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In the News (Fri 19 Jul 19)

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This Scheme was prepared under Section 11 of the Official Languages Act 2003 by Westmeath Local Authorities and with regard to Guidelines under Section 12 of the Official Languages Act 2003 issued by the Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs.
Westmeath County Council intend enacting bye-laws under the above Act in order to control and regulate casual trading and to provide for connected matters.
As part of our ongoing commitment to improving Library Services in Westmeath we are happy to inform those living in Kilbeggan and its environs that we are extending the opening hours of your local library with effect from 1st October 2007.
www.westmeathcoco.ie   (390 words)

  Westmeath County and Mullingar Travel and Tourism Guide, Ireland
County Westmeath is known as the "County of Lakes and Legends".
The county is accessible from Dublin by bus or railway.
The county has one of the richest farmlands in Ireland and the green cattle pastures are a sight to behold.
ireland.dublinevents.com /westmeath   (731 words)

  Hotels, Hostels, Bed and Breakfasts, Guesthouses, Farmhouses and Self Catering Accommodation in Westmeath Ireland
Westmeath is an inland county that contains some delightful scenery - chiefly near the centre of the county, where a number of lakes with wooded shores and surrounding hills provide many charming views.
Early evidence of the importance of this county as a center for the farming sector are the large market towns of Athlone and Mullingar.
Westmeath formed part of the ancient kingdom of Meath and became an independent county in 1541.
www.irishbeds.com /westmeath.html   (191 words)

 GENUKI: County Westmeath
"Westmeath, a county of Ireland, province of Leinster, bounded N by Cavan, E by Eastmeath, S by King's county, NW by Longford, and W by Roscommon, 33 Irish m.
Graham Jaunay's Westmeath On-line Irish Names Research Directory -->
Irish Times - Westmeath Genealogical Resources - an excellent guide
www.genuki.org.uk /big/irl/WEM/index.html   (97 words)

 Information County Westmeath Ireland Tourist Information Westmeath Attractions Moate, Mullingar, Athlone Westmeath
Westmeath is a paradise for angling, cruising on the Shannon, boating and watersports,
Located in the Heart of Ireland, Westmeath stretches from Lough Ree in the west to the shores of Lough Sheelin in the north east and southwards to Kinnegad and the Royal Canal.
Located in Mullingar, in the rolling pastures of Westmeath, the abbey is home to the remains of a thirteenth century Benedictine Priory, an anchorite cell and St Fechin's Church.
www.ebookireland.com /westmeath.htm   (869 words)

 Westmeath Genealogy
Westmeath, a county of Ireland, province of Leinster, bounded N by Cavan, E by Eastmeath, S by King's county, NW by Longford, and W by Roscommon, The chief rivers are the Shannon, Inny, and Brosna.
The main towns in County Westmeath (Bed and Breakfasts, Westmeath, Ireland) are Mullingar, Athlone, Castlepollard, Moate, Kilbeggan.
Emigration from County Westmeath commenced on a large scale between 1845 and 1850.
www.travelinireland.com /county/westmeath/westmeath_genealogy.htm   (366 words)

  County Westmeath - Definition, explanation
County Westmeath (An IarmhĂ­ in Irish) is a county situated in the Irish Midlands, in the western part of the province of Leinster.
The county was once part of the ancient province of Meath and later of County Meath, this association was ended in 1543 when County Westmeath was created.
Westmeath is bordered by the counties of Cavan, Longford, Meath, Offaly and Roscommon.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/c/co/county_westmeath.php   (385 words)

 Westmeath - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Westmeath, county in Leinster province, central Republic of Ireland, bounded on the north-west by Longford, on the north by Cavan, on the east by...
Mullingar, town in County Westmeath, central Republic of Ireland.
It is the county town of Westmeath and the market town for this largely...
uk.encarta.msn.com /Westmeath.html   (93 words)

 Westmeath Architect in Schools Programme 2006
Westmeath County Council in association with the Arts Council, are inviting applications for the post of Architect in Residence to work with schools in Westmeath.
The purpose of the residency is to explore the art form of Architecture with an emphasis on awareness and perception of the built environment.
Westmeath County Council is committed to supporting the Architect in Residence to create their own work and are keen to support new ways or ideas the architect might have in developing an interest in their chosen field within the wider community as part of their residency.
www.heritagecouncil.ie /education/Westmeath_Architect_Schools.html   (406 words)

 Westmeath County Council: County Development Board
Westmeath County Council has established a Community and Enterprise office to support and enable Westmeath County Development Board and Westmeath Community and Voluntary Forum in carrying out their mission, and to lead the council’s work in community and enterprise development.
The purpose of the Community and Voluntary Forum is to facilitate the representation of and participation by community and voluntary groups in matters relating to Westmeath County Development Board and Westmeath County Council, and to enable the Community and Voluntary Sector to fulfil its role as a Social Partner at local level.
Other agencies represented on Westmeath County Development Board are encouraged to work through the Community and Voluntary Forum and to consult with them in matters relevant to their own area of interest or responsibility.
www.westmeathcoco.ie /cdb/index.asp   (411 words)

 County Westmeath - Irish Vacation Travel Specialists
Westmeath is a county of rich pastureland and lakes, situated on Ireland’s central plain.
Westmeath’s county town is Mullingar and is situated in the east of the county, a lively market town famed for its cattle trading.
Westmeath’s largest town however, is Athlone situated in the west of the county and in the centre of Ireland.
www.12travel.com /ie/information/irish_counties/westmeath.html   (271 words)

 » County Westmeath - Irish Accommodation Guide.com
The county is located in the province of Leinster, and it is home to a population of almost 79,500 inhabitants.
The attractive county is not generally famed as a tourist destination, yet it is home to an abundance of attractions, including, the bustling, friendly towns of Mullingar and Athlone.
County Westmeath is perhaps one of Ireland's lesser known counties.
www.irishaccommodationguide.com /travelblog/category/county-westmeath   (516 words)

 Ireland Farmhouses Westmeath Ireland Vacation Rentals
Westmeath is an inland county which contains some delightful scenery - chiefly near the centre of the county, where a number of lakes with wooded shores and surrounding hills provide many charming views.
The principal rivers are the Shannon and the Brosna, and numerous lakes are dotted around the county, the largest of which is Lough Ree.
Its lakes are the county's greatest asset with fishing, cruising, watersports activities and shore amenities.
www.irishfarmhouseguide.com /westmeath.htm   (155 words)

 Overview   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Mission of Westmeath Territorial Employment Pact is to develop strategic and collaborative policies and programmes to reduce unemployment and social exclusion in County Westmeath.
These principles guide how the Westmeath TEP approaches its work and are key to the role it plays in relation to other local development agencies operating in the County.
The study was the first of its kind in the county to examine literacy as a barrier to employment.
www.westmeathtep.com /Overview.htm   (922 words)

 Irish Ancestors /Co. Westmeath
In the original Gaelic divisions Mide was in fact a fifth province and incorporated what is now Westmeath, as well as the present Co. Meath, and large parts of Cavan and Longford.
Westmeath covers what was the northern part of the province, known as Teffia.
In addition to the usual destinations of Irish emigrants - England, the U.S., Canada and Australia - many emigrants from Westmeath made their way to Argentina in the nineteenth century, where their sheep-rearing skills were much valued.
www.ireland.com /ancestor/browse/counties/leinster/index_we.htm   (192 words)

 projects in County Westmeath - National Development Plan (NDP) - Ireland
Westmeath County VEC is one of 33 VECs nationwide delivering and managing key elements of the National Development Plan (NDP) 2000-2006 investment in education and training programmes and support services to the local community.
Westmeath County Council have been given approval to prepare Contract Documents for the Glasson/Ballykeeran/Coosan Sewerage Scheme Phase 1.
Improving the support services for children with special needs in Westmeath, making training available to their parents and childcare providers and the inclusion of children with special needs in mainstream childcare are the key recommendations of two key reports launched today (Thursday, 27th May 2004) by the NDP funded Westmeath County Childcare Committee Ltd.
www.ndp.ie /Viewprnt.asp?CountyID=30   (880 words)

 Westmeath Property - MyHome.ie – Properties for sale in county Westmeath.
The county is enjoying new confidence brought about in part by the prosperity of the region.
This is most evident in the number of new homes, houses and apartments built in the county in recent years.
We have a comprehensive list of Westmeath property including houses, holiday homes, cottages, apartments as well details on tax incentive property to buy, rent or lease in the area.
www1.myhome.ie /westmeath-property.asp?ts=l&   (413 words)

 Botony Westmeath - County Westmeath - Travel in Ireland
The wet lowland of water-logged limestone known as the Hog of Alien stretches westward from New-bridge to beyond the Shannon.
The bogs on it are a vast extent, though not continuous, and record the milder and damper climate that succeeded the dry epoch at the close of glacial times.
depressions in which the numerous bogs of Longford and Westmeath have accumulated indicates a series of grooves determined by the ice-movement during the maximum glaciation.
www.travelinireland.com /county/westmeath/westmeath_geography.htm   (184 words)

 The City and County Development Board.......... Westmeath CDB
Westmeath County Development Board will now focus on these areas of strategic concern in preparing the County Strategy for Economic, Social and Cultural Development.
Following his address to the Westmeath County Development Board, The Minister and Members of the Board proceeded to The Arts Centre Mullingar for the official launch of the Westmeath Community and Voluntary Forum.
He stated that the Fora are fundamental to the success of the CDB process, and have the potential to facilitate a real dialogue with a wide range of State bodies at local level.
www.cdb.ie /pdf/westmeath/westme3.htm   (523 words)

 Westmeath County Childcare Committee Ltd.
Westmeath County Childcare Committee was established in May 2001 and is a key element of the Government’s co-ordinated strategy to develop quality childcare in Ireland.
The purpose of Westmeath County Childcare Committee is to assist in the co-ordination of Childcare, both nationally and locally and to assist in prioritising funding.
This purpose is broadly in line with the Policy Context of the Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform for County Childcare Committees.
www.westmeathchildcare.ie /homepage.htm   (338 words)

Westmeath County Council's Director of Environment and Planning requested Westmeath County Council's Environment Section to complete the National Litter Pollution Monitoring System's (NLPMS) litter pollution and litter quantification surveys during the period May - September 2001.
It was agreed that Westmeath County Council would undertake these surveys in all areas except those covered by Athlone Town Council (however, help was provided to Athlone Town Council when and where requested).
As Westmeath is an inland county, beach surveys were undertaken in areas where Blue Flags had been awarded to inland lakes.
www.litter.ie /case_studies/westmeath_case_study.shtml   (542 words)

 Athlone.ie > Westmeath Co Co
With the process of renewal and modernisation, which is taking place throughout the public sector and in local government in particular, the brief of the council has expanded and the councils role is constantly evolving.
Measures for the restructuring of Local Authorities are contained in Better Local Government and Westmeath County Council is committed to delivering its services on an area based system under the guidance of the new Strategic Policy Committees and Corporate Policy Group.
As part of Westmeath County Council's commitment to continually improve the delivery of services to its citizens, housing services are now accessible on the internet.
www.athlone.ie /WestmeathCoCo.aspx   (291 words)

 Accommodation in Westmeath-Map of Westmeath-Accommodation Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Westmeath is a county of remarkable beauty and diversity.
Situated in the heart of Ireland, it stretches from the Shannon's Lough Ree in the West to the shores of Lough Sheelin in the North East and to Kinnegad and the Royal Canal in the South.
The county's lakes are one of its greatest assets with fishing, cruising, and watersports readily available.
westmeath.goireland.com /scripts/low/xq/asp/areatype.c/areaid.174/qx/area.htm   (292 words)

 Total Ireland - Westmeath
The principal rivers are the Shannon and the Brosna, and numerous lakes, or loughs, are in the county, the largest of which is Lough Ree.
Westmeath stretches from Lough Ree on the Shannon in the West to the shores of Lough Sheelin in the North East and southwards to Kinnegad and the Royal Canal.
Westmeath also offers a wide choice of accommodation to suit all tastes (and pockets) including Hotels, Guesthouses, Town and Country Homes, Farmhouses, Self-catering and Holiday Hostel as well as Caravan and Camping Parks.
www.totalireland.com /westmeath   (474 words)

 The City and County Development Board.......... Westmeath CDB
These will now be explored in greater depth in a number of ways through SPC’s, member organisations of WCDB and a number of working groups and fora to be established by the Board.
The essential point made is that the County Development Board is to be the appropriate co-ordinating mechanism for social inclusion measures at local level.
Arrangements are being currently examined with the assistance of the County Manager to meet these data analysis requirements.
www.cdb.ie /pdf/westmeath/westme2.htm   (892 words)

 Caravan and Camping Parks in County Westmeath Ireland
County Westmeath offers a number of attractions for the visitor, so whether you enjoy walking, fishing, boating or cycling you will find something to keep you busy.
You will never be far from water in Westmeath — lakes and rivers abound and the obvious flatness of the countryside make it ideal for exploring on your bicycle.
The county town of Westmeath is Mullingar, it is on the Royal Canal which has over 40 locks, so it will keep those keen boaters amongst you fit and rather busy.
www.camping-ireland.ie /westmeath/westmeath.html   (368 words)

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