Western News

HSE ‘hopeful’ of resolution to Mayo care home issues

The HSE says it is hopeful a resolution can be found concerning the Aras Attracta care home in Swinford Co. Mayo, before the residents are affected. It comes after HIQA issued a proposal to cancel registration for part of the...

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Teenage girl in serious condition after Mayo road accident

Update at 7.41am: *** A teenager is in a serious condition in hospital following a crash in Mayo. The 18-year-old...

Friday, 31/07/15 - 10:21am Read More

Man jailed in Perth for one-punch assault that killed Galway man

By Sean Ryan A 24-year-old Australian man has been jailed for nine years for the one-punch attack that killed Irishman...

Monday, 20/07/15 - 11:34am Read More

Ballyhaunis man collects Euromillions cheque from Lottery HQ

A man who lives in Ballyhaunis Co Mayo collected a cheque worth almost €320,000 from National Lottery Headquarters in Dublin...

Tuesday, 16/06/15 - 2:08pm Read More

‘Number of Irish’ among five killed in US balcony collapse

Five people have been killed and eight others injured after a balcony collapsed on an apartment building in Berkeley, California....

Tuesday, 16/06/15 - 2:08pm Read More

National News

No winner of Lotto jackpot

There was no winner of tonight’s Lotto jackpot, worth €4,250,974. The numbers drawn were: 10, 14, 22, 24, 26 and 44. The bonus number was 12. More than 32,576 players won prizes in tonight’s draw, including two winners of €25,000....

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President signs Marriage Equality into law

President Michael D Higgins has signed Marriage Equality into law. It means the Government can now bring forward legislation to...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 8:11pm Read More

UUP votes to withdraw from government

Senior members of the Ulster Unionist Party have voted to withdraw from the North’s power-sharing government over claims the Provisional...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 8:44pm Read More

UUP debates government exit over Provisional IRA claims

A crunch meeting where senior members of the Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) will vote on whether to walk away from...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 6:52pm Read More

ASTI members to vote on Junior Cert reform

Members of the Association of Secondary Teachers in Ireland are to vote on reform of the Junior Cert. The central...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 4:58pm Read More

Entertainment

Simon Cowell: Zayn Malik needs to ‘keep quiet for a while’

Simon Cowell thinks Zayn Malik needs to take time out from Twitter. Since quitting One Direction in March, the 22-year-old singer has gotten into spats on the social networking site with producer Naughty Boy, former bandmate Louis Tomlinson and DJ...

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Robin Wright and Ben Foster call off engagement

Robin Wright and Ben Foster have reportedly called off their engagement for a second time. The couple – who first...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 9:37pm Read More

Kate Moss set for Absolutey Fabulous role – but will she speak?

Kate Moss will star in Absolutey Fabulous. The 41-year-old supermodel is set to appear as herself in the movie version...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 2:51pm Read More

Zayn a f***ing idiot, says Roche

Zayn Malik is “a f***ing idiot” according to Jake Roche. The Rixton frontman – who’s engaged to Little Mix star...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 2:50pm Read More

‘Smart’ Zooey Deschanel’s baby daughter looks just like her, says co-star Jacob

Zooey Deschanel’s newborn daughter is “extremely cute.” The ‘New Girl’ actress gave birth to her first child with husband Jacob...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 2:47pm Read More

Western Sport

Mayo footballer Darragh Doherty killed in overnight road accident

The man who died in a Mayo road accident last night has been named as footballer Darragh Doherty. The 19-year-old from Kilmaine, Co Mayo, died after the car he was driving struck a wall on the N84 at Carrowmore, near...

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Connacht ready to march on Russia

Connacht fans will be travelling to Russia to support their team after the draw for rugby’s European Challenge Cup was...

Wednesday, 17/06/15 - 1:42pm Read More

Connacht’s Muliaina had ‘no idea’ he was going to be arrested

Mils Muliaina said he had “no idea” he was about to be arrested after his match on Friday. The New...

Sunday, 05/04/15 - 6:23pm Read More

Connacht sign New Zealand flanker

Connacht boss Pat Lam has welcomed the signing. Connacht Rugby and the IRFU have recruited back row forward Nepia Fox-Matamua...

Wednesday, 25/03/15 - 3:29pm Read More

Henshaw hails ‘ultimate leader’ O’Connell after Six Nations win

Ireland and Connacht centre Robbie Henshaw is basking in the delight of a Six Nations victory and credits captain Paul...

Wednesday, 25/03/15 - 11:38am Read More

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...

Tuesday, 18/11/14 - 1:04pm Read More

National Sport

Mario Balotelli unused as Milan brush aside Empoli

Mario Balotelli watched on as goals from fellow forwards Carlos Bacca and Luiz Adriano earned AC Milan their first win of the new Serie A season – 2-1 against Empoli. Italy international Balotelli rejoined the Rossoneri on a season-long loan...

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Mayo to shade epic Croker clash with Dublin

By Peter McNamara All-Ireland SFC semi-final, Dublin v Mayo – 3.30pm, Sunday, Croke Park Live on RTÉ and Sky Sports...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 8:56pm Read More

VIDEO: Wales outsmarted us at the breakdown, says Murphy

Ireland’s back row forward, Jordi Murphy, has said that Wales were “not letting go of players” at the breakdown in...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 8:48pm Read More

Howard gives Everton point at White Hart Lane

Tottenham 0 Everton 0 Tim Howard denied Tottenham their first Barclays Premier League win of the season with a string...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 7:48pm Read More

How the players rated in today’s Ireland v Wales Test

Here’s how we rated the Irish and Welsh players out on the Aviva pitch today. ROB KEARNEY: Solid defence but...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 7:18pm Read More

Gatland dismisses rise in rankings as ‘just bragging rights’

Wales head coach Warren Gatland has reported that centre Jamie Roberts and lock Alun-Wyn Jones both suffered bumps and bruises...

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