Western News

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. The Irish Nurses and Midwives’ Organisation (INMO) said 100% of those balloted voting in favour of a work to rule...

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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

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...

Wednesday, 03/12/14 - 4:06pm Read More

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

National News

Minister labels planned demonstration outside his home as ‘unacceptable’

The Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe has said any protest outside his house – or the homes of any politicians – is unacceptable. Aer Lingus pensioners are due to hold a protest outside his home in Drumcondra, Dublin tonight over changes...

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Man jailed for ten years for molestation of teenage boy

A convicted sex offender has been jailed for ten years for molesting a 14-year-old boy in a Kerry town over...

Monday, 26/01/15 - 3:40pm Read More

Elaine O’Hara murder trial: Father’s partner found black latex in basket

The partner of Elaine O’Hara’s father has testified that she ‘recoiled’ when she came across oily latex in Ms O’Hara’s...

Monday, 26/01/15 - 2:44pm Read More

High childcare costs forcing women in their 30s to postpone having kids

The high cost of childcare is causing women in their thirties to put off having children, according to a poll....

Monday, 26/01/15 - 12:57pm Read More

Inquest halted in ‘on the run’ letter row

The inquest of a murdered father of two in the North has been dramatically halted after it emerged that a...

Monday, 26/01/15 - 12:40pm Read More

Entertainment

Monday’s TV tips

MUSIC: The Voice of Ireland (RTE One, 6.30pm) The Fourth episode of this year’s Voice of Ireland sees more contestants from around the country perform in the Blind Auditions for a place in the Battles. DOCUMENTARY: Donal MacIntyre: Breaking Crime...

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Watch: Ed Sheeran’s Whelans gig

Probably the most talked about Ed Sheeran gig of the CENTURY took place in Dublin over the weekend, and we’ve...

Monday, 26/01/15 - 12:07pm Read More

Kylie to play outdoor gig in London

Pop superstar Kylie Minogue is to headline a major outdoor show in London’s Hyde Park this summer. She will top...

Monday, 26/01/15 - 9:00am Read More

Jackson does movies he ‘was pretending to do as a kid’

Samuel L Jackson doesn’t think he’ll ever get to be in a ‘Bond’ movie. The ‘Snakes on a Plane’ star...

Monday, 26/01/15 - 8:37am Read More

Clooney left stag party booking to last minute

George Clooney booked his stag party ten minutes before it started. The ‘Monuments Men’ star – who tied the knot...

Monday, 26/01/15 - 6:56am 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

Rodgers targets Chelsea’s Cup pain

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers intends to pile on the cup pain for Chelsea as he takes his side to Stamford Bridge with “no fear” on Tuesday. Chelsea, the Barclays Premier League leaders, crashed out of the FA Cup to League...

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Ireland hopeful over Reddan – Foley and Murray to be assessed

Ireland chiefs remain hopeful Eoin Reddan will beat his medial knee ligament strain in time to face Italy in the...

Monday, 26/01/15 - 3:25pm Read More

Player sent off for reacting to banner showing his severed head

Belgian footballer Steven Defour endured a stormy return to his old club last night – culminating in a sending-off. The...

Monday, 26/01/15 - 3:25pm Read More

Djokovic battles into last eight

Novak Djokovic ensured seven of the top eight seeds reached the quarter-finals of the Australian Open after overcoming Luxembourg’s Gilles...

Monday, 26/01/15 - 2:38pm Read More

Fabregas loving life at Chelsea

Cesc Fabregas admits he has sparked his football career back to life since returning to London. Despite now playing for...

Monday, 26/01/15 - 2:34pm Read More

Ronaldo awaits ban decision

Cristiano Ronaldo will discover on Wednesday if his behaviour during Saturday’s 2-1 victory over Cordoba will see him banned for...

Monday, 26/01/15 - 12:58pm Read More