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


Your Friday showbiz catch-up, with Anna

Looking for that Friday feeling? Well you’re just in luck, we’ve rounded up three of our top showbiz stories to get you in the mood for the bank holiday weekend. From the truth about those Garth Brooks Cork dates, to...

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It’s all eyes on the 73rd Venice Film Festival

By Helen Barlow It remains to be seen whether Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling will be singing and dancing around...

Friday, 29/07/16 - 9:42am Read More

Your Thursday showbiz catch-up, with Anna

Did you also get a mini heart-attack when you stumbled upon the ‘Adele and Garth Brooks to play in Cork’...

Thursday, 28/07/16 - 4:38pm Read More

Cher just accidently tweeted her camera roll and it’s gas

If you’re a member of the Twittersphere you are well aware that Cher is the best person to grace the...

Thursday, 28/07/16 - 1:39pm Read More

Adele and Garth Brooks set to play Cork in 2017?

We know, we know, that headline gave us a mini heart attack as well. Adele and Garth Brooks are set...

Thursday, 28/07/16 - 2:06pm Read More

National News

Two arrested in investigation into serious assault in Leitrim

Gardaí investigating a serious assault in Carrick On Shannon have arrested two people. The man and woman being detained are in their 20s and are currently detained at Garda stations in the Co Leitrim area. They are being questioned in...

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IMF claims Irish tax system is hurting the middle class

The IMF has said our tax system is hurting the middle class. It claims the income tax structure is creating...

Friday, 29/07/16 - 11:16am Read More

Two arrested in connection with alleged sexual assault in Dublin

Two men have been arrested in connection with an alleged serious sexual assault in Dublin. The men one in his...

Friday, 29/07/16 - 11:15am Read More

Ryanair cuts cost of reserved seating for passengers travelling with children U12

Ryanair has cut the cost of reserved seating for passengers travelling with children under 12. All customers travelling with children...

Friday, 29/07/16 - 11:13am Read More

Former Anglo executives jailed for conspiracy to defraud

Update 11.57am: Three former banking executives have been jailed for conspiring to defraud the public about the state of Anglo...

Friday, 29/07/16 - 2:44pm Read More

National Sport

Rory McIlroy crashes out after final hole error

While others made hay, Rory McIlroy failed to take advantage of a rain-softened Baltrusol Golf Club as the two-time champion crashed out of the PGA Championship with bogey at the last hole, writes Simon Lewis. On a day when American...

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Fire at Australian Olympic base in Rio

The Australian Olympic Committee has confirmed a fire in its team’s building for the Rio Games prompted an evacuation of...

Friday, 29/07/16 - 11:19pm Read More

Airtricity League round-up: Derry City and Shamrock Rovers miss chance to gain on leaders

Derry City have missed-out on a chance to move level on points with Cork City in the Airtricity League Premier...

Friday, 29/07/16 - 11:10pm Read More

Richie ‘Rabona’ Donnelly’s crossbar challenge is the most impressive of all time

This is the most impressive crossbar challenge effort we’ve seen, writes Stephen Barry. The Tyrone senior footballers took on the...

Friday, 29/07/16 - 10:56pm Read More

Jordan Spieth makes robust defence when questioned about possible rules violation

World number three Jordan Spieth was surprised to face questions about a possible rules violation after a second round of...

Friday, 29/07/16 - 9:43pm Read More

Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius to miss start of the season

Liverpool’s new goalkeeper Loris Karius has been ruled out for eight to 10 weeks with a broken hand. The £4.7million...

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