A robbery at a Co Westmeath charity shop is being investigated by gardaí.

A robbery at a Co Westmeath charity shop is being investigated by gardaí.The culprits broke through two fortified doors and a security gate to force t(...)

 Westmeath fans will hope  Dessie Dolan reverse his decision to retire. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan / Inpho

New Westmeath manager manager Tom Cribbin insists there’ll be no pressure put on county stalwart Dessie Dolan to reverse his retirement plans for the(...)

Not likely anytime soon: a snow scene near Ladestown on the outskirts of Mullingar. Photograph: Alan Betson 2:14

The prospect of a white Christmas anywhere in Ireland appears to be receding, although forecasters have warned that painting an accurate picture of wh(...)

An Irishman in his 20s has died in Mumbai, India. File photograph: Thinkstock

An Irishman in his 20s from Co Westmeath has died in India. Brendan Devanney passed away in Mumbai in recent days.According to local media reports he (...)

“We are sending a shipment of knitwear to New York, to London, to Miami, to Boston – we are flat out,” says Lainey Keogh from her studio in Wicklow(...)

Cafe in Knock by Mark Duffy

Red faced cailíns; old men on donkeys; pubs; the doors of Dublin; Irish writers – generations of postcards have projected an idealised image of Irelan(...)

Weather warning: AA Roadwatch is advising drivers to use fog lights and take extra care. Photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times

Met Éireann issued an orange status weather alert for the second day in a row as heavy frost and fog followed freezing temperatures overnight. The ale(...)

Philip Lynch: ‘My Irishness is seriously on the wane. Such is the inevitable fate for many of us long-term migrants.’

I’m not Irish anymore. It’s not as if I’ve had a falling out with Ireland. There’s hardly any angst at all. We’ve simply drifted apart with the pas(...)

St Vincent’s Tomás Quinn: scored two goals, including a late penalty to help his side defeat Garrycastle. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

St Vincent’s 3-9 Garrycastle (Westmeath) 1-10 Although this turned out to be the result we all expected, it came in a manner that defied prediction. (...)

Moate Community School students celebrate their win, which earned them prize money of £4,000 (€5,000). Photograph: Justin Kernoghan

Moate Community School in Co Westmeath has won the 2014 All Island School Choir Competition. The televised contest, organised by the all-island peace(...)