This week's Westmeath Independent is now on the shelves and features 80 pages of the best local news, sports, features and photography coverage.
Our stories include:
* IT firm announces plans for 200 jobs in Athlone
* Gathering held in memory of local man who died in England
* Fears housing crisis could curb job growth locally
* Public meeting planned to discuss legalisation of medicinal cannabis
* Ex-Westmeath footballer Alan Mangan 'to pull on Labour jersey'
* A life less ordinary: Madden family in Mount Temple family speaks about raising a child with autism
* Rosemount native in USA tells story of his life in new book
* Shannon Boat Rally to draw hundreds to Athlone region
* Profile: Athlone poet Jackie Gorman
* PHOTO SPECIALS: The wedding of Jennifer Martin and Aaron Duffy; Former AIT academic Dr Ambi returns to visit Athlone; 80s Disco Fever in Mount Temple; 50-plus Expo in Hodson Bay Hotel; Clann na nGael GAA Cúl Camp.
* Ros' boss Kevin McStay looks ahead to 'Super 8' challenge
* Westmeath hurlers bow out with creditable showing against Wexford
* National medal spree for Athlone Gymnastics Club
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.