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Lake County duo Boidu Sayeh and Jenny Rodgers joined 50 leading GAA stars to compete in the first ever ‘Plant the Planet Games’ in Nairobi, Kenya, on a visit that also saw them plant the first thousand trees in a GPA-backed tree planting effort to tackle climate change in Africa.
A social occasion like no other awaits the Westmeath GAA community in the Mullingar Park Hotel on Friday night as a medal presentation banquet, in recognition of the recent achievements of the county’s footballers and hurlers, takes pride of place.
Two of Westmeath’s leading GAA stars have jetted off to Africa this week, in a bid to plant a million trees and raise awareness of the impact that climate change is having on some of the world’s most vulnerable people.
As a return to intercounty training awaits in late November, the Westmeath senior football panel united en masse on Sunday morning to complete the Tailteann Trail, members of the playing squad and management completing a sponsored relay on the greenway from Athlone to Kinnegad, realising funds for the Lake County’s team holiday to Mexico this month.
Four contributions with strong Westmeath connections are part of a compelling new GAA book written by those at the heart of the sport.
Westmeath County Council, as part of its Decade of Centenaries programme, invites entries to a new essay competition open to all senior cycle students. The competition is focused on Westmeath during the War of Independence (1919-1921) and/or Civil War (1922-1923). Contributors are asked to write about any aspect of that period in Westmeath’s history. Contributors may concentrate on a particular person, group, organisation, place or event. Apart from political and military topics, contributions on cultural, social and sporting topics are welcome.
To much shock within the Westmeath GAA community, Jack Cooney has departed his role as as senior football manager.
Sections taking shape as Westmeath senior football championship makes highly competitive group phase progress