Western News

HSE ‘hopeful’ of resolution to Mayo care home issues

The HSE says it is hopeful a resolution can be found concerning the Aras Attracta care home in Swinford Co. Mayo, before the residents are affected. It comes after HIQA issued a proposal to cancel registration for part of the...

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Teenage girl in serious condition after Mayo road accident

Update at 7.41am: *** A teenager is in a serious condition in hospital following a crash in Mayo. The 18-year-old...

Friday, 31/07/15 - 10:21am Read More

Man jailed in Perth for one-punch assault that killed Galway man

By Sean Ryan A 24-year-old Australian man has been jailed for nine years for the one-punch attack that killed Irishman...

Monday, 20/07/15 - 11:34am Read More

Ballyhaunis man collects Euromillions cheque from Lottery HQ

A man who lives in Ballyhaunis Co Mayo collected a cheque worth almost €320,000 from National Lottery Headquarters in Dublin...

Tuesday, 16/06/15 - 2:08pm Read More

‘Number of Irish’ among five killed in US balcony collapse

Five people have been killed and eight others injured after a balcony collapsed on an apartment building in Berkeley, California....

Tuesday, 16/06/15 - 2:08pm Read More

National News

Events held to mark national emergency services day

Events are being held across Dublin today to mark national emergency services day. More than 1,000 members of 18 state and voluntary organisations are marching on Dublin’s O’Connell street this morning to highlight the work they do. Staff from Ambulance...

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Jack and Jill ‘desperately concerned’ by St James’ location of Children’s Hospital

The Jack and Jill Foundation has said it has grave concerns over the location of the new National Children’s Hospital....

Saturday, 05/09/15 - 9:29am Read More

Tallaght man was not murdered, say gardaí

Gardaí in Dublin say a 44-year-old father who died in Tallaght on Thursday was not murdered. Following a post mortem,...

Saturday, 05/09/15 - 8:19am Read More

Mary McAleese: Syrian refugees hoping for a helping hand

Refugees from Syria are hoping against hope for a helping hand from other countries, the former president has said, as...

Friday, 04/09/15 - 11:38pm Read More

Karl Holmes death not being treated as murder

Gardaí say the investigation into the death of Karl Holmes in Dublin is not a murder inquiry. The father of...

Friday, 04/09/15 - 10:37pm Read More

Entertainment

Weather looking good for Electric Picknickers

The 50,000 people waking up at Electric Picnic this morning are in for a bright day with some sunshine. The good news is that the rain is expected to stay away for tonight’s headline acts Blur and Sam Smith. Temperatures...

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Pattison and FKA twigs’ wedding ‘off the agenda’

Robert Pattinson and FKA twigs’ wedding is reportedly “off the agenda.” The 29-year-old actor and the ‘Two Weeks’ hitmaker, who...

Saturday, 05/09/15 - 8:54am Read More

Ham SandwicH first act to take to the main stage at Electric Picnic 2015

By Breda Graham The sun broke through the clouds overhanging the Electric Picnic main arena in Stadbally as Co Meath...

Friday, 04/09/15 - 11:01pm Read More

Feeling the love for The Coronas at Electric Picnic

As the crowds continued to fill Electric Picnic, The Coronas were waiting for no-one. The Dublin band kicked this year’s...

Friday, 04/09/15 - 11:02pm Read More

Bites from Electric Picnic – Day 1

Hello, my name is Anna and I’m a first time Picnicer. It’s been on my bucket list for such a...

Friday, 04/09/15 - 9:06pm Read More

Western Sport

Mayo footballer Darragh Doherty killed in overnight road accident

The man who died in a Mayo road accident last night has been named as footballer Darragh Doherty. The 19-year-old from Kilmaine, Co Mayo, died after the car he was driving struck a wall on the N84 at Carrowmore, near...

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Connacht ready to march on Russia

Connacht fans will be travelling to Russia to support their team after the draw for rugby’s European Challenge Cup was...

Wednesday, 17/06/15 - 1:42pm Read More

Connacht’s Muliaina had ‘no idea’ he was going to be arrested

Mils Muliaina said he had “no idea” he was about to be arrested after his match on Friday. The New...

Sunday, 05/04/15 - 6:23pm Read More

Connacht sign New Zealand flanker

Connacht boss Pat Lam has welcomed the signing. Connacht Rugby and the IRFU have recruited back row forward Nepia Fox-Matamua...

Wednesday, 25/03/15 - 3:29pm Read More

Henshaw hails ‘ultimate leader’ O’Connell after Six Nations win

Ireland and Connacht centre Robbie Henshaw is basking in the delight of a Six Nations victory and credits captain Paul...

Wednesday, 25/03/15 - 11:38am Read More

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...

Tuesday, 18/11/14 - 1:04pm Read More

National Sport

Dublin’s Connolly cleared to play against Mayo after last-ditch appeal

Dublin footballer Diarmuid Connolly has been cleared to play in this evening’s All-Ireland semi-final replay against Mayo. Connolly won a late appeal against his red card for an altercation with Mayo’s Lee Keegan during the match last Sunday. The St...

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Euro 2016 wrap: Good nights for McAuley, Keane and Gotze

Northern Ireland took a major stride towards their first major finals since 1986 as they moved to the top of...

Friday, 04/09/15 - 11:11pm Read More

Northern Ireland jump to the summit of Group F

Faroe Islands 1 Northern Ireland 3 Northern Ireland inched ever closer to a place in France next summer as Gareth...

Friday, 04/09/15 - 10:49pm Read More

Ulster get off to an ideal start with five-pointer

Ulster 28 Ospreys 6 Ulster made an ideal start to their PRO12 campaign with a bonus-point win over a lacklustre...

Friday, 04/09/15 - 10:40pm Read More

Late try against Dragons gets Connacht off to a flier

Connacht 29 Newport Gwent Dragons 23 Fionn Carr’s 77th-minute try sealed a hard-earned 29-23 win for Connacht against Newport Gwent...

Friday, 04/09/15 - 10:37pm Read More

Germany closer to Euro qualification after beating Poland

Germany 3 Poland 1 Germany moved above Poland at the top of Euro 2016 qualifying Group D thanks to a...

Friday, 04/09/15 - 10:30pm Read More