Western News

Folkies and poet meet head to head in Foxford

  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

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

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

Entertainment

Soulja Boy to appear in court next month after denying gun charges

Rapper Soulja Boy is to appear in court next month after he pleaded not guilty to illegally possessing firearms. The US musician, whose real name is DeAndre Cortez Way, was arrested at his home in Los Angeles on December 15...

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80s group New Edition presented with Hollywood Walk of Fame star

R&B group New Edition have been honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Bobby Brown and his...

Monday, 23/01/17 - 11:22pm Read More

Eight housemates up for eviction from Celebrity Big Brother house

Nearly all of the Celebrity Big Brother housemates are up for the next eviction. The housemates have delivered their latest...

Monday, 23/01/17 - 11:22pm Read More

Shocker! CBB fans take Kim’s side in her row with Nicola

Nicola McLean faced a backlash on social media after commenting on the fact Kim Woodburn doesn’t have children during a...

Monday, 23/01/17 - 11:07pm Read More

Vicki Michelle calls ‘Allo ‘Allo! star Gorden Kaye ‘an icon’

‘Allo ‘Allo! actress Vicki Michelle has led the tributes to her co-star Gorden Kaye following his death, saying he was...

Monday, 23/01/17 - 10:37pm Read More

National News

Most Irish people less positive about world affairs since Donald Trump inauguration, says poll

A new poll has found that almost three-quarters of people in Ireland feel less positive regarding world affairs since the inauguration of Donald Trump as US President. The poll, out by Amárach Research among over 1,000 Irish adults for Claire...

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Seven-year-old boy dies following Meath road accident

A seven-year-old boy has lost his fight for life, following a traffic accident in Meath earlier this month that also...

Monday, 23/01/17 - 9:56pm Read More

Latest: Ryanair defends ‘immigrants’ tweet

Update 9.04pm: Ryanair has tonight defended a controversial tweet published on its official account. A Ryanair spokesman said this evening:...

Monday, 23/01/17 - 11:01pm Read More

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to 2014 murder

Gardaí in Dublin have tonight launched a fresh appeal for witnesses to a 2014 murder. The partial remains of Mark...

Monday, 23/01/17 - 9:13pm Read More

SIPTU has ‘robust exchange of views’ with HSE management on nurses dispute

SIPTU said its representatives held a ‘robust’ meeting with health officials today. Union representatives met with senior management at the...

Monday, 23/01/17 - 7:10pm Read More

National Sport

James Haskell a major doubt for England’s 6 Nations opener

James Haskell is a major doubt for England’s RBS 6 Nations opener against France at Twickenham on Saturday week after sustaining an injury on club duty. Haskell returned to the UK after Wasps’ Champions Cup victory over Zebre in Parma...

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Bernie Ecclestone’s 40-year reign as the chief of Formula One is over

Bernie Ecclestone’s four-decade reign as the ruler of Formula One is over after American company Liberty Media completed its £6billion...

Monday, 23/01/17 - 9:41pm Read More

Southend sack groundsman of 27 years after frozen-pitch postponement

Southend have described the decision to sack groundsman Ken Hare after Saturday’s League One game against Bolton was postponed because...

Monday, 23/01/17 - 10:10pm Read More

Hull sign Liverpool’s Lazar Markovic on loan

Hull have signed Liverpool’s Lazar Markovic on loan until the end of the season after the winger’s stay at Sporting...

Monday, 23/01/17 - 9:22pm Read More

Stoke’s Twitter account defends Glenn Whelan with brilliant Paul Pogba put-down

It’s rare for football clubs’ official Twitter accounts to produce brilliant comebacks, but Stoke City have gone against the grain,...

Monday, 23/01/17 - 9:13pm Read More

Rory McIlroy to miss Dubai Desert Classic

Rory McIlroy will not compete at this week’s Dubai Desert Classic. The Northern Irishman missed last week’s Abu Dhabi HSBC...

Monday, 23/01/17 - 8:22pm Read More