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

Trevor Phillips’ political correctness documentary splits opinion

A documentary looking at whether free speech is being stifled by political correctness has divided opinion among viewers. Has Political Correctness Gone Mad? aired on Channel 4 on Thursday presented by broadcaster and former politician Trevor Phillips, who investigated whether...

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See Rowan Atkinson back in his Love Actually role for Comic Relief

Rowan Atkinson has featured in a sneak peek at the Love Actually sequel filmed for a Comic Relief sketch. Red...

Friday, 24/02/17 - 12:13am Read More

Viewers sad to wave goodbye to ray of sunshine Death In Paradise

Fans of BBC One tropical detective series Death In Paradise have expressed their sadness at waving goodbye to their fix...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 11:13pm Read More

The Voice judges recreate Abbey Road album cover

The Voice UK’s judges took part in a traffic-stopping photoshoot at Abbey Road ahead of this weekend’s battle round on...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 11:13pm Read More

Batman gets a director replacement for Ben Affleck

Cloverfield director Matt Reeves has stepped in to direct The Batman after Ben Affleck quit the film. Argo star Ben...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 10:28pm Read More

National News

Raids in Waterford and Tallaght lead to cocaine and ecstasy seizures

Gardaí and Revenue are investigating after cocaine and ecstasy with an estimated street value of €130,000 was discovered in separate raids in Waterford and Tallaght. The Waterford seizure follows a joint operation by the Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau, Revenue, and...

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Body recovered from canal in Killaloe

A postmortem will be carried out tomorrow on the body of a man recovered from a canal in Killaloe early...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 8:24pm Read More

Coroner echoes sister’s plea for improved education on drugs at Alex Ryan inquest

A more structured approach to educating young people about drugs involving set programmes in schools needs to be introduced, a...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 7:44pm Read More

Dublin resident to appear in court over wife’s disappearance from cruise

A Dublin resident is expected to appear in a court in Rome on suspicion of murder following the disappearance of...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 7:15pm Read More

Man who sexually assaulted woman in hotel bedroom to be released to resit third-level exams

A man who sexually assaulted a woman in her hotel room, having claimed he entered her room out of concern...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 6:34pm Read More

National Sport

Dilly-ding, dilly-gone: Ranieri’s exit shows cut-throat face of modern football

Can something be shocking yet also inevitable? Claudio Ranieri’s fate feels just that way, writes Simon Peach. Less than 10 months since Leicester completed one of most remarkable triumphs in sporting history, the club have parted company with a man...

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Spurs’ Europa League ambitions put to the sword by Gent

Tottenham have been knocked out of the Europa League, 3-2 on aggregate after a 2-2 home draw with Gent. Spurs paid...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 10:23pm Read More

Down GAA hit out at "vile and unfair commentary" around player unrest speculation

GAA officials in county Down have tonight issued a strong rebuttal to claims of player unrest, claiming “vile and unfair...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 10:17pm Read More

Claudio Ranieri sacked by Leicester

Leicester have sacked manager Claudio Ranieri less than a year after their incredible run to the Premier League title. The...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 8:16pm Read More

Chelsea boss visits England rugby coach Eddie Jones to tap into winning mentality

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has visited England rugby head coach Eddie Jones to tap into the winning mentality. Jones has...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 5:55pm Read More

Wayne Rooney: ‘I am staying at Manchester United’

The rumours can stop – Wayne Rooney is staying at Man United. Rooney made annouced his intention to stay via...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 5:38pm Read More