Western News

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 next year. The decision to cancel the event in Westport after three successful years will be a blow to tourism...

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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

Tuam musical group to stage Broadway classic

The cast
  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

And the conversation continues on Main Street Castlebar…

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 7:47pm Read More

National News

Clinically dead pregnant woman being kept alive on life support

It has emerged that a clinically dead woman in the Midlands is being kept on life support, against her parents’ wishes, because she is pregnant. It has been reported that the woman’s parents are now considering legal action after doctors...

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Six-year-old girl in serious condition after Dublin hit-and-run

Gardaí are appealing for information after a six-year-old girl was knocked down on the Malahide Road in Coolock this evening....

Wednesday, 17/12/14 - 9:40pm Read More

Water Services Bill is passed by Dáil

The Water Services Bill has passed all stages in the Dáil tonight after the Government exercised their power to cut...

Wednesday, 17/12/14 - 9:39pm Read More

Gardaí treating discovery of two bodies in Clare as suspicious

Picture: Liam Burke/Press 22 Gardaí in Clare are treating the discovery of two bodies in Kildysart as suspicious. Gardaí discovered...

Wednesday, 17/12/14 - 9:28pm Read More

Bank worker stole almost €500k from employer to bet on World Cup

A ‘tiger’ kidnapping victim, whose past theft from his employer only came to light when the bank conducted an audit...

Wednesday, 17/12/14 - 6:34pm Read More

Entertainment

Wednesday’s TV tips

REALITY: Surprise Surprise (ITV, 8pm) Imagine a cross between Cilla Black and Santa Claus and you probably wouldn’t picture Holly Willoughby. But that’s exactly the role she’s taking on as Surprise Surprise returns just in time for Christmas. She’s recruited...

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LISTEN: Sinéad O’Connor has rewritten the Irish national anthem

Sinéad O’Connor has rewritten the Irish national anthem calling the current version “very war-like” and “all testosterone and not much...

Wednesday, 17/12/14 - 3:28pm Read More

Mel B’s husband Stephen has fled the UK

Mel B’s husband has reportedly fled the UK. Stephen Belafonte, whose seven-year marriage to the ‘X Factor’ judge, is said...

Wednesday, 17/12/14 - 3:06pm Read More

Ben Haenow wants to start a rock band

Ben Haenow has his sights set on starting a rock band. ‘The X Factor’ winner – who triumphed over Fleur...

Wednesday, 17/12/14 - 12:37pm Read More

Ant and Dec to ring in the New Year in Sneem, Co. Kerry

Ant and Dec will reportedly be ringing in the New Year in South-West Kerry this year. According to reports our...

Wednesday, 17/12/14 - 11:33am 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

Tottenham bury Newcastle’s cup hopes

Tottenham 4 Newcastle 0 Tottenham obliterated Newcastle as they stylishly secured their place in Capital One Cup semi-finals. Mauricio Pochettino’s start to life in north London has not been without its teething problems, yet Spurs fans are now beginning to...

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Liverpool pick up much needed win at Bournemouth

Bournemouth 1 Liverpool 3 Raheem Sterling’s first goals since mid-September helped Liverpool end a miserable seven days with a place...

Wednesday, 17/12/14 - 10:11pm Read More

Horse wins Point to Point after every other horse messes up

Jamie Codd became the luckiest winner ever of a Point to Point race when he rode Rebel Benefit to victory...

Wednesday, 17/12/14 - 5:10pm Read More

Leinster rugby stars surprise children at Christmas party

Leinster’s Dave Kearney, left, Cian Healy and Jack Conan, with Ethan Nolan aged 7 from Knocklyon, Dublin.Picture: Barry Cregg /...

Wednesday, 17/12/14 - 3:55pm Read More

Balotelli left out of tonight’s squad

Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli will not feature against Bournemouth in the Capital One Cup quarter-final as he has not travelled...

Wednesday, 17/12/14 - 3:36pm Read More

Andy Lee comes home to rapturous reception

WBO Middleweight Champion Andy Lee with his trainer Adam Booth, on his return from the USA after defeating Russian Matt...

Wednesday, 17/12/14 - 3:16pm Read More