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

Viewers moved to tears as DIY SOS team builds home for brain-injured man

Fans of DIY SOS: The Big Build have called for star Nick Knowles and his team of craftsmen and volunteers to be given honours for their work on a home for a man with a brain injury. Viewers were moved...

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Gillian Anderson and Hugh Bonneville on the political relevance of Viceroy’s House

Downton Abbey star Hugh Bonneville has said he could never imagine how politically relevant his new film about religious divides...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 10:03pm Read More

TV3 to air a special documentary on Apollo House this Thursday

‘Inside Apollo House – the Untold Story’ is the insider’s account of how a group of people took over a...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 8:01pm Read More

Han Solo movie cast together as filming of Star Wars spin-off begins

Woody Harrelson and Emilia Clarke were among the stars on the set of the of the new Han Solo Star...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 7:13pm Read More

Tom Hanks to publish book inspired by his love of typewriters

Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks has struck a publishing deal for a book of short stories he wrote inspired by his...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 5:19pm Read More

National News

Tesco call on Mandate to abandon strike

Update 00.50: Tesco is calling on the Mandate trade union to abandon its strike. It’s after staff at just one out of eight Tesco stores who were balloted last night, voted to ‘down tools’. The company says only half of...

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13-year-old missing from Waterford

Gardaí in Dungarvan are seeking the publics assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 13-year-old Meda Altaraviciute. She is missing from...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 10:46pm Read More

Michael Healy-Rae warns the army may be needed to tackle overgrowth of flowers

A Kerry TD has warned that the army may need to be called into a National Park to deal with...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 10:38pm Read More

‘INLA ammunition and pipe bombs’ seized by police

Ammunition and pipe bombs thought to be linked to the Irish National Liberation Army (INLA) have been seized in Belfast....

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 9:24pm Read More

Details of ministerial St Patrick’s Day ’trade missions’ revealed

Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s controversial St Patrick’s Day meeting with US president Donald Trump will take place during an expanded trade...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 9:43pm Read More

National Sport

Huddersfield boost automatic promotion hopes with narrow win over Reading

Huddersfield boosted their hopes of automatic promotion from the Sky Bet Championship with a 1-0 win over Reading on Tuesday night. Philip Billing’s goal eight minutes from time earned victory for the Terriers. Rajiv van La Parra missed a first-half...

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Away goals edge Atletico Madrid towards Champions League quarter-finals

Atletico Madrid took a significant step towards the Champions League quarter-finals with a 4-2 win at Bayer Leverkusen on Tuesday...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 10:15pm Read More

Manchester City beat Monaco 5-3 in sensational Champions League clash

Sergio Aguero struck twice as Manchester City fought back to beat Monaco 5-3 in a sensational Champions League clash at...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 10:15pm Read More

Damien Duff has new role at Shamrock Rovers

Irish football legend Damien Duff has been appointed the new U15 Head Coach at Shamrock Rovers, writes Liam Mackey. Already...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 9:17pm Read More

Can you identify the Premier League players in their defensive walls?

The defensive wall is possibly, with the exception of boot scrubber, the least glamorous job a footballer can do, shielding...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 4:59pm Read More

Shaun Edwards pinpoints exactly where Wales ‘mistake’ happened in their loss to England

Shaun Edwards has delivered a detailed analysis of the Wales “mistake” that potentially cost them victory over England. Wales were...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 5:00pm Read More