Western News

Four out of five Irish people still read newspapers

Over four out of five Irish adults read newspapers on a regular basis. The latest readership survey shows that print remains the dominant medium for newspaper content, with 2.9m people having read a printed newspaper within the past week. A...

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Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh reveals she’s ‘gay and proud’

By Kelly O’Brien Rose of Tralee winner Maria Walsh has announced she is gay. The 27-year-old announced she was “gay...

Wednesday, 27/08/14 - 10:52pm Read More

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...

Friday, 15/08/14 - 1:58pm Read More

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

National News

IMNDA CEO nominates Taoiseach for ice bucket challenge

The Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association is calling on the Taoiseach Enda Kenny to take part in the ice bucket challenge. The Chief Executive of the IMNDA is nominating Mr Kenny to have ice water poured over him. More than...

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Dublin councillor vows to continue fight for Greyhound workers

A Dublin city councillor says he will continue to support Greyhound workers in an ongoing row with the company over...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 1:47pm Read More

Competition Authority urging schools to allow more shops to sell uniforms

The Competition Authority is urging schools to allow a number of different retailers to sell school uniforms. The authority said...

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Donnelly: Thatcher was a ‘pragmatic woman’

An IRA prison escapee pardoned by Margaret Thatcher’s government has said she was a pragmatist whose ministers made small concessions...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 12:17pm Read More

Charity claims to have anonymous letters telling of overspend on Children’s Hospital

The head of the Jack and Jill Foundation has said he has been sent two anonymous letters which he says...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 11:09am Read More

Entertainment

Bono’s daughter Eve is one to watch

Bono’s daughter Eve Hewson has been featured in the infamous Variety magazine’s top ten actors to watch in 2014. Eve – who is Bono’s second daughter with activist Ali Hewson – grew up in Dublin with her older sister Jordan...

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Ofcom staying out of Bake Off ‘bin-cident’

The UK’s communications watchdog Ofcom has confirmed it will not investigate The Great British Bake Off’s “bin-cident” row after viewers...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 2:00pm Read More

Ofcom may investigate Great British Bake Off row

Communications watchdog Ofcom could launch an investigation into The Great British Bake Off’s “bin-cident” row after viewers complained about the...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 12:38pm Read More

Your ‘all you need to know guide’ for X Factor 2014

The summer is slowly coming to an end, the nights are getting darker and the woolies are creeping their way...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 12:24pm Read More

Spears splits from boyfriend after cheating video is released

‘Toxic’ singer Britney Spears has called it quits on her 18 month relationship after discovering a video of him cheating...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 10:56am Read More

Western Sport

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 led to fears of traffic chaos on the day. There had already been complaints about the match between Kerry and...

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‘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 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...

Sunday, 03/08/14 - 8:42pm Read More

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

National Sport

Legia Warsaw unveil giant Uefa ‘pig’ banner

The Polish side dumped out of the Champions League on a technicality have made their feelings about UEFA very clear. Legia Warsaw beat Celtic 6-1 over two legs but the Scottish side were given a Champions League place over them...

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Tottenham face Turkey trip as Everton drawn in tough group

Tottenham will be looking to replicate local rivals Arsenal’s recent success against Besiktas after being paired with the Turkish side...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 12:51pm Read More

Noble on the verge of Ireland switch

West Ham midfielder Mark Noble is reportedly considering making himself available for the Republic of Ireland international side. Noble was...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 12:38pm Read More

Redknapp: I’ll sign new QPR deal

Harry Redknapp is ready to sign a contact extension at QPR in the coming days as he once again insisted...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 11:37am Read More

Mascherano backs di Maria to shine at United

Barcelona midfielder Javier Mascherano believes Manchester United have secured the services of one of the top 10 players in the...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 10:24am Read More

Alonso to bid Madrid farewell after Bayern strike agreement

Xabi Alonso is poised to complete his move to Bayern Munich after Real Madrid confirmed on Friday an agreement had...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 9:00am Read More