Western News

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. The device was found in a ditch in wasteground close to An Sportlann at around 11am this morning. The area...

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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

Gardaí to examine scene of fatal overnight car crash

A garda forensic team in Galway are to carry out an examination of the scene of a fatal two-car crash....

Saturday, 11/10/14 - 3:20am Read More

National News

Irish computers hit by major security bug ‘Regin’

Complex malware designed to collect information about people and organisations has been discovered, and Ireland’s computers are among those targeted. Symantec, the internet security company which claims to have found the bug, says it can take screenshots, control the cursor...

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12,000 attend Limerick Christmas lights ceremony

12,000 people turned out for the Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Limerick City this evening. The thousands who turned up...

Sunday, 23/11/14 - 8:15pm Read More

Coalition criticised on €107m water meter budget overrun

Sinn Féin has slammed the coalition amid media reports that the cost of installing water meters will be €107m higher...

Sunday, 23/11/14 - 8:00pm Read More

Man dressed in women’s clothes robs cash from Dublin businessman

A man, dressed in women’s clothing and armed with what is believed to be a handgun, was involved in a...

Sunday, 23/11/14 - 5:45pm Read More

ISPCA warns against tail docking

The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ISPCA) has launched a nationwide campaign to discourage tail docking...

Sunday, 23/11/14 - 5:14pm Read More

Entertainment

Backshall booted out of Strictly

Naturalist Steve Backshall tonight became the eighth celebrity to depart Strictly Come Dancing 2014. The TV presenter and his professional partner Ola Jordan found themselves in the dance-off for the first time alongside star of Casualty Sunetra Sarker and her...

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Five acts left in X Factor as Ritchie departs

Call centre worker Stevi Ritchie was voted off X Factor tonight, leaving only five acts remaining. The 33-year-old survived the...

Sunday, 23/11/14 - 8:19pm Read More

Sunday’s TV tips

RELIGION: Joe Duffy’s Spirit Level (RTÉ One, 5.05pm) Joe Duffy returns with a new run of the series Spirit Level,...

Sunday, 23/11/14 - 2:55pm Read More

Aniston’s father ‘orders Theroux to be more considerate’

Jennifer Aniston’s dad has reportedly ordered Justin Theroux to be “more considerate”. The ‘Cake’ actress’ father John Aniston reportedly shares...

Sunday, 23/11/14 - 2:04pm Read More

Reid: Ex-partner and I still live together with our children

Breakfast show presenter Susanna Reid has explained how she still lives with the father of her three sons despite them...

Sunday, 23/11/14 - 1:47pm 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

All Black Read not happy with team’s unassailable standard

New Zealand back-row colossus Kieran Read has targeted an improvement from the All Blacks at next year’s World Cup. The reigning world champions continue to set standards that no other team can currently match, and they will undoubtedly return to...

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Britton aiming for third European title

Fionnuala Britton stole the show at Sunday’s GloHealth Inter County cross country championship and declared her aim to win a...

Sunday, 23/11/14 - 9:47pm Read More

Hull pay the price for reckless Ramirez

Hull 1 Tottenham 2 Christian Eriksen conjured a last-minute winner for Tottenham as Hull paid in full for Gaston Ramirez’s...

Sunday, 23/11/14 - 6:10pm Read More

St Vincents through to Leinster final

All-Ireland champions St Vincents of Dublin will start next month’s Leinster club championship final as clear favourites against Rhode of...

Sunday, 23/11/14 - 6:08pm Read More

Gopperth rues missed chance as Treviso hold Leinster

Treviso 24 Leinster 24 Jimmy Gopperth missed a last-minute drop goal as Leinster were held to a 24-24 draw in...

Sunday, 23/11/14 - 5:41pm Read More

F1 serves up usual drama

Champion Lewis Hamilton Chaos, controversies, court cases, crises, disputes, fall-outs and financial oblivion – just another regular season of Formula...

Sunday, 23/11/14 - 4:32pm Read More