This week's Westmeath Independent is out now and contains 96 pages of the best local news, sport, features, competitions and photography.
Our featured stories include:
* Family's storm terror as tree falls on their house
* Athlone man's brave Shannon rescue
* TWO superb competitions: WIN a sun holiday & WIN a rugby trip to Paris
* Jay Boland makes it through to live finals of The Voice
* Athlone woman talks about starring in RTE's 'Don't Tell The Bride'
* Local windfarm meeting hears warning of another 'bubble'
* Man who shot neighbour's dog wants gun licence back
* We cover the launch of this year's Athlone People of the Year awards
* Photos from St Brigid's GAA 'Strictly Come Dancing' event, Club Viva in Athlone and Tommy & Ann Gallagher's 50th wedding anniversary
* Injury worries for Westmeath Under-21s ahead of championship opener
* Athlone plays host to national athletics finals
* Marist gaelic footballers march on to Leinster semi finals
All this and much more can be found in this week’s paper, which is available in local outlets and can also be accessed in the ePaper format (for more on this option, click on 'ePaper' at the top of this page).