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

Tourists describe how man put fist through €10m Monet painting

Two New Zealand tourists have described how they saw a man’s fist go through a Monet painting estimated to be worth €10m in the National Gallery two years ago. The jury have also heard from security staff and a paramedic...

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Dept refutes Fleming claim on footnote ‘exempting Irish Water from appointment rules’

The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform has said that Sean Fleming’s is wrong in his assertion that new rules...

Wednesday, 26/11/14 - 6:33pm Read More

TDs sign off on supplementary budget for Gardaí

TDs have approved a €75m bailout for the Gardaí. The extra money will go mostly towards pay and communications equipment....

Wednesday, 26/11/14 - 6:19pm Read More

Motorists warned of more fog in Orange weather warning

The Road Safety Authority is advising motorists to take care after an updated Orange weather warning was issued from Met...

Wednesday, 26/11/14 - 4:50pm Read More

Threshold: Families need homes right now

Thousands of families threatened with homelessness cannot wait years for the Government’s promise to build more homes, a leading charity...

Wednesday, 26/11/14 - 4:01pm Read More

Entertainment

There’s going to be a ‘Top of the Pops’ Christmas special

The BBC have announced that Ed Sheeran, Take That and Ella Henderson are to perform on a ‘Top of the Pops’ Christmas special. The trio of pop acts have been confirmed for the festive show and they will be joined...

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Spelling wants breast implants taken out and put on display

Tori Spelling wants to get her breast implants removed and display them in a glass dome on her wall. The...

Wednesday, 26/11/14 - 3:54pm Read More

Wednesday’s TV tips

REAL LIFE: Surprise Surprise (UTV, 8pm) Is Holly Willoughby the busiest woman on telly? Probably, but at least she can...

Wednesday, 26/11/14 - 3:30pm Read More

Here’s how to watch The Late Late Toy Show from wherever you are in the World

Wondering whether you can watch this year’s Late Late Toy Show from wherever you may be around the globe? The...

Wednesday, 26/11/14 - 2:08pm Read More

Megastar to return to The Bay?

It’s been highly rumored that megastar Chris Hemsworth will make a return to Summer Bay in the next few months,...

Wednesday, 26/11/14 - 1:02pm 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

Ronaldo on target again as Real top Champions League group

Real Madrid ensured they will go through to the Champions League knock-out stages as Group B winners with a 1-0 win over Basle. Cristiano Ronaldo was on target at St Jakob-Park with his first-half strike his 71st in the Champions...

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Liverpool hang on to Champions League hope despite defensive wobbles

Liverpool’s Champions League hopes remain alive after their first goals in the competition since mid-September but a late Ludogorets equaliser...

Wednesday, 26/11/14 - 9:49pm Read More

Respite for Wenger as Arsenal through to knockout stages

Arsenal put their recent troubles behind them tonight as they beat Borussia Dortmund 2-0 at the Emirates Stadium and qualify...

Wednesday, 26/11/14 - 9:27pm Read More

FA charge sides over fight following McCarthy tackle

The Football Association has announced that Everton and West Ham have been charged for “failing to ensure their players conducted...

Wednesday, 26/11/14 - 6:03pm Read More

Sister Act 5: Siblings prepare for All-Ireland final

Five sets of sisters will be hoping to win the senior All-Ireland club title with Mourneabbey on Sunday. Sisters Meabh,...

Wednesday, 26/11/14 - 5:13pm Read More

Is this the news Irish UFC fans have been waiting for?

Conor McGregor is in Ireland at the moment and he dropped by Croker to post this mysterious message. Why is...

Wednesday, 26/11/14 - 4:34pm Read More