Western News

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 appear in court this evening. The men were arrested yesterday afternoon following a search at a house in Bornacurra, Ballygar,...

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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

Four out of five Irish people still read newspapers

Over four out of five Irish adults read newspapers on a regular basis. The latest readership survey shows that print...

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

Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh reveals she’s ‘gay and proud’

By Kelly O’Brien Rose of Tralee winner Maria Walsh has announced she is gay. The 27-year-old announced she was “gay...

Wednesday, 27/08/14 - 10:52pm Read More

National News

Investigations begin after death of man in Cork wall collapse

Gardai and the Health and Safety Authority have begun separate investigations after a 72-year-old man was killed when a wall collapsed on him in Co. Cork yesterday afternoon. The man was in the back garden of his home in Bandon...

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Irish troops withdrawn from base in Syria

Irish troops serving in the Golan Heights have withdrawn from their base in Syria and have moved over the border...

Monday, 15/09/14 - 11:05pm Read More

Ian Paisley laid to rest

The North’s former First Minister Ian Paisley has been laid to rest today following a private service at his east...

Monday, 15/09/14 - 9:17pm Read More

Man dies in Bandon after wall collapses

A man has died in Bandon, Co Cork, after a wall collapsed on him. Gardaí said a 72-year-old man was...

Monday, 15/09/14 - 7:45pm Read More

SIPO figures reveal candidates’ spending on Euro election campaign

Figures released by The Standards in Public Office Commission show that no candidates breached the spending limit of €230,000 in...

Monday, 15/09/14 - 6:27pm Read More

Entertainment

Songwriter Bob Crewe dies at 83

Bob Crewe, co-writer of Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You, Big Girls Don’t Cry and many other pop hits, has died. He was 83. Crewe’s brother, Dan Crewe, said today in an email that the producer, songwriter and Jersey...

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George Takei fighting skin cancer

George Takei has been fighting skin cancer. The 77-year-old actor – best known for his role as Hikaru Sulu in...

Monday, 15/09/14 - 7:29pm Read More

Lady Gaga wants to perform in space with David Bowie

Yes … you read right, in space! Lady Gaga has been booked to perform on a commercial Virgin Galactic voyage...

Monday, 15/09/14 - 5:31pm Read More

PHOTO: Your first Mission Impossible 5 cast photo

The filming for Mission Impossible 5 is officially underway! Yeah! Director and screenwriter Christopher McQuarrie has tweeted a picture of...

Monday, 15/09/14 - 4:18pm Read More

Monday’s TV tips

DOCUMENTARY: Saving Ray (TV3, 8pm) Saving Ray is a brand new four-part TV3 special following 31 year old Dublin man...

Monday, 15/09/14 - 4:15pm 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

Falcao cherishes debut at United

Radamel Falcao hopes to bag his first Premier League goal against Leicester next weekend after drawing a blank on his Manchester United debut. Angel di Maria, Ander Herrera, Wayne Rooney and Juan Mata brought the Old Trafford crowd to their...

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Souness: Pardew needs results as pressure piles on

Former Newcastle manager Graeme Souness is not surprised the pressure on current boss Alan Pardew is intensifying. Pardew’s future has...

Monday, 15/09/14 - 6:17pm Read More

Vinci suffers first-round exit at Guangzhou

Sixth seed Roberta Vinci crashed out in the first round of the Guangzhou Open on Monday after losing in straight...

Monday, 15/09/14 - 6:13pm Read More

Rodgers backs Balotelli to star

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes Mario Balotelli will relish the responsibility of being the side’s senior striker. The Italy international,...

Monday, 15/09/14 - 6:05pm Read More

Ozil left looking silly after posting pic with ‘Arsenal fan’ Samuel L Jackson

Mesut Ozil was left with egg on his face after tweeting a picture of himself and Samuel L Jackson captioned...

Monday, 15/09/14 - 5:48pm Read More

Ireland finish kickboxing World Championships with 45 medals

The WAKO Junior World Championship finished on Saturday and the Irish team left with their best ever medal haul. The...

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