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# westmeath - Sunday 28 June, 2015

13 images of the unbridled joy after Westmeath's momentous win at Croke Park
# Midlands Mirth
From The42
# Midlands Mirth

13 images of the unbridled joy after Westmeath's momentous win at Croke Park

Jun 28th 2015, 5:08 PM 10,918 Views 9 Comments

Because Westmeath is the best Meath.

There were 3 brilliant goals in 5 mad minutes of Meath v Westmeath
# Double Tap
From The42
# Double Tap

There were 3 brilliant goals in 5 mad minutes of Meath v Westmeath

Jun 28th 2015, 2:53 PM 6,335 Views 4 Comments

Brian McMahon’s brace came hot on the heels of an excellent Westmeath goal.

# westmeath - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Syndicate playing same Lotto numbers for 27 years wins €5.9 million
# Fancy That
# Fancy That

Syndicate playing same Lotto numbers for 27 years wins €5.9 million

Jun 2nd 2015, 4:14 PM 27,557 Views 16 Comments

The group of seven will each take home €842,994.

# westmeath - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Garda arrested over leaking of information to media in Roma case
# Investigation
# Investigation

Garda arrested over leaking of information to media in Roma case

May 28th 2015, 10:10 AM 20,553 Views 42 Comments

The Ombudsman for Children issued a damning report on the case last July.

# westmeath - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Bare chests, grappling and goals: The best images from the weekend's championship From The42

Bare chests, grappling and goals: The best images from the weekend's championship

May 17th 2015, 8:15 PM 5,403 Views 1 Comment

Here’s how the first big Championship weekend looked.

# westmeath - Friday 1 May, 2015

Man jailed for 12 years for sexually assaulting and attempting to rape his sister
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for 12 years for sexually assaulting and attempting to rape his sister

May 1st 2015, 11:00 PM 37,433 Views 23 Comments

At the time of the attack, he was serving the suspended portion of a sentence for armed robbery.

# westmeath - Sunday 15 March, 2015

Gardaí concerned for welfare of man (20) missing from Westmeath
# Kinnegad
# Kinnegad

Gardaí concerned for welfare of man (20) missing from Westmeath

Mar 15th 2015, 1:48 PM 18,577 Views 5 Comments

Silvestras Stoskus was last seen on the 8th March.

# westmeath - Friday 23 January, 2015

Man due in court over hit and run that left pedestrian seriously injured
# Virginia
# Virginia

Man due in court over hit and run that left pedestrian seriously injured

Jan 23rd 2015, 9:15 AM 8,428 Views 0 Comments

A car has also been seized as part of the investigation.

# westmeath - Monday 19 January, 2015

Body found in search for missing Westmeath man Michael Dillon
# River Boyne
# River Boyne

Body found in search for missing Westmeath man Michael Dillon

Jan 19th 2015, 6:33 PM 20,164 Views 9 Comments

He had been missing for two weeks.

# westmeath - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Viable homemade explosive device found at Mullingar house
# Bomb Squad
# Bomb Squad

Viable homemade explosive device found at Mullingar house

Jan 13th 2015, 2:00 PM 10,392 Views 14 Comments

It was the first viable device which the Defence Forces have dealt with this year.

# westmeath - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Woman in her 20s killed after being hit by car
# Athlone
# Athlone

Woman in her 20s killed after being hit by car

Dec 13th 2014, 7:55 PM 21,535 Views 4 Comments

The woman was hit by a car in Glasson, near Athlone on Wednesday.

# westmeath - Friday 28 November, 2014

There's a campaign to pick this Westmeath lad in a tractor as the face of Gosh makeup
# Goshgirl2015
From The Daily Edge
# Goshgirl2015

There's a campaign to pick this Westmeath lad in a tractor as the face of Gosh makeup

Nov 28th 2014, 8:58 AM 3,059 Views 0 Comments

Vote Paul McGovern for #GoshGirl2015.

# westmeath - Friday 17 October, 2014

Man charged for growing 500 cannabis plants in Westmeath house
# Drugs
# Drugs

Man charged for growing 500 cannabis plants in Westmeath house

Oct 17th 2014, 2:00 PM 15,922 Views 41 Comments

The drugs, worth an estimated €400,000, were found during a raid on the house this morning.

# westmeath - Sunday 5 October, 2014

Is the recovery finally gathering pace in the Midlands? The retailers of Athlone weigh in...
# Main St Ireland
# Main St Ireland

Is the recovery finally gathering pace in the Midlands? The retailers of Athlone weigh in...

Oct 5th 2014, 8:30 PM 20,865 Views 28 Comments

Some long-established businesses say there’s little optimism out there, but others say that things are finally beginning to look a little brighter.

# westmeath - Saturday 4 October, 2014

HSE investigate death of baby born at Midlands Hospital
# Mullingar
# Mullingar

HSE investigate death of baby born at Midlands Hospital

Oct 4th 2014, 9:14 PM 29,796 Views 0 Comments

The infant was born at a hospital in Mullingar, and later transferred to a specialist Neo-Natal Unit

# westmeath - Friday 19 September, 2014

What to see in THE MIDLANDS on Culture Night
# Culture Night
# Culture Night

What to see in THE MIDLANDS on Culture Night

Sep 19th 2014, 5:48 PM 12,811 Views 9 Comments

It’s Culture Night on Friday – and here’s our guide to what’s happening around the country.

# westmeath - Monday 15 September, 2014

Fianna Fáil spends the most on two by-elections - but fails to nab a seat
# SIPO
# SIPO

Fianna Fáil spends the most on two by-elections - but fails to nab a seat

Sep 15th 2014, 8:09 PM 6,746 Views 17 Comments

Its members spent the most in the Dublin West and Longford Westmeath by-elections, the Standards in Public Office Commission said.

# westmeath - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Shots fired outside Westmeath pub
# Gun Crime
# Gun Crime

Shots fired outside Westmeath pub

Sep 13th 2014, 12:19 PM 13,033 Views 5 Comments

Gardaí said no one was injured in the incident but they are appealing for witnesses.

# westmeath - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Man in critical condition after house fire in Athlone
# Westmeath
# Westmeath

Man in critical condition after house fire in Athlone

Sep 10th 2014, 8:37 AM 6,393 Views 0 Comments

The blaze broke out a house in The Batteries shortly after 9pm.

# westmeath - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Man dies and elderly woman hospitalised in Westmeath house fire
# Ballynacargy
# Ballynacargy

Man dies and elderly woman hospitalised in Westmeath house fire

Aug 2nd 2014, 1:22 PM 10,367 Views 0 Comments

The two were the only occupants of the house at Jordanstown, Ballynacargy

# westmeath - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Gardaí search for man missing from Athlone for eight days
# Missing
# Missing

Gardaí search for man missing from Athlone for eight days

Jul 26th 2014, 7:49 PM 10,824 Views 5 Comments

Anthony Carberry may been last seen walking alongside the N4 road in Westmeath.

# westmeath - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Missing 85-year-old Australian tourist found safe and well
# Missing
# Missing

Missing 85-year-old Australian tourist found safe and well

Jul 13th 2014, 3:30 PM 22,256 Views 6 Comments

Gardaí were seeking the public’s assistance in tracing his whereabouts.

# westmeath - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Garda car shortage meant hour delay in child 'abduction' response
# Logan Report
# Logan Report

Garda car shortage meant hour delay in child 'abduction' response

Jul 5th 2014, 7:00 AM 23,750 Views 70 Comments

It also took two hours for the incident to be assigned to a garda.

# westmeath - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Timeline: Here's what happened to the Roma Child A in Athlone
# Roma Children
# Roma Children

Timeline: Here's what happened to the Roma Child A in Athlone

Jul 1st 2014, 8:15 PM 9,922 Views 8 Comments

After being taken in foster care, the child was heard screaming for his parents at 4am.

# westmeath - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Westmeath's Dessie Dolan announces retirement from inter-county football
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

Westmeath's Dessie Dolan announces retirement from inter-county football

Jun 29th 2014, 3:18 PM 4,719 Views 4 Comments

The 34-year-old, who was an All Star in 2004, has played his last game for his county.

# westmeath - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Man charged with assault of Polish man whose body was found in River Shannon
# Athlone
# Athlone

Man charged with assault of Polish man whose body was found in River Shannon

Jun 22nd 2014, 8:28 PM 25,747 Views 0 Comments

A man in his 20s remains in custody at Athlone Garda Station while two men detained in Mullingar were released without charge overnight.

# westmeath - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Poll: Own up... Have you ever parked in a disabled space?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Own up... Have you ever parked in a disabled space?

May 21st 2014, 9:11 AM 21,918 Views 194 Comments

Ever? Time to confess.

# westmeath - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Third time's the charm for Galway ladies as they win Division 2
# GAA
From The42
# GAA

Third time's the charm for Galway ladies as they win Division 2

May 10th 2014, 4:01 PM 2,405 Views 1 Comment

The Tribeswomen lost finals in 2012 and 2013

Dublin and Cork face off for league glory on huge day for ladies football stars
# Final Showdowns
From The42
# Final Showdowns

Dublin and Cork face off for league glory on huge day for ladies football stars

May 10th 2014, 6:45 AM 2,192 Views 2 Comments

The sides meet in Parnell Park this afternoon.

# westmeath - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Westmeath to Mont-de-Marsan: A professional rugby road less travelled
# Green Giant
From The42
# Green Giant

Westmeath to Mont-de-Marsan: A professional rugby road less travelled

May 3rd 2014, 9:45 AM 3,812 Views 2 Comments

Second row Mark Flanagan is thriving in the French Pro D2 after emerging at Leinster.

# westmeath - Friday 2 May, 2014

Westmeath woman Dorothy Healy found safe and well
# Mullingar
# Mullingar

Westmeath woman Dorothy Healy found safe and well

May 2nd 2014, 12:06 PM 15,346 Views 1 Comment

Gardaí have thanked the public for their assistance.

Want to head along to some live sport over the long weekend?
# Out And About
From The42
# Out And About

Want to head along to some live sport over the long weekend?

May 2nd 2014, 8:00 AM 10,974 Views 26 Comments

Here’s a taster of what your options are between now and Monday.

# westmeath - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Gardaí combing vast area of ground as search for two missing men continues
# One Week On
# One Week On

Gardaí combing vast area of ground as search for two missing men continues

Apr 29th 2014, 12:24 PM 9,272 Views 17 Comments

Eoin O’Connor and Anthony Keegan, both from Coolock in north Dublin, were last seen on Tuesday of last week.

# westmeath - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Search teams in Lough Ree find missing fisherman's boat
# Midlands
# Midlands

Search teams in Lough Ree find missing fisherman's boat

Apr 1st 2014, 8:31 AM 7,487 Views 17 Comments

The search for missing Armagh man Darryl Burke has been ongoing for almost two weeks.

# westmeath - Monday 24 March, 2014

Search for missing fisherman to resume today
# Lough Ree
# Lough Ree

Search for missing fisherman to resume today

Mar 24th 2014, 10:19 AM 3,571 Views 1 Comment

Searchers are now focusing on the south end of the lake after 30 divers scoured the area yesterday.

# westmeath - Monday 3 March, 2014

Athlone child rapist will be sentenced today
# Courts
# Courts

Athlone child rapist will be sentenced today

Mar 3rd 2014, 7:15 AM 16,569 Views 0 Comments

The 30-year-old man has admitted to all charges against him, relating to sex offences against two young girls who were attending a birthday party in Athlone last September.

# westmeath - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Two arrested in organised crime sting in the midlands
# Investigation
# Investigation

Two arrested in organised crime sting in the midlands

Feb 20th 2014, 10:02 AM 13,566 Views 5 Comments

The men in their 20s were detained as part of an investigation into gangs.

# westmeath - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Mullingar's Niall Horan banknotes go on sale
# Mullincash
From The Daily Edge
# Mullincash

Mullingar's Niall Horan banknotes go on sale

Feb 15th 2014, 11:59 AM 3,054 Views 1 Comment

Cash what makes you beautiful.

# westmeath - Thursday 6 February, 2014

29-year-old motorcyclist killed in crash
# Road Death
# Road Death

29-year-old motorcyclist killed in crash

Feb 6th 2014, 8:03 PM 21,565 Views 13 Comments

The man’s motorbike collided with a car between Delvin and Clonmellon.

# westmeath - Friday 31 January, 2014

Man who burgled five homes in one hour arrested after car chase
# Westmeath
# Westmeath

Man who burgled five homes in one hour arrested after car chase

Jan 31st 2014, 10:15 AM 19,956 Views 0 Comments

The 21-year-old is due before Naas District Court this morning.