Western News

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 Island 10k run/walk in aid of Cancer Care West and they will tell you that this 10k event is one...

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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

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

Win a designer handbag with All She Wants & Marian Duggan

  Win one of Maypo designer Lisa’s limited edition bags Imagine a beautiful Lisa Ryder piece on your arm this...

Friday, 03/04/15 - 11:24am Read More

INTERVIEW: Gordon Buchanan – heir to David Attenborough

Gordon Buchanan relaxes backstage at the TF in Castlebar.
Hailed as the heir of David Attenborourgh, Renowned Wildlife Film-maker, Gordon Buchanan, takes a break from wild bears, wolves and...

Wednesday, 25/03/15 - 11:25am Read More


Alec Baldwin to play Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live has chosen Hollywood star Alec Baldwin to impersonate US presidential candidate Donald Trump. American television network NBC announced the 30 Rock actor would portray Trump in the new series of the long-running comedy sketch show. Alec Baldwin...

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will.i.am is pretty excited about the return of Sir Tom Jones to The Voice

ITV have announced Sir Tom Jones will return to The Voice prompting an excitable reaction from fellow coach will.i.am. The...

Thursday, 29/09/16 - 12:27am Read More

Curtain to close on Jersey Boys after nine years in London

Hit West End musical Jersey Boys is to close after nine years in London. The show, currently the sixth longest...

Wednesday, 28/09/16 - 11:27pm Read More

Laura Whitmore and dancing partner Giovanni Pernice joined by Strictly stars at performance of The Last Tango

Strictly stars old and new made an appearance at a performance of The Last Tango in London on Wednesday night....

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Will.i.am, iPhone and VR headset HTC Vive triumph at T3 magazine’s tech awards

Will.i.am has been crowned tech personality of the year at the tenth annual T3 magazine awards, which saw the Apple...

Wednesday, 28/09/16 - 11:12pm Read More

National News

Patrick Hutch Jnr further charged with firearms offences

A man accused of murdering David Byrne at the Regency Hotel in Dublin has been further charged with firearms offences today. Patrick Hutch Jnr, from Champions Avenue, Dublin 1 is alleged to have been in possession of three AK47s on...

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Coast Guard rescues kayaker off Howth coast

The Irish Coast Guard rescued a kayaker off Howth in Dublin earlier. The female kayaker was not wearing a lifejacket...

Wednesday, 28/09/16 - 4:01pm Read More

Two Irish boxers reprimanded for Rio Olympics bets

Two Irish boxers, who took part in the Rio Olympics, have been sanctioned by the OCI for placing bets at...

Wednesday, 28/09/16 - 4:53pm Read More

Irish drug smuggler claimed almost €30,000 disability allowance while living in Lanzarote

A drug smuggler, who fraudulently claimed almost €30,000 in benefits for three years when he was living in Lanzarote, has...

Wednesday, 28/09/16 - 3:20pm Read More

Gareth Hutch murder probe: Man accused of possession of handgun remanded in custody

A 29-year-old man charged with unlawful possession of a handgun in connection with the murder of Gareth Hutch in Dublin,...

Wednesday, 28/09/16 - 2:54pm Read More

National Sport

No one could keep up with the absolute explosion of goals in Celtic v Manchester City

If you found it seriously hard to keep up with the Champions League clash between Celtic and Manchester City, you’re not alone. After just three minutes, the Scottish side got off to a cracking start in their Group C match...

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Six-goal thriller sees Celtic end Pep Guardiola’s winning run

Celtic 3 Manchester City 3 Manchester City came from behind three times to draw 3-3 with Celtic in a breathtaking...

Wednesday, 28/09/16 - 10:11pm Read More

Brace from Theo Walcott in routine 2-0 Arsenal win against Basle

Theo Walcott’s purple patch continued as he scored a first-half brace in Arsenal’s 2-0 Champions League victory over Basle at...

Wednesday, 28/09/16 - 9:48pm Read More

Jamie Vardy reveals he drank port the night before Premier League games during Leicester’s title-winning 2015/16 season

There are a number of pre-game drinks and meals you might associate with a footballer. Pasta, fish, a nice glass...

Wednesday, 28/09/16 - 9:44pm Read More

Cork City impress during Ireland’s debut in UEFA Youth League

Cork City U19s announced Ireland’s presence on the UEFA Youth League stage with an impressive 0-0 draw in Helsinki today....

Wednesday, 28/09/16 - 8:07pm Read More

MPs call for changes at FA after allegations of corruption

British politicians and experts have called for sweeping changes at the Football Association following the publication of allegations of widespread...

Wednesday, 28/09/16 - 8:01pm Read More