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Friday 3 February 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Westmeath

This week
29th January 2023 - 3rd February 2023
# around the grounds
Strong Cavan start with win over Westmeath, Leitrim and Laois both flying high
Elsewhere in Division 3, Offaly defeated Antrim today.
Last week
22nd January 2023 - 28th January 2023
# Wilson's Hospital School
Enoch Burke leaves Wilson's Hospital School area as school day ends
Burke stood outside the school for a second day after his position as a teacher was terminated.
# Wilson's Hospital School
Enoch Burke leaves school for second time today after being arrested and released by gardaí
Burke was dismissed by Wilson’s Hospital School last week.
Last month
January 2023
# john rogers
Gardaí called to hotel after Enoch Burke's family 'disrupt' disciplinary hearing
A meeting between representatives of Wilson’s Hospital School and the suspended teacher took place earlier today.
# High Court
School seeks order against assets of teacher Enoch Burke
Burke attended at Wilson’s Hospital School premises last week when staff and students returned from the Christmas holidays.
# Enoch Burke
Enoch Burke appears at Westmeath school for a second day despite High Court order
A High Court judge previously said the only threat to Burke’s continued freedom would arise if he again breaches any existing order of the court.
# Enoch Burke
Enoch Burke appears at Westmeath school despite High Court order
Gardaí said they are aware of the matter, but that they have ‘no role at this time’.
# Moate
Driver dead after bus carrying 20 passengers crashes into ditch in Westmeath
The driver, a 55-year-old man, was brought to the Midland Regional Hospital in a serious condition and later passed away.
# Kinnegad
Man (20) dies after Westmeath car crash
Gardaí have appealed for witnesses.
Last year
2022
# Westmeath
Gardaí renew appeal for road accident witnesses following man's death
The driver of the car, a male aged in his 70s, was taken to Midland Regional Hospital Mullingar and passed away today.
# Witness appeal
Man (70s) in serious condition after car collides with truck in Co Westmeath
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the collision to come forward.
# Westmeath
Gardai seek witnesses of cash in transit robbery in Mullingar yesterday
A man threatened a security member who was forced to drive to a sliproad outside the town.
# Addition
Jason Sherlock joins Westmeath football backroom team for 2023
Meanwhile, Donegal’s Colm McFadden links up with Sligo.
# Charged
Westmeath-based psychic Stefan Posschier's son charged with his murder
Posschier’s body was discovered late last month.
# Rattin
Man arrested over murder of Stefan Posschier in Westmeath released without charge
Stefan Posschier was found dead at a house in Rattin, near Milltownpass in Westmeath on 25 October.
# Westmeath
Man arrested on suspicion of murder after Stefan Posschier (65) killed in Westmeath last month
The man is currently being detained in Mullingar Garda Station.
# Investigation
Tributes paid to psychic medium and 'good character' Stefan Posschier after Westmeath killing
Stefan Posschier was found dead at a house on Tuesday evening.
# Mullingar
Gardaí follow a definite line of enquiry as murder investigation launched in Westmeath
The body of the man was discovered at a house near Mullingar shortly after 6pm yesterday.
# Westmeath
Man's body discovered at a house in Westmeath in 'unexplained circumstances'
Gardaí discovered the body of a man in his 60s in a house at Rattin this evening.
# Six of the best
Westmeath dominate Tailteann Cup team of the year award
John Heslin, Jack Smith, Kevin Maguire, Ronan Wallace, Sam McCartan and Ronan O’Toole are rewarded for their excellence.
# Court
Enoch Burke's mother removed from Court of Appeal following interruption
The school teacher has been incarcerated since last month for being in contempt of court.
# found
17-year-old missing from Westmeath found safe and well
Gardaí have thanked the public for their assistance.
# Westmeath
Woman (48) appears in court charged with murder of two children in Westmeath car fire
Thelma, aged five, and her two-year-old brother Mikey were fatally injured when their vehicle went on fire at around 4pm on 9 September.
# multyfarnham
Woman (40s) arrested in connection with deaths of two children in Westmeath car fire
Two-year-old Mikey Denanny and five-year-old Thelma Dennany died in the incident.
# multyfarnham
Siblings who died in Westmeath car fire were 'inseparable in life', funeral mass told
Gardaí continue to investigate ‘all of the circumstances’ of their deaths.
# Enoch Burke
Enoch Burke to remain in prison after failing to secure order that would have ended suspension
Burke was committed to prison last week until he agrees to obey an order not to attend the school where he has been employed.
# Fatal car fire
Criminal investigation underway into deaths of two children in Westmeath car fire
Speaking in Galway this afternoon, Garda Commissioner Drew Harris said the deaths are being treated as suspicious.
# Westmeath
Post-mortems concluded on children who died in car fire, gardaí treating deaths as suspicious
A young boy and girl were pronounced dead yesterday.
# multyfarnham
Gardaí launch investigation into deaths of infant boy and young girl in Westmeath car fire
A Senior Investigating Officer has been appointed to lead the investigation into the incident.
# Westmeath
High Court orders arrest of suspended teacher Enoch Burke who allegedly breached injunction
The High Court heard that the teacher was currently “sitting in an empty classroom” in the Co Westmeath-based school.
# Manager Movement
Westmeath on hunt for new football boss and Dublin's Christie set for Longford job
Jack Cooney will pursue a role with the GAA at national level.
# Rose of Westmeath
Westmeath's Rachel Duffy crowned the new Rose of Tralee
It was the first time the festival had been held since 2019.
# Robert Troy
Robert Troy says he didn't do his 'due diligence' on members' interests returns
‘I can only admit I got it wrong, I’m embarrassed at how wrong I got it,’ Troy said.
# SIPO
FF junior minister Robert Troy amends his register of interests after undeclared property sale
In declarations for 2018 and 2020 respectively, he has added the sale of two properties.
# Westmeath
Gardaí ask people to stop sharing images of fatal assault of Paul 'Babs' Connolly in Athlone
Two men remain in custody over the incident.
# Fatal Assault
Two men arrested after man in his 40s dies following assault in Athlone
The incident occurred this morning at Church Street, Athlone.
# Westmeath
Two men charged over seizure of cocaine worth €8.4 million
The two men, aged 54 and 40, are due to appear in court today.
# Wrap
Narrow win secures Tipperary's senior status, Armagh and Kerry ease to quarter-finals
A round-up of some of today’s action in the TG4 All-Ireland Senior Championship.
# Wrap
Sligo advance to Tailteann Cup semi-finals after penalty shootout, Westmeath also prevail
Disappointment for Leitrim and Carlow, who bow out at the quarter-final stage.
# straight shootout
Westmeath fire 5-24 to save top-flight status and potentially send Laois down
The last round of the Leinster championship was essentially a relegation decider between the counties.