Western News

Man jailed in Perth for one-punch assault that killed Galway man

By Sean Ryan A 24-year-old Australian man has been jailed for nine years for the one-punch attack that killed Irishman Thomas Keaney in Perth, Australia. The Australian Supreme Court heard today that Abbas Yahya Al Jrood, who killed Mr Keaney...

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Ballyhaunis man collects Euromillions cheque from Lottery HQ

A man who lives in Ballyhaunis Co Mayo collected a cheque worth almost €320,000 from National Lottery Headquarters in Dublin...

Tuesday, 16/06/15 - 2:08pm Read More

‘Number of Irish’ among five killed in US balcony collapse

Five people have been killed and eight others injured after a balcony collapsed on an apartment building in Berkeley, California....

Tuesday, 16/06/15 - 2:08pm Read More

Man dies in apparent workplace accident at Mayo quarry

An investigation is underway after a man died in what is believed to be a workplace accident in Co Mayo...

Thursday, 11/06/15 - 3:06pm Read More

Psychiatric unit to reopen at Galway hospital

The HSE is to reopen a psychiatric unit at University College Hospital Galway following a dispute with nurses. Members of...

Thursday, 04/06/15 - 6:28am Read More

National News

Trio released after investigation into animal cruelty

Three people arrested earlier in connection with alleged animal cruelty have been released without charge. A man and two women were detained as part of an investigation into animal cruelty at a farm in Carlow. 351 dogs and 11 horses...

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Banking Inquiry told not to hear video link evidence from David Drumm

The DPP has told the Banking Inquiry not to hear evidence from former Anglo boss David Drumm by video link....

Monday, 27/07/15 - 9:24pm Read More

New bill could help adoptees find their birth parents

A new bill has been published which could give adopted people new hope of being reunited with their birth parents....

Monday, 27/07/15 - 9:00pm Read More

Deaf lobby group says BAI ‘doesn’t care’ about people with hearing problems

An organisation representing deaf people has said that the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland “simply doesn’t care” about people with hearing...

Monday, 27/07/15 - 8:02pm Read More

Man dies in Road Traffic Collision on M1 Northbound

Gardaí at Adree Co Louth are investigating a fatal road traffic collision which occurred at approximately 2pm today on the...

Monday, 27/07/15 - 7:39pm Read More

Entertainment

Monday’s TV tips

Food Unwrapped: Diets for Summer (Channel 4, 8pm) Jimmy Doherty, Kate Quilton and Matt Tebbutt reveal the latest scientific tips and ideas on how food can help people tone up their bodies. Jimmy goes on an east Asian adventure to...

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New acts and stage times announced for Castlepalooza

Another weekend, another Irish festival. This weekend it’s Castlepalooza – Tullamore’s music and arts festival. The three-day festival kicks off...

Monday, 27/07/15 - 4:21pm Read More

VIDEO: All the feels for Jack Sparrow feeding a baby bat

Jack Sparrow does it again. Fresh after , Johnny Depp – dressed head-to-toe Jack Sparrow – dropped by the Australian...

Monday, 27/07/15 - 3:20pm Read More

Inside Out takes top spot at Irish box office

Disney Pixar’s latest animation Inside Out opened to the number one spot at the Irish box office this weekend, taking...

Monday, 27/07/15 - 2:20pm Read More

Amy Huberman and Brian O’Driscoll redefined squad goals with this pic

Ireland’s favourite celebrity couple Amy Huberman and Brian O’Driscoll are paving the way for all potential squad goal pics as...

Monday, 27/07/15 - 1:50pm Read More

Western Sport

Connacht ready to march on Russia

Connacht fans will be travelling to Russia to support their team after the draw for rugby’s European Challenge Cup was made on  Wednesday, June 17, and they will fancy their chances of making it into the European Cup  – formerly...

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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...

Sunday, 05/04/15 - 6:23pm Read More

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

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

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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

National Sport

Sligo child donates Communion money to Injured Jockeys Fund

By Stephen Barry On the first day of the Galway Races, jockeys will be feeling a bit better after the support of a young Sligo boy. There are few sportspeople who take on as much risk as jockeys and Barry...

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The Liverpool Twitter account no longer rates Mario Balotelli as ‘world class’

By Stephen Barry Mario Balotelli has been a target for Liverpool supporters in recent weeks after and fellow Anfield hate-figure...

Monday, 27/07/15 - 9:28pm Read More

Jessica and Kate Harrington combine for Galway victory

Trainer Jessica Harrington and daughter Kate teamed up in glorious fashion to take the feature race on day one of...

Monday, 27/07/15 - 8:23pm Read More

Oviedo moves on from injury troubles

Everton’s Bryan Oviedo has put his injury-troubled past behind him as he focuses on a return to first-team action. The...

Monday, 27/07/15 - 3:58pm Read More

New York Red Bulls announce Wright-Phillips signing

New York Red Bulls have announced the signing of former England international Shaun Wright-Phillips, who will link up with his...

Monday, 27/07/15 - 3:54pm Read More

Froome ponders Vuelta test

Tour de France winner Chris Froome could look to double up on Grand Tours this year and race the Vuelta...

Monday, 27/07/15 - 3:40pm Read More