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

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...

Monday, 11/04/16 - 1:22pm Read More

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


Kendall and Gigi may be the victims of the worst photoshop fail EVER

At this stage we’ve all come across some hilarious photoshop fails but this one has to take the award for one of the best. Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid are notable two of the most successful models in the world...

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Rumours of Brendan Cole DYING are Strictly not true

Strictly Come Dancing professional Brendan Cole has taken to social media to reassure fans after reports that he had died....

Friday, 21/10/16 - 2:57pm Read More

Tracy Brabin and other stars who have been a hit or miss in British politics

Former Coronation Street actress Tracy Brabin – who has been elected as Jo Cox’s successor as Labour MP for Batley...

Friday, 21/10/16 - 2:42pm Read More

Tom Cruise says he’d ‘love’ to do Top Gun 2

Hollywood star Tom Cruise has very good news for Top Gun fans. The actor, 54, said that he would love...

Friday, 21/10/16 - 4:58pm Read More

Kendrick Lamar talks to Rick Rubin about his creative process, Eminem and his next album

Two hip hop giants met for the first time recently, and luckily for us it was all caught on camera....

Friday, 21/10/16 - 1:27pm Read More

National News

Gardaí seize wide range of drugs in Dublin search

Gardaí have seized cannabis herb, cannabis resin, LSD and ecstasy worth approximately €75,000 in Dublin. The drugs were discovered as part of an ongoing investigation into the sale and supply of controlled drugs in the inner Dublin city area. Gardaí...

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Kenny denies Apple tax ruling will bring more investigations to Ireland

Enda Kenny has denied that Ireland could face hundreds more tax investigations following the Apple ruling. It’s after reports earlier...

Friday, 21/10/16 - 9:20pm Read More

Father gunned down in ‘cold blooded execution’

A 43-year-old father of one was shot twice in the chest during what police have described as a cold blooded...

Friday, 21/10/16 - 7:48pm Read More

Teachers’ strike ‘unneccessary’, says Education Minister

Education Minister Richard Bruton has described next month’s planned strike action by teachers as unnecessary. ASTI members are due to...

Friday, 21/10/16 - 6:43pm Read More

Officers seize car parts, tobacco, cash and champagne at Dublin storage yard

Gardaí and Revenue Custom Services have seized a large amount of stolen car parts in a number of containers at...

Friday, 21/10/16 - 6:09pm Read More

National Sport

Brendan Rodgers standing by under-fire Kolo Toure

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers insists he will have no hesitation throwing Kolo Toure back into the Old Firm spotlight after his Champions League nightmare. The Ivorian was to blame for both the goals the Hoops conceded in Wednesday night’s 2-0...

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‘Heroes Get Remembered But Legends Never Die’: Musician’s tribute to Anthony Foley

Rugby fans around the country are still coming to terms with the untimely death of Munster and Ireland legend Anthony...

Friday, 21/10/16 - 3:45pm Read More

Why Bournemouth v Spurs is the Premier League game of the weekend, NOT Chelsea v Man United

Chelsea v Manchester United has long been one of the go-to games of the football season, so with the first...

Friday, 21/10/16 - 3:48pm Read More

‘Viking Clap’ in the Aviva: FAI announce friendly against Iceland

FAI Season Ticket holders will be treated to a bonus game in Aviva Stadium on Tuesday, March 28 when the...

Friday, 21/10/16 - 2:09pm Read More

Bayern Munich boss accuses English clubs of ‘kidnapping’ young players

Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has accused English clubs of effectively “kidnapping” young players from overseas. Bayern are due to...

Friday, 21/10/16 - 1:47pm Read More

Lance Armstrong: Conference organisers ‘will be seeking money back’

People who paid to see Lance Armstrong at the RDS in Dublin today won’t be getting their money back –...

Friday, 21/10/16 - 12:59pm Read More