Western News

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 today. The lucky punter managed to match five numbers plus one Lucky Star for last Friday evening’s EuroMillions draw to...

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‘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

Woman dies in overnight car accident in Co Mayo

A woman in her 40s has died after being struck by a car in Co Mayo overnight. The crash happened...

Saturday, 16/05/15 - 9:05am Read More

National News

Four injured in Meath car rally

Four spectators have been injured at a car rally in Co. Meath. Gardaí say that four men were seriously injured when a car went out of control at the event on Harperstown Lane just before 4pm this afternoon. One of...

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Man charged in connection with robbery at Roscommon shop

Gardaí have today charged a 42-year-old man in connection with a robbery at a shop in Cloontuskert, Co Roscommon. Gardaí...

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Cowen and Ahern to be paid extra €2,000 a year

Brian Cowen and Bertie Ahern are to have thousands of euros added to their six-figure pensions. The Sunday Times reported...

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New recycling levy ‘could cost 500 jobs’

An industry group is claiming that a new levy to pay for the recycling of used tyres could cost hundreds...

Sunday, 05/07/15 - 1:33pm Read More

Funeral of Baltimore drowning victim Barry Ryan Snr takes place in West Cork

The funeral of Barry Ryan Snr. has taken place in West Cork today. Pic: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision Barry, the son...

Sunday, 05/07/15 - 12:09pm Read More

Entertainment

Sunday’s TV tips

John Carter (BBC2, 6.00pm) (2012) It may have flopped at the box office, but this action-packed adventure, based on the novel A Princess Of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs, is worth a look for the eye-popping effects alone. The plot...

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Miley Cyrus "in lust" with Stella Maxwell.

Miley Cyrus is “in lust” with rumoured girlfriend Stella Maxwell. The 22-year-old singer – who recently came out as bisexual...

Saturday, 04/07/15 - 6:24pm Read More

Channing Tatum was ‘fat’ when he started Magic Mike XXL

Channing Tatum was “super fat” when he started filming ‘Magic Mike XXL’. The 35-year-old actor – who has two-year-old daughter...

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Saturday’s TV tips

Tour de France (ITV4, 1pm) This year’s event may lack some of the excitement of 2014 when it began in...

Saturday, 04/07/15 - 12:07pm Read More

Kanye West: I take no pleasure in award ceremonies

Kanye West takes “no pleasure” in award ceremonies. The ‘All Day’ rapper hates events which honour musicians, despite the fact...

Saturday, 04/07/15 - 11:26am 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...

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

National Sport

Trainer withdraws horses from race after row over a sandwich

A row over a sandwich appears to have been the reason for a trainer in Australia withdrawing three of his horses at a meeting at Racing.com Park in Victoria. Bryce Stananway’s Entirely Perfect, Trinidadian and Travelling Wilbury were taken out...

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Canning wondergoal not enough for Galway against Kilkenny

By Michael Moynihan, Croke Park Kilkenny 1-25 Galway 2-16 Kilkenny had too much firepower for Galway in Croke Park today,...

Sunday, 05/07/15 - 5:43pm Read More

Free-scoring Fermanagh star Quigley puts Antrim to the sword

Fermanagh 1-21 Antrim 0-11 Sean Quigley had one of those days that most inter-county footballers can only dream about. Fermanagh’s...

Sunday, 05/07/15 - 5:06pm Read More

Limerick made to work for victory by battling Westmeath

By John Fallon at Cusack Park Limerick 4-15 Westmeath 1-12 Limerick may have got two goals in the opening 13...

Sunday, 05/07/15 - 3:42pm Read More

Hamilton wins F1 thriller at Silverstone

Lewis Hamilton won an incident-packed British Grand Prix to claim back-to-back victories on home soil. The world champion finished ahead...

Sunday, 05/07/15 - 2:52pm Read More

Chile stun Argentina to win first ever Copa America

Chile beat Argentina 4-1 on penalties on home soil last night to win their first ever Copa America title. After...

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