Westmeath

‘Old fashioned’ gentleman farmer remembered by singer

‘Old fashioned’ gentleman farmer remembered by singer

A singer/songwriter from Westmeath has expressed her sorrow at the sudden death of her dear friend and neighbour, beef farmer...

August 15, 2021

‘Dairy Focus: ‘Mam is 100% the real boss without her we would be lost’

‘Dairy Focus: ‘Mam is 100% the real boss without her we would be lost’

In this week’s Dairy Focus, Agriland made the trip to meet the Carey family on their dairy farm near Crissawn,...

July 10, 2021

Westmeath farm hosts ‘open air life’ summer event series

Westmeath farm hosts ‘open air life’ summer event series

An Ghrian Glas Farm, which is located in Ballymore, Co. Westmeath, is hosting an ‘open air life’ summer event series,...

June 7, 2021

Drive-in country music event calls for tractors at the ready

Drive-in country music event calls for tractors at the ready

Kilbeggan country music drive-in festival will take place on the bank holiday Monday, June 7, in what is being hailed...

June 5, 2021

Cattle killed by lightning in multiple incidents

Cattle killed by lightning in multiple incidents

A number of cattle were killed in multiple incidents involving lightning in a weekend dominated by stormy weather. Ciaran Lynch...

May 17, 2021

Westmeath farmer gets top marks at annual milk awards

Westmeath farmer gets top marks at annual milk awards

Westmeath farmer, Peter Hamm, has been crowned Aurivo Milk Supplier of the Year 2021 today (May 5) at the 14th...

May 5, 2021

Hooves 4 Hospice campaign led by Westmeath farmer

Hooves 4 Hospice campaign led by Westmeath farmer

A Westmeath organic farmer is chairing the Hooves 4 Hospice campaign, which is seeing Lions Club members undertake an aim...

May 3, 2021

Porridge oats provide taste of success for Westmeath family

Porridge oats provide taste of success for Westmeath family

Porridge oats proved to be the perfect enterprise diversification for a Westmeath organic cereal and beef farm family. The Lalors...

May 2, 2021

Man found guilty of dumping in a protected Westmeath bog

Man found guilty of dumping in a protected Westmeath bog

In a case brought before Mullingar District Court by the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, a man was...

April 14, 2021

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after theft and subsequent recovery of 4X4

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after theft and subsequent recovery of 4X4

An appeal for witnesses has been made by An Garda Síochána in relation to the theft of a 4X4 in...

September 23, 2020

FSAI issues recall of all meat from butcher in Westmeath

FSAI issues recall of all meat from butcher in Westmeath

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has issued a recall of all meat from a butcher in Co. Westmeath....

June 2, 2020

Fleadh Cheoil 2020 deferred until 2021

Fleadh Cheoil 2020 deferred until 2021

Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2020, which was due to take place in Mullingar, Co. Westmeath this August, has been deferred...

March 23, 2020

‘Rose View’: Agricultural land on 71ac with 140m of road frontage – to go on the block

‘Rose View’: Agricultural land on 71ac with 140m of road frontage – to go on the block

“Rose View”, a residential farm set on circa 71ac (28.68ha) with prime agricultural land and 140m of road frontage, is currently...

February 23, 2020

Call-out to tractor drivers ahead of righteous rural run

Call-out to tractor drivers ahead of righteous rural run

Preparations are well underway for a tractor run later this year – which will be held for a very worthy...

February 16, 2020

‘Real gems’: Choose your pick on 2 farms…in Westmeath or Cavan

‘Real gems’: Choose your pick on 2 farms…in Westmeath or Cavan

Martin Shortt Auctioneers brings to the market not one but two properties: the first located in Co. Westmeath; and the...

February 11, 2020

Bachelors of 40-plus sought for competition

Bachelors of 40-plus sought for competition

Bachelors aged 40 and over are being encouraged to enter the Westmeath bachelor competition 2020. The competition and black tie...

December 14, 2019

Man killed in farm accident in Westmeath

Man killed in farm accident in Westmeath

A man in his 60s was killed in a farm accident in Co. Westmeath over the weekend, An Garda Síochána...

August 27, 2019

Group of activists target Co. Westmeath pig farm

Group of activists target Co. Westmeath pig farm

A number of activists entered a pig farm in Co. Westmeath earlier today, Saturday, June 29, taking pictures and videos...

June 29, 2019