This week's Westmeath Independent is now on the shelves and features the best local news, sport, features and photography coverage. Included this week is a free preview supplement on the upcoming Westmeath Style Awards.
Our stories include:
* Tributes paid after sad passing of popular local woman, Judge Grainne O'Neill
* Big retail names lined up in €2m Texas Centre revamp
* Maynooth is Athlone IT's first choice for university status merger
* 1,600 turn out for Athlone's biggest 'Darkness Into Light' walk
* Four-year jail sentence for local man's manslaughter
* Clonark parents complete 'emotional' cycling challenge in memory of Lisa Dolan
* Coosan woman is Women's Mini Marathon race director
* Athlone Boat Club reveals major development plans
* Cost of Church Street redevlopment rises by €1 million
* PHOTO SPECIALS: The wedding of Niamh Dunning and James Blake; Coosan NS confirmation; Scoil na gCeithre Maistri communion; Connacht rugby awards night
* Excitement builds as Athlone prepares to welcome Rás stage
* Henshaw savours landmark win but injury rules him out of Munster clash
* Heslin a major doubt for Westmeath footballers' championship opener
All this and much 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.