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

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 Ronan Clohessy of Crossfields, Cree, Co Clare was charged before Limerick District Court with possession, and possession for sale or...

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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

Three arrested after Belfast assault

Three men have been arrested following an assault in west Belfast. A 28-year-old man was taken to hospital following the...

Saturday, 20/12/14 - 1:36pm Read More

Entertainment

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 be available on iTunes and various streaming services ahead of the ‘Rebel Heart’ album release in March. The singer says...

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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

Kristen Bell welcomes baby girl

Kristen Bell has given birth to a baby girl. The news was announced by Kristen’s actor husband Dax Shepard, who...

Saturday, 20/12/14 - 10:53am Read More

George Ezra to play Electric Picnic

George Ezra has just been announced to play at Electric Picnic next year. The 21-year-old singer, who headlined Glastonbury’s BBC...

Friday, 19/12/14 - 5:42pm 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

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 striker Evans had an offer to train with his former club retracted last month following strong local opposition to the...

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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

United scrape draw against 10-man Villa as Saints trounce Everton

Third-placed Manchester United are seven points behind Chelsea and City following their 1-1 draw at 10-man Aston Villa, which ended...

Saturday, 20/12/14 - 4:57pm Read More

Munster lose after second-half comeback from Glasgow

Glasgow 21 Munster 18 Glasgow came from behind to beat Munster 21-18 to move above the Redmen in the battle...

Saturday, 20/12/14 - 4:33pm Read More

Silva and Toure help City make quick work of Palace

Manchester City 3 Crystal Palace 0 David Silva struck twice as Manchester City made light of their absence of strikers...

Saturday, 20/12/14 - 2:27pm Read More