Western News

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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....

Saturday, 11/10/14 - 3:20am Read More

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

National News

Murder accused man sent forward for trial over Bray death

A man accused of murdering his mother in Bray, Co. Wicklow has been sent forward for trial. Lynn Cassidy’s body was found at her home in June and it is believed she was beaten to death. A post mortem carried...

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Report: Number of known Irish women travelling to UK for abortions falls again

There was a further decrease in the number of women giving Irish addresses at abortion clinics in the UK last...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 3:38pm Read More

Clare tourist locations make Great Geosites list

The Burren and the Cliffs of Moher in Co Clare have been named among the UK and Ireland’s 100 Great...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 3:16pm Read More

Call for dedicated bomb squad base in the North

Army bomb squad officers were called out almost every day in the North within the space of a year, new...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 2:23pm Read More

NSAI deliver Halloween warning to parents

Parents are being advised to check their children’s Halloween costumes and accessories for safety labels. The National Standards Authority has...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 2:08pm Read More

Entertainment

Grammy nominations date is announced and they’re switching it up

The nominees for the 2015 Grammy Awards will be announced on the morning of December 5, except for one category: album of the year. The nominees for the top prize will come later that day when the Recording Academy debuts...

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Hoff set for new show

David Hasselhoff has five wives in his new TV show. The former ‘Baywatch’ actor is set to play a fictional...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 3:46pm Read More

Friday’s TV tips

SPORT: GAA GPA All Star Awards 2014 (RTE One, 7pm) Live coverage from the Convention Centre, Dublin of the GAA...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 3:42pm Read More

Maureen O’Hara has placed Cork estate on the market

Legendary Irish actress Maureen O’Hara has placed her beloved west Cork home on the market for 2.3M. The 94-year-old Dublin-born...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 2:43pm Read More

Friday’s Film Reviews

Fury At a critical juncture in David Ayer’s wartime thriller, Brad Pitt’s grizzled tank commander turns to an inexperienced new...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 1:33pm 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

Northern Ireland made to wait by UEFA

Northern Ireland must wait until Monday to find out whether their Euro 2016 qualifier in Romania next month will take place behind closed doors. Crowd problems in Bucharest during the 1-1 draw against Hungary on October 11 resulted in proceedings...

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Rodgers admits defensive issues

Under-fire striker Mario Balotelli’s spell in the headlines has helped deflect attention from Liverpool’s real problem but manager Brendan Rodgers...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 2:06pm Read More

Nadal to miss Paris Masters

Rafael Nadal has pulled out of next week’s BNP Paribas Masters in Paris. “Personal reasons” were cited by tournament organisers...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 1:37pm Read More

Ref Nigel Owens delivers great one-liner during rugby match

With the second round of fixtures in the new European Champions Cup taking place this weekend, BT Sport have released...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 1:35pm Read More

Schmidt fears further injuries

Ireland boss Joe Schmidt faces an anxious weekend of European Champions Cup action hoping no more of his second rows...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 1:28pm Read More

Serbia punished over drone incident

Serbia have been awarded a 3-0 victory over Albania following their postponed Euro 2016 qualifier but they have also been...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 1:14pm Read More