Western News

Woman dies in overnight car accident in Co Mayo

A woman in her 40s has died after being struck by a car in Co Mayo overnight. The crash happened at around 3am on the N60, Castlebar-Claremorris Road, near Breaffy Village, Co Mayo. A female pedestrian, aged 49, suffered fatal...

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Mayo men sue gardaí over alleged brutality at Shell to Sea protest

Three Mayo men are suing for damages over alleged garda brutality at a Shell to Sea protest eight years ago....

Wednesday, 29/04/15 - 3:01pm Read More

Galway teenager rescued after becoming trapped by rising tide

A teenager was rushed to hospital last night after being rescued from an island off Galway. It is believed the...

Thursday, 23/04/15 - 7:54am Read More

Striking psychiatric nurses in Galway agree to return to work

Ten psychiatric nurses at University College Hospital Galway have agreed to go on duty this afternoon. The nurses refused to...

Wednesday, 22/04/15 - 4:21pm Read More

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...

Wednesday, 15/04/15 - 10:06am Read More

National News

Man arrested after Cork Prison death

A man in his 30’s has been arrested in connection with the death of an inmate in Cork Prison last weekend. 41-year-old Graham Johnson died from a stab wound received during a row in the prison kitchen last Saturday. Cork...

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Cahill ‘vindicated’ after prosecutor apology over alleged IRA abuse

The North’s director of public prosecutions has apologised to three woman who accused an alleged IRA member of allegedly abusing...

Friday, 22/05/15 - 3:20pm Read More

Charles makes plea for healing in the North

Britain’s Prince Charles has said the North should not be imprisoned by its history as he called for shared healing...

Friday, 22/05/15 - 2:43pm Read More

Court told Melanie McCarthy McNamara killer may be moved to Central Mental Hospital

Lawyers for the man who killed Dublin teenager Melanie McCarthy McNamara in a drive-by shooting have said he is going...

Friday, 22/05/15 - 2:28pm Read More

Man in his 80s dies after collision with truck in Dublin

A pedestrian in his 80s has been killed after a collision with an articulated truck in Dublin. The incident happened...

Friday, 22/05/15 - 2:08pm Read More

Entertainment

Zayn to appear on first post 1D track

Naughty Boy has revealed Zayn Malik’s first post-One Direction release will be on his second album. The producer has been supporting his friend in the wake of his departure from 1D and has now confirmed Zayn has recorded a track...

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Duchovny happy with single life

David Duchovny is happily single. The 54-year-old actor, who divorced Téa Leoni last year following their split in 2011, says...

Friday, 22/05/15 - 3:11pm Read More

Clean Bandit working with Alicia Keys

Clean Bandit are collaborating with Alicia Keys. The ‘Rather Be’ hitmakers – who took home two gongs from The 60th...

Friday, 22/05/15 - 11:52am Read More

McCartney shells out $15.5m for New York penthouse

Paul McCartney has splashed out on a $15.5m penthouse on New York’s Fifth Avenue. The 72-year-old music icon is reported...

Friday, 22/05/15 - 11:39am Read More

Witherspoon set for Tinkerbell role

Reese Witherspoon will play Tinkerbell in Disney’s live-action remake of the film. The 39-year-old actress will star as the little...

Friday, 22/05/15 - 11:37am 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

Voter turn-out ‘more like election than referendum’ as early birds cast ballots

Polling station staff are saying a “steady stream of voters” mean it is likely turn-out will be high as people vote in two referendums today. About 9% of voters had turned out by 10am in Kildare, while in Cork it...

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Cork prison death: No level of prison violence is acceptable, says Fitzgerald

The Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has said no level of violence is acceptable in our prisons, following the death of...

Monday, 18/05/15 - 3:32pm Read More

Prisoner being held in isolation as officers investigate Cork Jail stabbing

The Prison Service is investigating how an inmate with a history of violence obtained a knife before allegedly fatally stabbing...

Monday, 18/05/15 - 9:43am Read More

Cork Prison stab suspect was allowed to work in kitchen as a privilege

A prisoner suspected of the fatal stabbing of an inmate inside Cork Prison had been holding a trusted position within...

Sunday, 17/05/15 - 12:18pm Read More

Cork pensioner dies after fall from bicycle

A man has died after falling from his bicycle in Co Cork yesterday. The 71- year-old was out cycling with...

Sunday, 17/05/15 - 10:26am Read More

Cork communities to host anti-water-charge demonstrations today

Community protests will take place in Farranree, Knocknaheeny, Ballyvolane, Gurranabraher and at the South Gate Bridge in Cork city this...

Thursday, 14/05/15 - 10:10am Read More