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Laois make three changes ahead of Westmeath clash
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# Fresh Faces

Laois make three changes ahead of Westmeath clash

May 25th 2018, 12:38 PM 4,251 Views 1 Comment

John Sugrue has made the changes after his team’s extra-time victory over Wexford in the opening round of the Leinster SFC.

Motorcyclist dies after his bike strikes a pole in Westmeath
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Motorcyclist dies after his bike strikes a pole in Westmeath

May 13th 2018, 4:09 PM 24,235 Views 23 Comments

The collision happened this morning.

Westmeath end 50-year wait with win in Laois while Antrim crush Meath in the Joe McDonagh Cup
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# Wrap

Westmeath end 50-year wait with win in Laois while Antrim crush Meath in the Joe McDonagh Cup

May 5th 2018, 6:37 PM 8,814 Views 3 Comments

Two Round 1 fixtures were down for decision on Saturday.

'We want to enjoy it' - One of the fresh faces behind the rise of Westmeath camogie
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# Raising The Bar

'We want to enjoy it' - One of the fresh faces behind the rise of Westmeath camogie

Apr 27th 2018, 7:15 AM 4,280 Views 2 Comments

Laura Doherty’s side face Cork in the Littlewoods Ireland Camogie Leagues Division 2 Final.

Athlone native selected in League Two team of the year as Luton close in on promotion
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# Star Man

Athlone native selected in League Two team of the year as Luton close in on promotion

Apr 17th 2018, 11:16 AM 4,748 Views 0 Comments

Alan Sheehan has been a regular at centre-half for promotion chasing Luton Town.

One of Ireland's biggest builders plans to overhaul Athlone's rundown Texas Shopping Centre
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One of Ireland's biggest builders plans to overhaul Athlone's rundown Texas Shopping Centre

Apr 15th 2018, 9:15 AM 35,039 Views 32 Comments

Bennett Construction acquired the mostly disused Westmeath development late last year.

Man (43) dies in workplace accident at Mullingar business park
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Man (43) dies in workplace accident at Mullingar business park

Apr 11th 2018, 8:47 PM 33,713 Views 2 Comments

The incident occurred this morning.

The firm behind a major whiskey project says claims it would scar Westmeath are 'exaggerated'
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# Food And Drink

The firm behind a major whiskey project says claims it would scar Westmeath are 'exaggerated'

Mar 25th 2018, 10:00 AM 20,747 Views 51 Comments

Vault Whiskey Store has appealed the refusal for its €138m development.

GAA rescheduled fixture plan suffers setback as further postponements announced
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# Snow Joke

GAA rescheduled fixture plan suffers setback as further postponements announced

Mar 19th 2018, 9:47 AM 11,355 Views 1 Comment

Three other National League ties are still set to go ahead.

Substantial amount of jewellery stolen from Westmeath store during Storm Emma
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Substantial amount of jewellery stolen from Westmeath store during Storm Emma

Mar 6th 2018, 8:06 PM 24,861 Views 20 Comments

No arrests have been made to date in relation to the incident.

Donegal put nine goals past Westmeath as Monaghan pick up their first points of the league campaign
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Donegal put nine goals past Westmeath as Monaghan pick up their first points of the league campaign

Feb 18th 2018, 10:53 PM 5,099 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile in Division 2, there were wins for Armagh and Tipperary.

Sean's Bar in Athlone is Ireland's oldest pub - and a bona fide tourist attraction
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Sean's Bar in Athlone is Ireland's oldest pub - and a bona fide tourist attraction

Feb 7th 2018, 5:30 PM 7,187 Views 1 Comment

The pub dates back to 900 AD, thanks to an enterprising young man named Luain.

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

Feb 1st 2018, 12:04 PM 19,647 Views 25 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 22nd 2018, 4:08 PM 3,985 Views 2 Comments

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

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

Jan 8th 2018, 3:25 PM 25,824 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.

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

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

Dec 30th 2017, 4:10 PM 6,879 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
# 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 8,097 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Dec 1st 2017, 10:44 PM 24,617 Views 21 Comments

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

Gardaí investigating after man shot in Athlone
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# Retreat Road

Gardaí investigating after man shot in Athlone

Nov 19th 2017, 7:57 AM 17,223 Views 8 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 13th 2017, 8:03 PM 21,141 Views 11 Comments

The incident happened over the weekend.

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

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

Nov 9th 2017, 8:44 AM 16,742 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.

Man (20s) hospitalised after stabbing in Kinnegad
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Man (20s) hospitalised after stabbing in Kinnegad

Nov 5th 2017, 1:59 PM 21,871 Views 6 Comments

The incident occurred yesterday morning.

The last link to Westmeath's 2004 Leinster-winning team has called it a day
# End Of An Era
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# 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 8,180 Views 3 Comments

Denis Glennon is hanging up his inter-county boots.

Westmeath man given life sentence for murdering mother of his children
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Westmeath man given life sentence for murdering mother of his children

Oct 13th 2017, 12:50 PM 21,369 Views 23 Comments

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

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

Oct 5th 2017, 6:34 PM 19,894 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Acclaimed author JP Donleavy has died at age 91

Sep 14th 2017, 7:51 AM 11,671 Views 13 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 10th 2017, 2:54 PM 12,332 Views 1 Comment

The Kathleen Mills Cup is heading to the Lake County for the first time.

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

Aug 23rd 2017, 6:05 AM 139,037 Views 82 Comments

Guests at the wedding assaulted one another with keys and glass bottles.

Motorcyclist dies after being involved in crash with car
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Motorcyclist dies after being involved in crash with car

Aug 13th 2017, 6:50 PM 18,429 Views 6 Comments

The scene has been preserved for examination by the garda forensic collision investigators.

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

Aug 1st 2017, 6:26 PM 69,777 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”.

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

Jul 23rd 2017, 9:00 PM 14,562 Views 12 Comments

The Irish Men’s Sheds Association has launched a website to give Irish men information on their physical and mental health.

'It's not fair to leave people in this pain': Westmeath woman waiting 2 years for surgery on chronic back ailment
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# 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 17,297 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.

Young man killed in crash with three cars
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Young man killed in crash with three cars

Jul 9th 2017, 8:09 AM 17,952 Views 1 Comment

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

Orchard march on after bruising encounter with Westmeath
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# Thriller

Orchard march on after bruising encounter with Westmeath

Jul 8th 2017, 8:57 PM 11,149 Views 4 Comments

14-man Armagh edged this one.

As It Happened: Mayo v Derry, Tipp v Westmeath, Donegal v Longford - GAA match tracker From The42
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As It Happened: Mayo v Derry, Tipp v Westmeath, Donegal v Longford - GAA match tracker

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

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

Jun 25th 2017, 6:51 PM 11,712 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
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Dessie Dolan inducted into Leinster GAA Hall of Fame

Jun 25th 2017, 5:35 PM 4,988 Views 5 Comments

The Garrycastleman enjoyed a 16-year career with Westmeath.

Man dies at Body and Soul music festival in Westmeath
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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.

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

Jun 24th 2017, 12:02 PM 14,387 Views 16 Comments

Throw-in at Croke Park is 4pm tomorrow.