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

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 pulled out of directing the superhero film in January and Warner Brothers has now announced Matt will both direct and...

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Beyonce pulls out of Coachella – but is rebooked for 2018

Beyonce has pulled out of this year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival because of her pregnancy with twins. The...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 9:43pm Read More

Emma Watson ‘unapologetically romantic’ in Beauty And The Beast

Emma Watson has promised her live action version of Beauty And The Beast is “unapologetically romantic”. The Harry Potter star,...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 9:44pm Read More

Octavia Spencer: Oscars still have work to do on diversity

Octavia Spencer has said that even though she is pleased there are a record number of black nominations at this...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 8:43pm Read More

Here’s all you need to know about this year’s Oscars

Hollywood’s biggest night is finally here! The awards ceremony of all award ceremonies, the Oscars, are just around the corner...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 6:32pm Read More

National News

Cocaine with estimated value of €70,000 seized in Waterford

Gardaí and Revenue are investigating after cocaine with an estimated street value of €70,000 was discovered in Waterford. It follows an operation by the Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau, Revenue, and Gardaí from the Waterford Divisional Drugs Unit. The investigation...

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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