This week's Westmeath Independent is out now and features the best local news, sport, features and photography.
Our stories include:
* Council has spent €6.5 million on an Athlone road that has not yet been built
* Major provincial awards for two local restaurants
* Green light for "luxury" extension of Athlone cinema
* South Westmeath Hospice wants meeting with HSE over St Vincent's future
* Brawny residents ramp up opposition to new 'link road'
* Top honour for Moate's Peter Dolan at awards event
* Monksland gas-fired power station gets planning nod
* Kiltoom's Aoife thrilled with smile makeover
* Local elections special: Meet the candidates for the Moate and South Roscommon areas
* Major Monksland housing project is refused planning
* Prosperous takes top award at All Ireland Drama Festival for second successive year
* Interviews: Ballinahown artist Rosemarie Langtry and Athlone musician Tadhg Kelleher
* Photos from the Baylin NS first communions
* St Peter's eye double joy as Moore aim to spring surprise
* Kilbeggan Races to welcome Grand National hero Tiger Roll
* Rossies' boss Cunningham sets sights on Mayo after easy win
All this and more can be found in this week's edition, which is out now. A digital edition can be purchased through the ePaper link at the top of this page.