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Bikers Prepare For Iron Butt Challenge!

Five members of The Inland Bikers (Alan Fallon, Mark Darby, Gail Moxton, Ollie Ford & Sean Leonard) will be heading off on an epic, 24 hour, 1,000 mile trip around Ireland this Read More...


2017 Delvin Parish Annual Out Now

The 2017 Parish Annual has now been published. Pick up your copy today for just €7 from Michael Leonard or Williams Daybreak. My personal thanks to the editorial team for including an ad for Read More...


Afternoon Tea For Delvin Hospice Homecare

A special "Afternoon Tea" will be held at Bartley's Bar in Drumcree on Sunday 27th August from 1pm! Admission will be just €7 per person and in return you can enjoy a glass of prosecco, tea or coffee, scones, cakes and sandwiches. There will also Read More...


Inland Bikers Prepare For August Fundraisers

The Inland Bikers MCC will hold their 7th annual run (in aid of North Westmeath Hospice) on Saturday 19th August. Members of the biker team will also undertake the "Iron Butt Challenge" - a 1,000 mile road trip around the country in 24 hours! Read More...


Cemetery Day

The annual Cemetery Devotions will take place in Delvin on Saturday 12th August at 7pm. Relatives and friends are being asked to tidy their loved ones plots in preparation for the blessing of the graves and a skip will be provided in the cemetery in Read More...


In Pictures: The 2017 Delvin Tractor Run

Delvin Vintage Club hosted their annual tractor run on Sunday 30th July. 120 vehicles of all makes, models and ages participated in the event which this year, was held in aid of the Eamonn Smith benefit fund. Read More...


Countdown To 2017 Tractor Run

Delvin Vintage Club will host their annual tractor run on Sunday 30th July. Proceeds from this year's leisurely run around Delvin and surrounding areas will go to the Eamonn Smith benefit fund. Read More...


Country Music Festival Plans Underway

Some of the rumours are true! Inland Bikers MCC in conjunction with Delvin Vintage Club will present Delvin’s First Country Music Festival from Friday 6th to Sunday 8th July 2018! Read More...


Drumcree Rocks 2017

Following a break in 2016, Drumcree Rocks will return to Bartley's Bar in Drumcree on Saturday 22nd July. This local festival is always great craic and admission is just €10 per person. Drumcree Rocks is an over 18s event - ID may be required. Read More...


Garden Open Day For North Westmeath Hospice

Alec and Evelyn Sherwin will be opening their award winning garden to the public on Sunday 2nd July from noon until 6, to raise funds for Delvin Hospice Homecare. Ballygillen Garden is in Reynella, a short distance from Delvin - just off the N52. Read More...


Weekend Of Wishful Thinking In Fore

Weekend of Wishful Thinking on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th June 2017. Join us in Fore for a wonderful mix of guided tours, quirky workshops and wonderful speakers. Events for all the family. Read More...


Cheque For €20,140 Presented To Jack & Jill Foundation

Warmest congratulations to Jessica Eriksson and Gordon Farrell who presented a cheque for €20,140 to the Jack & Jill Foundation in memory of their son Noah, who passed away in 2012 aged just 3 weeks. Read More...


Visit By Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria

His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, visited Delvin on Friday 19th May to bless and dedicate a new chapel established at St George Abbey, a Coptic Orthodox community in Billistown, Delvin. Fr William Coleman and Fr Paul Crosbie were also in attendance, Read More...


Drugs - Time To Have The Talk

This morning I spoke to a devastated parent who fears that she has lost her son to drugs. While the subject might make some people feel uncomfortable, just like any community, Delvin is in danger of losing talented but impressionable young people to Read More...


Turf Cutting Demo Raised €7,000!

Congratulations to all who were involved in the first ever Drumcree "Bog Fest" Traditional Turf Cutting demo which took place on Sunday 7th May! Organisers have advised that the event raised just under €7,000! 70% of proceeds will go to Delvin Read More...


Turf Cutting Demonstration & Fun Day

North Westmeath Turf Cutters will host a Traditional Turf Cutting Demo and family fun day on Sunday 7th May from 12 at the bog in Drumcree. Admission will be €10 per adult. Proceeds from the event will go to Delvin Hospice Homecare and the Fore Read More...


Climb Croagh Patrick For Noah

Hypoplastic left heart syndrome is a birth defect that affects the development of the heart during pregnancy. On Saturday 6th May, Jessica Eriksson and Gordon Farrell will climb Croagh Patrick in memory of their son, Noah, who passed away as a Read More...


Delvin Book Fair This Sunday

The annual Delvin "Garradrimna" Book Fair will kick off at 12 noon at the Cattle Mart in Delvin, this Sunday - 30th April. Organisers are expecting to offer more than 30,000 books from as little as €1 each, alongside live music, guest readings, Read More...


Scouts Preparing To Take On Mount Snowdon!

On the 29th of July 2017, the 3rd Westmeath Delvin Scout section will depart our fair isle for North Wales. As part of a planned week of adventure, the scouts will be climbing Mount Snowdon. Stretching to a massive height of 1085 metres, Snowdon has Read More...


Extension To Road Closure: “Not An Option”

A report received earlier this week from a local business indicated that members of the work force currently on site between Cloughan and Killynon had indicated to them that there is an intention to seek a six week extension to the road closure Read More...


Cook / Chef Required

The Camán Inn is looking to recruit a flexible and enthusiastic cook to join their busy team. They're not looking for Michelin Stars – they're looking for someone who knows how to prepare a great breakfast, a tasty lunch or a quality dinner – Read More...


Community Grants 2017

Westmeath County Council provides a range of Grants to community groups to assist with actions and projects being undertaken in their local area. These grants are intended to sustain community activity and active citizenship. Read More...


Countdown To Book Fair Begins!

The annual Delvin "Garradrimna" Book Fair will take place on Sunday 30th April from 12-6! Now in its seventh year, the organisers are promising to pack the building to the rafters with more than thirty thousand books covering every imaginable Read More...


Take Care On R395 - Collinstown Road!

With the N52 road closure now in full effect, signs have now been placed either side of a particularly sharp bend to casually alert motorists that "oncoming lorries may be in the middle of the road"! Nearly three weeks on and still NOTHING has been Read More...


In Pictures: The 2017 Delvin St Patrick's Parade

The annual St Patrick's Parade took place in Delvin Village on Sunday 19th March. Despite some early drizzle, the rain stayed away until the crowd began to disperse and locals and visitors alike were even treated to a few moments of sunshine as the Read More...


Happy St Patrick's Day!

There’s always plenty of craic in and around the village on St Patrick’s Day! Click here to check out details of what you can look forward to in Delvin this weekend! You'll also find details of parades in neighbouring communities. Read More...


Honda 50 Run Raised €1,430

Congratulations to the Inland Bikers MCC and their supporters on the news that their annual Honda 50 Run held on Sunday 12th March, raised an impressive €1,430 for the Meningitis Research Foundation. This brings the total amount raised by the Read More...


N52 Closure (Cloughan - Killynon) March - June 2017

Westmeath County Council will close a section of the N52 between the L-1015 junction at Cloughan and the L-57231 junction at Killynon (Cooke) with effect from Monday 13th March. Diversion details and maps are now available here. Read More...


American Tea Party Raised €3,042!

Congratulations to the organisers of last weekend's Underage GAA and Camogie Club's American Tea Party in Crowenstown! The event was very well supported and raised an impressive €3,042 for club funds. Read More...


Honda 50 Run 2017

Last Sunday's planned Honda 50 Run was postponed at the last minute but fear not! The Inland Bikers will now host their annual Honda 50 Run on Sunday 12th March! Proceeds from Read More...


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