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

EastEnders – Bex’s school has some tough news for dad Martin Fowler

EastEnders’ Martin Fowler is in for a nasty shock when he’s called to a meeting at Bex’s school next week. The shocked dad, played by James Bye, cannot believe what he is hearing when he arrives at the head teacher’s...

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Ed Sheeran has made a special donation to an Irish charity

Ed Sheeran has donated a meet and greet with tickets to one of his sold-out UK shows to the London...

Tuesday, 28/02/17 - 1:26pm Read More

ITV’s The Nightly Show debuts to fewer than three million viewers

ITV’s new nightly entertainment show has debuted to fewer than three million viewers. The Nightly Show, which is being hosted...

Tuesday, 28/02/17 - 1:13pm Read More

Broadchurch return gives ITV biggest drama audience since Downton Abbey in 2015

The return of Broadchurch has given ITV its biggest drama audience since Downton Abbey in 2015. The first episode of...

Tuesday, 28/02/17 - 12:28pm Read More

Emmerdale’s Pierce to film Rhona for sex tape

Emmerdale’s storyline about a controlling relationship is set to step up a gear next week when the soap’s abusive Pierce...

Tuesday, 28/02/17 - 11:58am Read More

National News

‘Grace’ case: HSE reiterates apology to woman abused at a foster home

The HSE has reiterated its apology to a woman with serious intellectual disabilities, who was abused at a foster home for 20 years. The apology comes as the HSE releases two reports, the Inquiry into Protected Disclosures, SU1 report by...

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Gardaí appeal for witnesses to armed robbery in Dublin

Gardaí are investigating an armed robbery in Dublin yesterday. It happened at a pharmacy on Griffeen Road in Lucan shortly...

Tuesday, 28/02/17 - 2:12pm Read More

Oxfam claims profits shifted through Ireland hurt developing countries

There are claims that tens of billions of euro of corporate profits are still being shifted through Ireland to take...

Tuesday, 28/02/17 - 12:28pm Read More

CSO release January unemployment figures

The number of people out of work dipped again slightly this month. The Central Statistics Office says the unemployment rate...

Tuesday, 28/02/17 - 11:54am Read More

Tributes paid to former FG TD Peter Mathews after death following cancer battle

Senior ministers including Leo Varadkar have led warm tributes to Peter Mathews, the former Fine Gael turned Independent TD, who...

Tuesday, 28/02/17 - 11:39am Read More

National Sport

Globetrotting Irish striker joins Polish title contenders

Globetrotting striker Cillian Sheridan has become the first Irish player to join a Polish league side, writes Stephen Barry. Sheridan, capped three times under Giovanni Trapattoni, has left Cypriot side Omonoia to join Jagiellonia Bialystok, who are in second place...

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Tomas Clancy: ‘Club players will suffer massively, especially in Cork’

Cork footballer Tomas Clancy says the ‘Super 8’ championship format, passed by the GAA’s annual Congress last weekend, is going...

Tuesday, 28/02/17 - 2:10pm Read More

Ronald Koeman: ‘Wayne Rooney can make Everton stronger’

Everton manager Ronald Koeman has opened the door for Wayne Rooney to return to Goodison Park. Manchester United’s record goalscorer...

Tuesday, 28/02/17 - 11:50am Read More

Nigel Owens ‘very surprised’ by England’s lack of knowledge about rucking rules

Nigel Owens was very surprised by the England team’s knowledge deficit about the rules surrounding rucks, writes Stephen Barry. The...

Tuesday, 28/02/17 - 11:42am Read More

Tipperary admit that Congress motions were taken en bloc

A prominent Tipperary official has admitted that county board delegates voted on GAA Director General Paraic Duffy’s Congress proposals en...

Tuesday, 28/02/17 - 10:00am Read More

Leicester’s performance against Liverpool was both out of nowhere and entirely predictable

Leicester’s first game since Claudio Ranieri’s sacking as manager was a lose-lose situation in many ways for the Foxes. If...

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