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Parade Preparation Under Way

Delvin's annual St Patrick's Parade will take place on Sunday 18th March at 3pm. This year's Guest of Honour will be Anna May McHugh, National Ploughing Association MD. Read More...


PLEASE Clean Up After Your Pets!

In response to a message received via the Delvin Facebook Page, I am reminding all local dog owners of the need to clean up after their pets. Under the law, the owner or person in charge of a dog is required to remove dog faeces and dispose of them Read More...


Bike & Tractor Run Dates (For Your Diary)

Inland Bikers and Delvin Vintage Club are set for a bumper spring and summer! The key dates are here. Read More...


Liam Reilly - CONCERT POSTPONED

THIS CONCERT HAS BEEN POSTPONED! It is hoped that the event will be rescheduled as soon as possible but in the meantime, the organisers will be in touch with ticket holders soon to arrange a full refund. Apologies for any inconvenience caused. Read More...


Public Meeting About DELVIN

Westmeath County Council will host an open meeting at St Patrick's Hall on Thursday 1st February from 7pm to discuss the creation of a Town Action Plan and the establishment of a Delvin Stakeholder Group. Read More...


Keep A Look Out!

The phone has been buzzing this week with various reports of suspicious vehicles and burglaries in the wider area. PLEASE remain vigilant and remember to report suspicious vehicles and people if you have any cause for concern. Read More...


Have A Safe & Secure Christmas

In light of the burglary that took place in the village yesterday afternoon, this is a timely reminder to enjoy all that this season has to offer but to keep your wits about you. Read More...


2017 Christmas Guide

The annual Delvin Christmas Guide is now live! The guide includes just a taste of the seasonal stock that you will find in our local stores, alongside details of seasonal events in and around the village. Read More...


Cheque For €4,650 Presented To Rehab Unit

Mary and Carmel Gaffney presented their cheque for €4,650 to the Rehab Unit in Mullingar on November 27th. This impressive amount was raised during a benefit night held in the pub. The night took place as a "thank you" to the rehab and physio Read More...


Helping The Homeless This Winter

The homeless crisis is much worse than the media is reporting according to local people that have been up to see it for themselves. If you are able to contribute anything to help the homeless on our streets this winter, two of our local businesses Read More...


Delvin Hospice Hands Over Cheque For €31,000

Congratulations to the committee and all those that have hosted or supported events in aid of Delvin Hospice over the past twelve months. All the hard work has paid off and a cheque for €31,000 was presented to John Shaw of North Westmeath Hospice Read More...


Another Eventful Night In Delvin!

Last Saturday night was a busy one with a sold out performance at St Patrick's Hall and an early Christmas themed event at the gallery in Crowenstown. Read More...


Items Needed For Christmas Guide

The annual Delvin Christmas Guide is already taking shape! If you are a registered sponsor and you would like to submit details of your Christmas stock or seasonal events, please get in touch as soon as possible. Read More...


Happy Halloween!

There will be plenty going on in and around Delvin this Halloween! Bartley's Bar will host their annual party on Saturday 28th, while Delvin Vintage Club will host theirs (in aid of the Mullingar Hospital MRI Scanner Appeal) on Sunday 29th. Kids can Read More...


Vintage Club Presents Latest Cheque

Members of Delvin Vintage Club have presented a cheque for €4,500 to Eamonn Smith. The cheque represents proceeds from last July's Tractor Run. Read More...


In Pictures: Visit By Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh

The Delvin Hall Committee hosted a well supported evening in the company of legendary commentator, Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh, on Friday 20th October. Read More...


An Evening With Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh

The Delvin Hall Committee is proud to present an evening with the legendary Irish Gaelic games commentator, Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh, on Friday 20th October from 8.30. Admission on the night will be €10 per person (no concessions). Read More...


Storm Ophelia: LIVE Updates

A special thread has been created on the Delvin Westmeath Facebook Page where any updates will be shared. This will be particularly relevant if there are power Read More...


Preparing For Ophelia

A Status Orange warning comes in to effect on Monday at 9am as Ireland prepares for the arrival of Hurricane Ophelia. Forecasters predict that the midlands will experience the worst of the storm between 11am and 6pm with gusts of up to 140kph Read More...


Benefit Night For St Mary's

Carmel and Mary Gaffney will host a major fundraiser this weekend for St Mary's Rehab Care in Mullingar, who provide nursing, rehabilitation and psychiatric services to patients recovering from debilitating illnesses or acute physical injury. Carmel Read More...


Delvin Awarded 243 / 450 In Tidy Towns Competition!

Congratulations to our local Tidy Towns committee and their small army of volunteers on achieving a respectable score of 243 in the national competition (237 in 2016). Once again the village has been placed second from the bottom in Westmeath but Read More...


Light Up & Be Seen!

This message - received via the Delvin Facebook Page - says it all really. "Tonight when I was driving my kids home from soccer, I met a lady running from Killulagh towards the Delvin road. I could barely see her until I was right beside her and Read More...


The Man In The Woman's Shoes

The St Patrick's Hall committee is proud to present "The Man In The Woman's Shoes" - a play written and performed by Mikel Murfi - on Saturday 4th November at 8pm! Tickets available now from Michael Leonard. Please call 044 966 4484. Read More...


Country Music Festival Public Meeting

Inland Bikers MCC and Delvin Vintage Club, in association with Delvin Hospice Homecare, will present the first ever Delvin Country Music Festival from Friday 6th to Sunday 8th July 2018. A public meeting to discuss the plans will take place on Read More...


Bring & Buy Sale - Donations Invited

Martin Lynch and Teresa McCann will host their annual Bring & Buy Sale at their home in Dardistown, Bracklyn on Saturday 7th October, to raise funds for the Irish Cancer Society - and they need your help! Read More...


Summer Event At Purple Raven Gallery

The Purple Raven Gallery will host a "summer" event, this Saturday (16th September) from 7-10pm. New works by Hazel Revington Cross and Jonathan Von Baumann will be on display and there will be live music courtesy of local musicians. Read More...


School Reopening Dates

Very best wishes to all our local students and their teachers as the new school year begins. St Tola's & St Patrick's will reopen on Wednesday 30th August, St Ernan's will reopen on Thursday 31st August. 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...


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...