Westmeath Independent | Opinion | Roundup Headlines http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/ Latest from the online edition en-gb Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:37:18 +0000 Copyright (C) 2014 Celtic Media Group http://data.celticmediagroup.com/feeds/ 79 Westmeath Independent | Opinion | Roundup Headlines http://data.celticmediagroup.com/furniture/wmi_logo_500x75.png http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/ We can all learn something from Donal Walsh, suicide campaigner The death of a 16-year-old boy in Kerry on Sunday after a brave and long battle with cancer has had a profound impact on the the suicide awareness campaign in Ireland. Donal Walsh from Tralee, an anti-suicide campaigner, has left an amazing legacy for campaigners and people with suicidal thoughts in Ireland.

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Editorial comment: The death of Margaret Thatcher The death of Margaret Thatcher has sparked memories of tumultuous times in both Irish and British politics and society.

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OPINION: A society with mixed up priorities http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2013/01/25/4014113-opinion-a-society-with-mixed-up-priorities/ http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2013/01/25/4014113-opinion-a-society-with-mixed-up-priorities/ Fri, 25 Jan 2013 16:21:00 +0000 Opinion Art debate served only to undermine council and town http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2013/01/10/4013920-art-debate-served-only-to-undermine-council-and-town/ http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2013/01/10/4013920-art-debate-served-only-to-undermine-council-and-town/ Thu, 10 Jan 2013 10:37:00 +0000 Opinion Windfarms could be a real coup for Midlands but public will want reassurance http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/12/14/4013714-windfarms-could-be-a-real-coup-for-midlands-but-public-will-want-reassurance/ http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/12/14/4013714-windfarms-could-be-a-real-coup-for-midlands-but-public-will-want-reassurance/ Fri, 14 Dec 2012 11:30:00 +0000 Opinion What to expect from Budget 2013 http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/12/05/4013589-what-to-expect-from-budget-2013/ http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/12/05/4013589-what-to-expect-from-budget-2013/ Wed, 05 Dec 2012 11:30:00 +0000 Opinion Opinion: Soup kitchen headlines don't tell the whole story http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/11/08/4013196-opinion-soup-kitchen-headlines-dont-tell-the-whole-story/ http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/11/08/4013196-opinion-soup-kitchen-headlines-dont-tell-the-whole-story/ Thu, 08 Nov 2012 11:42:00 +0000 Opinion Action need to halt the decline of Athlone's main streets http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/11/01/4013062-action-need-to-halt-the-decline-of-athlones-main-streets-/ http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/11/01/4013062-action-need-to-halt-the-decline-of-athlones-main-streets-/ Thu, 01 Nov 2012 13:30:00 +0000 Opinion Action need to halt the decline of Athlone's main streets http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/11/01/4013061-action-need-to-halt-the-decline-of-athlones-main-streets-/ http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/11/01/4013061-action-need-to-halt-the-decline-of-athlones-main-streets-/ Thu, 01 Nov 2012 13:30:00 +0000 Opinion Broadband plan needs to be more than just hot air http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/09/05/4012059-broadband-plan-needs-to-be-more-than-just-hot-air/ http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/09/05/4012059-broadband-plan-needs-to-be-more-than-just-hot-air/ Wed, 05 Sep 2012 13:30:00 +0100 Opinion Is crime on the increase in Athlone? http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/09/05/4012062-is-crime-on-the-increase-in-athlone/ http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/09/05/4012062-is-crime-on-the-increase-in-athlone/ Wed, 05 Sep 2012 13:00:00 +0100 Opinion Government needs to make the hard calls http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/09/05/4012061-government-needs-to-make-the-hard-calls-/ http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/09/05/4012061-government-needs-to-make-the-hard-calls-/ Wed, 05 Sep 2012 13:00:00 +0100 Opinion New designation will affect lakeside dwellers http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/08/29/4011951-new-designation-will-affect-lakeside-dwellers-/ http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/08/29/4011951-new-designation-will-affect-lakeside-dwellers-/ Wed, 29 Aug 2012 16:30:00 +0100 Opinion Retail sector will struggle unless Government changes policy http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/08/29/4011949-retail-sector-will-struggle-unless-government-changes-policy/ http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/08/29/4011949-retail-sector-will-struggle-unless-government-changes-policy/ Wed, 29 Aug 2012 16:30:00 +0100 Opinion AIT's centrality to region is underlined http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/08/29/4011948-aits-centrality-to-region-is-underlined/ http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/08/29/4011948-aits-centrality-to-region-is-underlined/ Wed, 29 Aug 2012 16:30:00 +0100 Opinion Leaving Cert needs a rethink http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/08/22/4011865-leaving-cert-needs-a-rethink/ http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/08/22/4011865-leaving-cert-needs-a-rethink/ Wed, 22 Aug 2012 17:40:00 +0100 Opinion Sporting success can give us a much-needed boost http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/08/15/4011776-sporting-success-can-give-us-a-muchneeded-boost-/ http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/08/15/4011776-sporting-success-can-give-us-a-muchneeded-boost-/ Wed, 15 Aug 2012 17:09:00 +0100 Opinion Leaving Certificate is not the be all and end all http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/08/15/4011775-leaving-certificate-is-not-the-be-all-and-end-all/ http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/08/15/4011775-leaving-certificate-is-not-the-be-all-and-end-all/ Wed, 15 Aug 2012 17:06:00 +0100 Opinion The impact of the Olympics http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/08/08/4011683-the-impact-of-the-olympics/ http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/08/08/4011683-the-impact-of-the-olympics/ Wed, 08 Aug 2012 17:15:00 +0100 Opinion Despite Government rhetoric, uncertainty persists over Custume Barracks http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/08/01/4011582-despite-government-rhetoric-uncertainty-persists-over-custume-barracks/ http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/08/01/4011582-despite-government-rhetoric-uncertainty-persists-over-custume-barracks/ Wed, 01 Aug 2012 16:30:00 +0100 Opinion The Olympics still has the power to captivate http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/08/01/4011577-the-olympics-still-has-the-power-to-captivate/ http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/08/01/4011577-the-olympics-still-has-the-power-to-captivate/ Wed, 01 Aug 2012 16:30:00 +0100 Opinion Bishop's comments were insensitive and plain wrong http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/07/25/4011498-bishops-comments-were-insensitive-and-plain-wrong/ http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/07/25/4011498-bishops-comments-were-insensitive-and-plain-wrong/ Wed, 25 Jul 2012 18:00:00 +0100 Opinion A true hero is honoured http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/07/18/4011416-a-true-hero-is-honoured/ http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/07/18/4011416-a-true-hero-is-honoured/ Wed, 18 Jul 2012 17:15:00 +0100 Opinion Time for Minister to grapple with Shannon flooding http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/07/11/4011358-time-for-minister-to-grapple-with-shannon-flooding-/ http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/07/11/4011358-time-for-minister-to-grapple-with-shannon-flooding-/ Wed, 11 Jul 2012 17:30:00 +0100 Opinion Westmeath Independent ownership change: a good news story http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/07/04/4011230-westmeath-independent-ownership-change-a-good-news-story/ http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/opinion/roundup/articles/2012/07/04/4011230-westmeath-independent-ownership-change-a-good-news-story/ Wed, 04 Jul 2012 16:15:00 +0100 Opinion