Western News

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 appear in court this evening. The men were arrested yesterday afternoon following a search at a house in Bornacurra, Ballygar,...

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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

Woman held after entering school with knife

A woman has been released without charge after entering a school in Co. Mayo carrying a knife. Gardaí said the...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 8:41pm Read More

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...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 1:15pm Read More

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

National News

Poll sees Labour support rise while SF slips

Labour is seeing its support increase in a new opinion poll. The Millward Brown poll for the Sunday Independent shows a drop in support for Sinn Féin but little change for other parties. The poll was conducted between September 9...

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Dublin footballer Cooper injured in knife attack

Dublin senior footballer Jonny Cooper is recovering after being injured in a knife attack in the city in the early...

Saturday, 20/09/14 - 3:32pm Read More

Irish winner of €86.7m Euromillions jackpot yet to come forward

Someone in Ireland is waking up €86.7m better off this morning. Last night’s winning Euromillions ticket was sold here, but...

Saturday, 20/09/14 - 9:50am Read More

Irish winner claims €86m EuroMillions jackpot

A single Irish ticket has scooped tonight’s €86,732,923 EuroMillions jackpot. The numbers drawn were 6, 8, 34, 38, 48 with...

Friday, 19/09/14 - 10:31pm Read More

Man dies in Carlow crash

A man has died following a two car collision in Co Carlow. Four other people were injured and taken to...

Friday, 19/09/14 - 9:26pm Read More

Entertainment

Saturday’s TV Tips

DRAMA: Doctor Who (BBC One, 7.30pm) The Time Lord and Clara join forces with a beautiful shape-shifter and a cyber-augmented gamer. The Doctor has been set the challenge of breaking into the cosmos’s most dangerous bank, and it’s a task...

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Thicke’s ex-wife has ‘moved on’

Paula Patton has moved on from Robin Thicke. The 38-year-old actress, who split from the ‘Blurred Lines’ hitmaker in February...

Saturday, 20/09/14 - 1:53pm Read More

Cowell red-faced after wardrobe malfunction

‘X Factor’ boss Simon Cowell cringes with embarrassment after his shirt bursts apart, accidentally flashing his chest. His display of...

Saturday, 20/09/14 - 11:50am Read More

Downton stars ‘falling about with excitement’ over Clooney cameo

George Clooney left the ‘Downton Abbey’ cast starstruck when he appeared to film secret scenes. The Hollywood actor is set...

Saturday, 20/09/14 - 11:24am Read More

Bono ‘delighted’ by album giveaway

U2 frontman Bono has told of his delight that millions of people have heard the group’s new album after it...

Saturday, 20/09/14 - 10:19am 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

Player breaks record by scoring from edge of his own box

Paderborn midfielder Moritz Stoppelkamp scored a stunning goal from the edge of his own area as his side beat Hanover 96 2-0 today. At 83 metres it takes the record for the longest distance goal ever scored in the Bundesliga....

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West Ham win Liverpool face-off

West Ham 3 Liverpool 1 An exquisite lob from Diafra Sakho earned West Ham just a second Premier League win...

Saturday, 20/09/14 - 8:14pm Read More

St Gall’s win sixth FBD Kilmacud Crokes All-Ireland football 7s title

By Daragh Ó Conchúir St Gall’s (Antrim) 1-11 Bryansford (Down) 1-10 St Gall’s just edged out Bryansford to claim their...

Saturday, 20/09/14 - 8:04pm Read More

Pardew’s saviour Cisse not supposed to have played

Alan Pardew admitted saviour Papiss Cisse should not have played after coming off the bench to snatch a vital draw...

Saturday, 20/09/14 - 7:38pm Read More

Real run riot against Deportivo

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick while Gareth Bale and Javier Hernandez both scored twice as Real Madrid ran riot against...

Saturday, 20/09/14 - 6:26pm Read More

Three goals in three minutes give Gunners win; Cisse rescues Pardew’s Magpies

Danny Welbeck scored his first goal for Arsenal to help the Gunners end a run of three successive draws in...

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