Western News

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 next year. The decision to cancel the event in Westport after three successful years will be a blow to tourism...

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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

Tuam musical group to stage Broadway classic

The cast
  Musical lovers are in for a special treat this week as Tuam’s Marian Choral Society get ready to stage...

Tuesday, 28/10/14 - 10:24am Read More

And the conversation continues on Main Street Castlebar…

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 7:47pm Read More

National News

Man gets 10 years for grooming and sexually abusing young sister-in-law for a decade

A man who groomed and manipulated a child so that he could sexually abuse and rape her over a decade has been jailed for ten years. The Dublin man, who cannot be named to protect the anonymity of the victim,...

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Kelly: Any govt avoiding plebiscite on Irish Water would have to answer to people

The Environment Minister Alan Kelly has admitted that any future government could avoid a plebiscite on Irish Water. But Minister...

Friday, 19/12/14 - 3:54pm Read More

Teachers in the North warn of action over cuts

A teaching union has warned industrial action cannot be ruled out over proposed cuts to the education budget in the...

Friday, 19/12/14 - 3:18pm Read More

High Court quashes corruption findings against Redmond

All findings of corruption made by the planning tribunal against former assistant Dublin City and County Manager George Redmond have...

Friday, 19/12/14 - 3:05pm Read More

Charity provides new homes to six elderly people in time for Christmas

ALONE have handed the keys of five newly renovated houses to six elderly people in time for Christmas. Four single...

Friday, 19/12/14 - 2:22pm Read More

Entertainment

Friday’s TV tips

Text Santa (UTV, 8pm) While as much as the idea of Father Christmas having a mobile phone and us being able to text him our requests for pressies might seem appealing, for those unfamiliar with the Text Santa premise, that’s...

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WATCH: Ben Haenow’s debut music video

This year’s X-Factor winner Ben Haenow has officially released his first music video. Ben released the video to accompany his...

Friday, 19/12/14 - 2:44pm Read More

Diaz ‘engaged’ to rocker boyfriend

Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden are reportedly engaged. The ‘Bad Teacher’ actress – who previously dated stars including Justin Timberlake...

Friday, 19/12/14 - 2:14pm Read More

Cheryl’s husband wins privacy damages

The husband of X Factor judge Cheryl Fernandez-Versini has accepted undisclosed privacy damages over a magazine article which speculated about...

Friday, 19/12/14 - 1:45pm Read More

No secret santa for One Direction

One Direction don’t buy each other Christmas presents. Harry Styles has revealed he and his bandmates – Liam Payne, Zayn...

Friday, 19/12/14 - 12:11pm 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

HRI boosts prize money by €5m for 2015

Prize money in Ireland is to be increased by €5m in 2015 to €53.9m, Horse Racing Ireland has announced. HRI approved for the minimum race value to be increased from €7,500 to €8,000, with significant increases to other base values....

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Judge argues with lawyer questioning Dalglish about fan behaviour at Hillsborough Inquest

Kenny Dalglish has been questioned at the inquests into the Hillsborough disaster about the behaviour of Liverpool fans and hooliganism....

Friday, 19/12/14 - 3:53pm Read More

Katie Taylor crowned Sportswoman of the Year 2014

Pictured at the ceremony earlier today were Joanna Morgan and Katie Taylor. Picture: Nick Bradshaw Boxer Katie Taylor has been...

Friday, 19/12/14 - 3:41pm Read More

‘Terse’ Rodgers concludes pre-Arsenal press briefing in less than five minutes

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers was in an uncharacteristically abrupt mood ahead of Sunday’s visit of Arsenal. The Northern Irishman, usually...

Friday, 19/12/14 - 3:32pm Read More

Video: Leinster team visit Temple Street hospital

Leinster players, from left, Sam Coghlan Murray, Noel Reid, Cian Healy, Fergus McFadden and Brendan Macken, with 14 year old...

Friday, 19/12/14 - 3:24pm Read More

Ulster name side to face Ospreys in Wales

Neil Doak has made two changes to the side that were narrowly defeated by Scarlets in the Champions Cup last...

Friday, 19/12/14 - 2:50pm Read More