Western News

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 truck were involved. The accident occured in the townland of Cloonfree, Strokestown at 1.30p.m. yesterday afternoon. The woman, the driver...

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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

Man in hospital after Galway car crash

A man is in a serious condition in hospital following a collision in Galway yesterday evening. The single-vehicle collision occurred...

Saturday, 23/08/14 - 1:55pm Read More

National News

Fine Gael select Hopkins for Roscommon South Leitrim by-election

Roscommon county councillor Maura Hopkins has been selected to represent Fine Gael in the Roscommon South Leitrim by-election. The 30 year-old Ballaghaderreen based councillor will contest the election, which is being held as a result of Independent TD Luke Ming...

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HSE finds psychiatric unit for troubled teen after several days

A teenage girl with serious behavioural problems is to be moved to an adolescent psychiatric unit this evening. The High...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 6:28pm Read More

Exchequer figures reveal tax intake exceeds target by €971m

The Coalition has been given a massive pre-budget boost with tax revenues running nearly a billion euro more than expected....

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 5:56pm Read More

Texting while driving ‘can be a real pain in the butt’

A driver in the US, who was impaled on a guardrail as she was texting while driving, has appealed to...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 5:09pm Read More

Greyhound staff vote to attend LRC talks over pay cuts

Workers at waste disposal company, Greyhound Recycling and Recovery, have voted overwhelmingly in favour of accepting an invitation to attend...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 4:59pm Read More

Entertainment

Police charge Bieber with assault

Justin Bieber faces new charges after being arrested for dangerous driving and assault following a collision between a minivan and a quad bike that led to a physical altercation. Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) said the incident happened on Friday afternoon...

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Elbow announce six UK tour dates

The alternative rock band Elbow will perform six intimate shows in total, with three-night residencies at Manchester’s O2 Apollo and...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 6:08pm Read More

Carrie underwood’s dogs make a big announcement via Instagram

Carrie Underwood and her husband Mike Fisher are expecting their first child! The country singer made the announcement on her...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 5:43pm Read More

Joey Essex is insuring his hair for £1M

The ex-TOWIE star – who is known for his perfectly coiffured quiff – revealed plans to protect his most valuable...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 4:52pm Read More

Tuesday’s TV tips

DOCUMENTARY: Dogs: Their Secret Lives (Channel 4, 8pm) Dogs are pretty great creatures. They love hanging out with their human...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 4:22pm 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

Double injury blow for Leinster

Ireland and Leinster flanker Jordi Murphy is set to miss this year’s November Internationals. Leinster have confirmed that the player will sit out the start of the new season and is expected to be sidelined for up to three months...

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O’Neill to assess fitness of Gibson and McClean in Oman game

Martin O’Neill is relishing the task of finally sending his Republic of Ireland team into battle in earnest for the...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 5:48pm Read More

Munster: Player review mix-up down to ‘human error’

By Brendan O’Brien Munster have declared that the embarrassing mix-up over a player review report was a result of basic...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 5:18pm Read More

Villa wait on Cleverley news

Aston Villa are waiting to discover if their late move for Tom Cleverley has come off, Press Association Sport understands....

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 3:09pm Read More

Former United assistant fears club is ‘broken’

Manchester United selling Danny Welbeck to Arsenal broke part of the Old Trafford club’s “identity”, according to former Red Devils...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 2:41pm Read More

The Premier League’s best summer transfers

After the transfer window drew to a close on Monday night, we look at some of the best deals done...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 2:09pm Read More