Western News

Two Irishmen dead in accidents abroad

Two young Irish men have died in separate accidents abroad. Tomás Beecher, 30, from Cork died while on holiday in Cambodia on Saturday, after he was knocked down by a 4×4 jeep in the country’s capital. He was hit while...

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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...

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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

National News

September one of the driest on record

Last month was the second-driest September on record, according to data from the Armagh observatory. The observatory said it recorded just 3.55mm of precipitation in the entire month – almost 20 times less than the average rainfall expected in September....

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Appeal for information in search for the Disappeared

The Head of the Investigation team searching for the so-called ‘Disappeared’ is urging anyone with any information – no matter...

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Engineer admits to running Limerick brothels

A senior engineer has admitted to keeping and managing brothels in three Limerick City locations. 56-year-old Thomas Lyons of The...

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Dublin councils issue zero litter fines on beaches, despite summer cleanup

Despite piles of rubbish being collected on beaches across Dublin, no litter fines were issued by two Councils. Thousands of...

Thursday, 02/10/14 - 10:09am Read More

Legal objections to Poolbeg Incinerator discussed

New plans on how to stop the Poolbeg Incinerator going ahead were discussed at a public meeting held in Ringsend...

Thursday, 02/10/14 - 9:17am Read More

Entertainment

Adam Sandler to make four Netflix-only movies

Adam Sandler will star in four movies exclusively for Netflix. The ‘Happy Gilmore’ actor – whose latest movie ‘Men, Women and Children’ was released this week – has signed a deal with the streaming service to both produce and star...

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Kunis and Kutcher baby born

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher have reportedly welcomed their first child into the world. The ‘Black Swan’ actress, who started...

Thursday, 02/10/14 - 9:06am Read More

First batch of Glastonbury tickets sell out in 14 mins

The first batch of tickets for Glastonbury 2015 has sold out in just 14 minutes. A total of 15,000 coach...

Thursday, 02/10/14 - 7:51am Read More

EastEnders cleans up at Soap Awards

EastEnders was the big winner at tonight’s Inside Soap Awards, picking up the prestigious Best Soap gong as well as...

Wednesday, 01/10/14 - 10:42pm Read More

Davis: Bond films ‘outdated’

Warwick Davis wants to be the next James Bond because he thinks the movies are “outdated”. The 44-year-old actor –...

Wednesday, 01/10/14 - 6:07pm 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...

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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...

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‘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

McIlroy dodges some of the questions from #askrory

The European Tour started the #askrory hashtag yesterday and promised to have Rory McIlroy answer the best questions on camera. They put the video of his responses online last night – Rory answered questions ranging from his musical tastes to...

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Struggling F1 firm Caterham insists they’ll drive at Suzuka

Caterham insist they will race at the Japanese Grand Prix this weekend despite claims from a bailiff company that they...

Thursday, 02/10/14 - 8:45am Read More

Gerrard has harsh words for Reds defence

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard lambasted his side’s poor defending once again after their 1-0 Champions League defeat in Basle. Marco...

Thursday, 02/10/14 - 8:44am Read More

Wenger impressed by Welbeck’s form

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is no doubt Danny Welbeck will continue to go from strength to strength after the striker’s...

Thursday, 02/10/14 - 8:38am Read More

Welbeck rips up Galatasaray

Arsenal 4 Galatasaray 1 Danny Welbeck plundered a hat-trick as Arsenal got their Champions League campaign up and running with...

Wednesday, 01/10/14 - 10:55pm Read More

Things go from bad to worse for Rodgers and Liverpool

Basle 1 Liverpool 0 Liverpool became the latest big-name English scalp to be claimed by Basle who capitalised on the...

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