Western News

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 appear in court this evening. The men were arrested yesterday afternoon following a search at a house in Bornacurra, Ballygar,...

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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

Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh reveals she’s ‘gay and proud’

By Kelly O’Brien Rose of Tralee winner Maria Walsh has announced she is gay. The 27-year-old announced she was “gay...

Wednesday, 27/08/14 - 10:52pm Read More

National News

Gardaí appeal for information over human remains at recycling plant

Gardaí are renewing their appeal for information connected to the discovery of human remains at a Dublin recycling plant in July. The partial remains, found at Thornton’s Recycling Plan on the Killeen Road in Ballyfermot, have yet to be identified....

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Dublin, Cork and Kildare councils vote to lower property tax

Councillors in Dublin approved a 15% cut to the property tax in the capital this evening, after their Co Cork...

Monday, 22/09/14 - 8:39pm Read More

Criminal challenge for Dublin Zoo after tapir attacks two-year-old and mum during ‘close encounter’

Dublin Zoo is facing criminal proceedings after a two-year-old girl and her mother were attacked and injured during a supervised...

Monday, 22/09/14 - 8:03pm Read More

Dhara’s husband ‘lost light of his life’

A widower whose wife died days after giving birth has told an inquest into her death he has lost the...

Monday, 22/09/14 - 7:59pm Read More

High Court approves €3m settlement for girl born with cerebral palsy

The High Court has approved a €3m settlement to a teenage girl born with severe cerebral palsy. Sixteen-year-old Emma O’Donnell...

Monday, 22/09/14 - 7:09pm Read More

Entertainment

Cheryl to set up record label

Cheryl Fernandez Versini is setting up her own music label. The venture aims to help aspiring artists make it in the music industry – and will be launched next year. Cheryl is about to release her album ‘Only Human’ –...

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Lion King stage musical is showbiz’s most successful ever event

With a worldwide gross of more than $6.2bn, The Lion King stage musical has now achieved the most successful box...

Monday, 22/09/14 - 5:01pm Read More

Former Home and Away actress battles Cancer

Former Home and Away actress Tessa James, has revealed that she is undergoing treatment after being diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lumphoma....

Monday, 22/09/14 - 2:02pm Read More

Ed Sheeran surprises fans with at iHeart Radio Music Festival

Ed Sheeran just loves surprising us and today was no different. During the singer’s five-song set at this year’s iHeartRadio...

Monday, 22/09/14 - 12:29pm Read More

Farrell confirms True Detective role

Colin Farrell has ended months of speculation by confirming he is to star in the second series of True Detective....

Monday, 22/09/14 - 12:07pm 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...

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

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

Leinster debut for Douglas due this weekend

Leinster will aim to hand a debut to new signing Kane Douglas this weekend. Douglas, who arrives to the Guinness Pro 12 Champions after playing his part in the Waratahs’ successful season, has been in Dublin since last Friday. After...

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Liverpool refuses to comment on racist tweets sent to Balotelli

Liverpool has said manager Brendan Rodgers will not be making any comment on the racist Twitter messages sent to Mario...

Monday, 22/09/14 - 7:46pm Read More

Rory raring to go: McGinley

European captain Paul McGinley insists Rory McIlroy will be fresh and raring to go when the 40th Ryder Cup gets...

Monday, 22/09/14 - 7:39pm Read More

Kerry bring Sam Maguire to Crumlin Children’s Hospital

By Cóilín Duffy All-Ireland SFC Champion Kerry made the customary post-final visit to Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital in Crumlin this...

Monday, 22/09/14 - 7:29pm Read More

Button confident on McLaren future

Jenson Button’s future at McLaren appears assured as the team draw ever closer to announcing their driver line-up for next...

Monday, 22/09/14 - 4:57pm Read More

Mata apologetic after defeat

Juan Mata has apologised to Manchester United fans after the team’s embarrassing 5-3 defeat to Leicester. United looked set for...

Monday, 22/09/14 - 4:52pm Read More