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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Westmeath

All time
# 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.
# Opening Weekend
Westmeath start strong under new management with 10-point win over Monaghan
Lucy McCartan scored the goal while Leanne Slevin sent over five points in the Division 1 clash.
# Allianz Leagues
Westmeath win with late drama against Maughan's Offaly as Derry nudge past Antrim
Elsewhere, Carlow made themselves at home in Division Three as Leitrim battered Wexford.
# Results
Fagan rescues Westmeath against Offaly while 14-man Louth see off Wicklow
The Wee County defied the first-half dismissal of Andy McDonnell to overcome the home side in Bray.
# Westmeath
Garda investigation after man hit by truck on M6 in early hours of the morning
The collision occurred at around 2.45am this morning between junction 7 and junction 6.
# Westmeath
Dentists withdraw allegations of misconduct against each other after row over CCTV camera
The men had previously worked well together but the relationship became “toxic”, a court heard.
# Offaly
Gardaí investigating after man entered hotel room of schoolgirls on trip for National Ploughing Championships
Around 60 teenage girls from a Tipperary school were at the hotel.
# Westmeath
Lotto ticket worth €1 million sold in Labour TD's shop
Willie Penrose and his wife Anne own the shop in Co Westmeath.
# Culture Night
Heading out for Culture Night? Here's our pick of tonight's events
Thousands of people are expected to take in festivities tonight as cultural venues across Ireland open their doors for free.
# culture night guide
Heading out for Culture Night? Here's what's on in the Midlands and West
Here’s what to check out this Culture Night in the Midlands and West.
# Missing Person
Gardaí seek public's assistance to trace 17-year-old who has been missing for over a week
Devin Quinn was last seen in the Moate area of Westmeath on 27 August.
# squathí
The Westmeath Rose just did a squat with Daithí on her back, because the Rose of Tralee is wild
Of course she’d become a meme.
# Fatality
Man (27) dies after car he was travelling in hits ditch in Co Westmeath
An 18-year-old woman was also seriously injured in the incident.
# Pencil it in
Gaelic Grounds to host All-Ireland quarter-final double-header next Monday
11-time champions Cork and Westmeath face off in the main event.
# All-Ireland
Ward goal after 18 seconds sends Galway on their way to landslide 26 point win
Galway claimed a second win and finished the TG4 ladies senior pool stages as Group 3 winners at Duggan Park on Saturday.
# Winning
Westmeath score last gasp free to defeat Waterford and take huge step towards quarter-finals
Leanne Slevin kicked the all-important free for Westmeath.
# Yellowbellies
Wexford set up All-Ireland quarter-final with Davy Fitz's native Clare following win over Westmeath
David Dunne and Conor McDonald hit the goals as they ran out 2-21 to 0-16 winners.
# carlow rising
Doyle and Nolan goals help Carlow see off Westmeath to claim McDonagh Cup
The win also means the Barrowsiders will play in the Leinster SHC next season.
# Life in the fast lane
From the frontline of the operating theatre to the forefront of Dublin's bid for seven in-a-row
Noelle Healy has had a whirlwind year.
# crayfish plague
'Crayfish plague' may be to blame as large numbers of the crustacean die in Westmeath
Over the past number of years, many Irish crayfish has been impacted by the crayfish plague.
# Wrap
Kilkenny and Dublin each record landslide wins to book Leinster minor semi-final spots
Four quarter-final fixtures took place on Saturday in the Electric Ireland Leinster MHC.
# Westmeath
Man killed in three-car crash on N4 and six others taken to hospital
The man in his late 30s was pronounced dead at the scene.
Kingston hits hat-trick to give Laois safe passage to Leinster semi-final
A 10-point win over Westmeath means Laois will face either Carlow or Kildare in the final four of the Leinster SFC.
# fresh faces
Laois make three changes ahead of Westmeath clash
John Sugrue has made the changes after his team’s extra-time victory over Wexford in the opening round of the Leinster SFC.
# Roads
Motorcyclist dies after his bike strikes a pole in Westmeath
The collision happened this morning.
# Wrap
Westmeath end 50-year wait with win in Laois while Antrim crush Meath in the Joe McDonagh Cup
Two Round 1 fixtures were down for decision on Saturday.
# raising the bar
'We want to enjoy it' - One of the fresh faces behind the rise of Westmeath camogie
Laura Doherty’s side face Cork in the Littlewoods Ireland Camogie Leagues Division 2 Final.
# Star Man
Athlone native selected in League Two team of the year as Luton close in on promotion
Alan Sheehan has been a regular at centre-half for promotion chasing Luton Town.
# Westmeath
One of Ireland's biggest builders plans to overhaul Athlone's rundown Texas Shopping Centre
Bennett Construction acquired the mostly disused Westmeath development late last year.
# Gardaí
Man (43) dies in workplace accident at Mullingar business park
The incident occurred this morning.
# food and drink
The firm behind a major whiskey project says claims it would scar Westmeath are 'exaggerated'
Vault Whiskey Store has appealed the refusal for its €138m development.
# Snow Joke
GAA rescheduled fixture plan suffers setback as further postponements announced
Three other National League ties are still set to go ahead.
# Athlone
Substantial amount of jewellery stolen from Westmeath store during Storm Emma
No arrests have been made to date in relation to the incident.
# Wrap
Donegal put nine goals past Westmeath as Monaghan pick up their first points of the league campaign
Meanwhile in Division 2, there were wins for Armagh and Tipperary.
# sean's bar
Sean's Bar in Athlone is Ireland's oldest pub - and a bona fide tourist attraction
The pub dates back to 900 AD, thanks to an enterprising young man named Luain.
# Moate
Driver arrested on suspicion of drink driving after totalling car in collision
The person was caught by Moate Garda Traffic Corps in Westmeath.
# stepping up
Leading the charge! Westmeath name football and hurling captains for 2018
John Heslin will captain the footballers while Tommy Doyle is set to lead the hurlers.
# Courts
Teenagers charged over thefts of a charity box, petrol, and smartphones in 6 different counties
The presiding judge at Dublin Children’s Court said the charges related to offences around the country and it is not a straightforward case.
# we go again
Winning starts for Westmeath, Longford, Carlow and Offaly in O'Byrne Cup openers
The four sides opened their 2018 seasons on positive notes.
# the auld triangle
Glen Hansard was pulled into a singsong in a Westmeath chipper on St Stephen's night
He’s the king of the singsong, in fairness.