Western News

Woman dies following Roscommon crash

A woman in her 70s has died following a traffic accident in Co Roscommon in which four cars and a truck were involved. The accident occured in the townland of Cloonfree, Strokestown at 1.30p.m. yesterday afternoon. The woman, the driver...

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Four out of five Irish people still read newspapers

Over four out of five Irish adults read newspapers on a regular basis. The latest readership survey shows that print...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 1:15pm Read More

Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh reveals she’s ‘gay and proud’

By Kelly O’Brien Rose of Tralee winner Maria Walsh has announced she is gay. The 27-year-old announced she was “gay...

Wednesday, 27/08/14 - 10:52pm Read More

Two Gardaí in hospital following Sligo road accident

Two Gardaí have been hospitalised following a road crash in Sligo this morning. The collision between two members of the...

Friday, 15/08/14 - 1:58pm Read More

Man Who Killed His Mother Should Have Been in Custody

A Mayo man mistakenly released from garda custody following a court hearing killed his mother less than a month later....

Wednesday, 13/08/14 - 10:24am Read More

National News

Coveney: Ireland must get UN reassurance over Golan mission

Ireland may not replace its 133-person rapid response force in the Golan Heights. Forty-four peacekeepers from Fiji are being held by militants in the area on the Syrian-Israeli border for the last three days, while the United Nations attempts to...

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O’Sullivan ‘committed to reform of junior cycle’

Education Minister Jan O’Sullivan says she is determined that reform will happen at junior cycle level in Ireland’s secondary schools....

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 11:45am Read More

16.5% are behind with mortgages

Some 16.5% of the country’s household mortgages are behind with repayments, the latest Central Bank figures show. While the total...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 11:05am Read More

John Giles, Brother Kevin Crowley to get Freedom of Dublin City

Football pundit John Giles and Brother Kevin Crowley of the Capuchin Day Centre are set to receive the Freedom of...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 10:10am Read More

Greyhound workers to be balloted on LRC talks proposal

Workers at Dublin waste management firm Greyhound Recycling are voting on proposals that could see them entering formal talks with...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 7:59am Read More

Entertainment

Cee Lo Green deletes Twitter after controversial rape tweets

Cee Lo Green has deleted his Twitter account after allegedly tweeting some controversial views on rape. According to an article on BuzzFeed, the 39-year-old singer posted several comments about the subject on his social networking account today before deleting the...

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Hugh Jackman finally shaves that beard

Going … Going … Gone. We have been cringing with the sight of Hugh Jackman’s beard/moustache for months now, and...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 12:02pm Read More

Mrs Brown’s star joins strictly

Mrs Brown’s star Jennifer Gibney has joined the strictly come dancing line up for this years show. For those of...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 11:31am Read More

Sheeran set to release dance track

Ed Sheeran will release an EDM track with producer Martin Garrix. The ‘A Team’ singer announced that he had been...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 9:38am Read More

Kelly: Simon had no clue who I was during BGT stint

Kelly Brook says Simon Cowell didn’t know who she was when she was asked to appear on ‘Britain’s Got Talent’....

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 9:14am Read More

Western Sport

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 Irish Examiner reports. McStay put his cards on the table on The Sunday Game when he said he would like...

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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

Mayo advance as ref enrages Cork

Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea celebrates scoring a goal past Cork goalkeeper Ken O’Halloran Mayo 1-19 Cork 2-15 Mayo held on in...

Sunday, 03/08/14 - 8:42pm Read More

National Sport

Injury forces O’Brien out of Ireland squad

West Ham defender Joey O’Brien has withdrawn from the Republic of Ireland squad through injury. The 28-year-old, who met up with his international colleagues in Malahide on Sunday, is to return to his club for treatment on a knee injury....

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Djokovic maintains remarkable run

Novak Djokovic had his first uncomfortable moments of the US Open but retained his status as the Mr Consistent of...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 8:42am Read More

McGinley to reveal wild card picks

European captain Paul McGinley was set to name his Ryder Cup wild cards later today, with two former world number...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 8:30am Read More

United confirm Falcao swoop

Manchester United have completed the signing of Monaco striker Radamel Falcao on a on-year loan deal with an option to...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 1:14am Read More

Gunners seal late Welbeck move

Arsenal have announced the signing of England international forward Danny Welbeck from Barclays Premier League rivals Manchester United for an...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 1:12am Read More

Doyle seals late Palace move

Crystal Palace have completed their third deadline day swoop by completing the loan signing of Wolves striker Kevin Doyle. The...

Monday, 01/09/14 - 11:32pm Read More