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SOMETHING FOR THE WEEKEND - and it's for a worthy charity, Good 2 Talk Westmeath. The Charity Cycle - Connecting4Life takes place on Sunday morning.
Is Horseleap a suitable location for 81 asylum seekers?
SEX OFFENDERS: A pair of English sex offenders rented a house in Westmeath last week.
There's another big weekend ahead for Westmeath camogie, with the seniors facing Cork in the Division 2 league final on Sunday (Freshford, Co. Kilkenny, 2pm) and the minors meeting Antrim in the All-Ireland 'B' final on Saturday (O'Raghallaigh's, Drogheda, 3.30pm).
Fancy taking part in a 5K in Mount Druid? There's no registration fee for this one but donations are welcome for John McCauley's Tanzanian Heavenly Homes :)
DRASTIC MEASURES - Hospital desperately seeking to fill 30 nursing and midwifery positions.
Help Mullingar Rugby Club get to the Aviva Stadium by casting your vote at http://www.playthefinal.honda.ie for their short promotional film, which can be seen below.
Is Paddy Hill right, are people struggling to pay for refuse?
GREENWAY PROGRESS: Sounds like something will happen on this - do you think it will make much difference to the Westmeath Section?
YOUR VOTE NEEDED - TO HELP MULLINGAR GET TO THE AVIVA
TORONTO ATTACK: If you live in Toronto, we'd love to chat to you about how things are in the city after yesterday's tragic incident in which ten people died.
In the next of our Stories From Abroad series, Monica Phillis Purcell tells how her family have emigrated to the four corners of the world