Western News

Teenage girl in serious condition after Mayo road accident

Update at 7.41am: *** A teenager is in a serious condition in hospital following a crash in Mayo. The 18-year-old girl was walking on the Castlebar to Claremorris Road – the N60 – at about 5pm yesterday evening when she...

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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...

Monday, 20/07/15 - 11:34am Read More

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

National News

McVerry: Dept of Social Protection ‘creating homelessness’

Campaigner Fr Peter McVerry says the Department of Social Protection is creating homelessness by not increasing rent allowance rates. His stance follows today’s Sunday Times report which shows the number of homeless people has actually increased since an action plan...

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Cairo court postpones trial of Dublin teenager until October

Ibrahim Halawa’s trial has been postponed until October 4. The Dublin teenager’s trial was due to take place in Egypt...

Sunday, 02/08/15 - 1:25pm Read More

Gardaí investigating Dublin arms and drug raid release two men

Two men have been released following a drugs and gun seizure in Dublin. It follows the search of a number...

Sunday, 02/08/15 - 12:36pm Read More

Dublin teenager up for trial in Egypt

The Irish Government is facing criticism over how it has dealt with the case of Ibrahim Halawa. The Dublin teenager’s...

Sunday, 02/08/15 - 12:56pm Read More

Wedding disrupted by hoax at Cork hotel

Up to 300 wedding guests were evacuated from a Cork hotel last night after a suspect device was found at...

Sunday, 02/08/15 - 12:56pm Read More

Entertainment

Ant: I was really emotional at Dec’s wedding

Ant McPartlin was “really emotional” at his TV sidekick Declan Donnelly’s wedding to Ali Astall. The ‘Saturday Night Takeaway’ host tied the knot with his agent in a ceremony at St. Michael’s Church in Elswick, Newcastle on Saturday, accompanied by...

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Sunday’s TV tips

Creedon’s Wild Atlantic Way (RTE One, 6.30pm) John begins the second leg of his journey crossing the Shannon estuary on...

Sunday, 02/08/15 - 2:51pm Read More

Stars pay tribute to Cilla

Joan Collins has led tributes to Cilla Black, who has . Collins expressed her sadness on Twitter: “I am so...

Sunday, 02/08/15 - 4:24pm Read More

Cilla Black dies aged 72

Cilla Black has died at the age of 72. The TV icon and showbiz legend is believed to have passed...

Sunday, 02/08/15 - 12:59pm Read More

Kate Moss cancels Ibiza trip after Jamie pictured with another model

Kate Moss cancelled a trip to Ibiza this weekend after her estranged husband Jamie Hince was spotted with Victoria’s Secret...

Sunday, 02/08/15 - 11:37am 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

Fitzmaurice delighted with Colm Cooper’s continued recovery

Kerry manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice gave his bench an opportunity to stretch the legs at Croke Park, and the awesome quality of the extended squad was illustrated in all its glory as the All-Ireland champions steam-rolled Kildare with a 7-16 to...

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Kimmage: Doping report proves athletics has a big problem

Sports Journalist Paul Kimmage says he believes that the doping story in the Sunday Times proves there is a significant...

Sunday, 02/08/15 - 4:39pm Read More

Coe: IAAF will give ‘robust and detailed response’ to doping report

Sebastian Coe has backed the International Association of Athletics Federations to issue a “robust and detailed response” to a Sunday...

Sunday, 02/08/15 - 3:57pm Read More

Social media reacts to Kerry’s trouncing of Kildare

By Robert McNamara It was an easy day for Kerry at Croke Park as they shifted through the gears with...

Sunday, 02/08/15 - 3:40pm Read More

O’Donoghue injury overshadows easy Kerry win

By John Fogarty Kerry 7-16 Kildare 0-10 Concerns that James O’Donoghue has done further damage to the right shoulder he...

Sunday, 02/08/15 - 3:52pm Read More

Warren beaten in matchplay semis

Scotland’s Marc Warren had no excuses after bowing out of the inaugural Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Matchplay in the semi-finals...

Sunday, 02/08/15 - 3:12pm Read More