‘Threading the Táin’ Exhibition

Cathaoirleach Cllr. Nick Killian along with Meath Arts and Heritage Offices were delighted to celebrate the ‘Threading the Táin’ exhibition and to welcome artists and representatives from each of the five participating counties – Roscommon, Longford, Westmeath, Meath and Louth to the Toradh2 Gallery, Kells Courthouse Tourism & Cultural Hub last week. ‘Threading the Táin’Continue reading “‘Threading the Táin’ Exhibition”

€26m for Meaths roads in 2023

By Eoin Ryan Meath County Council has received €26 million in funding for national roads and greenways, €12 million of which specifically for the restoration of roads.  This is out of the €626 million announced by Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan last February which is being shared out nationwide. This is an increase of €20Continue reading “€26m for Meaths roads in 2023”

Coillte and Gresham House deal “simply about corporate profit”

By Eoin Ryan Farmers, foresters and politicians express their frustration as Coillte and Gresham House establish a €200 million Irish Strategic Forestry Fund to purchase 12,000 hectares of new and existing forests. TD Darren O’Rourke said the deal is not beneficial to forestry or climate and “simply about corporate profit” as “Gresham House has confirmedContinue reading “Coillte and Gresham House deal “simply about corporate profit””

Dunboyne student wins national carbon monoxide safety competition

Tola Dediare from sixth class in St Peter’s National School in Dunboyne has won a nationwide poster competition to raise awareness of carbon monoxide and the dangers that it can pose in our homes. Last year, Gas Networks Ireland, in partnership with Junior Achievement Ireland (JAI), called for entries to its carbon monoxide safety posterContinue reading “Dunboyne student wins national carbon monoxide safety competition”

Over 30,000 march in #IrelandforAll protest 

By Christine O’Mahony  Over 30,000 people from various organisations took to the streets to spread love and solidarity last February. This solidarity action took place due to the sudden rise in far right popularity, who have organised their own protests and have spread misinformation about the refugees living in Ireland. While most of these far-rightContinue reading “Over 30,000 march in #IrelandforAll protest “

Ireland’s biggest 5 -a-side kicks off in Navan with record 300 teams taking part

The FAI Primary School 5s (Meath) has been the biggest 5 -a-side football tournament in Ireland for many years . After the nationwide competition was cancelled for the past 3 years due to Covid-19 , this year’s amazing total of 300 teams (2,400 boys and girls) has broken all previous records, not just in Meath,Continue reading “Ireland’s biggest 5 -a-side kicks off in Navan with record 300 teams taking part”

Kampala to lift the Liam McCarthy Cup

By Jonathan Connor The Irish diaspora has worked hard down through the years to promote and maintain Irish cultural heritage abroad. Whether it’s Cricklewood or Abu Dhabi you can be sure to find a GAA pitch somewhere within a sports ground or park. Thanks to social media, our national sport is growing in popularity aroundContinue reading “Kampala to lift the Liam McCarthy Cup”

Only one special school place in East Meath available for twins

By Eoin Ryan Two children with autism may be forced to attend a school outside of their county due to a lack of ASD classes in their area.  Grainne Cannon, a resident in Dunshaughlin, has only found one open space when searching for ASD classes has twins aged 5 with autism. This is after applyingContinue reading “Only one special school place in East Meath available for twins”

Launch of the Trim URBACT Integrated Action Plan and the Elder Tree Project

Cathaoirleach Cllr. Nick Killian was joined by Cllr. Joe Fox, Cathaoirleach of Trim MD, Brian Heffernan, Chairperson of Trim Tidy Towns, Dara McGowan, Director of Services (Meath County Council) and Cllr.Ronan Moore, Vice Chairperson of Trim Tidy Towns this week at the launch of the URBACT Integrated Action Plan and the Elder Tree Project atContinue reading “Launch of the Trim URBACT Integrated Action Plan and the Elder Tree Project”

Gardai understaffed and under equipped in Meath

By Eoin Ryan Meath residents spoke of poor response times from Gardai and their lack of resources during a public meeting held in Newgrange Hotel, Navan. The meeting was organised by Sinn Fein TDs Johnny Guirke and Darren O’Rourke to raise issues regarding the lack of Garda and Garda equipment in County Meath.  “The mainContinue reading “Gardai understaffed and under equipped in Meath”