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# Westmeath

Last month
November 2023
Gardaí seize over €100,000 in cash after Westmeath operation targeting an organised crime group
Three people were arrested during the course of the searches, two of whom have been released without charge.
New dedicated national centre for electric vehicle skills to be developed in Mullingar
It’s been described as a ‘a critical component of the State’s response to the green transition’.
This year
'Oh, can we just stay?': People turn up to Westmeath home listed as hotel on
The listing remained on the website for over two weeks after was first contacted.
Tipperary, Westmeath and Kilkenny GAA club games live on TV next weekend
Plenty for GAA fans to enjoy.
Pensioner assaulted by several people during burglary of his home in Athlone
The attackers made off with a sum of cash while the pensioner was taken to hospital with injuries.
Cocaine and cannabis with €2.1m euros seized in Kildare and Westmeath
The operation targeted transnational organised crime and led to the arrest of five men and one woman.
Motorcyclist (50s) dies following single vehicle collision in Co Westmeath
The incident happened at around 3.20pm yesterday on the N4 at Ballinalack, Mullingar.
Galway pull clear to beat 14-man Westmeath
The sending off of Ray Connellan proved crucial as Galway won out by eight points.
Westmeath relegated from Leinster Championship after defeat to Antrim
A successful trip to Mullingar for Darren Gleeson’s team.
Pedestrian dies after being hit by car in Offaly
A male aged in his 50s was pronounced dead at the scene.
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.
'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.
Down heap more pain on Donegal as they advance to Ulster semi-final
Louth and Kildare make progress in Leinster.
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'.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Strong Cavan start with win over Westmeath, Leitrim and Laois both flying high
Elsewhere in Division 3, Offaly defeated Antrim today.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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’.
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.
Man (20) dies after Westmeath car crash
Gardaí have appealed for witnesses.
Last year
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.
Man (70s) in serious condition after car collides with truck in Co Westmeath
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the collision to come forward.
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.
Jason Sherlock joins Westmeath football backroom team for 2023
Meanwhile, Donegal’s Colm McFadden links up with Sligo.
Westmeath-based psychic Stefan Posschier's son charged with his murder
Posschier’s body was discovered late last month.
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.
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.
Tributes paid to psychic medium and 'good character' Stefan Posschier after Westmeath killing
Stefan Posschier was found dead at a house on Tuesday evening.
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.
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.
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.
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.