Western News

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 at around 3am on the N60, Castlebar-Claremorris Road, near Breaffy Village, Co Mayo. A female pedestrian, aged 49, suffered fatal...

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Mayo men sue gardaí over alleged brutality at Shell to Sea protest

Three Mayo men are suing for damages over alleged garda brutality at a Shell to Sea protest eight years ago....

Wednesday, 29/04/15 - 3:01pm Read More

Galway teenager rescued after becoming trapped by rising tide

A teenager was rushed to hospital last night after being rescued from an island off Galway. It is believed the...

Thursday, 23/04/15 - 7:54am Read More

Striking psychiatric nurses in Galway agree to return to work

Ten psychiatric nurses at University College Hospital Galway have agreed to go on duty this afternoon. The nurses refused to...

Wednesday, 22/04/15 - 4:21pm Read More

Get you and your dress into the movies in Ballina

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MAYO author Kate Kerrigan is inviting Mayo women to don their most fabulous dress and get down to Mount Falcon Estate...

Wednesday, 15/04/15 - 10:06am Read More

National News

Twitter reports high turnout as voting begins

Polling is underway at stations across the country and, if Twitter is to be believed, there has been a healthy turnout as people vote on the Marriage Equality and Presidential Age Referendums. The polls opened this morning at 7am and...

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Soldiers coming home from Ebola-hit Sierra Leone

Irish soldiers who have been working in Ebola-stricken parts of Sierra Leone will return to Ireland today. The five members...

Friday, 22/05/15 - 9:03am Read More

Dublin Europe’s most expensive city for alcohol

Dublin has been ranked the most expensive European destination for cheap alcohol. A UK survey by Post Office Travel Money,...

Friday, 22/05/15 - 8:48am Read More

Govt tolerating ‘unacceptable levels of child poverty’ – report

A new report from the Children’s Ombudsman said the Government is tolerating unacceptable levels of child poverty, standing over discrimination...

Friday, 22/05/15 - 8:22am Read More

Noonan expected to announce rate cuts or new mortgage deals from banks

The Minister for Finance Michael Noonan is expected to publish a report this afternoon which will say lenders have agreed...

Friday, 22/05/15 - 8:02am Read More

Entertainment

Katona’s kids in ‘traumatic’ car crash

Kerry Katona’s children were involved in a “traumatic” car crash. The 34-year-old Atomic Kitten singer’s daughters Mollie, 13, Lilly-Sue, 12, and Heidi, eight, as well as her seven-year-old son Max, were being driven by their nanny when their car was...

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Foo Fighters put garden gnomes on Slane security list

MCD has confirmed garden gnomes are banned from the upcoming Foo Fighters gig in Slane. Up to 80,000 people are...

Thursday, 21/05/15 - 1:56pm Read More

Your run-down of tonight’s second Eurovision Semi-Final

By Karl Fradgley Tuesday’s semi was over in a flash. The audience were as excited as ever and Conchita was...

Thursday, 21/05/15 - 1:30pm Read More

Kian Egan and his wife Jodi welcome a baby boy

Kian Egan and his wife, Hollyoaks star Jodi Albert, have welcomed a baby boy this morning. The Voice of Ireland...

Thursday, 21/05/15 - 1:08pm Read More

Wednesday’s TV tips

Inspector George Gently (BBC1, 8pm) It’s Christmas Eve 1969 and Gently is enjoying a spot of festive cheer until he...

Wednesday, 20/05/15 - 5:03pm Read More

Western Sport

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 Zealand Herald reports that the Connacht rugby star thought he was being pulled aside for a drugs test, when police...

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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

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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

National Sport

Cork prison death: No level of prison violence is acceptable, says Fitzgerald

The Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has said no level of violence is acceptable in our prisons, following the death of an inmate in Cork at the weekend. Forty-one-year-old Graham Johnson was stabbed to death in Cork prison on Saturday during...

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Prisoner being held in isolation as officers investigate Cork Jail stabbing

The Prison Service is investigating how an inmate with a history of violence obtained a knife before allegedly fatally stabbing...

Monday, 18/05/15 - 9:43am Read More

Cork Prison stab suspect was allowed to work in kitchen as a privilege

A prisoner suspected of the fatal stabbing of an inmate inside Cork Prison had been holding a trusted position within...

Sunday, 17/05/15 - 12:18pm Read More

Cork pensioner dies after fall from bicycle

A man has died after falling from his bicycle in Co Cork yesterday. The 71- year-old was out cycling with...

Sunday, 17/05/15 - 10:26am Read More

Cork communities to host anti-water-charge demonstrations today

Community protests will take place in Farranree, Knocknaheeny, Ballyvolane, Gurranabraher and at the South Gate Bridge in Cork city this...

Thursday, 14/05/15 - 10:10am Read More

Cork work syndicate picks up €500,000 EuroMillions cheque

A group of Cork workers picked up a winning EuroMillions Plus cheque for €500,000 at National Lottery offices in Dublin...

Monday, 11/05/15 - 2:38pm Read More