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


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

Rose of Tralee protestor vows to stage more protests in Ireland

The founder of Fathers4Justice says his decision to run on the stage during the Rose of Tralee TV selection was justified. Matt O’Connor, interrupted the live show during the Cavan Rose Lisa O’Reilly’s interview with Dáithí Ó Sé, dressed as...

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Employment breaks through two million barrier while more people enter country than leave

Four hundred Irish emigrants are returning home every week – almost double the rate of last year. The number of...

Tuesday, 23/08/16 - 2:13pm Read More

PSNI arrest four in dissident republican probe

Detectives in the North investigating dissident republican activity have arrested four men. The suspects, aged 46, 47, 49 and 54,...

Tuesday, 23/08/16 - 1:40pm Read More

Stormont committee investigating Nama deal urges Finance Minister to step aside

A Stormont scrutiny committee has called on the North’s Finance Minister to stand aside pending the outcome of a probe...

Tuesday, 23/08/16 - 1:38pm Read More

Health Minister: Tweet ‘was important to acknowledge’ @TwoWomenTravel story

The Health Minister Simon Harris says it was important for him to thank the women who live tweeted their journey...

Tuesday, 23/08/16 - 1:05pm Read More

National Sport

Mutakayyef in line for Irish Champion Stakes

Mutakayyef could be supplemented for the Qipco Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown on September 10. The five-year-old gelding has looked the real deal this season, winning good races at York and at Ascot, and is now under consideration for the...

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Hillsborough disaster inquiry police seek 19 fans seen on CCTV footage

Detectives leading a criminal investigation into the Hillsborough disaster have appealed for 19 people seen in CCTV footage at the...

Wednesday, 24/08/16 - 6:43am Read More

Joe Hart has a chance to play against Steaua, says Pep

Joe Hart could return for Manchester City as his long-term replacement looks on at the Etihad Stadium tonight. City boss...

Wednesday, 24/08/16 - 6:28am Read More

League Cup wrap: Two Premier League sides knocked out but Chelsea and Liverpool advance

Watford and West Brom were the big casualties in the second round of the EFL Cup while the rest of...

Tuesday, 23/08/16 - 11:19pm Read More

Brendan Rodgers happy to get through ‘my longest 90 minutes as a coach’

Brendan Rodgers suffered “probably the longest 90 minutes” of his managerial career as Celtic survived a scare against Hapoel Be’er...

Tuesday, 23/08/16 - 10:53pm Read More

Champions League wrap: Dundalk, Roma and Villarreal miss out on group stage

Roma’s hopes of Champions League football were ended by self-inflicted wounds as a nine-man side were beaten 3-0 at home...

Tuesday, 23/08/16 - 10:31pm Read More