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# westmeath - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Driver arrested on suspicion of drink driving after totalling car in collision
# Moate
# Moate

Driver arrested on suspicion of drink driving after totalling car in collision

Feb 1st 2018, 12:04 PM 19,639 Views 24 Comments

The person was caught by Moate Garda Traffic Corps in Westmeath.

# westmeath - Monday 22 January, 2018

Leading the charge! Westmeath name football and hurling captains for 2018
# Stepping Up
From The42
# Stepping Up

Leading the charge! Westmeath name football and hurling captains for 2018

Jan 22nd 2018, 4:08 PM 3,976 Views 2 Comments

John Heslin will captain the footballers while Tommy Doyle is set to lead the hurlers.

# westmeath - Monday 8 January, 2018

Teenagers charged over thefts of a charity box, petrol, and smartphones in 6 different counties
# Courts
# Courts

Teenagers charged over thefts of a charity box, petrol, and smartphones in 6 different counties

Jan 8th 2018, 3:25 PM 25,821 Views 0 Comments

The presiding judge at Dublin Children’s Court said the charges related to offences around the country and it is not a straightforward case.

# westmeath - Saturday 30 December, 2017

Winning starts for Westmeath, Longford, Carlow and Offaly in O'Byrne Cup openers
# We Go Again
From The42
# We Go Again

Winning starts for Westmeath, Longford, Carlow and Offaly in O'Byrne Cup openers

Dec 30th 2017, 4:10 PM 6,878 Views 0 Comments

The four sides opened their 2018 seasons on positive notes.

Glen Hansard was pulled into a singsong in a Westmeath chipper on St Stephen's night
# The Auld Triangle
From The Daily Edge
# The Auld Triangle

Glen Hansard was pulled into a singsong in a Westmeath chipper on St Stephen's night

Dec 30th 2017, 2:34 PM 8,094 Views 1 Comment

He’s the king of the singsong, in fairness.

# westmeath - Friday 1 December, 2017

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to motorway hit-and-run
# Westmeath
# Westmeath

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to motorway hit-and-run

Dec 1st 2017, 10:44 PM 24,613 Views 20 Comments

The driver of a silver Toyota Yaris was struck from the rear by another vehicle.

# westmeath - Sunday 19 November, 2017

Gardaí investigating after man shot in Athlone
# Retreat Road
# Retreat Road

Gardaí investigating after man shot in Athlone

Nov 19th 2017, 7:57 AM 17,217 Views 8 Comments

he incident occurred last night at about 9.40pm on Retreat Road.

# westmeath - Thursday 16 November, 2017

This Irish castle can be yours - for just €13.5 million
# Knockdrin Castle
# Knockdrin Castle

This Irish castle can be yours - for just €13.5 million

Nov 16th 2017, 6:49 PM 36,527 Views 32 Comments

A grand little starter home.

# westmeath - Monday 13 November, 2017

Garda probe after safe full of cash stolen from Westmeath filling station
# Athlone
# Athlone

Garda probe after safe full of cash stolen from Westmeath filling station

Nov 13th 2017, 8:03 PM 21,140 Views 11 Comments

The incident happened over the weekend.

# westmeath - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Four men in possession of jewellery arrested in Dublin after robbery in Westmeath
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Four men in possession of jewellery arrested in Dublin after robbery in Westmeath

Nov 9th 2017, 8:44 AM 16,734 Views 25 Comments

The four men are all from Dublin. One is in his 60s, one is in his 20s and two others are in their 30s.

# westmeath - Sunday 5 November, 2017

Man (20s) hospitalised after stabbing in Kinnegad
# Co Westmeath
# Co Westmeath

Man (20s) hospitalised after stabbing in Kinnegad

Nov 5th 2017, 1:59 PM 21,854 Views 6 Comments

The incident occurred yesterday morning.

# westmeath - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

The last link to Westmeath's 2004 Leinster-winning team has called it a day
# End Of An Era
From The42
# End Of An Era

The last link to Westmeath's 2004 Leinster-winning team has called it a day

Oct 31st 2017, 6:11 PM 8,166 Views 3 Comments

Denis Glennon is hanging up his inter-county boots.

# westmeath - Friday 13 October, 2017

Westmeath man given life sentence for murdering mother of his children
# Brigid Maguire
# Brigid Maguire

Westmeath man given life sentence for murdering mother of his children

Oct 13th 2017, 12:50 PM 21,330 Views 23 Comments

“I will never forget seeing my beautiful mother lying on the floor. It will haunt me forever.”

# westmeath - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Man strangled mother of his children to death because she called him a bad father, court hears
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

Man strangled mother of his children to death because she called him a bad father, court hears

Oct 5th 2017, 6:34 PM 19,891 Views 0 Comments

Danny Keena is charged with the murder of 43-year-old Brigid Maguire.

# westmeath - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Acclaimed author JP Donleavy has died at age 91
# The Ginger Man
# The Ginger Man

Acclaimed author JP Donleavy has died at age 91

Sep 14th 2017, 7:51 AM 11,668 Views 13 Comments

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

# westmeath - Sunday 10 September, 2017

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

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

Sep 10th 2017, 2:54 PM 12,326 Views 1 Comment

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
# Kinnegad
# Kinnegad

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

Aug 23rd 2017, 6:05 AM 139,023 Views 82 Comments

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
# Athlone
# Athlone

Motorcyclist dies after being involved in crash with car

Aug 13th 2017, 6:50 PM 18,420 Views 6 Comments

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
# High Court
# High Court

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

Aug 1st 2017, 6:26 PM 69,745 Views 0 Comments

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
# Kilbeggan
# Kilbeggan

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

Jul 23rd 2017, 9:00 PM 14,554 Views 12 Comments

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
# Clock Is Ticking
# Clock Is Ticking

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

Jul 17th 2017, 12:05 AM 17,237 Views 40 Comments

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
# Athlone
# Athlone

Young man killed in crash with three cars

Jul 9th 2017, 8:09 AM 17,950 Views 1 Comment

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

# westmeath - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Orchard march on after bruising encounter with Westmeath
# Thriller
From The42
# Thriller

Orchard march on after bruising encounter with Westmeath

Jul 8th 2017, 8:57 PM 11,146 Views 4 Comments

14-man Armagh edged this one.

# westmeath - Saturday 1 July, 2017

As It Happened: Mayo v Derry, Tipp v Westmeath, Donegal v Longford - GAA match tracker From The42
Live Jul 1st 2017, 4:20 PM

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

# westmeath - Sunday 25 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 25th 2017, 6:51 PM 11,709 Views 25 Comments

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

Dessie Dolan inducted into Leinster GAA Hall of Fame
# Recognition
From The42
# Recognition

Dessie Dolan inducted into Leinster GAA Hall of Fame

Jun 25th 2017, 5:35 PM 4,978 Views 5 Comments

The Garrycastleman enjoyed a 16-year career with Westmeath.

Man dies at Body and Soul music festival in Westmeath
# Westmeath
# Westmeath

Man dies at Body and Soul music festival in Westmeath

Jun 25th 2017, 7:05 AM 44,227 Views 4 Comments

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

# westmeath - Saturday 24 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 24th 2017, 12:02 PM 14,386 Views 16 Comments

Throw-in at Croke Park is 4pm tomorrow.

# westmeath - Sunday 11 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 11th 2017, 5:02 PM 10,187 Views 0 Comments

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

# westmeath - Saturday 13 May, 2017

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

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

May 13th 2017, 7:15 AM 2,926 Views 0 Comments

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
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

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

May 9th 2017, 9:45 PM 23,771 Views 19 Comments

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
# League Final Thriller
From The42
# League Final Thriller

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

May 7th 2017, 3:36 PM 4,398 Views 1 Comment

Aisling Doonan scored 0-7 for Cavan.

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

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

May 7th 2017, 12:53 PM 26,123 Views 15 Comments

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

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

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

May 7th 2017, 7:00 AM 3,299 Views 0 Comments

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

# westmeath - Saturday 6 May, 2017

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

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

May 6th 2017, 3:00 PM 22,473 Views 2 Comments

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
# Keep Fighting
# Keep Fighting

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

Apr 7th 2017, 7:40 AM 19,426 Views 6 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 28th 2017, 9:41 PM 9,828 Views 7 Comments

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
# RIP
# RIP

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

Feb 15th 2017, 5:35 PM 59,740 Views 11 Comments

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

# westmeath - Friday 27 January, 2017

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

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

Jan 27th 2017, 3:23 PM 7,953 Views 1 Comment

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?
# Athlone
# Athlone

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

Jan 2nd 2017, 6:00 AM 31,405 Views 27 Comments

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