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

Direct Provision no place for children, say Sinn Féin

Sinn Féin has said that the Direct Provision system is no place to have children. The party has renewed its calls for the entire scheme to be scrapped, following a HIQA report which has raised grave concerns about the welfare...

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Ban Ki-Moon praises Ireland’s vote for same-sex marriage

The head of the United Nations has praised Ireland for its vote on same-sex marriage. Ban Ki-Moon says the historic...

Monday, 25/05/15 - 8:35pm Read More

Deadline extended for doctors to sign up to free GP care for children under six

The National Association of GPs has said the deadline for doctors to sign up to free care for children under...

Monday, 25/05/15 - 6:21pm Read More

Robinson faces night in hospital after suspected heart attack

The North’s First Minister could be facing a night in hospital after suffering a suspected heart attack. Peter Robinson, 66,...

Monday, 25/05/15 - 5:39pm Read More

Justice Minister confirms marriage equality legislation will be enacted by end of July

The first same sex marriages in Ireland could take place as soon as August, earlier than originally thought. The Justice...

Monday, 25/05/15 - 5:14pm Read More

Entertainment

Kylie Jenner ‘sometimes I hate my life’

Kylie Jenner goes through times where she “hates” her life. The ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’ star admitted during an honest chat with her half-sister Khloé Kardashian on the E! reality show that she can sometimes find herself feeling low....

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Murs turned down X Factor judging role

Olly Murs turned down a judging role on the ‘X Factor’, because he’s “too nice”. The former ‘X Factor’ runner-up...

Monday, 25/05/15 - 5:42pm Read More

Monday’s TV tips

Britain’s Got Talent – Live Semi-finals (TV3, 7.30pm) The King of entertainment Simon Cowell, David Walliams, Amanda Holden and Alesha...

Monday, 25/05/15 - 3:38pm Read More

Kerry-shot film starring Colin Farrell wins big at Cannes

A film that was shot in South Kerry has been awarded a top award at this year’s Cannes Film Festival....

Monday, 25/05/15 - 3:26pm Read More

Fassbender reveals whisky was the best (and worst) thing about filming in Scotland

Michael Fassbender has said whisky was the best and worst part of filming Macbeth in Scotland. The Irish actor takes...

Monday, 25/05/15 - 1:10pm 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

Woman airlifted off Carrauntwohil with neck and back injuries

A woman has been airlifted to hospital in Cork after suffering head and back injuries in a fall on Ireland’s highest mountain this afternoon. The woman in her 50s fell on the higher reaches of O’Shea’s gully around 3pm as...

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And that’s official – Ireland votes for marriage equality

Ireland has now – officially – voted to enshrine marriage equality in the Constitution. The country voted by a 2:1...

Saturday, 23/05/15 - 6:55pm Read More

Toddler in hospital after farm accident in Cork

A toddler has been airlifted to Cork University Hospital after a farm accident in West Cork earlier. It is understood...

Saturday, 23/05/15 - 3:04pm Read More

Yes Equality: A silence has been broken forever

Yes Equality Cork has said its members always knew today’s vote would end in tears, and today they know “what...

Saturday, 23/05/15 - 1:24pm Read More

Cork give Tóibín freedom of the city

Niall Tóibín has been awarded the freedom of Cork city. The actor and comedian says it’s one of his proudest...

Saturday, 23/05/15 - 8:19am Read More

Man continues to be questioned in connection with fatal prison stabbing

A man in his 30’s remains in custody following his arrest in connection with the death of an inmate in...

Saturday, 23/05/15 - 8:01am Read More