In this weeks westmeath independent

This week's edition of the Westmeath Independent is out now and is packed with 96 pages of news, sport, photos and features.

Stories include:

* False widow spider found in Westmeath

* Work starts on flyover for Moate motorway service area

* Full Roscommon by-election coverage as 'man of the soil' springs a surprise

* Fire damages local boxing club

* Early route plan for Athlone to Galway cycleway revealed

* Westmeath managerial saga rumbles on

* Question mark hangs over Roscommon county final

* All the pictures from 'Lunch by the Lake' at Wineport in aid of Breast Cancer Research

* Joe Duffy officiates at opening of St Mary's NS extension

* Crunch time in Athlone Town's relegation fight

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).