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

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

Seriously injured man evacuated from Russian fishing vessel near Kerry Head

The Shannon based Coast Guard rescue helicopter has tonight evacuated a seriously injured crewman from a large Russian fishing vessel,...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 9:16pm Read More

Naughten: Discussion needed about the way courts hand down sentences

The Communications Minister says there needs to be a discussion about the way sentences are handed down in our courts....

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 7:18pm Read More

Educate Together responds Iona Institute comments on TV debate show

School patron body Educate Together has today responded to comments made by a representative of the Iona Institute on last...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 7:03pm Read More

TDs in angry exchange over … whose town is the world capital of tourism

Two TDs have locked horns on the floor of the Dáil … each claiming their home town is the world capital...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 7:03pm Read More

‘We have to get help for her now’: Harrowing footage of Cork 6-year-old having seizure broadcast

Cork mother Vera Twomey has decided to release footage of her daughter in the middle of a potentially life-threatening seizure....

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 6:56pm Read More