Western News

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 today. The lucky punter managed to match five numbers plus one Lucky Star for last Friday evening’s EuroMillions draw to...

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‘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

Man dies in apparent workplace accident at Mayo quarry

An investigation is underway after a man died in what is believed to be a workplace accident in Co Mayo...

Thursday, 11/06/15 - 3:06pm Read More

Psychiatric unit to reopen at Galway hospital

The HSE is to reopen a psychiatric unit at University College Hospital Galway following a dispute with nurses. Members of...

Thursday, 04/06/15 - 6:28am Read More

Woman dies in overnight car accident in Co Mayo

A woman in her 40s has died after being struck by a car in Co Mayo overnight. The crash happened...

Saturday, 16/05/15 - 9:05am Read More

National News

Adams on bomb threat: ‘Idiots’ will not deter me

Gerry Adams has labelled the people behind a bomb threat at his home as “idiots”. The Sinn Féin leader was yesterday informed by the PSNI that a bomb threat had been made against his house in Belfast. The party’s offices...

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Ireland’s oldest person dies at 113 in New York

Ireland’s oldest person, Kathleen Snavely, died yesterday aged 113 years and 140 days. Kathleen, a Clare native who travelled to...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 12:59pm Read More

Noonan: I have never had a hard line approach to Greece

Michael Noonan says he has never taken a “hard line” against Greece, as Eurozone finance ministers meet to discuss the...

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Tributes for Armagh doctor who died at Skerries motorcycle race

The family of a doctor killed during a motorcycle event say they have been heartened by public support. John Hinds...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 12:10pm Read More

Stormont Finance Committee want to call Wallace over NAMA allegations

Stormont’s Finance Committee wants to call Mick Wallace and NAMA officials to appear before public hearings next week. It is...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 11:47am Read More

Entertainment

Kerry Katona kicks husband out after nine months of marriage

Kerry Katona’s marriage to George Kay is reportedly on the rocks after just nine months. The 34-year-old star, who’s best known as a member of Atomic Kitten, has been involved in a series of blazing rows with her husband and...

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WATCH: X Factor’s Andrea Faustini premieres video for debut single

Remember the Spicegirl-loving Italian that captured our hearts during this year’s X Factor? Well, he’s released a lyric video for...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 12:21pm Read More

WATCH: Tribute band Acrobat perform on stage during U2 concert

U2 made dreams come true during their Toronto show last night by giving popular Canadian tribute band Acrobat the chance...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 11:23am Read More

WATCH: Michael Buble’s son reveals exciting news on Instagram

Michael Bublé has announced that he and his wife Luisana Lopilato are expecting their second child together. The Canadian singer...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 10:12am Read More

‘Cant Buy Me Love’ actress Amanda Peterson passes away at the age of 43

Amanda Peterson has died at the age of 43. The actress – who is best known for her role as...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 9:44am Read More

Western Sport

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 made on  Wednesday, June 17, and they will fancy their chances of making it into the European Cup  – formerly...

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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

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

National Sport

VIDEO: BOD showed off his forehand at Wimbledon

By Kevin Murphy Rugby legend Brian O’Driscoll showed off his tennis skills as he joined a host of celebrities at Wimbledon at the weekend. O’Driscoll was seen in action against British hero Tim Henman on Court 20 of the world...

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VIDEO: Bray players infuriated by chairman’s TV comments

Bray Wanderers chairman Denis O’Connor appeared on RTÉ’s Soccer Republic last night to try and calm recent controversy surrounding the...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 1:02pm Read More

Irish referee MacGraith part of team for UEFA Super Cup Final

Irish referee Damien MacGraith will be one of the officials at the UEFA Super Cup Final between Barcelona and Sevilla...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 12:28pm Read More

Baines to miss pre-season tour

Defender Leighton Baines will miss Everton’s pre-season visit to Singapore. The 30-year-old left-back underwent ankle surgery in May and missed...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 11:58am Read More

Brolly facing sanctions for referee comments

By Kevin Murphy Sunday Game pundit Joe Brolly faces the possibility of censure from RTE chiefs following his attack on...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 11:32am Read More

Cork City’s Billy Dennehy is ‘free to explore other options’

Cork City winger Billy Dennehy is not travelling to Reykjavik with the rest of the team for the Europa League...

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