Western News

Gardaí to examine scene of fatal overnight car crash

A garda forensic team in Galway are to carry out an examination of the scene of a fatal two-car crash. A man in his 30s, who was a passenger in the car, died when it and another car were in...

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Two Irishmen dead in accidents abroad

Two young Irish men have died in separate accidents abroad. Tomás Beecher, 30, from Cork died while on holiday in...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 7:51am Read More

Four to appear in court over Galway cannabis haul

Four men arrested in connection with the seizure of an estimated €200,000 worth of cannabis in Co Galway yesterday will...

Saturday, 06/09/14 - 5:41pm Read More

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...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 10:15am Read More

Woman held after entering school with knife

A woman has been released without charge after entering a school in Co. Mayo carrying a knife. Gardaí said the...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 8:41pm Read More

National News

Lonely Planet: ‘Ireland should be on everyone’s must-visit list’

Ireland has been named one of the top countries to visit next year thanks in part to the success of the Wild Atlantic Way. Tourist and traveller guide Lonely Planet put us at number five on its 2015 must-see destinations...

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North votes to ban paying for sex

Paying for sex is to be banned in the North after Stormont Assembly members backed the move in a landmark...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 7:13am Read More

Firearm discharged from house in Co Cork

A near seven-hour armed siege has ended peacefully after an 89-year-old man walked out of his home, after a shot...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 9:27pm Read More

Mairia Cahill: Someone else will come forward to prove SF cover-up

Mairia Cahill says she is convinced that other victims of abuse will come forward and discredit Sinn Fein’s assertions that...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 7:27pm Read More

Weather warnings in effect tonight with strong winds and heavy rain

Ireland is facing into some heavy rain tonight as Ireland experiences the tail end of Hurricance Gonzalo. The storm has...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 6:54pm Read More

Entertainment

Delevingne makes young rich list

Model turned actress Cara Delevingne has become the highest new entry in an annual list of the UK’s wealthy young stars. The 22-year-old – whose latest film The Face of an Angel is inspired by the trial of Amanda Knox...

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Pacific Rim trilogy possible before sequel even begins shooting

Guillermo del Toro wants to make ‘Pacific Rim 3′. The 50-year-old director is due to start shooting the sequel to...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 7:14pm Read More

Jada Smith turned up to audition for Batman spin-off with a man on leash

Jada Pinkett Smith auditioned for ‘Gotham’ with a man on a leash. The 43-year-old actress revealed that her audition process...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 7:11pm Read More

Sheen to let former fiancée keep engagement ring

Charlie Sheen will allow his former fiancée to keep her $100,000 engagement ring. The ‘Anger Management’ actor confirmed last week...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 7:07pm Read More

Ryan Reynolds wants to name child after Bruce Jenner or Excalibur

Ryan Reynolds wants to name his baby Bruce Jenner. The ‘Green Lantern’ actor and wife Blake Lively are expecting their...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 4:28pm 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 head for replay against Kingdom despite amazing comeback

Mayo 1-16 Kerry 1-16 Mayo and Kerry will meet again at the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick next Saturday after finishing...

Sunday, 24/08/14 - 6:35pm Read More

National Sport

McIlroy to take break from golf to fight legal case worth millions

World number one Rory McIlroy faces a break from the sport as a Dublin courtroom is poised to take centre stage rather than a golf course early next year. Attempts at a resolution over a contractual dispute a few days...

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United force draw with the Baggies

West Brom 2 Man Utd 2 Daley Blind rescued a late point for Manchester United as they were held to...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 11:32pm Read More

Celtic keeper attacked in the street

Celtic player Lukasz Zaluska has been attacked in the street. The goalkeeper was targeted in Ashton Lane in Glasgow’s west...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 7:23pm Read More

Colm O’Rourke stirs up hornets’ nest with article on GPA

Colm O’Rourke’s article about the Gaelic Players Association in the Sunday Independent yesterday has provoked a storm of online reaction,...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 5:37pm Read More

Mourinho vents fury over Costa

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is furious at Spain boss Vicente del Bosque after believing Diego Costa’s hamstring problem was exacerbated...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 5:20pm Read More

Barcelona remain focused on Ajax

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique insists his team’s focus is solely on Tuesday night’s Champions League meeting against Ajax, with all...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 4:46pm Read More