Western News

Get you and your dress into the movies in Ballina

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MAYO author Kate Kerrigan is inviting Mayo women to don their most fabulous dress and get down to Mount Falcon Estate in Ballina for a film shoot next weekend, April 18. “Every woman has a dress that is really important to...

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Mayo’s abandoned pets find Noeline’s Ark

By Tracey May Halloran   I’d heard she gave away her cooker to people in need, and now she uses...

Monday, 13/04/15 - 3:14pm Read More

Win a designer handbag with All She Wants & Marian Duggan

  Win one of Maypo designer Lisa’s limited edition bags Imagine a beautiful Lisa Ryder piece on your arm this...

Friday, 03/04/15 - 11:24am Read More

Unannounced inspection at Aras Attracta reveals ongoing problems

A new report from HIQA into Aras Attracta in Co Mayo has found ongoing problems with standards of care at...

Wednesday, 01/04/15 - 11:36am Read More

Team of nine has five months to review Portiuncula maternity services

A nine-person team has been named to undertake a review of maternity services at Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe. The team...

Monday, 30/03/15 - 1:49pm Read More

National News

Cabinet to discuss concerns on imprisoning people for non payment of debt

It is reported the Cabinet will move to address concerns over imprisoning people for the non payment of debt. Ministers are expected to discuss recommendations contained in a Law Reform Commission report at their weekly meeting on Wednesday. The LRC...

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Irish nanny Aisling Brady McCarthy released on bail in US

A US judge has agreed to let an Irish nanny accused of killing a one-year-old Massachusetts girl go free on...

Tuesday, 05/05/15 - 7:58pm Read More

Jury in murder trial warned of ‘disturbing aspects’ of case

A murder trial has heard that a homeless man found on fire in a Dublin park had almost €150,000 in...

Tuesday, 05/05/15 - 7:21pm Read More

Gardaí search for missing teen Eden Moore

Gardaí have asked the public for help in finding 17-year-old Eden Moore from Drumcondra, Dublin 7. Eden was last seen...

Tuesday, 05/05/15 - 6:56pm Read More

Three arrested after Dublin drug seizures

Three people have been arrested after drugs seizures in Dublin. A house at Rutland Cottages in the north inner city...

Tuesday, 05/05/15 - 6:13pm Read More


Chris Brown battery charge dropped

A battery charge against singer Chris Brown in Las Vegas has been dropped. The man who claimed the star had punched him during a basketball game is dropping out of the criminal case, Las Vegas police said. Brown, 25, was...

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Taylor reveals her bed-time text conversations with Ed Sheeran

As we all know, Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran have been BBF’s for a while now and their friendship has...

Tuesday, 05/05/15 - 4:42pm Read More

Tuesday’s TV tips

New Series – Firefighters (RTE One, 7pm) Firefighters rush to the scene of a major fire at a large warehouse...

Tuesday, 05/05/15 - 4:01pm Read More

Amy Adams tied the knot this weekend in a secret ceremony

Amy Adams walked up the aisle this weekend, after a seven year long engagement. The ‘Big Eyes’ actress and artist...

Tuesday, 05/05/15 - 3:29pm Read More

VOTE: Who was the best/worst dressed At The 2015 Met Gala? You decide

From Rihanna’s ‘big bird’ yellow gown to Beyonce’s barely-there number, celebrities pulled out all the stops at last night’s Met...

Tuesday, 05/05/15 - 2:09pm Read More

Western Sport

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 Zealand Herald reports that the Connacht rugby star thought he was being pulled aside for a drugs test, when police...

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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

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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

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

National Sport

Ronaldo goal not enough to save Real Madrid

Juventus 2 Real Madrid 1 Cristiano Ronaldo scored the 76th goal of his UEFA Champions League career to nudge ahead of Lionel Messi in the all-time standings but it was not enough to save Real Madrid from defeat in Turin....

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Pacquiao set for surgery on shoulder injury

Manny Pacquiao will undergo surgery on a shoulder injury this week and could be out of action for up to...

Tuesday, 05/05/15 - 5:57pm Read More

Wilshere: Arsenal finishing second would be ‘massive progression’

Jack Wilshere claims Arsenal finishing second in the Barclays Premier League would be evidence of a “massive progression” and will...

Tuesday, 05/05/15 - 3:48pm Read More

Jones ready for United return

Manchester United defender Phil Jones is pushing for a first-team return after featuring for the club’s Under-21s side on Monday....

Tuesday, 05/05/15 - 3:45pm Read More

Bingham: Accusation of ‘no bottle’ spurred me on

Stuart Bingham has revealed how a casual jibe from Northern Irish cueman Mark Allen spurred him to become world champion....

Tuesday, 05/05/15 - 3:05pm Read More

VIDEO: Check out Conor McGregor’s luxury mansion in Las Vegas

Conor McGregor and his fight team are going to be living in the lap of luxury as they prepare for...

Tuesday, 05/05/15 - 2:54pm Read More