Western News

Two Gardaí in hospital following Sligo road accident

Two Gardaí have been hospitalised following a road crash in Sligo this morning. The collision between two members of the Traffic Corps on motorcycles and a car happened at around 10am at the junction of Clarion Road and Manorhamilton Road....

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Man Who Killed His Mother Should Have Been in Custody

A Mayo man mistakenly released from garda custody following a court hearing killed his mother less than a month later....

Wednesday, 13/08/14 - 10:24am Read More

Woman dies in Mayo crash

A woman in her 20s has been killed in a single vehicle crash in Co Mayo. It happened on the...

Sunday, 03/08/14 - 8:45pm Read More

Met Éireann issues flood warning

Met Éireann has issued a weather warning for theentire  country with a possibility of heavy thundery showers and localised flooding....

Friday, 01/08/14 - 6:33pm Read More

50 years on the Marquee rises once more in Killala

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Killala Marquee veterans, from left, Seán Hannick, John Murphy, Liam O’Hara, Willie McGregor, Joe Donohoe.     When Seán Hannick was...

Friday, 01/08/14 - 6:31pm Read More

National News

Appeal over missing Meath man, 20

Gardaí in Co Meath are calling for the public’s help to find missing 20-year-old John Ryan. He’s been missing from his home in Mornington since Tuesday. John is described as 6 foot 1, thin build with dark brown hair and...

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Gardaí issue appeal over cars linked to Andy Connors shooting

Gardaí investigating the fatal shooting of a man in Dublin last Tuesday night have renewed their appeal for information. Andy...

Friday, 22/08/14 - 7:11pm Read More

‘There was literally no food at asylum centre’; Hundreds protest in Limerick

Around 300 people attended a protest in Limerick city to call for the abolishment of direct provision centres which house...

Friday, 22/08/14 - 3:32pm Read More

NBRU: No contact from minister over Irish Rail dispute

The National Bus and Rail Union says it has had no contact from the new Transport Minister, Paschal Donohoe, about...

Friday, 22/08/14 - 3:14pm Read More

Tests prove negative for Ebola virus in Donegal man

The HSE has confirmed that laboratory test samples for a man who had recently returned from Africa has proved negative...

Friday, 22/08/14 - 1:18pm Read More

Entertainment

Jessie J announces album release date

Jessie J will release her third studio album ‘Sweet Talker’ on October 13. The songstress, who is currently riding high in the charts with her latest release ‘Bang Bang’, which also features Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj, is set to...

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‘Super jealous’ Mariah ‘partly to blame’ for split with hubby

Mariah Carey’s jealousy is reportedly partly to blame for her and Nick Cannon’s split. The 44-year-old singer is said to...

Friday, 22/08/14 - 5:02pm Read More

Film reviews

Scarlett Johansson is blessed with superhuman strength in Lucy, Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan fall in love in the romantic...

Friday, 22/08/14 - 4:17pm Read More

Dominican Republic bans Miley

Miley Cyrus has been banned from performing in the Dominican Republic. The 21-year-old singer was due to perform in the...

Friday, 22/08/14 - 3:02pm Read More

Friday’s TV tips

MUSIC: Greg & Jen @ Reading (BBC3, 7pm) Have you recovered from Glastonbury yet, or any of the other festivals...

Friday, 22/08/14 - 2:50pm Read More

Western Sport

Mayo advance as ref enrages Cork

Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea celebrates scoring a goal past Cork goalkeeper Ken O’Halloran Mayo 1-19 Cork 2-15 Mayo held on in a gripping finish to deny Cork and book an All-Ireland SFC semi-final date with Kerry. A thrilling encounter had 37,886...

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Historic fourth for Horan’s Mayo

James Horan 8/5/2013
GAA Football Connacht Senior Championship – Final   MAYO 3-14 GALWAY 0-16 Michael Gallagher at Elverys MacHale Park, Castlebar  ...

Wednesday, 16/07/14 - 10:26am Read More

Guinness become PRO12 sponsors as Connacht fixtures released

Guinness are the new sponsors of the rugby PRO12. The brand take over sponsorship of the competition from RaboDirect, who...

Thursday, 10/07/14 - 1:47pm Read More

Connacht’s McFrland leads Emerging Ireland to IRB Nations Cup

Emerging Ireland 31 Romania 10 By Barry Coughlan Connacht coach Dan McFarland led Emerging Ireland to their first IRB Nations Cup...

Monday, 23/06/14 - 4:15pm Read More

Ireland missing Henshaw for summer tour

Hand surgery has denied Robbie Henshaw first refusal on Brian O’Driscoll’s Ireland berth after the Connacht centre was ruled out...

Thursday, 29/05/14 - 6:06pm Read More

Former Connacht captain Duffy training with Mayo footballers

By Peter O’ Dwyer Former Connacht and Ireland fullback Gavin Duffy is training with the Mayo senior footballers, and stood...

Wednesday, 14/05/14 - 10:20pm Read More

National Sport

Mackay: No excuse for my texts

Malky Mackay has apologised for the discriminatory text messages he sent during his time as manager of Cardiff. Mackay has come in for a wave of criticism after sharing what were reported to be racist, sexist and homophobic texts with...

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Undecided Grealish chosen for U21 squad

Jack Grealish has been named in the Ireland U21 squad for their final European Championship qualifier against Germany next month....

Friday, 22/08/14 - 5:00pm Read More

Rodgers has ‘complete confidence’ new signings won’t be disruptive

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has warned that no incoming player will be allowed to threaten the “fantastic environment” at the...

Friday, 22/08/14 - 4:58pm Read More

Van Gaal silent on Welbeck future

Louis van Gaal refused to comment on Danny Welbeck’s future as speculation mounts the England striker is set to leave...

Friday, 22/08/14 - 4:56pm Read More

Team news from the Premier league

All the team news from around the grounds ahead of Week 2 in the Premier League – more to follow...

Friday, 22/08/14 - 4:30pm Read More

Paul O’Connell calls out the President

Munster legend Paul O’Connell completed the Ice Bucket challenge today, and upped the stakes with his nominations. Paul undertook the...

Friday, 22/08/14 - 3:50pm Read More