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

Morag wedding2
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


Tuam musical group to stage Broadway classic

The cast
  Musical lovers are in for a special treat this week as Tuam’s Marian Choral Society get ready to stage the Broadway classic, Hairspray. The show will be performed in St Jarlath’s College Hall at 8.30pm nightly from Tuesday to...

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Olwyn’s star is rising

Olwyn Murray 2014
A recent graduate of Paul McCartney’s Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, Mayo singer and songwriter Olwyn Murray is to launch...

Tuesday, 20/05/14 - 9:50am Read More

Girls’ Night Out in Claremorris

Ladies, if you’re looking for a fabulous night of fashion and fun, then look no further than the Girls’ Night...

Wednesday, 20/11/13 - 11:50am Read More

Duffys continue to turn on the heat

Adrian Duffy, etc
When they were youngsters, the Duffy Brothers used to spend a lot of time backstage with the likes of Tammy...

Thursday, 17/10/13 - 3:42pm Read More

Brendan Courtney to host Style Gathering in Claremorris

Style guru Brendan Courtney will host the Style Gathering in Claremorris this Saturday night.
Off the Rails star Brendan Courtney will be in Claremorris this Saturday night, September 29, to host a fashion extravaganza....

Tuesday, 24/09/13 - 12:04pm Read More

National News

Two Irish Olympians investigated for placing bets at Rio

Update 1.40pm: The Olympic Council of Ireland has confirmed that two Irish boxers were spoken to about inappropriate betting during the Olympics. Update 11.40am: The Olympic Council of Ireland is expected to issue a statement today on reports that two...

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Search for missing man Corporal Gavin Carey continues in Donegal

Hundreds of rescue workers are patrolling the Donegal Coast this morning as the search continues for a young man missing...

Saturday, 27/08/16 - 9:18am Read More

2,500 women are diagnosed with breast cancer in Ireland every year

Two and half thousand women are diagnosed with breast cancer in Ireland every year. Thousands of people will take to...

Saturday, 27/08/16 - 7:51am Read More

Stargazers will be able to view Jupiter and Venus tonight, extremely close together

Stargazers are in for a treat tonight, as Jupiter and Venus will be not be seen closer together for another...

Saturday, 27/08/16 - 7:39am Read More

Government says they are providing consular assistance to Pat Hickey in Rio

The Minister for Foreign Affairs has said his department is providing ongoing consular assistance to Pat Hickey through the Irish...

Saturday, 27/08/16 - 7:33am Read More

National Sport

Rickie Fowler holds the Barclays lead as Ryder Cup edges closer

Rickie Fowler will take a slender lead into the final round of The Barclays as he tries to book his place in the Ryder Cup in the perfect fashion. Fowler carded a flawless third round of 68 at the feared...

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O’Donovan brothers set for heroes welcome when they return to Cork this evening

Irish Olympic heroes Paul and Gary O’Donovan will return to their native Cork this evening. The brothers took silver in...

Sunday, 28/08/16 - 11:10am Read More

Everton fan dies after collapse during Stoke match

An Everton fan has died after collapsing during the Premier League side’s match against Stoke City today. The club say...

Saturday, 27/08/16 - 9:37pm Read More

Dublin Ladies beat Mayo with last kick of the game

Dublin 2-10 Mayo 1-12 Sinéad Aherne’s incredible free nailed victory for Dublin in this evening’s epic TG4 All-Ireland Ladies Senior...

Saturday, 27/08/16 - 9:14pm Read More

Brendan Rodgers explains decision to drop Craig Gordon for Aberdeen clash

Brendan Rodgers claimed the controlling nature of goalkeeper Dorus de Vries lay behind the Celtic manager dropping Craig Gordon for...

Saturday, 27/08/16 - 8:12pm Read More

Man United supersub Marcus Rashford breaches heroic Hull defence with stoppage-time winner

Marcus Rashford struck a stoppage-time winner to sink battling Hull as Manchester United maintained their 100% start in the Premier...

Saturday, 27/08/16 - 8:05pm Read More