Western News

Me and my celtic gene- Haemochromatosis lives in the west of Ireland

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  The famine may be a difficult period of Irish history we’d rather forget, but every time I get a blood test the potato-less nightmare floods my mind. Having recently been diagnosed with hereditary haemochromatiosis- a condition I can barely...

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Kerosene found in Galway tap water

Kerosene has been found in the water supply of around 75 houses in Galway. The homes in the Moyola estate...

Thursday, 26/03/15 - 8:55am Read More

INTERVIEW: Gordon Buchanan – heir to David Attenborough

Gordon Buchanan relaxes backstage at the TF in Castlebar.
Hailed as the heir of David Attenborourgh, Renowned Wildlife Film-maker, Gordon Buchanan, takes a break from wild bears, wolves and...

Wednesday, 25/03/15 - 11:25am Read More

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....

Monday, 12/01/15 - 7:28am Read More

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

National News

Campaigners call for mass protests against homelessness

The People Before Profit Alliance are calling for a radical campaign to be put together to tackle the housing crisis. Campaigners are meeting in Dublin this afternoon for the Right2Housing conference to discuss the issue. Homeless campaigners have branded the...

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Ireland sends €900k of aid to Nigerian refugees in Cameroon

Ireland is today dispatching thousands of blankets, tents, cooking kits, and other urgent supplies to assist thousands of Nigerian refugees...

Saturday, 28/03/15 - 11:22am Read More

Garda operation catches more than 450 speeding drivers

More than 450 drivers were detected speeding between 7am yesterday morning and 7am today during ‘Operation Slow Down’. Gardaí launched...

Saturday, 28/03/15 - 9:02am Read More

McVerry: Govt move will lock people into homelessness

Housing campaigners will meet in Dublin today to discuss urgent action needed on homelessness. There are now 100,000 families on...

Saturday, 28/03/15 - 8:43am Read More

Coast Guard rescue two men off cliffs at Howth

The Coast Guard was called to assist two men in their 20s who got into difficulty on the cliffs of...

Saturday, 28/03/15 - 8:41am Read More

Entertainment

Saturday’s TV tips

MUSIC: The Voice UK (BBC1, 7pm) It sometimes felt like the early rounds, with the blind auditions and revolving chairs, had gone on for months, but The Voice is positively whipping through the live shows – they only started last...

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Kim reveals the secret behind her distinctive behind

Kim Kardashian West uses a waist trainer to “emphasise” her butt. The ‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians’ star revealed on...

Saturday, 28/03/15 - 12:42pm Read More

Malik has talks with Cowell over releasing solo album

Zayn Malik will release new music through Syco record label. The 22-year-old star quit One Direction this week but has...

Saturday, 28/03/15 - 10:57am Read More

Mother tells of Elton John rift

Elton John’s mother has revealed why she has not spoken to the star in seven years, and how he said...

Saturday, 28/03/15 - 10:31am Read More

WATCH: Robbie Williams throws it back to Slane Castle 1999

Robbie Williams must have been feeling nostalgic over the last few weeks as he (or his people) have been uploading...

Friday, 27/03/15 - 3:01pm Read More

Western Sport

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 to the province for next season. The 23-year-old joins Connacht from ITM Cup side Auckland and has also previously played...

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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

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

National Sport

Heartbreak for Ireland U19s as they lose to last-minute goal in Germany

Germany 3-2 Republic of Ireland The Republic of Ireland U19 side suffered a heart-breaking loss to hosts Germany in their UEFA U19 Championships Elite Qualifying Round encounter in Sandhausen today. Paul Doolin’s side needed a victory to stay in contention...

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Fabianski to start against Ireland

By John Fallon Lukasz Fabianski will play his first competitive international in almost six years tomorrow after Poland manager Adam...

Saturday, 28/03/15 - 3:05pm Read More

Phelan one shot off the lead in Agadir

Kevin Phelan is right in contention on day three of the Moroccan Open in Agadir. He is seven under par,...

Saturday, 28/03/15 - 3:02pm Read More

O’Neill: One game can change everything

By Liam Mackey Martin O’Neill is hoping for a game-changer from Ireland in tomorrow night’s crunch Euro 2016 qualifier against...

Saturday, 28/03/15 - 2:47pm Read More

McClean: I was hung out to dry by Sunderland over poppy row

James McClean believes he was “hung out to dry” by Sunderland over his decision not to wear a Remembrance Day...

Saturday, 28/03/15 - 1:48pm Read More

BOD’s still got it after 11 months out of rugby

Brian O’Driscoll’s over at the Hong Kong Sevens at the moment and he took the opportunity to show off some...

Saturday, 28/03/15 - 1:23pm Read More