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

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 out 200 hours of community service. Jordan Buckley of Kells Road, Crumlin, Dublin was tackled to the ground after running...

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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

Taoiseach challenges Adams on ‘safe houses’ for sex abusers

Enda Kenny today challenged Gerry Adams to state whether Republicans moved those accused of sex abuse to safe houses in...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 1:37pm Read More

Hogan gets thumbs-up for new EU Commission job

The line-up of the new EU Commission has been formally ratified by the European Parliament, with Ireland’s Phil Hogan taking...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 1:28pm Read More

Entertainment

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 take part in this year’s BBC Children In Need appeal. The group – whose hits included Reach For The Stars...

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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

Cobie Smulders expecting second child

Cobie Smulders is expecting her second child. The ‘Avengers’ actress and her actor husband, Taran Killam, are set to welcome...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 8:38am 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

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 inches. Despite there being a ceasefire in place between Russian separatists and the Ukrainian forces, the stadium suffered a direct...

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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

Kompany: Fan absence ‘unacceptable’

Captain Vincent Kompany claims it is “unacceptable” Manchester City had no fans at their Champions League tie at CSKA Moscow...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 12:11pm Read More

Djokovic announces intention to play in Paris on day of son’s birth

Novak Djokovic has stated his intention to play at the Paris Masters after the birth of his son. The world...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 11:53am Read More

Bayern in seventh heaven after meeting with Pope

Pep Guardiola and members of his Bayern team followed up last night’s seven-one thrashing of Roma with a private audience...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 11:26am Read More

Wednesday’s horse racing tips

Check out today’s horse racing tips from courses around Ireland and the UK. NAVAN: 3.15 Steip Amach, 5.30 Thunder Zone....

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 10:53am Read More