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

Geri shows off post-pregnancy figure in Instagram video

Geri Horner has shown she is back in shape just a month after giving birth to son Monty. The former Spice Girl posted a video on Instagram of herself enjoying “art night” with her 10-year-old daughter, Bluebell. Dressed in black...

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The craziest celebrity baby names you might have forgotten about

Howard Donald may have raised eyebrows by naming his second child Dougie Bear but the choice is positively pedestrian compared...

Wednesday, 22/02/17 - 2:58pm Read More

Playwright who inspired Moonlight wins award from human rights group

Tarell Alvin McCraney, the writer who penned the play which inspired the Oscar-nominated film Moonlight, has won an award from...

Wednesday, 22/02/17 - 2:28pm Read More

Bets called off as Prue Leith comes closer to replacing Mary Berry on GBBO

Prue Leith appears to have come another step closer to replacing Mary Berry as judge on the Great British Bake...

Wednesday, 22/02/17 - 2:28pm Read More

Ben Price: I’m leaving Corrie because I miss my family

Coronation Street’s Ben Price says he is leaving the soap because he wants to spend more time with his family....

Wednesday, 22/02/17 - 2:13pm Read More

National News

Supreme Court refuses to hear Brian Meehan’s appeal over murder of Veronica Guerin

The Supreme Court has refused to hear Brian Meehan’s appeal over a failed attempt to overturn his conviction for Veronica Guerin’s murder. The 47-year-old, who’s from Crumlin in Dublin, is serving a life sentence for his role in the journalist’s...

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Green Party: Put cyclists first on Irish roads

The Green Party leader has said cyclists need to be put first on our roads. A proposed new bill would...

Wednesday, 22/02/17 - 2:21pm Read More

New figures show Irish mums are getting older and C-sections are on increase

According to the CSO the average age of first time mothers is 30.8, up .2 years from 2015. Married women...

Wednesday, 22/02/17 - 2:58pm Read More

Man arrested after car stopped in Limerick found to have ‘viable’ device on grounds of garda station

By David Raleigh A man has been arrested after gardaí found a “viable” bomb in a car on the grounds...

Wednesday, 22/02/17 - 1:13pm Read More

Man pleads guilty to manslaughter of Dublin teenager Daniel McAnaspie

A 28-year-old man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter for the killing of a teenager in Blanchardstown in 2010. Trevor Noone,...

Wednesday, 22/02/17 - 1:32pm Read More

National Sport

Munster’s Francis Saili cleared to play after citing against Ospreys

A disciplinary panel has cleared Munster centre Francis Saili to play this weekend. He had been cited for an alleged dangerous tackle in the win over the Ospreys. Munster had claimed a 25-23 win on the night to go three...

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Adam Lallana to sign new long-term contract with Liverpool

Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana is set to sign a new long-term contract with the club on Wednesday. It is understood...

Wednesday, 22/02/17 - 2:13pm Read More

Rooney unlikely to leave Man United for China before end of the season

Wayne Rooney is unlikely to leave Manchester United for the Chinese Super League before its transfer window shuts next week,...

Wednesday, 22/02/17 - 2:03pm Read More

Carolan names Ireland U20 team to face France

Nigel Carolan has named his team for Ireland’s U20 game with France on Friday. Ulster’s Rob Lyttle is named at...

Wednesday, 22/02/17 - 1:55pm Read More

Mayo suffer loss as Kevin Keane ruled out for the season

Mayo will have to challenge for honours this season without full-back Kevin Keane. The defender suffered an anterior cruciate ligament...

Wednesday, 22/02/17 - 1:31pm Read More

What next for Wayne? Here are five of Rooney’s possible options

Wayne Rooney is no longer one of the first names on Manchester United’s team-sheet, having started just eight Premier League...

Wednesday, 22/02/17 - 1:12pm Read More