Western News

Teenage girl in serious condition after Mayo road accident

Update at 7.41am: *** A teenager is in a serious condition in hospital following a crash in Mayo. The 18-year-old girl was walking on the Castlebar to Claremorris Road – the N60 – at about 5pm yesterday evening when she...

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Man jailed in Perth for one-punch assault that killed Galway man

By Sean Ryan A 24-year-old Australian man has been jailed for nine years for the one-punch attack that killed Irishman...

Monday, 20/07/15 - 11:34am Read More

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...

Tuesday, 16/06/15 - 2:08pm Read More

‘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

National News

One winner of €6m Lotto jackpot

There was one winner of tonight’s Lotto Jackpot, worth more than €6m. The numbers drawn were: 3, 7, 11, 33, 37, and 42. The bonus number was 39. More than 45,000 players won prizes in tonight’s draw, including one winner...

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Fine Gael loses support in latest poll

Fine Gael has lost a significant amount of support in the latest political opinion poll. The Millward Brown survey for...

Saturday, 01/08/15 - 9:04pm Read More

Delays on rail services after Cork train became stuck

Irish Rail is reporting delays of up to two hours out of Heuston station this afternoon. The train company says...

Saturday, 01/08/15 - 5:07pm Read More

Mental illness ‘a battle we could not win’, funeral of Louth couple told

Louth couple Marie and Jim Quigley have been laid to rest. In Monday, the body of 68-year-old Marie Quigley was...

Saturday, 01/08/15 - 5:02pm Read More

Two arrested following €13k drugs seizure in Shankill

Gardaí are continuing to question two men in connection with the discovery of drugs and a weapon in Dublin. Gardaí...

Saturday, 01/08/15 - 7:49pm Read More

Entertainment

Relative of Bobbi Kristina Brown walks out of funeral over family feud

The ongoing tensions between the families of the late megastar Whitney Houston and her ex-husband, R&B singer Bobby Brown, erupted during a funeral service for their daughter, Bobbi Kristina. Bobbi Kristina, who dreamed of growing up to achieve fame like...

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Saturday’s TV tips

Proms Extra (BBC2, 7pm) The Proms season is now in full swing and Katie Derham presents highlights of some of...

Saturday, 01/08/15 - 3:33pm Read More

Bobbi Kristina Brown’s coffin taken into church

A hearse carrying the coffin of Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only child of Whitney Houston and R&B singer Bobby Brown,...

Saturday, 01/08/15 - 2:46pm Read More

Italian customs ‘stop Snoop Dogg’

Snoop Dogg has reportedly had another run-in with European authorities. The rapper was stopped today by financial police in southern...

Saturday, 01/08/15 - 1:44pm Read More

Actress Charlize Theron ‘adopts second child’

Charlize Theron has reportedly adopted a second child. The 39-year-old actress has gained custody of a girl named August who...

Saturday, 01/08/15 - 1:08pm 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

Gallagher praises midfield trio for second-half blitz

By Francis Mooney Donegal manager Rory Gallagher paid tribute to his midfield warriors for swinging a tight Qualifier tie in his side’s favour at Croke Park. Galway had their noses in front in the early stages of the second half,...

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Social media reacts to Donegal’s victory over Galway

By Robert McNamara Donegal were criticised for their style of play at times, playing a possession game for lengthy periods,...

Saturday, 01/08/15 - 7:35pm Read More

Donegal dismiss Galway with second-half brilliance

Donegal 3-12 Galway 0-11By John Fogarty Donegal recovered from a massive 30 minutes without a score to put away Galway...

Saturday, 01/08/15 - 7:47pm Read More

Tyrone progress after ‘routine’ dispatch of stubborn Sligo

Sligo 0-14 Tyrone 0-21Brendan O’Brien, Croke Park Mickey Harte’s Tyrone booked their place in a tenth All-Ireland football quarter-final in...

Saturday, 01/08/15 - 6:47pm Read More

Twitter reacts to Tyrone’s victory over Sligo

By Robert McNamara Tyrone marched onward in the SFC qualifier as Sligo limped out for another year. The big talking...

Saturday, 01/08/15 - 5:33pm Read More

Live updates: Tyrone v Sligo | Donegal v Galway

Follow regular updates from these All-Ireland fourth round SFC qualifiers in Croke Park where our team of sports reporters will...

Saturday, 01/08/15 - 7:33pm Read More