Westmeath Independent | News Headlines http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/news/ Latest from the online edition en-gb Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:25:11 +0000 Copyright (C) 2014 Celtic Media Group http://data.celticmediagroup.com/feeds/ 79 Westmeath Independent | News Headlines http://data.celticmediagroup.com/furniture/wmi_logo_500x75.png http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/news/ Ivan Connaughton gets FF by-election nod Athlone area councillor to seek Dail seat

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In this week's Westmeath Independent Another packed edition on sale now

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Bressie launches Community Games finals at Athlone Castle Athlone to host finals in August

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Join Ray for 5k in Athlone! The hugely successful 5k run challenge started by Today FM presenter Ray D’Arcy is coming to Athlone!

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Rosemount, Christmas Carols and Tom Jones? ‘It’s not unusual’ to sing carols at the height of summer.

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Athlone soldiers set for National Memorial parade SOLDIERS from Athlone’s Custume Barracks will play a part when a Ceremonial Military Guard parades at the site of the National Memorial to Members of the Defence Forces who died in the Service of the State, at Merrion Square Park, Dublin, during July and August.

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Renewed appeal for information on missing Christopher Harney Last contact was Sunday night/Monday morning

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Attempted armed robbery at Athlone business Gardai investigating incident on Thursday

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Gardai seeking missing Athlone man 22-year-old Christopher Harney not seen since Monday morning

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FF councillor John Keogh rules out Ros bye-election bid Fianna Fáil councillor John Keogh, who represents the Athlone Electoral Area on Roscommon County Council, has confirmed that he will not contest the upcoming Fianna Fáil bye-election convention for the Roscommon-South Leitrim Constituency.

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Civil marriages may be solemnised outdoors COUPLES will now be able to wed in outdoor areas open to the public, the Department of Social Protection has confirmed.

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

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Local eaterie to feature on today’s Mooney Show Local eaterie Savoury Fare is set to feature on today’s edition of the popular Mooney Show on Radio 1.

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Athlone butchers praised by local youth project Athlone butchers have been praised by the Gateway Youth Project for their support of a recent American-themed July 4 bbq and games event.

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Athlone company shortlisted for European award OxyMem (www.oxymem.com), a University College Dublin (UCD) spin-out company based in Athlone, is one of just nine companies established by academic entrepreneurs, to be shortlisted for the sixth annual Academic Enterprise Awards. The Academic Enterprise Awards are the only pan-European awards dedicated to spin-out companies emerging from universities and public research institutes.

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Missing tourist found safe and well Gardaí have confirmed that missing Australian tourist, William Tyquin, who was last seen in Athlone last week has been located this morning safe and well.

 

 

 

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Conquer your fear of public speaking on new TV series Are you uncomfortable with speaking in public but have a big occasion that requires you to make a speech? Perhaps you are the father of the bride, groom or best man wracked with nerves about speaking at the big day?

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Athlone priest to deliver homily at bishop’s ordination Athlone-based parish priest Canon Liam Devine is set to deliver the homily at the ordination of the new Bishop of Elphin this weekend in Sligo.

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CHECK OUT THE LOCAL WHAT'S ON GUIDE! FRIDAY, July 11
ATHLONE LITTLE THEATRE
It’s your last chance to see the Athlone Little Theatre present two new one-act comedies.

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Naughten tells Dail Galway psychiatric unit is "accident waiting to happen" The litany of failures identified in an internal health & safety audit of the acute psychiatric unit at University Hospital Galway has been described in the Dáil this afternoon as an "accident waiting to happen", by Denis Naughten TD.

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That Garth Brooks letter! With more twists than a bag of pretzels, the Garth Brooks saga rumbles on today with no sign of stopping and even, Barrack Obama, now being asked to intervene at this stage.

What has changed I hear you ask? The concerts were cancelled weren't they? Yes indeed they were, but the letter sent by the country mega star to promoter Peter Aiken seems to have ignited hope of a resolution or the 400,000 fans countrywide. Below is the text of the letter.

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Bannon welcomes Transport committee probe into concert debacle Fine Gael Longford/Westmeath TD, James Bannon, has welcomed the announcement of a special Transport Committee meeting to discuss the cancellation of the Garth Brooks concerts.

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

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Catch the ‘The Irish Garth Brooks Experience’ in Brideswell Brideswell Pattern Festival has 'The Irish Garth Brooks experience' on offer later this month and this one will go ahead!

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Athlone rugby star meets Brax! There were a lot of happy Home & Away fans amongst the Connacht Rugby squad today when they had a surprise visit from one of TV’s most popular stars.

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