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

Documentary following refugee children in the UK comes to kids’ TV channel

The challenges faced by refugee children fleeing war-torn Syria for a new life in the UK are explored in a documentary for children’s channel CBBC. My Life: New Boys In Town tells the story of Adel, 12, who came to...

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Ian McShane to Game of Thrones fans: You need to get out more

Game Of Thrones star Ian McShane has said his own fans need to get out more after they criticised him...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 7:13am Read More

Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain tours Britain for new cookery show

Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain has landed her own cookery show in which she will seek out all...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 7:13am Read More

Baby bump on show for Cheryl in first official photo as she launches self-worth campaign

Pop star Cheryl has confirmed she is pregnant by cradling her baby bump in an official photograph for the first...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 7:59am Read More

The 1975 poke fun at Brits with critical captions, prompting hack attack fears

Rock group The 1975 mocked their critics with a tongue-in-cheek self-trolling performance at the Brit Awards, as their set was...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 12:28am Read More

National News

Regina Doherty wants ‘the most selfless man’ Enda Kenny at Brexit negotiations

Government Chief Whip Regina Doherty says Enda Kenny needs to be at the table when the Brexit negotiations begin. She launched a staunch defence of the Taoiseach, after he told the Fine Gael parliamentary party he would address his future...

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Age Action calls on TDs to back Bill abolishing mandatory retirement at 65

There are more 65-year-olds on Jobseeker’s Benefit than at any other age, according to a leading charity. Age Action says...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 7:41am Read More

LATEST: Tesco claims 29% of staff voted for strike last night as Mandate says retailer is ‘out of control’

Update – 7.50am: Tesco Ireland have said that staff “delivered another emphatic rejection to Mandate’s strike strategy” with five more...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 7:51am Read More

Japanese tech firm Ricoh announces 110 jobs for Dublin

Japanese tech firm Ricoh is to more than double its Irish workforce with a new Dublin headquarters. Up to 110...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 8:45am Read More

LATEST: ESB dealing with 180 faults affecting more than 56,000 homes as Storm Doris rages

Update – 8.40am: More than 56,000 properties are without power as Storm Doris rages across the country. The ESB says...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 8:40am Read More

National Sport

Double injury blow for Man Utd as Jose Mourinho questions FA Cup schedule

Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Michael Carrick are likely to be unavailable for the EFL Cup final, but Jose Mourinho’s main frustration after cruising into the Europa League last-16 was the Football Association’s FA Cup scheduling. Despite Sunday’s Wembley date with Southampton...

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Porto suffer two-goal defeat to Juventus

Juventus struck twice in the second half to take control of their Champions League last-16 tie against 10-man Porto. The...

Wednesday, 22/02/17 - 10:13pm Read More

Away goal keeps Leicester Champions League dream alive

Jamie Vardy and Kasper Schmeichel kept Leicester’s Champions League hopes alive as they escaped from Sevilla still eyeing the quarter-finals....

Wednesday, 22/02/17 - 10:13pm Read More

Jonathan Joseph left out of England squad for Italy game

England will field a new-look centre partnership against Italy on Sunday after dropping Jonathan Joseph for the Six Nations clash...

Wednesday, 22/02/17 - 9:10pm Read More

GPA vote to reject Super 8; Joe Brolly says proposal will ‘leave the rest of us behind’

The Gaelic Players Association won’t be backing the motion to introduce a ‘Super-8’ structure to the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship....

Wednesday, 22/02/17 - 8:55pm Read More

Carrick and Mkhitaryan doubts for EFL Cup final, reveals Mourinho

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has revealed match-winner Henrikh Mkhitaryan and fellow midfielder Michael Carrick are likely to miss Sunday’s...

Wednesday, 22/02/17 - 7:42pm Read More