Western News

Man jailed in Perth for one-punch assault that killed Galway man

By Sean Ryan A 24-year-old Australian man has been jailed for nine years for the one-punch attack that killed Irishman Thomas Keaney in Perth, Australia. The Australian Supreme Court heard today that Abbas Yahya Al Jrood, who killed Mr Keaney...

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Ballyhaunis man collects Euromillions cheque from Lottery HQ

A man who lives in Ballyhaunis Co Mayo collected a cheque worth almost €320,000 from National Lottery Headquarters in Dublin...

Tuesday, 16/06/15 - 2:08pm Read More

‘Number of Irish’ among five killed in US balcony collapse

Five people have been killed and eight others injured after a balcony collapsed on an apartment building in Berkeley, California....

Tuesday, 16/06/15 - 2:08pm Read More

Man dies in apparent workplace accident at Mayo quarry

An investigation is underway after a man died in what is believed to be a workplace accident in Co Mayo...

Thursday, 11/06/15 - 3:06pm Read More

Psychiatric unit to reopen at Galway hospital

The HSE is to reopen a psychiatric unit at University College Hospital Galway following a dispute with nurses. Members of...

Thursday, 04/06/15 - 6:28am Read More

National News

Gardaí treating Co Louth death as murder

Gardai say they are treating the death of a woman in Co Louth yesterday as murder. Marie Quigley, aged 68, was found dead with serious head injuries at the family home in Rathmore near Hackballscross yesterday afternoon. It happened just...

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Army Bomb Disposal called out twice in South West

The Army Bomb Disposal team responded to two call outs in the South West today. At midday members of the...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 8:05pm Read More

Barry Cowen: Eurostat announcement an unholy mess and an unmitigated disaster

Eurostat has released its reasons for deciding that Irish Water should be considered as part of the government’s accounts. It...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 8:11pm Read More

Body of man who friends claim was ‘beaten’ in Ibiza returns to Ireland

The body of a mechanic who died in Ibiza hours after he was allegedly beaten by Spanish police has been...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 6:51pm Read More

Motorists warned to avoid driver fatigue this Bank Holiday weekend

Motorists will be able to get free coffee from Applegreen stations this coming Friday and Monday, in an effort to...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 6:35pm Read More

Entertainment

Tuesday’s TV tips

Mission: Impossible (Film4, 6.50pm) (1996) Tom Cruise stars in the first film in the lucrative action-packed franchise as Ethan Hunt, a dedicated secret agent who is framed for killing his colleagues and stealing a list of the world’s spies. Determined...

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Brian McFadden’s impression of Hozier is … interesting

Brian McFadden is known for trying his hand at many things; singing, acting, and presenting, to name a few. Lately...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 4:06pm Read More

X Factor will never be the same again after this news

Get rid of Cheryl, get rid of Simon, we’d even trade in Olly Murs – just not this guy. Peter...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 3:22pm Read More

Irish model secures job as Kim Kardashian’s stand in

Meet Sharhia Barry, the 24-year-old Galway model who has landed a job as Kim Kardashian’s stand in. Shahira stood in...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 1:36pm Read More

Sinead O’Connor opens up about her son’s ‘life threatening condition’

Sinead O’Connor has taken to Facebook to share family photos and open up about her son’s ‘life threatening condition’. In...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 12:52pm Read More

Western Sport

Connacht ready to march on Russia

Connacht fans will be travelling to Russia to support their team after the draw for rugby’s European Challenge Cup was made on  Wednesday, June 17, and they will fancy their chances of making it into the European Cup  – formerly...

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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...

Sunday, 05/04/15 - 6:23pm Read More

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

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...

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

National Sport

Brian Cuthbert steps down as Cork manager

By Stephen Barry Brian Cuthbert will not seek another year as manager of the Cork footballers, as reported in tomorrow morning’s Irish Examiner. Examiner Sports Editor Tony Leen tweeted a picture of the front page, carrying a report that Cuthbert...

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Mexico coach sacked after allegedly punching a reporter

Miguel Herrera has been fired as Mexico coach just two days after guiding them to a record seventh Gold Cup...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 10:25pm Read More

Tom Brady’s ‘deflategate’ ban upheld by NFL

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has upheld Tom Brady’s four-game suspension for the New England Patriots quarterback’s role in the ‘deflategate’...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 9:22pm Read More

Hint of a Tint proves Topaz jewel for David Wachman

Hint Of A Tint gave trainer David Wachman another big-race winner with victory in the Topaz Mile Handicap at Galway....

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 9:03pm Read More

TWEETS: Ulster Camogie criticised for statement on Poc Fada ‘sexism’ row

Ulster Camogie issued a statement this afternoon regarding coverage of the recent Ulster GAA Poc Fada competition, but many commentators...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 3:57pm Read More

VIDEO & TWEETS: Punters respond to #AskTed hashtag exactly as you’d expect

If you didn’t see it unfold live on RTÉ and Twitter yesterday evening – the #AskTed hashtag started by the...

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