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New HQ Secured for Westmeath Civil Defence

Deputy Peter Burke has confirmed that after a long period of negotiations, a new headquarters of Westmeath Civil Defence has been secured.  Speaking on the announcement, Deputy Burke stated that this is a welcome and much needed and deserved announcement for Civil...

Garda Numbers in Westmeath on the Rise

  I recently asked my colleague the Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan how many members of the force are currently stationed within the Westmeath division.  As the country returns to economic growth and tax receipts continue to increase, it is vital that people...

Funding Announcements for Longford Westmeath

This morning, May 5th, I have learned from Minsiter Bruton and Minister Humphreys that Longford and Westmeath are to benefit from significant sums of money as detailed below. I continue to work hard to ensure that Longford and Westmeath receive their fair share of...

€20 million in funding available for rural towns and villages

The Government has announced €20 million in funding for rural towns and villages as part of the Action Plan for Rural Development in in Tuar Ard in Moate on Thursday morning.   Peter Burke, TD for the area said he was delighted the Minister and Minister Michael Ring...