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Transformation: 1912-1923 in Westmeath

This week (beginning Monday 23 October) the Westmeath Independent and Westmeath Examiner publish a new 16-page supplement which explores Westmeath during the Decade of Centenaries.

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The cover of the new supplement, published in both the Westmeath Independent and the Westmeath Examiner

 

Contents

Edited by Tadhg Carey and Ian Kenneally, the supplement contains the following articles:

 

An introduction by Cllr Liam McDaniel, Cathaoirleach of Westmeath County Council, and Tadhg Carey, editor of the Westmeath Independent

 

 1912-1923: a timeline of key events

- Ian Kenneally

 

Changing face of Mullingar, 1912-1923

- Ruth Illingworth

 

Everyday life in Athlone from 1912-1923

- Gearoid O'Brien

 

At the ballot box: electoral change in Westmeath

- John Burke

 

Ghosts of the past: Alice Ginnell in post-revolution Ireland

- Paul Hughes

 

A violent decade: killings in Westmeath

- Ian Kenneally

 

Looking forward: local newspapers in the new State

- Tadhg Carey

 

The Decade of Centenaries in Westmeath

- Melanie McQuade

 

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Members of the National Army’s Railway Protection and Maintenance Corps in Mullingar, 1923

 

Content Last Updated/Reviewed: 24/10/2023