Cha Dwyer scored important goal for Laois. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Laois 1-20 Westmeath 1-17 A late second-half rally by Laois denied Westmeath their first championship victory at O’Moore Park. Westmeath (...)

Westmeath manager Michael Ryan patrols the sideline during his side’s victory over Antrim. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Westmeath 1-21 Antrim 0-7 Westmeath’s hurlers emerged from the driving rain in front of just under 1,300 spectators in Mullingar yesterday afte(...)

Westmeath’s Brendan Murtagh: his goal after  a quarter of an hour elapsed in the second half was key to his side’s victory over Carlow in Mullingar. Photograph: Inpho

Westmeath 2-19 Carlow 2-17 A brilliant goal from Brendan Murtagh in the 50th minute proved to be the decisive score as Westmeath eked out a deserved (...)

Galway manager Anthony Cunningham can be happy with his young team’s win over Westmeath. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Wexford may have been in experimental mode but they still recorded a comfortable 1-21 to 0-15 victory over UCD in this Walsh Cup senior hurling game p(...)

Waterford’s Brian O’Sullivan shoots under pressure from Westmeath’s John Shaw. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Waterford had their expected comfortable win in the second round of this year’s All-Ireland senior hurling qualifiers in Cusack Park, Mullingar on Sat(...)

London manager Eamonn Phelan announced he was stepping down as manager to return to Ireland after the game.

London 0-11 Westmeath 1-15: A goal from Brendan Murtagh on 50 minutes proved the decisive score for Westmeath who defeated a wasteful London in Ruisli(...)

 Irish Bank Resolution Corporation has broadly settled legal actions against former Smart Telecom chief executive Oisin Fanning and others arising from loans and guarantees. Photograph: Courtpix

Irish Bank Resolution Corporation has broadly settled legal actions against former Smart Telecom chief executive Oisin Fanning(...)