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

Gardaí release man in Dean Johnson shooting probe

Gardaí have released a man they were questioning in connection with the murder of Dean Johnson in Dublin. The 21-year-old was shot dead near his home in Neilstown, Clondalkin in August 2013. A 31-year-old man was detained on Monday and...

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Costlier first-time health insurance on way for anyone over 34 from May 1

People over the age of 34 are being warned that if they do not take out health insurance in the...

Wednesday, 04/03/15 - 7:15am Read More

Dublin ranked 34 in world’s most attractive cities to live in

Dublin has been ranked the world’s 34th most attractive city to live in. The capital was voted the best city...

Wednesday, 04/03/15 - 6:51am Read More

4pm deadline for Brian O’Donnell to vacate Killiney family home

Solicitor Brian O’Donnell has a new deadline of 4pm today to vacate his home in Killiney, Co Dublin. Legal papers...

Wednesday, 04/03/15 - 6:46am Read More

16 due in court in connection with Cork ‘fake car crashes’ probe

Sixteen people are due in court in Cork today following a garda investigation into the staging of fake car crashes...

Wednesday, 04/03/15 - 6:27am Read More

Entertainment

Gallagher his out at ‘f**kwits’ Maroon 5

Noel Gallagher believes Maroon 5 have tattoos to distract people from their music. The outspoken rocker has taken aim at the ‘Animals’ hitmakers by saying they only have fans because people are distracted by their handsome looks and inkings, unlike...

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Katie Ritchie shares vintage photo to congratulate fellow Home and Away star

Katie Ritchie who plays Sally Fletcher, and Emily Symons (Marilyn) have been friends since 1989 after meeting on the set...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 3:24pm Read More

Tuesday’s TV tips

REALITY: My Big Fat Gypsy: Luck of the Irish (TV3, 9pm) This special episode celebrates the Irish travelling community, exploring...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 3:11pm Read More

Pat Butcher gave all her trademark earrings to charity

Pam St. Clement gave all of her ‘EastEnders’ character Pat Butcher’s trademark earrings to charity. The 72-year-old actress is famous...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 12:38pm Read More

Netflix announces Orange is the New Black season three date

Good news for Netflix fans! Not only has the video streaming site comfirmed that Orange is the New Black will...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 12:15pm 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

Fighting talk from Pellegrini

Under-fire Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini wants to be judged at the end of the season – and does not think he must win the title to keep his job. Pellegrini has come out fighting following a fresh barrage of...

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Hull and Sunderland draw in bitter encounter

Hull 1 Sunderland 1 Steve Bruce and Gus Poyet were involved in a furious touchline exchange as relegation rivals Hull...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 11:06pm Read More

Southampton close in on Champions League place

Southampton 1 Crystal Palace 0 Sadio Mane gave Southampton’s top-four ambitions a timely shot in the arm, ending their 387-minute...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 11:01pm Read More

Benteke strikes late to lift Villa out of relegation zone

Aston Villa 2 West Brom 1 Christian Benteke’s last-gasp penalty clinched a crucial 2-1 win for Aston Villa over West...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 10:55pm Read More

Paul Galvin returns to Kerry panel

By John Fogarty, Irish Examiner Four-time All-Ireland winner Paul Galvin has made a shock return to the Kerry panel, it...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 7:03pm Read More

Pape 10-week ban for kneeing Heaslip upheld

Pascal Pape’s RBS 6 Nations career has ended in acrimony after the France lock lost his appeal against a 10-week...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 5:55pm Read More