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

Murder inquiry launched after Dublin shooting

Gardaí have launched a murder inquiry following the shooting dead of a 45-year-old man in Dublin last night. Andy Connors was shot several times in the upper body at his home in Old Pound in Boherboy in Saggart at around...

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McKevitt release judgement delayed

Alleged Real IRA leader Michael McKevitt will have to wait until at least next week to hear if he will...

Wednesday, 20/08/14 - 3:19pm Read More

Man charged with fatal Dublin stabbing

A 63-year-old man has been charged in connection with a fatal stabbing in Dublin over the weekend. 45-year-old David Sheridan...

Wednesday, 20/08/14 - 1:03pm Read More

Higher Education Authority seeks new measures to get more young people to college

The Higher Education Authority has said new measures are needed to encourage more young people to go to college. A...

Wednesday, 20/08/14 - 12:56pm Read More

Abortion controversy: HSE hits out at claims it knew of case in May

The Health Service Executive has hit back at media claims that it knew in May about the case of a...

Wednesday, 20/08/14 - 11:42am Read More

Entertainment

Alba has sore moment on set of new film

Jessica Alba accidentally whipped herself in the face filming ‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’. The 33-year-old actress – who reprises her role as stripper Nancy Callahan in the sequel to 2005′s ‘Sin City’ – came away with various...

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Wednesday’s TV tips

DOCUMENTARY: Trawlermen’s Lives (UTV, 10.40pm) Imagine working for 24 hours on a ship in choppy waters, with nowhere to escape...

Wednesday, 20/08/14 - 3:29pm Read More

Chan ‘shame’ over son’s drug arrest

Jackie Chan has said he is ashamed and saddened over his son’s detention on drug charges in Beijing, and apologised...

Wednesday, 20/08/14 - 2:15pm Read More

Depp and daughter to team up for next movie

Johnny Depp is teaming up with his daughter for his next movie. The 51-year-old star will appear opposite 15-year-old Lily-Rose...

Wednesday, 20/08/14 - 1:30pm Read More

Want to date Daniel? Break out your cheesiest chat-up lines…

Daniel Radcliffe is impressed by cheesy chat-up lines. The ‘Harry Potter’ star – who denies using the cringe-worthy technique himself...

Wednesday, 20/08/14 - 1:02pm 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

OMG!! It’s a…Bayern bus

Bayern Munich went all out to show off their latest acquisition. No….not a player silly, sure they have loads of those. No – they invited an audience to the Allianz Arena, and hired a super-duper snazzy magician, for a grand...

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Milan: No Reds bid for Balotelli

AC Milan insist they have not received an offer from Liverpool for their striker Mario Balotelli. Reports in England claim...

Wednesday, 20/08/14 - 3:34pm Read More

Heaslip named as new Leinster captain

Ireland number eight Jamie Heaslip will take over from Leo Cullen as captain of Leinster. Leinster coach Matt O’Connor has...

Wednesday, 20/08/14 - 2:51pm Read More

Brilliant McKillop claims European Championship crown

Michael McKillop has added another title to his successful career on the track. McKillop has won the T38 800m title...

Wednesday, 20/08/14 - 2:23pm Read More

Müller ‘turned down United offer’

Bayern Munich striker Thomas Müller has revealed that he turned down an “astronomical” offer to join Manchester United this summer....

Wednesday, 20/08/14 - 1:41pm Read More

Game of Thrones’ The Mountain officially Strongest Man in Europe

The contest to find Europe’s Strongest Man 2014 was held earlier this month in Leeds and was won by an...

Wednesday, 20/08/14 - 1:35pm Read More