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Monday 6 February 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Meath

5th February 2023
# Wrap
Tyrone bounce back against Donegal as Meath and Derry triumph
It was a busy afternoon in the Allianz football leagues.
Last week
29th January 2023 - 4th February 2023
# Stage Coach
Moving from the theatre to the GAA pitch and 'new territory' leading All-Ireland champions
Davy Nelson: ‘You want to try and keep Meath up there at the top table.’
# Reaction
Colm O'Rourke: 'It is a relief. There will be bumps in the road, but it is a great start'
The Meath boss saw his team get off to a winning league start today against Cork.
# Royal Rising
Meath fire home three goals to claim opening league win over Cork
Shane Walsh was top scorer for the winners with 1-7.
Last month
January 2023
# Team news
5 All-Ireland starters for Kerry, McStay and O'Rourke name Mayo and Meath sides for league openers
The 2023 Allianz football league commences tomorrow.
# reflections
'New kids on the block' shine as Dublin get one up on Meath in early fare
Elsewhere in Division 1, Kerry inflicted ‘daylight robbery’ on Waterford, and there were wins for Galway and Cork.
Carla Rowe the scoring star as Dublin win league opener against Meath
Six points separated the teams at the final whistle.
# Trim
Man (20s) dies in collision involving truck and two cars in Meath
The collision occurred at around 10.20am this morning.
# cold water
'I can confirm Vikki's not going to play rugby' - Meath team-mate laughs off Wall report
Emma Duggan is sceptical about a potential switch to rugby for Vikki Wall.
# niamh o'sullivan
Knee surgery while travelling to All-Ireland glory and not fully appreciating Meath's success yet
Niamh O’Sullivan has excelled for the Royals over the past few seasons.
# Kilbride
Two men remanded in custody after being charged with murder of Mahamud Ilyas
The body of the 22-year-old was discovered wrapped in carpet in a field on 10 December, in Kilbride, near the Meath-Dublin border.
# Mahamud Ilyas
Two more men arrested by gardaí over Meath murder in December
The body of 22-year-old Mahamud Ilyas was discovered on 10 December.
Last year
# early christmas present
Boost for Meath as AFLW star Vikki Wall commits to three in-a-row bid
‘I’ll be playing for Meath this year,’ the 2021 Footballer of the Year told Jerome Quinn.
# Winter Solstice
Visitors re-enter Newgrange chamber during winter solstice for first time since Covid
Hundreds gathered at the neolithic monument for the annual event.
# Mahamud Ilyas
Man arrested in Meath murder investigation as Dublin home sealed off for examination
The house, in the Dublin 15 area, has been declared a crime scene by investigating gardaí.
# co meath
Murder investigation launched over 22-year-old man's body found near Ashbourne
The man’s body was discovered wrapped in carpet on Saturday.
# Navan
Woman due before court over discovery of a man's body at a home in Navan
The body of a man in his 40s was discovered on Saturday night.
# Meath
Woman arrested after man’s body discovered at a home in Navan
The body of the deceased, a man in his 40s, remains at the scene.
# Courts
Permission for Meath data centre is breach of neighbour's constitutional rights, court told
Mannix and Amy Coyne claim An Bord Pleanála’s decision to grant planning permission for the centre is flawed and should be set aside.
# Meath
Woman (70s) dies after being struck by car in Navan, Co Meath
The incident happened at around 1.25pm in the Kilcarn Court area of Navan.
# Meath
Man appears in court in Trim charged with murder of 30-year-old woman
Gardaí are investigating the death of Ioana Mihaela Pacala at an apartment in Ratoath on Saturday.
# Gardaí
Man (30s) arrested after woman found dead in Meath apartment
The woman is understood to be in her 30s.
David Brady Meath club winning boss, Monaghan title wait ends and Kilcoo survive in Down
It was a huge day of county final action around the country.
# around the grounds
Recent Meath champs relegated, Waterford holders into semi-finals
Navan O’Mahonys will play intermediate football in Meath in 2023.
# Ladies Football
Former Meath U21 boss set to take over county's back-to-back All-Ireland senior champions
Davy Nelson: ‘It’s a daunting task but I gladly accept the challenge of playing my part in keeping Meath at the top table.’
# cian mcbride
AFL grant special dispensation as Meath footballer set to extend Essendon stint
The AFL granted an exemption due to exceptional circumstances.
# An Bord Pleanála
Pierce Brosnan joins 'Save the Boyne' campaign against wastewater dumping in river
A decision was due on the appeal today but has been delayed.
# Navan
Hundreds take part in protest against plans to close emergency department at Navan hospital
Organiser Peader Toíbín has called on ‘political establishment to realise how important this issue is’.
# rail death
One person killed after being struck by a train last night in Co Meath
It happened last night at the northern end of the Gormanston Station.
# Calling Time
Meath All-Ireland winning manager Murray steps down
Murray steered the Royal county to back-to-back All-Ireland senior titles this summer.
# tusla
HIQA inspection finds child sexual abuse case left waiting 11 months for initial assessment
Tusla services in the Louth Meath area were deemed non-compliant by inspectors in three areas of quality and safety.
# Athboy
Man charged with murdering his partner in Co Meath
Larisa Serban died at the house she rented at Rathmore, near Athboy, at around 5 am on Friday.
# Gardaí
Man charged in connection with fatal assault in Athboy, Meath
He will appear before Trim District Court at 4.30pm today in connection with the death of a 27-year-old woman.
# Seoirse Bulfin
Ex-Wexford and Clare coach set to be appointed Meath hurling manager
Seoirse Bulfin was involved in the set-up as a coach last season.
# Meath
Gardaí locate missing 14-year-old safe and well
He had been missing from Co Meath since Tuesday 9 August.
# rollies
Revenue officers seize 2.5 tonnes of illegal tobacco in Meath
The 2,500 kilogrammes had a retail value of over €1.7 million.
# Ladies Football
Who are the main contenders to Meath's throne in 2023?
We assess the lie of the ladies football landscape next season.
# buckle up
Two new rollercoasters to open at Tayto Park next year
It’s a €16,000,000 project.
# Ladies Football
Coaching mastermind behind Meath's remarkable success confirms departure
Paul Garrigan is moving on after a ‘magical journey’ with Eamonn Murray’s All-Ireland winners.
# Glory Days
'It's been really exciting' - All-Ireland win, 21st birthday celebrations and Oz adventure
Meath star Orlagh Lally has landed in Perth, with team-mate Vikki Wall departing today.