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

Biker shooting captured on CCTV and is linked to ‘bitter feud’, court told

Gardai have said the murder of a Limerick biker was recorded on security cameras, and the killing is linked to a “bitter feud” between rival motorcycle gangs. During a bail hearing at Limerick District Court, Detective Garda Fergal Hanrahan, Henry...

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Man rescued from River Shannon

A man has been rescued from the River Shannon in Limerick City. Emergency services received an alert around 5.30pm of...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 7:29pm Read More

Govt dismisses calls for Nama probe

The Government has rejected mounting demands for a full State inquiry into the biggest property deal in the country’s history....

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 5:48pm Read More

Top figures face NAMA deal probe in Stormont

Top politicians, business and legal figures in the North are being summoned before a parliamentary watchdog over an alleged £7m...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 3:46pm Read More

NI Ombudsman backs Adams decision

The PSNI were not politically motivated when they said Gerry Adams should not be prosecuted for allegedly withholding information about...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 3:30pm Read More

Entertainment

Brian McFadden and Vogue Williams break up

Westlife star Brian McFadden and Vogue Williams have split up, with both announcing the news on Twitter this evening. They had been married for nearly three years. Vogue shared the news on her Twitter page. 💔 pic.twitter.com/s3i52MuosF — Vogue Williams...

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Knight to stand trial for murder despite witness changing testimony

A judge has ruled that music mogul Marion “Suge” Knight should stand trial for murder despite the fact that a...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 7:00pm Read More

Internet reacts brilliantly to that naked photo of Justin Bieber

Oh Justin, will you ever learn? Justin Bieber is no stranger to posting semi-naked pics of himself to his social...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 4:32pm Read More

Barrymore to sue over over pool death arrest

Michael Barrymore is suing the police in England over his 2007 arrest. The former ‘Barrymore’ host is seeking damages claiming...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 4:29pm Read More

Pierce Brosnan reliving his Irish childhood in Navan

Pierce Brosnan has been gracing our shores a lot lately filming his new movie ‘I.T.’ on location in Dublin. And...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 3:09pm 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

Sharapova ignores Coco’s complaint

Maria Sharapova was accused of a lack of sportsmanship after she beat America’s Coco Vandeweghe in the Wimbledon quarter-finals. Russian Sharapova sealed her 20th grand slam semi-final appearance with a hard-fought 6-3 6-7 (3/7) 6-2 victory on Centre Court, and...

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Bjorkman belief in Murray chances

Andy Murray’s coach Jonas Bjorkman believes his protege is already hitting the levels needed to win more grand slams as...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 8:10pm Read More

Williams sets up Sharapova semi after comeback against Azarenka

Serena Williams out-slugged Victoria Azarenka to set a frosty Wimbledon semi-final with Maria Sharapova and keep her calendar grand slam...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 6:56pm Read More

Italy boss could face match-fixing trial

Italy coach Antonio Conte is among 104 people whom a prosecutor has requested be brought to trial under match-fixing charges...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 5:30pm Read More

Sharapova halts Coco run at Wimbledon

Thoroughbred Russian grit outclassed all-American pedigree as Maria Sharapova fended off Coco Vandeweghe to set up a probable Wimbledon semi-final...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 4:49pm Read More

WGPA condemn camogie and football fixtures clash: “This is an unacceptable situation”

Cork and Clare’s dual players are being asked to either choose between the two codes they play – camogie and...

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