Western News

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 next year. The decision to cancel the event in Westport after three successful years will be a blow to tourism...

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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

Tuam musical group to stage Broadway classic

The cast
  Musical lovers are in for a special treat this week as Tuam’s Marian Choral Society get ready to stage...

Tuesday, 28/10/14 - 10:24am Read More

And the conversation continues on Main Street Castlebar…

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 7:47pm Read More

National News

Three polls have Labour tumbling as Independents ride high

Support for Labour has fallen in three new political opinion polls. The polls for tomorrow’s newspapers show support for Labour at 6% in one poll, and 5% in two others. Independents are still the most popular candidates, while Sinn Féin...

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Clare man charged over €680k cannabis seizure

A man has appeared before a special court sitting charged with possession of almost €700,000 worth of cannabis herb. 24-year-old...

Saturday, 20/12/14 - 3:05pm Read More

Man arrested after Dublin city robbery

A 24-year-old man has been arrested after a robbery in Dublin city centre. It happened at Lombard Street East at...

Saturday, 20/12/14 - 3:04pm Read More

Adams seeks meeting with Ceann Comhairle over ‘attacks’ on Sinn Féin

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams is seeking a meeting with the Ceann Comhairle over what he believes to be unfair...

Saturday, 20/12/14 - 2:19pm Read More

Five families in Clare facing homelessness due to ‘unsafe’ houses

Five families in county Clare are facing homelessness just days before Christmas. The shocked families were given three days notice...

Saturday, 20/12/14 - 1:52pm Read More

Entertainment

Flack earns two perfect Strictly scores

TV presenter Caroline Flack has secured two perfect 40 scores in “one of the closest finals in Strictly’s history”. The curtain will fall on Strictly Come Dancing later when the winner of the 2014 series is announced on the results...

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Gomez ‘ having a major breakdown’ over Bieber’s friendship with Baldwin

Selena Gomez is worried her split from Justin Bieber will ruin Christmas. The ‘Come And Get It’ hitmaker – who...

Saturday, 20/12/14 - 7:22pm Read More

Madonna releases ‘early Christmas gift’ of six songs

Madonna has released six songs from her new album after her demos were leaked earlier this week. The tracks will...

Saturday, 20/12/14 - 5:35pm Read More

Conchita to present next year’s Eurovision

Conchita Wurst is to present the Eurovision Song Contest in 2015. The 26-year-old drag queen won the annual competition on...

Saturday, 20/12/14 - 4:08pm Read More

Saturday’s TV tips

FILM: The World’s Fastest Indian (BBC2, 12.50pm) (2005) It follows a pensioner motorbike enthusiast who travels from New Zealand to...

Saturday, 20/12/14 - 12:01pm 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

Ospreys inflict bonus-point defeat on Ulster

Ospreys 31 Ulster 20 Wales scrum-half Rhys Webb crossed twice as Ospreys went top of the Guinness Pro 12 with a bonus point victory over Ulster at the Liberty Stadium. An entertaining display saw Ospreys completely dominate the game, scoring...

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Stelling breaks his microphone when his beloved Hartlepool score

Sky’s Jeff Stelling got a bit carried away celebrating Hartlepool’s goal against Oxford on Soccer Saturday today. As you’ll see...

Saturday, 20/12/14 - 6:58pm Read More

Hartlepool’s new coach admits interest in Evans

Hartlepool manager Ronnie Moore has announced he would like to sign convicted rapist Ched Evans. Former Sheffield United and Wales...

Saturday, 20/12/14 - 6:16pm Read More

Van Gaal: Villa draw could cost us

Louis van Gaal admits Manchester United’s draw at Aston Villa could end up costing them the title. Radamel Falcao cancelled...

Saturday, 20/12/14 - 6:12pm Read More

Worries mount for Dortmund

Werder Bremen piled the misery on Jurgen Klopp’s Borussia Dortmund with a 2-1 Bundesliga win at the Weserstadion today. Davie...

Saturday, 20/12/14 - 5:51pm Read More

Warnock fumes over disallowed goal

Manuel Pellegrini was happy to see Manchester City move joint top of the table, but Neil Warnock was in a...

Saturday, 20/12/14 - 5:04pm Read More