Western News

Nurses vote for industrial action at Galway University Hospital

Nurses at Galway University Hospital’s Emergency Department have voted unanimously in favour of industrial action over overcrowding in the department. The Irish Nurses and Midwives’ Organisation (INMO) said 100% of those balloted voting in favour of a work to rule...

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Thousands left without power after strong winds

Strong overnight winds have left thousands of homes without power. Update: 8.10am There are now more than 1,000 homes are...

Monday, 12/01/15 - 6:56am Read More

Westport Music Festival moves to Killarney

The organisers of the Westport Festival of Music and Food have confirmed that there will be no festival in Westport...

Wednesday, 03/12/14 - 4:06pm Read More

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....

Thursday, 13/11/14 - 2:09pm Read More

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

National News

Former sports coach fled to Spain after sex abuse victim came forward

A former sports coach from Dublin has been jailed for three years for sexually abusing two teenage boys and for possessing a large amount of child pornography. Colin Goggin – with a former address at Beach Park Road in Foxrock...

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Police called after Roy Keane ‘incident’ with taxi driver

Police in the UK are investigating an alleged incident involving Republic of Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane. The 43-year-old former...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 5:01pm Read More

Court asks surveillance garda to answer question on how many observed suspects

A court has ruled against surveillance gardaí who claimed that revealing the number of officers who observe suspects from cars...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 5:00pm Read More

Man who claimed €30k in dole had €100k in the bank

An out-of-work chef received almost €30,000 in dole payments after he failed to mention he had €100,000 in the bank,...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 4:22pm Read More

FF spokesperson condemns ‘Russian war games’ off Irish coast

Fianna Fáil Transport Spokesperson Timmy Dooley TD has reacted to reports that air travel safety was compromised by the incursion...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 4:05pm Read More

Entertainment

Friday’s TV tips

FILM: Charlie’s Angels (3e, 7pm) (2000) Charlie’s private investigation company is addressed by programmer Eric Knox, owner of Knox Technologies, whose revolutionary voice-recognition software has been stolen. Charlie’s Angels Natalie, Dylan and Alex are sent to place a bug in...

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TV3 says goodbye to ‘Late Lunch Live’

TV3 have axed day-time show Late Lunch Live – in favour of an evening chat show. But don’t worry if...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 4:27pm Read More

David Beckham’s sons are embarrassed by him

Ever wondered what David Beckham has been up to since he retired from his high profile soccer career in 2013?...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 12:07pm Read More

Johnny Depp to tie the knot next week

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard will reportedly marry next week. The ‘Mortdecai’ actor and his 28-year-old fiancee – who got...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 11:19am Read More

Shakira and Gerard Pique welcome baby number two

Shakira has given birth to her second son with boyfriend Gerard Piqué into the world at a hospital in Barcelona...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 9:56am 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

Ginola fails in bid for FIFA presidency

David Ginola has withdrawn from the FIFA presidential race after failing to gain the minimum five nominations. The former France and Tottenham winger’s withdrawal was widely expected, and uncertainty continues over whether another prospective candidate Jerome Champagne, a former FIFA...

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Cuadrado set for Chelsea move

Fiorentina coach Vincenzo Montella has confirmed that Juan Guillermo Cuadrado will not play for the Viola on Saturday, with the...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 5:16pm Read More

Team news from the Premier League

Jose Mourinho will have to face Man City without Diego Costa. All the team news from around the grounds ahead...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 4:49pm Read More

McIlroy leads the way in Dubai

World number one Rory McIlroy’s peerless power and precision has put him in pole position at the Omega Dubai Desert...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 4:20pm Read More

Player burnout: Stars have their say on GAA’s hottest topic

Alan Smith in action for Kildare against Derek Crilly of Louth last season. By Peter McNamara and Grainne McGuinness With...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 3:03pm Read More

Djokovic wins five-set battle to face Murray in Australian Open final

Novak Djokovic will face Andy Murray in the final of the Australian Open for the third time in five years...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 1:48pm Read More