Western News

Get you and your dress into the movies in Ballina

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MAYO author Kate Kerrigan is inviting Mayo women to don their most fabulous dress and get down to Mount Falcon Estate in Ballina for a film shoot next weekend, April 18. “Every woman has a dress that is really important to...

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Mayo’s abandoned pets find Noeline’s Ark

By Tracey May Halloran   I’d heard she gave away her cooker to people in need, and now she uses...

Monday, 13/04/15 - 3:14pm Read More

Win a designer handbag with All She Wants & Marian Duggan

  Win one of Maypo designer Lisa’s limited edition bags Imagine a beautiful Lisa Ryder piece on your arm this...

Friday, 03/04/15 - 11:24am Read More

INTERVIEW: Gordon Buchanan – heir to David Attenborough

Gordon Buchanan relaxes backstage at the TF in Castlebar.
Hailed as the heir of David Attenborourgh, Renowned Wildlife Film-maker, Gordon Buchanan, takes a break from wild bears, wolves and...

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

Me and my celtic gene- Haemochromatosis lives in the west of Ireland

  The famine may be a difficult period of Irish history we’d rather forget, but every time I get a...

Friday, 27/03/15 - 10:52am Read More

National News

Kenny rules out publishing legal advice given to Coalition about IBRC inquiry

By Juno McEnroe, Political Reporter Enda Kenny has ruled out publishing legal advice given to the Coalition about setting up the inquiry into IBRC transactions, as the Opposition called for urgent legislation to be enacted. A Fine Gael TD has...

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Most mothers intend to buy digital devices for children’s Christmas gift, survey finds

One-fifth of mothers of children aged 4-7 intend to buy them a digital device for Christmas, according to a recent...

Wednesday, 25/11/15 - 1:31pm Read More

Gardaí have arrested more than 450 disqualified drivers behind the wheel

Gardaí have revealed they have arrested more than 450 people behind the wheel who were disqualified from driving. Officers were...

Wednesday, 25/11/15 - 12:50pm Read More

Opposition parties must share blame for problems with IBRC Commission, says Taoiseach

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said that Opposition parties must share the blame for the problems facing the IBRC Commission of...

Wednesday, 25/11/15 - 1:41pm Read More

Visitors to Ireland on the up

Almost 7.5m visitors have come to Ireland between January and October. There was a 14% rise in the number of...

Wednesday, 25/11/15 - 12:26pm Read More


U2 return to rock the 3 Arena

By Noel Baker at the 3 Arena At a jammed 3 Arena last night U2 opened a four night run in their old dogtown of Dublin, just a hop, skip and a jump from their old northside haunts, a memory...

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Bono: We’re going to put on our best for Paris

U2 are to take to the stage in Paris next month after cancelling two concerts in the wake of the...

Monday, 23/11/15 - 5:13pm Read More

Tuam musical group to stage Broadway classic

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  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

Olwyn’s star is rising

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A recent graduate of Paul McCartney’s Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, Mayo singer and songwriter Olwyn Murray is to launch...

Tuesday, 20/05/14 - 9:50am Read More

Girls’ Night Out in Claremorris

Ladies, if you’re looking for a fabulous night of fashion and fun, then look no further than the Girls’ Night...

Wednesday, 20/11/13 - 11:50am Read More

Western Sport

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 made on  Wednesday, June 17, and they will fancy their chances of making it into the European Cup  – formerly...

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All Black centurion to start for Connacht

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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

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

Historic fourth for Horan’s Mayo

James Horan 8/5/2013
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

Ballina man takes top post at Connacht Rugby

Ballina man and Knockmore resident Willie Ruane has been appointed as the Chief Executive of Connacht Rugby. The Mayo man played rugby...

Friday, 09/05/14 - 12:40pm Read More

Gavin Duffy to leave Connacht

Gavin Duffy 9/12/2010
Connacht have announced they will release eight players from their squad at the end of the season — the biggest...

Monday, 05/05/14 - 2:00pm Read More

National Sport

Tommy O’Donnell returns to training as rehab continues on hip injury

Tommy O’Donnell returned to training with Munster today as he steps-up his return from the dislocated hip that prevented him from taking part in Ireland’s World Cup campaign. The flanker is continuing his rehab programme and is still unable to...

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Man stabbed outside White Hart Lane discharged from hospital

A 35-year-old man who was stabbed outside White Hart Lane on Sunday has been discharged from hospital, according to West...

Tuesday, 24/11/15 - 5:11pm Read More

David Haye admits world heavyweight title dream lured him back into the ring

David Haye admits a sense of unfinished business has lured him back to the ring, with his sights firmly set...

Tuesday, 24/11/15 - 3:23pm Read More

Lewis Hamilton aims to end Formula One season on a high in Abu Dhabi

Lewis Hamilton is bidding to end his season on a high as he prepares to bring the curtain down on...

Tuesday, 24/11/15 - 2:33pm Read More

Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho could return sooner than expected

It is understood the injury Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho sustained against Manchester City is not too serious and he could...

Tuesday, 24/11/15 - 1:39pm Read More

FIFA ethics committee seeks lifetime ban for UEFA president Michel Platini

FIFA’s ethics committee is seeking a lifetime ban for Michel Platini, his lawyers have confirmed. UEFA president Platini and outgoing...

Tuesday, 24/11/15 - 2:26pm Read More