Western News

Businesses evacuated in Castlebar bomb scare

A number of business premises had to be evacuated following the discovery of a suspicious device in Castlebar this morning. The device was found in a ditch in wasteground close to An Sportlann at around 11am this morning. The area...

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Galway garda station remains closed after flooding

Galway’s Mill Street Garda Station remains closed this morning due to flooding last night. The station was evacuated yesterday evening...

Thursday, 30/10/14 - 9:05am Read More

Tuam musical group to stage Broadway classic

The cast
  Musical lovers are in for a special treat this week as Tuam’s Marian Choral Society get ready to stage...

Tuesday, 28/10/14 - 10:24am Read More

And the conversation continues on Main Street Castlebar…

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 7:47pm Read More

Gardaí to examine scene of fatal overnight car crash

A garda forensic team in Galway are to carry out an examination of the scene of a fatal two-car crash....

Saturday, 11/10/14 - 3:20am Read More

National News

Poll has Sinn Féin and Fine Gael level

Sinn Féin has tied with Fine Gael as the most popular party in the State, according to the latest opinion poll. The Red C poll in tomorrow’s Sunday Business Post shows both parties on 22%, with Fine Gael support falling...

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Your quick guide to the next week of weather

It certainly won’t be warm around Ireland for the next few days, but we can look forward to some light...

Saturday, 22/11/14 - 3:51pm Read More

TEEU: Water charge protests reflect anger over inequality

Water charge protests “are a reflection of the level of anger over growing inequality in Ireland”, according to the Technical...

Saturday, 22/11/14 - 2:56pm Read More

Time to reverse recession pay cuts, says union

The Technical Engineering and Electrical Union (TEEU) is to mount a campaign demanding 5% pay rises for its members. The...

Saturday, 22/11/14 - 1:36pm Read More

Adams: Government’s water charge u-turn ‘a desperate attempt to cling to power’

Sinn Féin is calling for a mass mobilisation of people to protest against water charges in Dublin next month. The...

Saturday, 22/11/14 - 1:18pm Read More

Entertainment

Swift wants to keep fans guessing over her belly button

Taylor Swift doesn’t want people to know she has a belly button. The ‘Blank Space’ hitmaker admitted she chooses not to wear tops which reveal her midriff because she wants to keep her fans guessing as to whether she has...

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Perry hits out at Aussie press

Katy Perry has slammed the Australian press saying they have “NO HUMANITY”. The ‘This Is How We Do’ singer is...

Saturday, 22/11/14 - 6:04pm Read More

Saturday’s TV tips

REALITY: Sitting On a Fortune (TV3, 6.55pm) TV3’s brand new Saturday night entertainment show sees players earn money for doing...

Saturday, 22/11/14 - 3:33pm Read More

Winkleman set to return to ‘Strictly’ tonight

Claudia Winkleman has urged ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ viewers to “bear with her” as she returns to the show. The 42-year-old...

Saturday, 22/11/14 - 1:09pm Read More

Lady Gaga – Elton John saved me from drug addiction

Lady Gaga says she was “saved” by Elton John. The ‘Pokerface’ singer – who battled a drug addiction for two...

Saturday, 22/11/14 - 10:54am Read More

Western Sport

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 next weekend. Muliaina and fellow import Bundi Aki are reported to have been in training all week ahead of the...

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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

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

GAA supporters fear traffic chaos ahead of replay

The news that Limerick city is hosting a Pride Parade on Saturday in addition to the All-Ireland semi-final replay has...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 1:15pm Read More

‘Technicality’ leaves Keegan free to play on Saturday

Mayo’s Lee Keegan is available to play in Saturday’s All-Ireland SFC semi-final replay after his red card from last Sunday...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 1:15pm Read More

Keegan appeals controversial red card

Mayo’s Lee Keegan has appealed the red card he received in the first half of last Sunday’s All-Ireland SFC semi-final...

Wednesday, 27/08/14 - 10:49pm Read More

National Sport

O’Connell: We’ve been here before; Cheika believes Wallabies were ‘unlucky’

Ireland’s first autumn Test series clean sweep for eight years is not sure to be a precursor to success at Rugby World Cup 2015, according to captain Paul O’Connell. Joe Schmidt’s men closed out three-straight wins thanks to tries from...

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Best: Joe has made us ruthless, that’s why we win games

Ireland hooker Rory Best says Joe Schmidt has brought a ruthlessness to their game that has brought them up a...

Saturday, 22/11/14 - 8:34pm Read More

Rooney: We rode our luck

Wayne Rooney hailed a “massive” win for Manchester United as a counter-attacking display earned them a 2-1 win at Arsenal....

Saturday, 22/11/14 - 7:50pm Read More

United move into top four after win at Arsenal

Arsenal 1 Man Utd 2 Manchester United moved back into the top four of the Barclays Premier League with a...

Saturday, 22/11/14 - 7:41pm Read More

Schmidt struggling with suspected appendicitis

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has been taken from Ireland’s win over Australia at the Aviva Stadium to be assessed for...

Saturday, 22/11/14 - 7:10pm Read More

Allardyce fumes at ‘offside’ opener

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce was “baffled” by the decision which handed Everton their opening goal in the 2-1 win...

Saturday, 22/11/14 - 6:31pm Read More