Western News

Nurses vote for industrial action at Galway University Hospital

Nurses at Galway University Hospital’s Emergency Department have voted unanimously in favour of industrial action over overcrowding in the department. The Irish Nurses and Midwives’ Organisation (INMO) said 100% of those balloted voting in favour of a work to rule...

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Thousands left without power after strong winds

Strong overnight winds have left thousands of homes without power. Update: 8.10am There are now more than 1,000 homes are...

Monday, 12/01/15 - 6:56am Read More

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...

Wednesday, 03/12/14 - 4:06pm Read More

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

National News

Junior Education Minister defends use of children’s PPS numbers

The junior education minister has accused TDs of hypocrisy by complaining about plans to ask primary school pupils for PPS numbers. The numbers are part of the information parents are being asked to give schools as part of a census...

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Body of Elaine O’Hara left in woodland for ‘about a year’

The jury in the Graham Dwyer trial has seen a photograph of Elaine O’Hara’s punctured and blood-stained mattress, which Gardaí...

Wednesday, 28/01/15 - 6:37pm Read More

Murphy says protesters should apologise to President for ‘inappropriate’ name-calling

Anti-Austerity Alliance TD Paul Murphy has called on the protesters who shouted insults at President Higgins to apologise. Video footage...

Wednesday, 28/01/15 - 6:14pm Read More

Judgement reserved in Boggans bid to set aside €1.9m drugs conviction

The Court of Appeal has reserved judgment in Alan Boggans’ bid to have his conviction for possession of €1.9m worth...

Wednesday, 28/01/15 - 6:08pm Read More

No jail for Dublin soccer player who headbutted opponent

A soccer player who broke an opponent’s nose after he headbutted him in an off-the-ball incident has avoided a jail...

Wednesday, 28/01/15 - 5:29pm Read More

Entertainment

Carey and Cannon sued by nanny

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon are being sued by their former nanny. Simonette DaCosta has filed a lawsuit against the ‘#Beautiful’ hitmaker and the ‘America’s Got Talent’ host, who split last summer after six-years of marriage, claiming she was unfairly...

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Prosecutor ‘doubts’ Lohan actually did her community service

A prosecutor in Los Angeles has raised doubts that Lindsay Lohan has completed the terms of her community service sentence...

Wednesday, 28/01/15 - 7:18pm Read More

Wednesday’s TV tips

DRAMA: Red Rock (TV3, 8.30pm) The debut episode of Ireland’s newest continuing drama will introduce us to two main families...

Wednesday, 28/01/15 - 6:04pm Read More

Sam Smith talks relationships

Sam Smith always wants what he’s “never going to get” in relationships. The ‘Stay with Me’ singer – who recently...

Wednesday, 28/01/15 - 3:57pm Read More

Vote for Jan and Ian Beale’s wedding song here

Eastenders are leaving YOU chose Jane and Ian Beale’s wedding song. Jane and Ian Beale, played by Laurie Brett and...

Wednesday, 28/01/15 - 2:52pm 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

Costa charged with violent conduct

Diego Costa has been charged with violent conduct by the Football Association following his clash with Emre Can in Chelsea’s Capital One Cup semi-final second leg win over Liverpool. The striker’s apparent stamp on the Liverpool defender was missed by...

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Paulista completes Arsenal move

Arsenal’s protracted move for Gabriel Paulista has been completed, with the Brazilian defender arriving in a deal which will see...

Wednesday, 28/01/15 - 5:06pm Read More

Rossiter announces surprise Wexford retirement

Keith Rossiter has unexpectedly retired from Wexford hurling after 11 years on the senior panel. The 31-year-old told the Irish...

Wednesday, 28/01/15 - 4:34pm Read More

Connacht confirm new deals for half backs

Jack Carty in action for Connacht. European Rugby Challenge Cup 2014/15, Pool 2, Round 5, Connacht v Exeter Chiefs. Sportsground,...

Wednesday, 28/01/15 - 4:07pm Read More

O’Brien set to feature for Ireland

Sean O’Brien is on course to feature in the first half of Ireland’s RBS 6 Nations title defence, according to...

Wednesday, 28/01/15 - 3:27pm Read More

VIDEO: Bizarre free kick defence unlikely to catch on

We’ve often seen keepers wind up in ‘no man’s land’. But this goalkeeper from French side Nice B decided to...

Wednesday, 28/01/15 - 2:56pm Read More