In this week's Westmeath Independent

Moate man found guilty of murder

Naughten calls for Army HQ to be established in Athlone

O'Rourke targets housing as key challenge as he takes council chair

Athlone native on his journey to professorship in Vermont

Dismay over region's low share of tourism market

Credit Union says it won’t install an ATM in Moate

Special featute on tenth anniversary of air ambulance

Four pages of coverage on Westmeath's win over Offaly

Athlone Agri Show organisers 'very pleased’ with turnout

MSL claim Plate success in Kennedy Cup tournament

Photos from Athlone Regatta and Athlone 10-mile race in Clonown

Tang NS among the winners in Westmeath Cumann na mBunscol finals

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