Western News

Folkies and poet meet head to head in Foxford

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  by David Dwane The Whileaways is a trio of folk singers and musicians from Galway who will be joined by Mayo poet John Hoban (pictured) for a show in the delightful setting of Foxford Woolen Mills on Saturday, 29th...

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Young Mayo musicians bursary offer

by David Dwane If you are a young musician living in Mayo who has already achieved a high standard in...

Thursday, 13/10/16 - 5:10pm Read More

Once around Clare Island for annual 10k charity run/walk

Pictured at the launch of the 5th Annual Clare Island 10K Run/Walk for Cancer are members of the organising committee: Padraic O'Malley (secretary); Sharon Fitzpatrick, Cancer Care West, Donal O'Shea (chairman) and Caroline Healy, Clare Island Manager.
By Tracey May Halloran Ask any one of the hundreds of people who have taken part in the annual Clare...

Monday, 11/04/16 - 1:22pm 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

Mayo’s abandoned pets find Noeline’s Ark

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By Tracey May Halloran   I’d heard she gave away her cooker to people in need, and now she uses...

Monday, 13/04/15 - 3:14pm Read More

Entertainment

Rolling Stones top album charts with first studio record in more than decade

The Rolling Stones have scored their first number one album with a new record in over 20 years, just one day after the group’s frontman Sir Mick Jagger became a father for the eighth time at the age of 73....

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Adele targets ticket touts for Wembley Stadium concerts

Adele has teamed up with a face value ticket platform for her sold-out Wembley Stadium concerts after fans paid up...

Friday, 09/12/16 - 5:53pm Read More

Liam Payne sends moving message to Louis Tomlinson after death of his mum

Liam Payne sent a moving message to Louis Tomlinson on Friday after his mum died aged 43. Liam posted the...

Friday, 09/12/16 - 5:53pm Read More

Twitter can’t resist making bad panto puns about Stacey Solomon reading her script on stage…

Twitter has been having a good laugh at Stacey Solomon after she appeared to be reading her lines form a...

Friday, 09/12/16 - 5:38pm Read More

Megan Mullally hints at possible Will & Grace revival

A one-off election edition episode of Will & Grace may have sparked interest in a revival of the NBC series....

Friday, 09/12/16 - 4:28pm Read More

National News

Post office worker who stole from pensioners avoids jail

A post office worker who stole from ten elderly people by skimming their old age pensions has avoided a prison sentence. Imelda Hanlon (36) stole a total of €18,752 over four years before she was caught. She used the money...

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Ireland lands European Capital of Volunteering 2017

Sligo is to stage a spectacular opening ceremony to kick off its year as European Volunteering Capital 2017, with acclaimed...

Friday, 09/12/16 - 5:00pm Read More

Revenue uncovers oil laundering plant in Monaghan

In an intelligence-led operation which concluded on Thursday morning, Revenue enforcement officers supported by the Garda Regional Support Unit uncovered...

Friday, 09/12/16 - 4:01pm Read More

Victim thought abuse was normal until she watched TV programme and realised ‘this didn’t happen to everybody’

A woman thought the sexual abuse inflicted on her by her uncle was normal until she watched a television programme...

Friday, 09/12/16 - 3:16pm Read More

Tight security for funeral of Cork murder victim as search continues for killers

Tight security will be in place next week for the funeral of murder victim Aidan O’Driscoll. Although the post mortem...

Friday, 09/12/16 - 3:04pm Read More

National Sport

Russian doping ‘a fundamental attack on the integrity of the Olympic Games’, say the IOC

The International Olympic Committee has described the extent of the state-sponsored doping in Russia revealed by the second report by Richard McLaren as an attack on the integrity of the Olympics. McLaren’s report states that more than 1,000 Russian athletes...

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Antonio Conte: It is ‘difficult to accept’ Chelsea as title favourites

Antonio Conte insists it is “difficult to accept” Chelsea as Premier League title favourites, despite their crushing win at Manchester...

Friday, 09/12/16 - 5:05pm Read More

Yaya Toure expected to be involved against Leicester despite drink-driving charge

Yaya Toure’s drink-driving charge will not affect his chances of selection for Manchester City’s Premier League clash with Leicester on...

Friday, 09/12/16 - 5:01pm Read More

Stoke boss Mark Hughes impressed by weekend opponents Arsenal

Stoke manager Mark Hughes thinks Arsenal could end their long wait for another Premier League title this season. Arsene Wenger’s...

Friday, 09/12/16 - 4:58pm Read More

Everything you need to know about the report into ‘unprecedented, state-sponsored’ doping

A comprehensive investigation into state-sponsored doping in athletics has found the Russian Olympic team “corrupted the London Games on an...

Friday, 09/12/16 - 3:35pm Read More

Joel Matip and Adam Lallana could start for Liverpool against West Ham

Liverpool defender Joel Matip is set to return for the visit of West Ham having missed last weekend’s defeat at...

Friday, 09/12/16 - 3:01pm Read More