Athlone in the Spring light

Aine from Athlone Library Do you feel that the routes you take for regular exercise are currently “On Repeat”?  Well here is your opportunity to shake that up!  With the “Fresh Eyes” project, you are being asked to observe, notice, admire; then capture what you loved in a photo. Whereas we get many days in... Continue Reading →

Cemetery records

A new resource was developed by Westmeath County Council during 2018 / 2019 which allows access to internment records for council managed cemeteries.  This is searchable by individual name and address using drone imagery in the background to provide a detailed map imagery of the plot locations. Phase 1 includes BallyglassPhase 2 will include Coosan,... Continue Reading →

Squeeze in a Read

Ireland Reads is a new campaign to get the whole country reading this month in the lead up to a national day of reading on Thursday, February 25th. Westmeath Libraries has teamed up with libraries nationwide, publishers, booksellers, authors and others for the campaign, which is part of the government’s Keep Well initiative and aims... Continue Reading →

Strange Days Indeed

Westmeath Libraries is delighted to share "Strange Days Indeed!", a publication of some of the works submitted as a creative response to the COVID 19 pandemic. The publication includes works by professionals and amateurs of all ages and contains poems, paintings, drawings and photographs. This publication was made possible with the support of Creative Ireland.... Continue Reading →

A walk along Athlone’s Coosan Point Road

Aine from Athlone Library Do you feel that the routes you take for regular exercise are currently “On Repeat”?  Well here is your opportunity to shake that up!  With the “Fresh Eyes” project, you are being asked to observe, notice, admire; then capture what you loved in a photo. Of my local routes, the favourite... Continue Reading →

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