Western News

Two Gardaí in hospital following Sligo road accident

Two Gardaí have been hospitalised following a road crash in Sligo this morning. The collision between two members of the Traffic Corps on motorcycles and a car happened at around 10am at the junction of Clarion Road and Manorhamilton Road....

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Man Who Killed His Mother Should Have Been in Custody

A Mayo man mistakenly released from garda custody following a court hearing killed his mother less than a month later....

Wednesday, 13/08/14 - 10:24am Read More

Woman dies in Mayo crash

A woman in her 20s has been killed in a single vehicle crash in Co Mayo. It happened on the...

Sunday, 03/08/14 - 8:45pm Read More

Met Éireann issues flood warning

Met Éireann has issued a weather warning for theentire  country with a possibility of heavy thundery showers and localised flooding....

Friday, 01/08/14 - 6:33pm Read More

50 years on the Marquee rises once more in Killala

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Killala Marquee veterans, from left, Seán Hannick, John Murphy, Liam O’Hara, Willie McGregor, Joe Donohoe.     When Seán Hannick was...

Friday, 01/08/14 - 6:31pm Read More

National News

Nurses to hold lunchtime protest in Drogheda today

Nurses who are members of the INMO will hold a lunchtime protest today outside Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda. The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation says the overcrowding is dangerous for patients and problematic for staff. INMO Industrial...

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Cinderella auditions starting today in Dublin

Open auditions will be held in Dublin this morning to cast the lead role in this year’s panto, Cinderella. The...

Wednesday, 20/08/14 - 1:21am Read More

The 2014 Rose of Tralee winner is Philadelphia Rose Maria Walsh

Philadelphia Rose Maria Walsh has been crowned the 2014 International Rose of Tralee. The 27 year-old originally from Boston, grew...

Tuesday, 19/08/14 - 11:56pm Read More

Two Irish people win EuroMillions Plus draw

The latest EuroMillions jackpot, of over €54 million euro, has been won by a ticket bought in Austria. The numbers...

Tuesday, 19/08/14 - 10:02pm Read More

The 2014 Rose of Tralee to be announced tonight

The remaining 14 Roses are taking to the stage in Tralee around now. The 2014 Rose of Tralee will be...

Tuesday, 19/08/14 - 8:03pm Read More

Entertainment

Phil Lynott’s 65th birthday anniversary today

Today would have been Phil Lynott’s 65th birthday. The rock star, who fronted Thin Lizzy, died aged 36 on 4th January 1986 from septicaemia, due to complications from drug taking. A statue in his memory has been erected at Harry...

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Supermodel withdraws kids from school over presence of cancer-causing chemicals

Cindy Crawford has withdrawn her children from school. The 48-year-old supermodel and her husband Rande Gerber have decided not to...

Tuesday, 19/08/14 - 6:30pm Read More

1D star misses out on film role

Harry Styles turned down the chance to play Cara Delevigne’s love interest in a movie. The One Direction hunk –...

Tuesday, 19/08/14 - 6:16pm Read More

‘Jurassic World’ filming completed

Filming for ‘Jurassic World’ is complete and the film is ready to go into post production. The eagerly-flick will hit...

Tuesday, 19/08/14 - 5:43pm Read More

Connolly ‘doing incredibly well’

Comedy star Billy Connolly could have had Parkinson’s disease for around 10 years before it was diagnosed, his wife has...

Tuesday, 19/08/14 - 4:48pm Read More

Western Sport

Mayo advance as ref enrages Cork

Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea celebrates scoring a goal past Cork goalkeeper Ken O’Halloran Mayo 1-19 Cork 2-15 Mayo held on in a gripping finish to deny Cork and book an All-Ireland SFC semi-final date with Kerry. A thrilling encounter had 37,886...

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Historic fourth for Horan’s Mayo

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GAA Football Connacht Senior Championship – Final   MAYO 3-14 GALWAY 0-16 Michael Gallagher at Elverys MacHale Park, Castlebar  ...

Wednesday, 16/07/14 - 10:26am Read More

Guinness become PRO12 sponsors as Connacht fixtures released

Guinness are the new sponsors of the rugby PRO12. The brand take over sponsorship of the competition from RaboDirect, who...

Thursday, 10/07/14 - 1:47pm Read More

Connacht’s McFrland leads Emerging Ireland to IRB Nations Cup

Emerging Ireland 31 Romania 10 By Barry Coughlan Connacht coach Dan McFarland led Emerging Ireland to their first IRB Nations Cup...

Monday, 23/06/14 - 4:15pm Read More

Ireland missing Henshaw for summer tour

Hand surgery has denied Robbie Henshaw first refusal on Brian O’Driscoll’s Ireland berth after the Connacht centre was ruled out...

Thursday, 29/05/14 - 6:06pm Read More

Former Connacht captain Duffy training with Mayo footballers

By Peter O’ Dwyer Former Connacht and Ireland fullback Gavin Duffy is training with the Mayo senior footballers, and stood...

Wednesday, 14/05/14 - 10:20pm Read More

National Sport

Wenger slams Ramsey sending off

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger hit out at the sending off of midfielder Aaron Ramsey as his side battled to a goalless draw with Besiktas in the first leg of their Champions League play-off at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium. The Gunners...

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Cork legend Cunningham to take the reins of UCC Fitzgibbon team

Former Cork selector Ger Cunningham, who left Jimmy Barry-Murphy’s backroom team at the end of last season, has been named...

Tuesday, 19/08/14 - 11:04pm Read More

Leicester sign former All Black and Leinster lock

Leicester have signed New Zealand World Cup winner Brad Thorn. Tigers rugby director Richard Cockerill confirmed today that the 39-year-old...

Tuesday, 19/08/14 - 6:05pm Read More

Smyth wins gold at European Paralympic Championships

Ireland’s Jason Smyth has won European gold. The Paralymic gold medallist has won the men’s T-12 100 metres at the...

Tuesday, 19/08/14 - 5:26pm Read More

Stricker out of Ryder Cup

Steve Stricker’s slim chance of making the United States Ryder Cup team is gone after the 47-year-old confirmed he will...

Tuesday, 19/08/14 - 5:20pm Read More

Schweinsteiger blow for Germany and Bayern

Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger is set to miss the start of the Bundesliga season and Germany’s next two international...

Tuesday, 19/08/14 - 3:52pm Read More