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#Westmeath

# westmeath - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Acclaimed author JP Donleavy has died at age 91

The American author, who had Irish parents, died in hospital in Mullingar on Monday.

# westmeath - Sunday 10 September, 2017

From The42 Delight for Westmeath as they see off Dublin to clinch first All-Ireland title Finals Day

Delight for Westmeath as they see off Dublin to clinch first All-Ireland title

The Kathleen Mills Cup is heading to the Lake County for the first time.

# westmeath - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Gardaí use batons and pepper spray to break up massive wedding brawl in Westmeath

Guests at the wedding assaulted one another with keys and glass bottles.

# westmeath - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Motorcyclist dies after being involved in crash with car

The scene has been preserved for examination by the garda forensic collision investigators.

# westmeath - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Unemployed couple removed from housing list as eighth child sees welfare income exceed threshold

Members of the Ward family from Westmeath say their removal amounts to “an unfair and an unconstitutional attack on the family unit”.

# westmeath - Sunday 23 July, 2017

'It's not all politics and sport anymore': Men's Shed members open up about their health

The Irish Men’s Sheds Association has launched a website to give Irish men information on their physical and mental health.

# westmeath - Monday 17 July, 2017

'It's not fair to leave people in this pain': Westmeath woman waiting 2 years for surgery on chronic back ailment

Catherina Tobin has lost the power in one of her legs since being put on a surgery waiting list in May 2015.

# westmeath - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Young man killed in crash with three cars

The man was treated at the scene but was pronounced dead a short time later.

# westmeath - Saturday 8 July, 2017

From The42 Orchard march on after bruising encounter with Westmeath Thriller

Orchard march on after bruising encounter with Westmeath

14-man Armagh edged this one.

# westmeath - Saturday 1 July, 2017

From The42 As It Happened: Mayo v Derry, Tipp v Westmeath, Donegal v Longford - GAA match tracker Updates

As It Happened: Mayo v Derry, Tipp v Westmeath, Donegal v Longford - GAA match tracker

It was a busy evening of qualifier action, both football and hurling.

# westmeath - Sunday 25 June, 2017

From The42 'The idea of a proper championship is a farce': Colm O'Rourke calls for championship shake-up Reform

'The idea of a proper championship is a farce': Colm O'Rourke calls for championship shake-up

Dublin inflicted a 31-point hammering on Westmeath to revive talk of second tier championships.

From The42 Dessie Dolan inducted into Leinster GAA Hall of Fame Recognition This post contains videos

Dessie Dolan inducted into Leinster GAA Hall of Fame

The Garrycastleman enjoyed a 16-year career with Westmeath.

Man dies at Body and Soul music festival in Westmeath

Gardaí are investigating the incident as a non-suspicious death.

# westmeath - Saturday 24 June, 2017

From The42 Dublin and Westmeath unveil starting sides as they go head-to-head for Leinster final spot Team News

Dublin and Westmeath unveil starting sides as they go head-to-head for Leinster final spot

Throw-in at Croke Park is 4pm tomorrow.

# westmeath - Sunday 11 June, 2017

From The42 13-man Offaly hang on to bring Westmeath to a replay Replay

13-man Offaly hang on to bring Westmeath to a replay

Both sides will meet again next Saturday to settle the tie.

# westmeath - Saturday 13 May, 2017

From The42 Cavan ready to overwrite last week's disappointment and end Westmeath 'hurt' Take Two

Cavan ready to overwrite last week's disappointment and end Westmeath 'hurt'

Captain Sinead Greene is hoping to lead her side to Division league 2 glory on second asking on Sunday.

# westmeath - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Lotto ticket worth €6.1 million stored in Westmeath gun cabinet for safe keeping

Each family member will receive €1 million from the prize.

# westmeath - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Old foes Cavan and Westmeath to do it all again as Blundell inspires dramatic comeback

Aisling Doonan scored 0-7 for Cavan.

Two winners will be sharing a Lotto jackpot of €12.3 million

The winning numbers are: 3, 7, 17, 21, 22 and 28. The bonus number is 2.

From The42 10 players to watch as Cork, Donegal, Cavan and Westmeath chase league honours Keep An Eye

10 players to watch as Cork, Donegal, Cavan and Westmeath chase league honours

The Division 1 and 2 Lidl Ladies National league finals are down for decision today.

# westmeath - Saturday 6 May, 2017

From The42 'It turned my world upside down. Football gave me a focus and it's nearly my therapy' Highs And Lows This post contains videos

'It turned my world upside down. Football gave me a focus and it's nearly my therapy'

Westmeath’s Lauralee Walsh on inter-county football, her Ireland rugby stint and how she has used sport to deal with personal tragedy.

# westmeath - Friday 7 April, 2017

'I'm alive today so I'll keep fighting': Irish mother raising funds for cancer drug not available in Ireland

Claire Graham is battling both breast and brain cancer while caring for her son who was also diagnosed with eye cancer.

# westmeath - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

From The42 Cuala star Con O'Callaghan to start for Dublin U21 footballers in Leinster opener Con Job

Cuala star Con O'Callaghan to start for Dublin U21 footballers in Leinster opener

Colm Basquel is also selected in a strong line-up.

# westmeath - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Tributes pour in for Westmeath hurler Donal Devine who died at training last night

The 40-year-old was married with two young children.

# westmeath - Friday 27 January, 2017

From The42 Champions! St Peter's see off Moate to claim first Leinster senior football title in 25 years Kingpins

Champions! St Peter's see off Moate to claim first Leinster senior football title in 25 years

Two late goals rounded off the stunning victory for the Wexford school.

# westmeath - Monday 2 January, 2017

Whatever happened to... A massive Chinese business centre in Westmeath?

It was hoped that the huge €175m Athlone-China hub would create thousands of jobs.

# westmeath - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

From The42 'It's hard enough to deal with six, never mind seven Dublin forwards' Lake View

'It's hard enough to deal with six, never mind seven Dublin forwards'

Kieran Martin is confident Westmeath will be better for their experiences against both All-Ireland finalists this year.

# westmeath - Monday 28 November, 2016

Gardaí seize cannabis and cocaine worth €130,000 in Co Westmeath

Gardaí discovered cannabis resin with an approximate street value of €60,000 and cocaine with an approximate street value of €70,000.

# westmeath - Thursday 24 November, 2016

'A victory for people power': Roscommon/Westmeath border to remain untouched

Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice said he was concerned any change could disrupt his constituent’s lives.

# westmeath - Monday 21 November, 2016

Government accused of "cloak and dagger tactics" on Roscommon boundary changes

Fianna Fáil TD Eugene Murphy accused the Government of “cloak and dagger tactics” on the issue.

# westmeath - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Man in his 70s dies cycling his bike in afternoon road crash

The collision happened at about 3.45pm this afternoon.

# westmeath - Friday 14 October, 2016

Defence Forces member hospitalised after incident during parachute jump

The accident, which involved the male soldier making a ‘hard landing’, happened earlier this afternoon at Custume Barracks in Athlone.

# westmeath - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Gardaí trying to track down witnesses to fatal collision

A young woman in her 20s died in the incident.

# westmeath - Sunday 9 October, 2016

Road deaths: Man killed in Dublin as second woman dies from injuries after Westmeath crash

It brings to three the number of people killed on the nation’s roads in the last 24 hours.

# westmeath - Saturday 8 October, 2016

Young woman killed and two others in serious condition after three vehicle crash in Westmeath

The road is currently closed to facilitate a garda forensic investigation and diversions are in place.

# westmeath - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Man and girl arrested after €42k-worth of cannabis is found in car

The car was stopped on the N52 at Cloghan, Co Westmeath yesterday evening.

# westmeath - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Woman (62) seriously injured after being hit by car in Westmeath

The woman was taken to Midland Regional Hospital and has since been transferred to Beaumont Hospital.

# westmeath - Thursday 1 September, 2016

Two women detained as Gardaí seize €150,000 worth of cannabis

A search of a rural dwelling found a highly sophisticated grow house featuring cannabis plants in various stages of growth.

# westmeath - Monday 29 August, 2016

Hiqa report finds a disabled patient was left without food or nutrition for over 18 hours

Staff at St Raphael’s, Youghal, Co Cork, said there was a lack of staff available at that time to assist the resident out of bed.

# westmeath - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Mayo survive Westmeath test to reach All-Ireland semi-final for first time since 2009

1-5 for Cora Staunton in today’s victory in Longford.