Western News

Get you and your dress into the movies in Ballina

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MAYO author Kate Kerrigan is inviting Mayo women to don their most fabulous dress and get down to Mount Falcon Estate in Ballina for a film shoot next weekend, April 18. “Every woman has a dress that is really important to...

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Mayo’s abandoned pets find Noeline’s Ark

By Tracey May Halloran   I’d heard she gave away her cooker to people in need, and now she uses...

Monday, 13/04/15 - 3:14pm Read More

Win a designer handbag with All She Wants & Marian Duggan

  Win one of Maypo designer Lisa’s limited edition bags Imagine a beautiful Lisa Ryder piece on your arm this...

Friday, 03/04/15 - 11:24am Read More

Unannounced inspection at Aras Attracta reveals ongoing problems

A new report from HIQA into Aras Attracta in Co Mayo has found ongoing problems with standards of care at...

Wednesday, 01/04/15 - 11:36am Read More

Team of nine has five months to review Portiuncula maternity services

A nine-person team has been named to undertake a review of maternity services at Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe. The team...

Monday, 30/03/15 - 1:49pm Read More

National News

PICTURES: 200 bikers join motorcade bringing Aidan Lynam’s coffin home

Two hundred bikers joined a motorcade escorting the coffin of Aidan Lynam home today, after the charity worker and father of three was killed in a crash yesterday in Co Clare. Mr Lynam, from Lucan, was taking part in the...

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Postmaster declares for general election battle

One of the first postmasters to run in the next general election has been declared. Seona O’Fegan is to contest...

Monday, 04/05/15 - 6:11pm Read More

Burton defends changes to loan-parent payments

Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton is defending changes to lone-parent payments. Fianna Fáil is criticising the Government for reducing...

Monday, 04/05/15 - 5:53pm Read More

Man killed in early-morning crash was in Cork for wedding

A man killed in an east Cork crash early today was visiting Cork for a bank holiday weekend wedding, it...

Monday, 04/05/15 - 5:23pm Read More

Ireland’s oldest gay bar forced to close

Ireland’s oldest gay bar, Loafers bar in Cork, closed its doors today. In a shock move the proprietor Ted O’Connell...

Monday, 04/05/15 - 4:57pm Read More


Monday’s TV tips

How the Other Half Eat (Channel 4, 7.30pm) Food shopping these days isn’t simply a case of nipping down to the supermarket and picking up whatever takes your fancy. Instead, there’s a startling array of products on offer, from no...

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Mulligan promised herself as teenager she would work with DiCaprio

Carey Mulligan made a promise to herself as a teenager that “one day” she would get to work with Leonardo...

Monday, 04/05/15 - 4:30pm Read More

Amal buys George a £135K birthday present

Amal Clooney is buying George Clooney a £135,000 car for his birthday. The human rights lawyer has reportedly splashed out...

Monday, 04/05/15 - 9:46am Read More

Bruce Jenner sacks Kris as manager; she’s reportedly not happy

Bruce Jenner has sacked Kris Jenner as his manager. The 65-year-old reality star has cut his ex-wife – with whom...

Monday, 04/05/15 - 9:32am Read More

Sunday’s TV tips

FILM: Wrath of the Titans (TV3, 5.20pm) (2012) Sam Worthington returns as Perseus, the demigod son of Zeus (Liam Neeson)...

Sunday, 03/05/15 - 6:01pm Read More

Western Sport

Connacht’s Muliaina had ‘no idea’ he was going to be arrested

Mils Muliaina said he had “no idea” he was about to be arrested after his match on Friday. The New Zealand Herald reports that the Connacht rugby star thought he was being pulled aside for a drugs test, when police...

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Connacht sign New Zealand flanker

Connacht boss Pat Lam has welcomed the signing. Connacht Rugby and the IRFU have recruited back row forward Nepia Fox-Matamua...

Wednesday, 25/03/15 - 3:29pm Read More

Henshaw hails ‘ultimate leader’ O’Connell after Six Nations win

Ireland and Connacht centre Robbie Henshaw is basking in the delight of a Six Nations victory and credits captain Paul...

Wednesday, 25/03/15 - 11:38am Read More

All Black centurion to start for Connacht

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100-cap All Black Mils Muliaina  looks likely to start for Connacht when the Pro 12 resumes after a two week break...

Tuesday, 18/11/14 - 1:04pm Read More

McStay and Holmes front-runners to replace Horan

    Kevin McStay and Pat Holmes are in the running to replace James Horan as Mayo GAA manager, the...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 10:23am Read More

Horan steps down as Mayo boss

James Horan has stepped down as Mayo Senior Football Manager following his side’s defeat to Kerry on Saturday evening. The news...

Sunday, 31/08/14 - 8:41am Read More

National Sport

Juve: Tevez will see out contract

Juventus have stressed that Carlos Tevez is not for sale and they expect the Argentinian striker to honour his contract with the club. Reports in Italy claimed Tevez was looking to leave the Turin giants this summer to return to...

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Mayweather to surrender titles

Floyd Mayweather plans to surrender all five of his world titles after deciding the climax to his unbeaten career in...

Monday, 04/05/15 - 12:29pm Read More

Former England and Spurs striker Greaves suffers severe stroke

Former England and Tottenham striker Jimmy Greaves is in intensive care after suffering a severe stroke yesterday. A statement from...

Monday, 04/05/15 - 10:37am Read More

Pellegrini walks out of interview asking if he’s the right man for City

Manuel Pellegrini believes Manchester City can wrestle the title back next season, but walked out of an interview when asked...

Monday, 04/05/15 - 10:14am Read More

Mourinho: Chelsea are worthy champions

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho and captain John Terry took swipes at their critics after the Blues sealed their first Barclays...

Monday, 04/05/15 - 9:54am Read More

Galway trounce transatlantic rivals

Galway 2-18 New York 0-8Damien Comer inspired Galway as they advanced to face Leitrim in the next round of the...

Sunday, 03/05/15 - 8:44pm Read More