This week's Westmeath Independent is now on the shelves and features 88 pages of the best local news, sports, features and photography coverage. Our stories include:
* Athlone woman vows to find Mother and Baby Home twins
* May start date for long-awaited Coosan NS project
* Councillor's concern over staffing of St Vincent's Care Centre
* Priest at funeral of tragic kayaker says there are 'no answers'
* 'Good buzz' in Athlone ahead of St Patrick's Day festivities
* Simon Coveney: We have a decision to make on Midlands city status
* Night of nostalgia to remember Moate Sales Yard
* Special feature on locals who are spending St Patrick's Day far from home
* Meet the Athlone Business Awards 2017 Finalists
* PHOTOS: Tractor run and fun day in Ballinahown, Engagement party of Aoife Byrne and Ian Hyland, Ceremonies marking 95th anniversary of the State's takeover of Custume Barracks, Athlone Swimming Club Gala, the Westmeath Independent Sports Awards, and more.
* 'Promotion is the only goal' says Westmeath football boss Cribbin
* Portuguese manager takes over at Athlone Town
All this and more is included in this week's edition, which is in shops now and can also be accessed online, through the ePaper link at the top of this page.