due to the massive level of demand for this service. 

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In this week's Westmeath Independent This week’s edition is now on the shelves and is packed with 96 pages of the best local news and sports coverage.

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LATEST: Lough Ree search now in its 13th day The search on Lough Ree for missing Portadown angler Daryl Burke is now in its 13th day.

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LATEST: Boat debris discovered this evening Debris of the boat which capsized near Hodson Bay eleven days ago has been discovered this evening, it’s been confirmed.

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Search area shifts in Lough Ree Over a week on from the Lough Ree boating tragedy, and the focus of the search for 30-year-old Daryl Burke has shifted.

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Eddie Rocket's to bring 35 new jobs to Tullamore The popular American diner restaurant Eddie Rocket’s is on its way to Tullamore bringing with it up to 35 new jobs.

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Jay Boland reveals song choice for latest TV battle Athlone’s Jay Boland has said he is slowing things down with his song choice for his latest live appearance on ‘The Voice of Ireland’ this Sunday.

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Funeral of Cornafulla accident victim on Sunday The funeral of a Ballinasloe resident who was killed in an accident in Cornafulla earlier this week, will take place this Sunday.

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The late Nicky McFadden - Today's Homily Homily of Fr Declan Shannon for the Funeral Mass of Nicky McFadden RIP

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Rescued fisherman aids Lough Ree search It’s emerged rescued fisherman John Trimble visited the search operation in Hodson Bay yesterday evening in a bid to help pinpoint the area where their boat capsized last week.

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Events cancelled as mark of respect to late Nicky McFadden Mayor's Ball and radio heritage meetings cancelled

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