Western News

HSE ‘hopeful’ of resolution to Mayo care home issues

The HSE says it is hopeful a resolution can be found concerning the Aras Attracta care home in Swinford Co. Mayo, before the residents are affected. It comes after HIQA issued a proposal to cancel registration for part of the...

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Teenage girl in serious condition after Mayo road accident

Update at 7.41am: *** A teenager is in a serious condition in hospital following a crash in Mayo. The 18-year-old...

Friday, 31/07/15 - 10:21am Read More

Man jailed in Perth for one-punch assault that killed Galway man

By Sean Ryan A 24-year-old Australian man has been jailed for nine years for the one-punch attack that killed Irishman...

Monday, 20/07/15 - 11:34am Read More

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...

Tuesday, 16/06/15 - 2:08pm Read More

‘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

National News

Fennelly findings: The two outstanding conclusions

By MIchael Clifford There are two outstanding conclusions from the Fennelly interim report which was published today. The first is that Enda Kenny through an emissary supplied then garda commission Martin Callinan with the metaphorical revolver and bottle of whiskey...

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Sinn Féin calls for resignation of Taoiseach and Attorney General

Sinn Féin says both Enda Kenny and Attorney General Máire Whelan (pictured below) should resign – and that there should...

Tuesday, 01/09/15 - 8:29pm Read More

Elderly man attacked during Belfast robbery

A man on a mobility scooter has been attacked during a robbery in Belfast. It happened in the Peters Hill...

Tuesday, 01/09/15 - 8:40pm Read More

The Fennelly report in full

The Fennelly report has found that the Taoiseach Enda Kenny did not sack former Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan. The 300...

Tuesday, 01/09/15 - 7:36pm Read More

Aisling Brady McCarthy arrested by US immigration

Irish nanny Aisling Brady McCarthy has been arrested by US immigration agents in Boston after being formally released from state...

Tuesday, 01/09/15 - 8:29pm Read More

Entertainment

Loose Women receives backlash for asking ‘if it is ever a woman’s fault if she is raped’ in online poll

ITV’s Loose Women have sparked controversy after they posted a poll asking “if it is ever a woman’s fault if she is raped’ on their website. The poll was posted following a discussion on the morning panel show about Pretenders...

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Tuesday’s TV tips

Big Fish (Film4, 6.35pm) (2003) Will Bloom (Billy Crudup) has spent his entire life listening to his larger-than-life father Edward...

Tuesday, 01/09/15 - 3:10pm Read More

WATCH: Harry Styles tells fans ‘don’t go to SeaWorld’ and it worked

The internet has taken a sudden dislike to SeaWorld and it’s all thanks to One Direction’s Harry Styles. Styles spoke...

Tuesday, 01/09/15 - 12:58pm Read More

EastEnders’ Linda Carter has been banned from talking about ‘Strictly Come Dancing’

Actress Kellie Bright , who plays the Queen Vic landlady, is among the stars taking part in the new series...

Monday, 31/08/15 - 7:07pm Read More

WATCH: Van Morrison celebrates his 70th birthday in Belfast

Van Morrison has celebrated his 70th birthday with once-in-a-lifetime concerts on the east Belfast street he immortalised in his masterpiece...

Monday, 31/08/15 - 5:56pm Read More

Western Sport

Mayo footballer Darragh Doherty killed in overnight road accident

The man who died in a Mayo road accident last night has been named as footballer Darragh Doherty. The 19-year-old from Kilmaine, Co Mayo, died after the car he was driving struck a wall on the N84 at Carrowmore, near...

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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...

Wednesday, 17/06/15 - 1:42pm Read More

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

National Sport

WATCH: Was Dublin v Mayo unrefereeable?

Dublin and Mayo have to do it all again this weekend after drawing their All-Ireland SFC semi-final. The game had a breathless, controversial ending – but did the football fail to live up to the billing? Breakingnews.ie reporters Shaun Cronin...

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Hawk-Eye: Will technology play a part in Sunday’s All-Ireland final?

Score detection system Hawk-Eye played a major role in last year’s drawn All-Ireland final. With the sides level and seconds...

Tuesday, 01/09/15 - 5:21pm Read More

Andy Lee title defence postponed after Saunders suffers cut eye

WBO middleweight champion Andy Lee’s world-title defence against Billy Joe Saunders has been postponed after the challenger suffered a cut...

Tuesday, 01/09/15 - 4:48pm Read More

Jolean Lescott signs for Aston Villa

Aston Villa have completed the signing of Joleon Lescott from West Brom. The defender has signed a two-year deal at...

Tuesday, 01/09/15 - 4:13pm Read More

We’re counting down to Sunday’s All-Ireland hurling final

Welcome to our build-up to the biggest day in the hurling calendar – Sunday’s All-Ireland final between Galway and Kilkenny....

Tuesday, 01/09/15 - 3:45pm Read More

Schmidt taking ‘calculated’ risk by having Madigan cover scrum-half

By Simon Lewis Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt revealed using Ian Madigan as a back-up scrum-half had been at the...

Tuesday, 01/09/15 - 3:11pm Read More