In this week's Westmeath Independent

Here's a quick look at what's inside this week's Westmeath Independent:

Athlone asylum seeker starts hunger strike over delays in process

Uncertain winter lies ahead as Covid hits area hard

Preferred route for ‘new’ N55 set to be published in January

Grennan family seeks planning permission to rebuild fire-destroyed home

Castledaly teenager joins up with The Fureys for major tour

Walderstown woman is Westmeath Family Carer of the Year

Jean Farrell recalls the days of Ireland's 'ballrooms of romance'

Athlone Food Circle launches showcase video

Five artists come together to exhibit their work in Fernhill

Gallant Garrycastle denied in football final replay as Loman's find extra gear

Rugby great Ray McLoughlin fondly remembered in Ballinasloe and Athlone

St Brigid's ladies win inaugural U-19 county title