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Tuesday 30 May 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Westmeath

This week
28th May 2023 - 30th May 2023
# Super Saffrons
Westmeath relegated from Leinster Championship after defeat to Antrim
A successful trip to Mullingar for Darren Gleeson’s team.
# Fatal Accident
Pedestrian dies after being hit by car in Offaly
A male aged in his 50s was pronounced dead at the scene.
Last week
21st May 2023 - 27th May 2023
# Westmeath
Witness appeal after motorcyclist (20s) died in early morning collision yesterday
The incident happened at around 2.20am in the Kilmartins roundabout area on the Dublin Road in Athlone.
# scathing
'Spineless' Wexford spiralling out of control - Tyrrell
Westmeath came from 16 points down at half time to beat Darragh Egan’s side, who are now in danger of dropping to the Joe McDonagh Cup.
Last month
April 2023
# Wrap
Down heap more pain on Donegal as they advance to Ulster semi-final
Louth and Kildare make progress in Leinster.
# Wrap
Kilkenny open Leinster defence with straightforward win over Westmeath
Clare footballers advance to Munster final after victory against Limerick.
Mullingar: Anti-migrant protests see allegations of 'intimidation' against refugees and locals
A report by
Eoghan Dalton
Protests over the use of a barracks in Mullingar have intensified over the past week even as protester numbers have fallen.
Protests against emergency refugee accommodation have led to locals, workers at the site and asylum seekers being followed and recorded.
There were also suggestions that an individual garda should be targeted following his policing of a protest.
Local and national groups supporting migrants have called the actions 'shameful' and 'disgusting'.
This year
# multyfarnham
Woman accused of murdering her two children in Westmeath car fire to go on trial next year
Thelma, 5, and Michael, 2, suffered fatal injuries when the vehicle they were in went on fire last September.
# Mullingar
Man arrested and Garda injured after demonstration at asylum seeker accommodation
At around 9pm last night, a number of protestors blocked an entrance to Columb Barracks in Mullingar.
# Wrap
Donoghue's Dublin and Egan's Wexford pick up first hurling league wins
The Dubs held on for a three-point victory over Antrim, while Wexford ran out comfortable winners in Westmeath.
# Wrap
Cavan and Offaly continue winning ways; McEntee's Sligo overcome McConville's Wicklow
In Division 4, Leitrim and Laois lead the way with two wins from two.
# around the grounds
Strong Cavan start with win over Westmeath, Leitrim and Laois both flying high
Elsewhere in Division 3, Offaly defeated Antrim today.
# Wilson's Hospital School
Enoch Burke leaves Wilson's Hospital School area as school day ends
Burke stood outside the school for a second day after his position as a teacher was terminated.
# Wilson's Hospital School
Enoch Burke leaves school for second time today after being arrested and released by gardaí
Burke was dismissed by Wilson’s Hospital School last week.
# john rogers
Gardaí called to hotel after Enoch Burke's family 'disrupt' disciplinary hearing
A meeting between representatives of Wilson’s Hospital School and the suspended teacher took place earlier today.
# High Court
School seeks order against assets of teacher Enoch Burke
Burke attended at Wilson’s Hospital School premises last week when staff and students returned from the Christmas holidays.
# Enoch Burke
Enoch Burke appears at Westmeath school for a second day despite High Court order
A High Court judge previously said the only threat to Burke’s continued freedom would arise if he again breaches any existing order of the court.
# Enoch Burke
Enoch Burke appears at Westmeath school despite High Court order
Gardaí said they are aware of the matter, but that they have ‘no role at this time’.
# Moate
Driver dead after bus carrying 20 passengers crashes into ditch in Westmeath
The driver, a 55-year-old man, was brought to the Midland Regional Hospital in a serious condition and later passed away.
# Kinnegad
Man (20) dies after Westmeath car crash
Gardaí have appealed for witnesses.
Last year
# Westmeath
Gardaí renew appeal for road accident witnesses following man's death
The driver of the car, a male aged in his 70s, was taken to Midland Regional Hospital Mullingar and passed away today.
# Witness appeal
Man (70s) in serious condition after car collides with truck in Co Westmeath
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the collision to come forward.
# Westmeath
Gardai seek witnesses of cash in transit robbery in Mullingar yesterday
A man threatened a security member who was forced to drive to a sliproad outside the town.
# Addition
Jason Sherlock joins Westmeath football backroom team for 2023
Meanwhile, Donegal’s Colm McFadden links up with Sligo.
# Charged
Westmeath-based psychic Stefan Posschier's son charged with his murder
Posschier’s body was discovered late last month.
# Rattin
Man arrested over murder of Stefan Posschier in Westmeath released without charge
Stefan Posschier was found dead at a house in Rattin, near Milltownpass in Westmeath on 25 October.
# Westmeath
Man arrested on suspicion of murder after Stefan Posschier (65) killed in Westmeath last month
The man is currently being detained in Mullingar Garda Station.
# Investigation
Tributes paid to psychic medium and 'good character' Stefan Posschier after Westmeath killing
Stefan Posschier was found dead at a house on Tuesday evening.
# Mullingar
Gardaí follow a definite line of enquiry as murder investigation launched in Westmeath
The body of the man was discovered at a house near Mullingar shortly after 6pm yesterday.
# Westmeath
Man's body discovered at a house in Westmeath in 'unexplained circumstances'
Gardaí discovered the body of a man in his 60s in a house at Rattin this evening.
# Six of the best
Westmeath dominate Tailteann Cup team of the year award
John Heslin, Jack Smith, Kevin Maguire, Ronan Wallace, Sam McCartan and Ronan O’Toole are rewarded for their excellence.
# Court
Enoch Burke's mother removed from Court of Appeal following interruption
The school teacher has been incarcerated since last month for being in contempt of court.
# found
17-year-old missing from Westmeath found safe and well
Gardaí have thanked the public for their assistance.
# Westmeath
Woman (48) appears in court charged with murder of two children in Westmeath car fire
Thelma, aged five, and her two-year-old brother Mikey were fatally injured when their vehicle went on fire at around 4pm on 9 September.
# multyfarnham
Woman (40s) arrested in connection with deaths of two children in Westmeath car fire
Two-year-old Mikey Denanny and five-year-old Thelma Dennany died in the incident.
# multyfarnham
Siblings who died in Westmeath car fire were 'inseparable in life', funeral mass told
Gardaí continue to investigate ‘all of the circumstances’ of their deaths.
# Enoch Burke
Enoch Burke to remain in prison after failing to secure order that would have ended suspension
Burke was committed to prison last week until he agrees to obey an order not to attend the school where he has been employed.
# Fatal car fire
Criminal investigation underway into deaths of two children in Westmeath car fire
Speaking in Galway this afternoon, Garda Commissioner Drew Harris said the deaths are being treated as suspicious.
# Westmeath
Post-mortems concluded on children who died in car fire, gardaí treating deaths as suspicious
A young boy and girl were pronounced dead yesterday.
# multyfarnham
Gardaí launch investigation into deaths of infant boy and young girl in Westmeath car fire
A Senior Investigating Officer has been appointed to lead the investigation into the incident.