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


Sir Terry Wogan Remembered: 50 Years At The BBC made us pretty emotional

Sir Terry Wogan’s life was celebrated on Friday night, 50 years on from his first start in broadcasting. Sir Terry Wogan Remembered: 50 Years At The BBC, on BBC One, brought about every emotion from the start for those who...

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I’m traumatised by Trump, says Cher, warning that this election will ‘change America’

The US presidential election will “change America” and have “consequences for the world for 40 years”, Cher has said –...

Friday, 30/09/16 - 10:42pm Read More

Tributes paid as Rentaghost and Billy Elliot stage star Ann Emery dies aged 86

The director of Billy Elliot The Musical has paid tribute to former star Ann Emery following her death aged 86....

Friday, 30/09/16 - 5:12pm Read More

Wait, Robbie Williams has slept with how many Spice Girls? It’s all here in today’s showbiz catch-up

Cheeky chappy Robbie Williams is back with his new single and do you know what that means? Interviews, and so...

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Alan Hughes and Karl Broderick marry in ‘secret ceremony’

TV3 star Alan Hughes has secretly married his partner Karl Broderick. The pair previously had a civil ceremony for their...

Friday, 30/09/16 - 3:51pm Read More

National News

998 families in emergency accomodation in Dublin last month

998 families were in emergency accommodation in Dublin last month – that is the highest number recorded so far this year. That is according to new figures from the Dublin Regional Homeless Executive. However, the latest figures show the net...

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VIDEO: The crew of the L.E James Joyce got a hero’s welcome in Cork this morning

Irish naval vessel the L.E. James Joyce was welcomed home today following its mission in the Mediterranean sea. The crew...

Friday, 30/09/16 - 1:09pm Read More

€1.2m worth of cannabis seized in Tipperary

€1.2m worth of cannabis has been seized by gardaí in Tipperary under Operation Overwatch. Gardaí from the Tipperary Divisional Drugs...

Friday, 30/09/16 - 1:05pm Read More

A new baby monkey born at Fota Wildlife is looking for a name

A new baby Agile Gibbon has been born at Cork Fota Wildlife Park and is looking for a name. The...

Friday, 30/09/16 - 12:05pm Read More

ASTI still refuse to grade continuous assessment portion of JC english, despite risk to students

The head of the ASTI, says the teaching union is taking a principled stance on not grading a continuous assessment...

Friday, 30/09/16 - 11:26am Read More

National Sport

Jenson Button will compete in his 300th race on Sunday, but how did his previous landmark drives go?

Jenson Button will become only the third driver in Formula One history to compete in 300 races on Sunday, joining Michael Schumacher and Rubens Barrichello. Here, we look at how the 2009 World Champion has fared in his other landmark...

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Arsenal target trophies with £191m cash in the bank

Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis believes the club’s latest set of robust financial results, which include cash reserves of some...

Friday, 30/09/16 - 6:26pm Read More

Wenger, Pardew, Howe? Here’s what the contenders have to say about the England job

Sam Allardyce’s shock exit as England manager has left a void to fill which many see as prestigious, but others...

Friday, 30/09/16 - 6:15pm Read More

Tyson Fury ‘tests positive for cocaine’ and may be stripped of world titles

Tyson Fury is reported to have tested positive for cocaine and may now be stripped of his world titles. Fury...

Friday, 30/09/16 - 6:42pm Read More

Here’s why Arsene Wenger should be desperate to become England manager

Arsene Wenger is nearing the end of what has been a long, and at times turbulent, career as a club...

Friday, 30/09/16 - 5:13pm Read More

US takes 4-0 lead against Europe on first day of Ryder Cup

Update 5.48pm: Europe will have to create history to retain the Ryder Cup after being whitewashed by the United States...

Friday, 30/09/16 - 6:47pm Read More