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

Around 50% of all store-bought chickens contaminated with food bug

There has been a significant rise in the amount of contaminated chickens bought in Ireland. According to the Food Safety Authority of Ireland, around half of all fresh store-bought chicken here is contaminated with campylobacter. Dr Lisa O’Connor, chief specialist...

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Iris Robinson scandal report due

A long-awaited Stormont report into the Iris Robinson scandal is expected to be published later. The probe was launched after...

Friday, 28/11/14 - 6:44am Read More

Health Minister quotes scripture in HSE Service Plan announcement

The Health Minister Leo Varadkar is admitting that the Health Service Executive is under-funded. Mr Varadkar made the comments at...

Thursday, 27/11/14 - 6:38pm Read More

Taoiseach announces plan to cut tax rate and vows furthers cuts if re-elected

The Taoiseach Enda Kenny has again promised a further cut in the marginal tax rate in 2016. Speaking to the...

Thursday, 27/11/14 - 4:48pm Read More

New law makes buying sex a criminal offence

New laws have been unveiled which will make it a criminal offence to purchase sex. The new Sexual Offences Bill...

Thursday, 27/11/14 - 4:40pm Read More

Entertainment

Would you climb the highest mountain to see Tommy Tiernan? Well here is your chance

Would you climb the highest mountain to see Tommy Tiernan? Well here is your chance. Our very own Irish comedians Tommy Tiernan and Ardal O’Hanlon are trekking to Mount Everest to be a part of the World record attempt for...

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Elba: Fame can make you paranoid

Idris Elba admits fame has made him “paranoid” about people. The 42-year-old actor is now one of the most recognisable...

Thursday, 27/11/14 - 5:57pm Read More

Love/Hate loses out to the TV show we all love to hate

Now the Rose of Tralee watchers are coming out of the woodwork as the TV show wins in the ‘best...

Thursday, 27/11/14 - 4:55pm Read More

Hamilton: We’re too young to have kids

Lewis Hamilton and Nicole Scherzinger are too “young” to have children. The 2014 Formula 1 champion isn’t ready to settle...

Thursday, 27/11/14 - 4:17pm Read More

Abigail Breslin’s debut song ‘You Suck’ aimed at 5SOS guitarist Michael Clifford

Nothing like handling a break-up by pouring your emotions into the lyrics of a song and producing a fully fledged...

Thursday, 27/11/14 - 3:02pm 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

Pele says he is not seriously ill

Brazilian football superstar Pele says he is not seriously ill, easing fears that his health had deteriorated after a hospital said he was in intensive care. The 74-year-old used his official Twitter account to deny widespread reports that said his...

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Spurs win marred by ‘PR stunt’ pitch invasion

Tottenham 1 Partizan 0 Tottenham face UEFA sanctions after their Europa League tie with Partizan Belgrade was suspended, overshadowing their...

Thursday, 27/11/14 - 10:04pm Read More

Celtic through despite defeat

Celtic 1 Salzburg 3 Celtic won through to the knockout stages of the Europa League for the first time despite...

Thursday, 27/11/14 - 9:52pm Read More

Toffees through to Europa League knockout rounds

Wolfsburg 0 Everton 2 Everton are through to the Europa League knockout rounds as Group H winners with one game...

Thursday, 27/11/14 - 8:04pm Read More

Basle charged over fan behaviour

UEFA has charged Basle after fans made their way on to the pitch and approached Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo during...

Thursday, 27/11/14 - 7:23pm Read More

Rocket wins first round game on one leg; star may be forced to withdraw

Ronnie O’Sullivan started his UK Championship campaign against Daniel Wells on one leg but will withdraw from the tournament if...

Thursday, 27/11/14 - 6:16pm Read More