Western News

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 today. The lucky punter managed to match five numbers plus one Lucky Star for last Friday evening’s EuroMillions draw to...

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‘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

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...

Saturday, 16/05/15 - 9:05am Read More

National News

Deadline day for Water Conservation Grant registration

Today is the registration deadline for Irish Water customers who want to avail of the Government’s €100 Water Conservation Grant. As of last week, Irish Water said roughly three out of 10 households still have not signed up. The utility...

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Gardaí search for missing Dublin teen John Byrne

Gardaí have appealed to the public for help in finding missing 17-year-old John Byrne. John was last seen on Clontarf...

Monday, 29/06/15 - 8:12pm Read More

President leads tributes to Liam Ó Murchú

President Michael D Higgins is leading tributes to former broadcaster, editor and producer, Liam Ó Murchú, who has died at...

Monday, 29/06/15 - 7:58pm Read More

Irish Navy rescues 647 in Mediterranean Sea

The Irish Navy has rescued another 647 people in the Mediterranean. In two separate operations about 50 miles north-west off...

Monday, 29/06/15 - 7:56pm Read More

Sinn Féin Councillor Ní Dhálaigh elected as Lord Mayor of Dublin

Sinn Féin Councillor Críona Ní Dhálaigh was elected Lord Mayor of Dublin at the Annual Meeting of Dublin City Council...

Monday, 29/06/15 - 7:09pm Read More

Entertainment

Diamond tries to delay sentence while waiting on appeal

Dustin Diamond wants to delay his four month jail sentence while he appeals the case. The 38-year-old actor – known for his role as Screech in ‘Saved By The Bell’ – was convicted of carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly...

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Pierce Brosnan has a third grandchild

Pierce Brosnan has become a grandfather for the third time. Sean Brosnan – Pierce’s son with late wife Cassandra, who...

Monday, 29/06/15 - 5:35pm Read More

Monday’s TV tips

World’s Scariest Weather (3e, 7pm) New documentary series featuring some of the world’s most frightening moments. World’s Scariest Weather details...

Monday, 29/06/15 - 5:02pm Read More

WATCH: Glasto police perform flashmob during Lionel Richie set

“Woah, what a feeling” – he had them dancing on the ceiling. Just when we thought the footage of Lionel...

Monday, 29/06/15 - 2:10pm Read More

WATCH: P Diddy falls down a hole during BET award performance

Who doesn’t love a video of someone falling over? Especially when it’s one of the world’s most-noted rappers. P Diddy’s...

Monday, 29/06/15 - 2:06pm 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...

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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

WATCH: Wexford footballer lands ‘Shoulder of the Year’ contender

By Stephen Barry The Wexford U21 hurlers have provided , and now their Senior footballers have given us one of the Shoulders of the Year… Wexford centre-back Graeme Molloy’s effort had all the right components: coming at speed from the...

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Guus Hiddink to quit as Holland manager

Guus Hiddink is to leave his post as Holland coach. The 68-year-old only took over from Louis van Gaal after...

Monday, 29/06/15 - 9:56pm Read More

UK Anti-Doping opens investigation of Alberto Salazar

UK Anti-Doping has confirmed it is investigating the doping allegations surrounding Mo Farah’s coach Alberto Salazar. BBC Panorama alleged that...

Monday, 29/06/15 - 9:18pm Read More

LISTEN: The Westmeath manager made a ‘mad’ promise in April

By Stephen Barry Westmeath’s shock win over Meath was one nobody could have seen coming 20 minutes from full-time, never...

Monday, 29/06/15 - 8:53pm Read More

New Manchester United deal for Phil Jones

Defender Phil Jones has signed a new deal with Manchester United, the Premier League club have announced. Jones, who joined...

Monday, 29/06/15 - 7:27pm Read More

Michael Lyster: ‘The fact that she knew what to do kept me alive; I would have died’

By Kevin Murphy Sunday Game host Michael Lyster has spoken for the first time about his near death experience a...

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