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Thursday 23 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Westmeath

Last year
# 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.
# what a result
Westmeath stun Wexford at the death to secure famous Leinster SHC draw
Derek McNicholas was Westmeath’s last-gasp hero.
# Tommy Doyle
Is it too much to ask for decent highlights of the best full-back in hurling?
Westmeath’s Tommy Doyle has been in superb form so far this season.
# ballinalack
Man dies and woman seriously injured in collision between lorry and car in Westmeath
The incident happened at around 5.00pm yesterday on the N4 near Ballinalack.
# Ladies Football
Dublin fire 6-23 to open Leinster title defence on a high, Armagh cruise into Ulster final
Hannah Tyrrell and Carla Rowe registered a combined haul of 4-14 as the Sky Blues put Westmeath to the sword.
# Ruthless
Galway put 3-36 on Westmeath in first championship win under Henry Shefflin
The Tribe hammered Westmeath by 25 points at Pearse Stadium.
# tyrellspass
Over €200,000 worth of cannabis seized from Westmeath shed
The drugs will be sent forward for analysis.
# Wrap
Glennon hat-trick fires Westmeath to Division 2A victory
Derry, Tyrone and Fermanagh were also winners on a day of deciders in hurling’s lower divisions.
# Ladies Football
'It’s so tough. You know how challenging, mentally and physically, it is'
Injuries have hit Westmeath hard in this year’s Division 1 league campaign.
Merciless Mayo turn on the style to fire seven goals past Westmeath
Mayo had 11 different scorers as they turned on the class against a brave Westmeath side.
# Wrap
Westmeath impress in win against Laois while Murphy drives Sligo to the top of Division 4
There was also great results for London, Leitrim and Sligo on a busy day of Gaelic football.
# Collision
Man dies and three others hospitalised following collision between car and SUV in Co Westmeath
The collision happened at around 9.20am on the N4 at Ballinafid.
# Westmeath
Gardaí investigating Mullingar robberies involving three men threatening staff on Saturday night
Cash and cigarettes were stolen from a filling station and a shop.
All time
# Circuit Civil Court
Soldier sues Defence Minister after being injured in training exercise five years ago
The soldier, who was 19 at the time of the incident, is sueing for €60,000 in damages
# Stars Of The Show
Meath, Westmeath and Carlow stars claim 2021 Player of the Year awards
Vikki Wall, Sarah Dillon and Clíodhna Ní Shé were honoured at last night’s awards.
# Westmeath
Gardaí appeal for witnesses to serious assault on woman in Athlone
The assault occurred between 12am and 12:30am on Saturday beside Athlone Castle near the River Shannon.
# Westmeath's finest
'Comfortably one of the best in this country' - from nightmare run of injuries to All-Ireland glory
Westmeath star Sarah Dillon lit up Croke Park with 1-6 from play in yesterday’s intermediate decider.
# Dominant
Wonderful Westmeath erase 2020 heartbreak with stunning All-Ireland intermediate final win
A superb team performance saw the Lake County run out 25-point winners over Wexford.
# On the up
From 'dark days' and 'daunting fixtures' to Croke Park glory - enjoyment key for Westmeath hurlers
Tommy Doyle reflects on a memorable 2021.
# End of the road
O'Brien steps down as Westmeath hurling boss after Joe McDonagh Cup success
The Dublin man has been involved with the side for the past three years, two of those as manager.
# Garda
Man aged in his 70s dies after tractor crashes in Co Westmeath
Gardaí were called to the scene on the R389, Mullingar Road at Kilbeggan at 7.50am.
# battle for survival
Scully hits a record score as Laois come from behind to beat Westmeath
PJ Scully scored 17 points – the most by a Laois hurler in a league match – as Laois stay up in Division 1 of the Allianz HL.
# Mullingar
Man (20s) dies after road incident in Westmeath
The incident occurred at around 10.30am on Monday in the Lough Ennell area of Mullingar.
# Westmeath
Westmeath storm past Kingdom to win Joe McDonagh Cup
Niall Mitchell hit 1-4 for Westmeath as they won the cup after losing the 2018 and 2019 finals.
# sweet sixteen
Stunning second half sees Westmeath thump dismal Laois by 16 points
Goals from Lorcan Dolan, Denis Corroon and David Lynch send Westmeath through to the Leinster semi-finals.
# Strong Starts
Down and Westmeath record opening-day wins in Joe McDonagh Cup
Down defeated Meath while Westmeath saw off Carlow.
# GAA Wrap
68 scores as Laois defeat Westmeath in Leinster U20 thriller and Limerick senior club draws made
There were also U20 hurling wins tonight for Antrim and Kildare.
# covid cluster
HSE says Athlone outbreak is 'probably' Delta variant as Tánaiste says there is reason for 'concern', but not panic
Leo Varadkar said the country is “still on track to ease restrictions further” on 5 July.
# investigations
HSE investigates suspected Delta variant outbreaks in Athlone
The cases have not yet been officially confirmed by Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS).
# Division 1A
Injury worries for Waterford after good win over Tipp while Limerick see off Westmeath
Focus now switches to the championship after today’s hurling league ties concluded.
# Staying Up
Second-half goals help Cork beat Westmeath, Laois come up short against Down in Division 2 relegation play-offs
Cork hit three second-half goals at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.
# Ladies Football
Late goals seal Westmeath's top-tier league status and relegate Moloney-less Tipperary
Lucy McCartan and Karen Hegarty scored the crucial late goals.
# Goal Crazy
Cork fire in seven goals as they cruise past Westmeath for 33-point home league win
Patrick Horgan and Alan Connolly both hit the net twice in Páirc Uí Chaoimh.
# Wrap
Armagh make winning return to Division One against Monaghan
Elsewhere, there were wins for Meath and Clare.
# Dominant
Galway start league campaign with 30-point hammering of Westmeath
Shane O’Neill’s side are off to a flying start with a 5-34 to 1-16 win.
# Burglary
Gardai appeal for witnesses after masked men break into business premises in Westmeath
The incident occurred shortly before 9pm in the Rathconrath area of Mullingar.
# Seizure
Gardaí seize €160,000 in cash after stopping car in Athlone
A 21-year-old man was arrested at the scene.
# cork and westmeath
Three people arrested as gardaí seize cash and cannabis during searches of car and house
Two of the three people arrested have since been released.
# Drug bust
One man arrested after €250,000 worth of cannabis plants seized in Monaghan
A man in his 30s was arrested yesterday and is being detained at Mullingar Garda Station.