Western News

HSE ‘hopeful’ of resolution to Mayo care home issues

The HSE says it is hopeful a resolution can be found concerning the Aras Attracta care home in Swinford Co. Mayo, before the residents are affected. It comes after HIQA issued a proposal to cancel registration for part of the...

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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...

Friday, 31/07/15 - 10:21am Read More

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

National News

Mary McAleese: Syrian refugees hoping for a helping hand

Refugees from Syria are hoping against hope for a helping hand from other countries, the former president has said, as she recalled her own experience fleeing conflict at the beginning of the Troubles. Mary McAleese, who said she had been...

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Karl Holmes death not being treated as murder

Gardaí say the investigation into the death of Karl Holmes in Dublin is not a murder inquiry. The father of...

Friday, 04/09/15 - 10:37pm Read More

Irish charities demand a recall of the Dáil to deal with refugee crisis

15 Irish charities are demanding the Government recall the Dáil to deal with the refugee crisis. The aid agencies say...

Friday, 04/09/15 - 7:55pm Read More

PSNI investigating Kevin McGuigan murder release man without charge

A man arrested in connection with the murder of Kevin McGuigan in Belfast has been released without charge. A 46-year-old...

Friday, 04/09/15 - 5:29pm Read More

President Michael D Higgins: Irish people willing to help in refugee crisis

President Michael D Higgins has said the United Nations and European Union have failed tens of thousands of refugees and...

Friday, 04/09/15 - 3:18pm Read More

Entertainment

Bites from Electric Picnic – Day 1

Hello, my name is Anna and I’m a first time Picnicer. It’s been on my bucket list for such a long time now, but this year I finally took the plunge. So, today I packed up my tent, wellies and...

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Sam Smith rules himself out of singing James Bond theme

Sam Smith is “definitely not” singing the Bond theme for ‘Spectre’. The four-time Grammy Award winner was hotly tipped to...

Friday, 04/09/15 - 5:34pm Read More

Friday’s TV tips

Big Brother (TV3, 9pm) Highlights of all the latest events inside the House as celebrities from the UK and USA...

Friday, 04/09/15 - 3:06pm Read More

Michael Eavis hoping to add Miley Cyrus to Glastonbury

Miley Cyrus is in talks to appear at Glastonbury. The British festival’s organisers Michael and Emily Eavis are reportedly keen...

Friday, 04/09/15 - 1:22pm Read More

47,000 music fans on way to Electric Picnic

One of Ireland’s biggest music festivals kicks off later as the Electric Picnic gets underway in Stradbally, Co Laois. Some...

Friday, 04/09/15 - 8:02am Read More

Western Sport

Mayo footballer Darragh Doherty killed in overnight road accident

The man who died in a Mayo road accident last night has been named as footballer Darragh Doherty. The 19-year-old from Kilmaine, Co Mayo, died after the car he was driving struck a wall on the N84 at Carrowmore, near...

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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...

Wednesday, 17/06/15 - 1:42pm Read More

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

National Sport

Euro 2016 wrap: Good nights for McAuley, Keane and Gotze

Northern Ireland took a major stride towards their first major finals since 1986 as they moved to the top of European Championship qualifying Group F with a 3-1 win over the Faroe Islands in Torshavn. Two goals from Gareth McAuley...

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Northern Ireland jump to the summit of Group F

Faroe Islands 1 Northern Ireland 3 Northern Ireland inched ever closer to a place in France next summer as Gareth...

Friday, 04/09/15 - 10:49pm Read More

Ulster get off to an ideal start with five-pointer

Ulster 28 Ospreys 6 Ulster made an ideal start to their PRO12 campaign with a bonus-point win over a lacklustre...

Friday, 04/09/15 - 10:40pm Read More

Late try against Dragons gets Connacht off to a flier

Connacht 29 Newport Gwent Dragons 23 Fionn Carr’s 77th-minute try sealed a hard-earned 29-23 win for Connacht against Newport Gwent...

Friday, 04/09/15 - 10:37pm Read More

Germany closer to Euro qualification after beating Poland

Germany 3 Poland 1 Germany moved above Poland at the top of Euro 2016 qualifying Group D thanks to a...

Friday, 04/09/15 - 10:30pm Read More

Ireland leapfrog Scotland in Euro 2016 race after win over Gibraltar

Gibraltar 0 Republic of Ireland 4 Robbie Keane took his international goals tally to 67 with a double to kill...

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