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Monday 20 March 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Westmeath

All time
# meteoric rise
Incredible comeback as Greville inspires Westmeath to second All-Ireland crown in three years
Premier Junior champions in 2017, Johnny Greville’s side secured senior status for 2020 after beating Galway in the intermediate decider.
# Climbing the ladder
Three sisters, two cruciate injuries and one All-Ireland dream as Westmeath Rising continues
From an historic junior title lift in 2017 to Sunday’s intermediate final, captain Mairéad McCormack is now eyeing senior status.
# go together
'It'd be massive, we deserve it' - Aim to break 25,000 attendance at All-Ireland camogie finals
Croke Park plays host to three mouthwatering deciders on Sunday.
# Statue
How a Shannon-side sculpture sparked a culture war in Athlone
A proposed sculpture has fueled a debate about cultural misappropriation in Athlone.
# breffni boost
Cavan secure senior status for 2020, with Westmeath and Monaghan to battle it out in relegation dogfight
The Breffni were convincing winners over Westmeath today.
# Homelessness
Plans for more Housing First services to be rolled out in the Midlands
The services will be rolled out in Longford, Westmeath, Laois and Offaly.
Kerry ladies set up All-Ireland quarter-final showdown with champions Dublin after victory over Westmeath
The Lake County, meanwhile, are in for a relegation play-off following their defeat.
# exit door
Westmeath 'not renewing association' with Joe McDonagh final-reaching hurling boss
Limerick native Joe Quaid, who also guided the county to Division 2A league glory, will not continue for 2020.
# Walderstown Road Races
Motorcyclist (34) dies after crash in Westmeath road race
The man was airlifted to a Dublin hospital after the crash where he was later pronounced dead.
Laois v Dublin, Westmeath v Cork - All-Ireland SHC preliminary quarter-finals
Places in the All-Ireland quarter-finals were up for grabs this afternoon.
# Team news
5 changes as Cork name team to face Westmeath in preliminary quarter-final
Aidan Walsh misses out entirely as the Leesiders travel to TEG Cusack Park.
# game abandoned
'She was unconscious on the field': Teen camogie player recovering after collision in abandoned game
The meeting of Antrim and Westmeath will be rescheduled after Róisín McCormick was brought to hospital.
# Sidelined
Walsh out for Cork after undergoing surgery on finger injury
No time frame has been given for the 2010 All-Ireland football winner’s return.
# Blues Sisters
Dublin collect eighth Leinster crown on the bounce after late goals see off gutsy Westmeath
Mick Bohan’s side came through with a 13-point win but they were pushed all the way.
# Champions
Laois produce stunning second half display to capture Joe McDonagh Cup
Mark Kavanagh scored 12 points during today’s final at Croke Park.
# Tune in
As it happened: Laois v Westmeath, Joe McDonagh Cup final
Follow all the action from this afternoon’s decider in Croke Park.
# up the banner
Clare edge out Westmeath to book place in fourth round of qualifiers
Colm Collins’ men won by the narrowest of margins at Cusack Park.
# Meat The Victims Ireland
IFA condemns occupation of Westmeath pig farm by animal rights protesters
Gardaí are at the scene of the peaceful protest since 1pm today.
# Super Sunday
Dublin show hand for Leinster eight in-a-row bid as Donegal and Armagh name sides for Ulster showdown
Mick Bohan’s All-Ireland champions face Westmeath on a busy weekend of provincial final action.
# Fitness Race
'It is a bit of a complicated fracture’ – Dublin ace Goldrick faces race against time for Leinster final
Dublin face Westmeath in the provincial decider on Sunday.
# Wrap
Laois knock Derry out as Westmeath and Clare also progress in All-Ireland SFC qualifiers
The curtain came down on Limerick and Leitrim’s campaigns.
Westmeath's Connellan calls time on Aussie Rules career and returns home to Ireland
The 24-year-old comes back home to focus on his studies and spend time with his family.
# Summary
Tipperary boss resigns as Down, Longford and Westmeath advance in qualifiers
Liam Kearns called a halt to his reign as Tipp football manager following their defeat to Down.
# le2019
Counting underway in Westmeath after ballot papers went missing yesterday
It’s still unclear why delivery of the ballot papers was delayed.
# Lovely Hurling
0-13 for Conway as Kerry claim key Joe McDonagh Cup victory against Westmeath
Fintan O’Connor’s side bounced back from their opening round defeat to Antrim with a narrow win in Mullingar on Saturday.
# Joe McDonagh Cup
Westmeath trouncing leaves dismal Offaly in danger of McDonagh relegation
Westmeath ran out winners by almost double scores in Mullingar, while Laois made it two wins from two.
# Wrap
Kilkenny minors avenge Leinster final defeat with narrow win over Dublin as Wexford edge out Offaly
There were also Round 1 victories for Carlow, Kildare and Laois.
# drama aplenty
Mayo come from 12 down and bag two added-time goals to draw with relegated Monaghan
Elsewhere in the last round of the Lidl Ladies National Football League, Westmeath beat Tipperary.
# John Sugrue
'It must be a trait of Kerry men because Micko seemed to have the same ability' - Laois benefit from Kingdom leader
Fergal Byron was on the selection committee that appointed John Sugrue.
# help lee beat cancer
'A pleasure on and off the field' - Fundraising appeal for young Westmeath GAA man battling cancer
Lee Wallace, 26, is suffering from an extremely rare form of bone cancer.
# moving on up
Westmeath secure promotion and book Division 3 final berth with late draw against Louth
Jack Cooney’s side scored four of the game’s final six points to complete the comeback.
# Mullingar
Garda ombudsman notified after man dies following incident at Midlands Regional Hospital
Gardaí are understood to have had an interaction with the man before he died.
# back to winning ways
Three goals in 15 minutes helps Mayo lift hopes of semi-final spot with defeat of Westmeath
Peter Leahy’s side picked up the points with a one-goal victory on Sunday in Mullingar.
# Westmeath
Motorist (60s) killed in five-vehicle collision on M6 in Westmeath
A section of the motorway is closed in both directions until further notice.
# Game off
Weather hits as Meath's league clash with Clare is postponed
They will now meet tomorrow afternoon at 2pm in Cusack Park.
# Division 1
Dublin draw on experience to overcome spirited Westmeath challenge and extend winning run
Anna Jones’ scoring display couldn’t inspire an unlikely victory over the champions.
# Fatality
Pedestrian dies following collision with car in Co Westmeath
The incident took place on the N4 close to Mullingar at around 12.30am.
# top of the table
Galway and Donegal maintain perfect starts to league campaign as they battle it out at the top
Three wins for three after Galway’s win over Westmeath and Donegal’s defeat of Monaghan.
# Fatality
Man (39) dies after car collides with pickup truck in Co Westmeath
The collision happened at around 5.30pm yesterday evening on the N55 at Tubberclair near Glasson.
# Bouncing Back
'It’s a real learning curve' - Dublin boss Bohan happy with response after rocky start to league campaign
Dublin were comfortable winners over Tipperary on Sunday afternoon having lost to Donegal at Croke Park last week.