Category Archives: Westmeath

County Westmeath

Latest Leinster news

There’s a lot going on at Donnybrook, as Leinster prepare for the new season.

First, a new Rugby Development Officer has been named. Everyone at Leinster Rugby is delighted at the appointment of David McAllister.

The former Leinster and Ireland Under-21 out-half will be responsible for the North Midlands area. Hopes are high that his experience will help him unearth some exciting new talent.

But that’s not all. You can now sport the colours of your favourite team, as the new home jersey for the 2007/08 season is now available at the Leinster Rugby Store. Short sleeved jerseys are only €77, with long sleeved shirts costing €80.

The 2007/08 season looks to be a very exciting one for Leinster. Season ticket applications have almost doubled since last year. Priced at just €199, a new batch of Bronze season tickets has been released after the initial tickets were snapped up within weeks. Make sure you get yours quickly to avoid disappointment.

For devoted Leinster fans who can’t make it to all the home games, Leinster Supporters Memberships are available for next season.

Exile packages (€50) are designed for those Leinster fans all across the globe. The kids can join the Leinster Cubs for just €30.

Look out for more rugby news as the 2007/08 season approaches.

Final section of Royal Canal Way

The seventh and final section of the Royal Canal Way takes walkers on a peaceful trek through the beautiful natural surroundings lying between Riverstown Bridge and Moran’s Bridge in Mullingar. This section of the walking route is located in County Westmeath in the Leinster province. Walkers will have to cover a considerable distance of fourteen kilometres in order to finish walking on this walking trail. There is little climbing to be done here so most walkers shouldn’t need more than four hours to get to the end of this trail. The surface terrain of this walking route is mostly composed of grassy bank. The harbour at Mullingar is notable for the fact that it is divided into two parts by Scanlan’s Bridge.

Left Bank Bistro

The Left Bank Bistro in County Westmeath is a nice place to enjoy some fine tasting food. The crispy garlic foccacia made here tastes awesome. Fried Halmoumi cheese with lime and caper vinaigrette will take your gastronomic pleasure to new heights. Tiger prawns with warm garlic and piri piri will stay in your mind and tempt you with their unforgettable and heavenly taste. Thai chicken with chilli, coriander and coconut is so succulent and tender. It can only be described as pure goodness. Mediterranean style tagliatelle with mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes and olives are so delicious that the mere thought of them will spark your appetite.

Wineport Restaurant

If you happen to be in County Westmeath, be sure to check out the charming Wineport Restaurant. Everyone seems to love this restaurant. A major contributor to the restaurant’s popularity is the fact that they provide a large variety of dishes that appeal to almost everyone. In other words, their menu can satisfy even the most discerning customer.

Some of the? delicious things? available here include:

  • Duck liver salad
  • Cod fillet with basil and pine nut sauce
  • Vegetable pies
  • Traditional roast
  • Steamed mussels
  • Panfried sirloin steak
  • Stir fried chicken
  • Ravioli filled with spinach and cheese
  • Ham and mushroom pizza? and ice cream cones

Visit our section for Wineport Lodge Restaurant and reserve a table next time you dine out.