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


Johnny Depp asks court to reject Amber Heard’s bid for spousal support

Actor Johnny Depp has asked a court to determine that he should not pay spousal support to his estranged wife Amber Heard, who filed for divorce after 15 months of marriage. Court records show Depp filed the response on Wednesday...

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Kilkenny choir all set for Britain’s Got Talent semi finals tonight

The girls from Kilkenny are ready and eagerly awaiting their turn to perform on tonight’s Britain’s Got Talent Semi Final....

Thursday, 26/05/16 - 4:27pm Read More

Man shot dead at T.I. concert

One person has been killed and another three injured after they were shot inside a concert venue in New York...

Thursday, 26/05/16 - 7:57am Read More

Hulk Hogan $140m sex-video award to stand, judge rules

A Florida judge has denied online media company Gawker’s motion for a new trial in the Hulk Hogan sex-video case...

Wednesday, 25/05/16 - 7:50pm Read More

WATCH: Star Trek Beyond to receive outdoor premier at San Diego Comic-Con 2016

Star Trek Beyond is set to make a mark in movie history by becoming the first outdoor IMAX movie presentation...

Tuesday, 24/05/16 - 10:36am Read More

National News

Study reveals Travellers are six times more likely to die by suicide than general public

Travellers are six times more likely to die by suicide than members of the general public, according to a study. A conference is being held this morning to discuss mental health issues among the community. It has heard issues like...

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Housing Minister: I got no heads-up from Ulster Bank about plan to sell distressed mortgages

Housing Minister Simon Coveney has said he is unhappy that Ulster Bank did not tell him that it was planning...

Thursday, 26/05/16 - 11:43am Read More

100 job losses at Ulster Bank ‘will hit staff and customers badly’

Management at Ulster Bank have today confirmed the loss of over 100 jobs in the Republic of Ireland. The job...

Thursday, 26/05/16 - 11:25am Read More

Jury deliberations suspended at bankers’ trial after juror hospitalised

The jury in a conspiracy to defraud trial has been told to suspend its deliberations until Monday – because a...

Thursday, 26/05/16 - 11:07am Read More

Latest: Extended Dáil summer recess ‘unthinkable’, says Sinn Féin

Update 12.30pm: Speaking in the Dáil this morning Sinn Féin’s Mary-Lou McDonald said it would be “absolutely unthinkable” to rise...

Thursday, 26/05/16 - 1:03pm Read More

National Sport

Jose Mourinho agrees deal to take charge at Manchester United

Jose Mourinho has agreed to become manager of Manchester United, Press Association Sport understands. Louis van Gaal’s uncomfortable two-year residency was brought to an end on Monday, with FA Cup glory unable to mask poor Premier League performances in terms...

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Champions League final – Real Madrid v Atlético Madrid: Luka Modric can light up the San Siro

By Peter McNamara Ah yes, we are now hours away from the most important match in the soccer calendar so...

Thursday, 26/05/16 - 7:01pm Read More

Jenson Button thankful to escape injury after freak collision in Monaco

Jenson Button has admitted he was lucky not to sustain a serious injury after a drain cover smashed into his...

Thursday, 26/05/16 - 6:42pm Read More

FA Cup quarter-final replays ditched in effort to ease fixture congestion

The Football Association has announced FA Cup quarter-final replays will be scrapped from next season. In a move approved by...

Thursday, 26/05/16 - 6:25pm Read More

Man Utd expected to confirm Jose Mourinho’s appointment

Manchester United are expected to confirm the worst-kept non-secret in football as they appoint Jose Mourinho as their permanent manager...

Thursday, 26/05/16 - 6:45pm Read More

Maria Sharapova could make Russia team for Rio Olympics

The president of the Russian Tennis Federation plans to include Maria Sharapova in the country’s Olympic team if she avoids...

Thursday, 26/05/16 - 4:52pm Read More