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

Clocks to go forward early tomorrow morning

At 1am tomorrow the clocks will go forward by one hour. This marks the start of summer time. Daylight Saving Time is implemented to make better use of the natural daylight by putting clocks forward one hour during the summer...

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Three teens in hospital after bus overturns in Donegal

Three teenagers are being treated in hospital after a bus overturned in Co Donegal earlier today. At around 2.50pm a...

Saturday, 28/03/15 - 7:50pm Read More

Opinion poll reveals more support for the Government

Another opinion poll is showing a significant recovery in support for the coalition. The RED C poll for tomorrow’s Sunday...

Saturday, 28/03/15 - 6:21pm Read More

Up to 25 injured in Donegal bus crash

As many as 25 people have been injured in a bus crash in Co Donegal. The incident happened at around...

Saturday, 28/03/15 - 5:58pm Read More

PSNI arrest three men following Antrim shooting

The PSNI have arrested three men in connection with a shooting incident in Antrim on Thursday. It happened on Maple...

Saturday, 28/03/15 - 4:47pm 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 - 12:48pm 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

Meath raid two points away at Down

Down 0-10 Meath 2-11 Meath gate-crashed the Mourne party and forced Down to keep the champagne on ice for at least another week. With just a draw needed to clinch promotion back to Division One, Jim McCorry’s men had everything...

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Dublin outlast Derry in dour affair

Dublin 0-08 Derry 0-04 Dublin kicked three points in the last four minutes to finally edge a poor contest and...

Saturday, 28/03/15 - 9:27pm Read More

Flying Munster power past Connacht

By Simon Lewis Munster 42 Connacht 20 Munster moved closer to a home Guinness Pro12 semi-final in some style at...

Saturday, 28/03/15 - 7:43pm Read More

Bale leads Wales to key win away in Israel

Israel 0 Wales 3 Gareth Bale turned on the style as Wales took a huge step towards qualifying for Euro...

Saturday, 28/03/15 - 7:19pm Read More

Laois victory relegates Antrim to play-off for survival

Laois 2-18 Antrim 1-13 Laois finished strongly with two goals in a minute to leave 14-man Antrim planning on a...

Saturday, 28/03/15 - 7:18pm Read More

Rampant Dublin head for League semi-final

Dublin 1-25 Limerick 0-16 Mark Schutte inspired Dublin to qualify for the Allianz Hurling League semi-final as his haul of...

Saturday, 28/03/15 - 7:07pm Read More