Midlands Town Bids For European Festival

The European People's Festival was last held in Athlone in 2010.

A Westmeath town has made a bid to host a major festival.

The European People's Festival was last held in Athlone in 2010, and brought roughly 5,000 people to the town.

Fianna Fáil Councillor Frankie Keena has requested the local authority make a push to host the event once again, in 2027.

He says the town deserves the opportunity to bring in crowds of people:

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