Western News

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. A man in his 30s, who was a passenger in the car, died when it and another car were in...

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Two Irishmen dead in accidents abroad

Two young Irish men have died in separate accidents abroad. Tomás Beecher, 30, from Cork died while on holiday in...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 7:51am Read More

Four to appear in court over Galway cannabis haul

Four men arrested in connection with the seizure of an estimated €200,000 worth of cannabis in Co Galway yesterday will...

Saturday, 06/09/14 - 5:41pm Read More

Woman dies following Roscommon crash

A woman in her 70s has died following a traffic accident in Co Roscommon in which four cars and a...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 10:15am Read More

Woman held after entering school with knife

A woman has been released without charge after entering a school in Co. Mayo carrying a knife. Gardaí said the...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 8:41pm Read More

National News

Dáil stopped for the day after Ceann Comhairle suspends Technical Group members

The Dáil has been suspended for the day, amid a major row between the Technical Group and the Ceann Comhairle. The Dáil schedule was thrown into disarray this afternoon after three members of the Technical Group were thrown out of...

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O’Dea prepared to fight Irish Water over PPS number; FG see it as ‘politicking’

By David Raleigh Former Defence Minister Willie O’Dea has said he is prepared to go to court to prohibit his...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 3:08pm Read More

Man who laid siege to Leinster House with sword sentenced to community service

A man caught trying to get into Leinster House with a Civil War era sword has been ordered to carry...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 2:19pm Read More

Medical Council takes appeal to Supreme Court in paediatrician’s case

The Supreme Court has begun hearing an urgent appeal by the Medical Council in relation to a quashed finding of...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 2:01pm Read More

Seanad agrees motion to recognise state of Palestine

The Seanad has passed a motion calling on the Government to recognise the state of Palestine. Fianna Fáil published the...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 1:57pm Read More

Entertainment

Chris O Dowd to receive Freedom of Roscommon

Chris O’Dowd is to be awarded the freedom of Roscommon tonight in his hometown of Boyle. Roscommon Co. Council will honour the star with the title for making an ‘outstanding contribution to the county’s standing at home and abroad’. Having...

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S Club 7 reunite for Children In Need

Former chart-toppers S Club 7 are to reunite in full for the first time in more than a decade to...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 12:27pm Read More

Bush: Concert audiences ‘took my breath away’

Kate Bush has described her comeback gigs as “one of the most extraordinary experiences of my life”, but stayed tight-lipped...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 12:01pm Read More

Ed Sheeran admits he was a "c***" to Miley

Ed Sheeran has admitted to The Sun newspaper that he was a “c***” to Miley Cyrus. The 23-year-old singer previously...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 11:50am Read More

Things just keep getting better for Hozier

Irish artist Hozier is having a good time of things on the global stage. Last week, Hozier’s album debuted at...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 11:48am Read More

Western Sport

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 Irish Examiner reports. McStay put his cards on the table on The Sunday Game when he said he would like...

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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

Mayo head for replay against Kingdom despite amazing comeback

Mayo 1-16 Kerry 1-16 Mayo and Kerry will meet again at the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick next Saturday after finishing...

Sunday, 24/08/14 - 6:35pm Read More

National Sport

Ireland through to second stage of the Homeless World Cup

The Homeless World Cup is taking place in Chile at the moment and the Irish team are through to the second group stage. This is the twelfth year of the annual Homeless World Cup. The aim of the organisers is...

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Schmidt angrily denies blocking Cave selection

Joe Schmidt has angrily denied influencing provincial selection, rubbishing suggestions he has “blocked” Darren Cave’s path back to the Ireland...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 3:37pm Read More

Chelsea CEO quits club

Chelsea have announced Ron Gourlay is to leave his role as chief executive. The Scot, who previously worked with Manchester...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 3:08pm Read More

Fergie: Van Gaal ‘a good choice’

Former Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson has backed the “formidable” Louis van Gaal to restore the club’s fortunes. The 63-year-old...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 2:50pm Read More

Little girl in miraculous escape during stadium shelling

Incredible CCTV footage from the Donbass Arena in Donetsk shows a young girl avoiding certain death from flying debris by...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 2:06pm Read More

League of Ireland decider completely sold out

Tickets for this weekend’s SSE Airtricity League decider between Dundalk FC and Cork City are completely sold out. Last week’s...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 1:43pm Read More