Connacht 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

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

Me and my celtic gene- Haemochromatosis lives in the west of Ireland

  The famine may be a difficult period of Irish history we’d rather forget, but every time I get a...

Friday, 27/03/15 - 10:52am Read More

Westport Music Festival moves to Killarney

The organisers of the Westport Festival of Music and Food have confirmed that there will be no festival in Westport...

Monday, 11/07/16 - 11:26pm Read More

Businesses evacuated in Castlebar bomb scare

A number of business premises had to be evacuated following the discovery of a suspicious device in Castlebar this morning....

Thursday, 13/11/14 - 2:09pm Read More

National News

Cars worth €1m destroyed in fire at Garda compound

€1 million worth of cars seized by Gardaí have been destroyed in a fire on their compound lot in Co Louth. The blaze broke out at the site near Haggardstown yesterday evening. There were nearly 100 cars stored in the...

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Man shot in Derry alleyway

A man has been shot during a paramilitary style attack in Derry. It is understood the 48-year-old victim was targeted...

Thursday, 30/03/17 - 6:13am Read More

Gardaí seek public assistance in locating missing teen in Dublin

Gardaí have reached out to the public for assistance in locating 16-year-old John Connors. John has been missing since March...

Wednesday, 29/03/17 - 10:31pm Read More

Emergency services tackling large fire in Dundalk

Emergency services are currently at the scene of a large fire in Dundalk. Gardaí say the fire broke out at...

Wednesday, 29/03/17 - 10:52pm Read More

Search for helicopter missing over Irish Sea affected by weather conditions

Update 10;30pm: A spokeswoman for the Coastguard said the search was being affected by weather conditions. She said: “There is...

Wednesday, 29/03/17 - 10:35pm Read More

No winner of tonight’s Lotto jackpot

There was no winner of tonight’s Lotto jackpot, worth almost €5.5m. Saturday’s jackpot is now worth an estimated €6m.

Wednesday, 29/03/17 - 8:32pm Read More

Fish processing plant and director fined for tampering with weighing scales

A fish processing plant and its director have been fined €45,000 at Donegal Circuit Court for tampering with weighing scales...

Wednesday, 29/03/17 - 8:22pm Read More

Shannon Airport confirms cost cutting plans including voluntary redundancy scheme

Shannon Airport has confirmed it proposes to introduce a voluntary redundancy scheme as one of a number measures to help...

Wednesday, 29/03/17 - 8:06pm Read More

Minister Noonan accuses PAC of ‘conjuring up’ unfounded criticisms of him

The Finance Minister has launched an unprecedented attack on the Public Accounts Committee – accusing it of ‘conjuring up’ unfounded...

Wednesday, 29/03/17 - 7:07pm Read More

Anti-Brexit campaigners march on Stormont amid concerns of ‘hard’ border

Anti-Brexit campaigners have marched on the Stormont parliament in the North to voice concerns about the future of free border...

Wednesday, 29/03/17 - 6:46pm Read More