Connacht News

A very Creative Ireland is unveiled at Westport Arts Festival

The 42nd Annual Westport Arts Festival returns for what promises to be another sensational event in the West Mayo town on Wednesday, 27th September. Established back in 1976, the festival was first created as a celebration for local people after...

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Foxford Riverfest shows that we are a Creative Ireland

Foxford is the place to be on Friday, August 18th as the Riverfest kicks off by the banks of the...

Friday, 04/08/17 - 8:02pm Read More

Wellbeing of Mayo people to benefit from Creative Ireland plans

Creative Ireland is all about you. It’s about how, whether you are young or old, you can benefit from getting...

Friday, 28/07/17 - 7:31pm Read More

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...

Thursday, 20/10/16 - 6:19pm Read More

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

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

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

National News

Packie Bonner named among recipients of Tipp O’Neill award

Donegal is honouring its own today with an award for some of the county’s best ambassadors. The Tipp O’Neill award is being given to football legend Packie Bonner, academic Marty Meehan, businesswoman Barbara Koster and entrepreneur Frazer Doherty. The annual...

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Ireland braces for Storm Brian

A Status Yellow Rainfall warning affecting all Atlantic coastal counties from Donegal to Waterford comes into effect from 9am as...

Friday, 20/10/17 - 7:40am Read More

Ibrahim Halawa ‘is finally a free man’

The Irishman jailed in Egypt for more than four years, Ibrahim Halawa, has been freed from prison. His supporters and...

Friday, 20/10/17 - 7:10am Read More

Rail strike looms as WRC talks collapse

There could be industrial action at Irish Rail after last night’s collapse of talks at the WRC. Management say they...

Friday, 20/10/17 - 7:00am Read More

Ibrahim Halawa released from prison in Egypt

Ibrahim Halawa has been released from prison, it is being reported. The 21-year-old from Dublin was cleared last month of...

Friday, 20/10/17 - 12:40am Read More

WRC talks between trade unions and Irish Rail end without agreement

Talks between trade unions and Irish Rail have ended without agreement at the WRC. Management say they offered a 1.75%...

Friday, 20/10/17 - 12:40am Read More

Taoiseach: Banks have dragged their heels too long over tracker scandal

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said the banks could sort out the tracker scandal in months. After suggesting tax hikes or...

Thursday, 19/10/17 - 8:30pm Read More

Sinn Féin’s former assembly member Caitriona Ruane quits Stormont role

A Sinn Féin politician who continued to be paid as a Stormont speaker amid the powersharing crisis, despite not returning...

Thursday, 19/10/17 - 7:20pm Read More

Gardaí make three arrests after seizing €120k of cannabis and cocaine

Cannabis and cocaine thought to be worth €120,000 has been seized in Longford. The drugs were found during searches at...

Thursday, 19/10/17 - 6:10pm Read More

This interactive Census map reveals incredibly detailed local data

An online tool that allows the public to map hundreds of types of data at the local level has been...

Thursday, 19/10/17 - 5:40pm Read More