Western News

New figures show a dramatic fall in passengers at Ireland West Airport

By Darren McDonagh The number of passengers handled by Ireland West Airport Knock dropped by 99.4% in the first quarter of the year compared to the same period last year. That’s according to figures released by the Central Statistics Office...

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Council unveils plans for “truly iconic” Mayo coastal path

Mayo Co Council is pursuing the development of a stunning coastal path linking the Ceide Fields to Downpatrick Head in...

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Windfarm community benefit fund allocations revealed

Mayo County Council and Oweninny Power Designated Activity Company have announced the allocation of €162,400 to 34 North Mayo community...

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Council requests Dublin Port to reverse Ballina freight service decision

Mayo Co Council has been asked to write to Dublin Port and demand that it reverse its decision to cease...

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Summer School lines up top talent for free tutorials

The Seosamh Mac Gabhann Summer School is offering a week of Live online tutorials in traditional Irish music, song and...

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Massive blow as Mayo star faces ‘procedure’ following injury

Mayo GAA has issued an update following the injury sustained by Cillian O’Connor. The star forward limped out of Sunday’s...

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Rental crisis hits medical graduates moving to Mayo

The county’s deepening property crisis is now impacting recently graduated medical students due to start work in Mayo University Hospital....

Wednesday, 16/06/21 - 11:54am Read More

National News

Dublin Bay South byelection profile: Housing key issue in constituency of renters

Tomas Doherty The forthcoming byelection in Dublin Bay South is set for July 8th. Canvassing is already well underway and 12 candidates have been confirmed to date. The constituency stretches from Terenure to Sandymount and includes Rathgar, Rathmines, Donnybrook, Ringsend...

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Tony Holohan receives Freedom of Dublin on behalf of all healthcare workers

Kenneth Fox Ireland’s chief medical officer, Dr Tony Holohan has received the Honorary Freedom of the City of Dublin from...

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Munster rape trial hears from foster parents of two of the children

Sonya McLean A foster mother has told a child abuse trial that when she took in one of the male...

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‘It’s always good to talk about the future’: Varadkar defends Irish unity comments

By Cate McCurry, Jonathan McCambridge and James Ward, PA Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has defended comments he made saying that Irish...

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Hats, street dancing and Joyce impersonators – it’s Bloomsday in Dublin

Straw hats, street dancing and James Joyce impersonators – June 16th is no ordinary day in Dublin. The date on...

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Western Sport

Massive blow as Mayo star faces ‘procedure’ following injury

Mayo GAA has issued an update following the injury sustained by Cillian O’Connor. The star forward limped out of Sunday’s Allianz Division 2 league semi-final win over Clare. His brother Diarmuid was also withdrawn from the action earlier in the...

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Injuries mar Mayo’s return to top flight

Mayo have returned to Division 1 football at the first time of asking but their success looks to have come...

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Sligo Rovers defeat sees Drogs pocket three points

Drogheda United beat Sligo Rovers 2-1 in Saturday evening’s SSE Airtricity League Premier Division game at the Showgrounds. With the...

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Reality check for Mayo as Dubs destroy league title hopes

Mayo were comprehensively denied a place in this season’s Lidl NFL Division 1 final after Dublin saw off their challenge...

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Mayo lose out in winner takes all clash in MacHale Park against Kildare

Kildare are the winners of the Allianz Hurling League after beating Mayo by a margin of eight points in MacHale...

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National Sport

Wales take huge step towards Euro 2020 knockout stage with Turkey win

By Phil Blanche, PA Wales took a huge step towards the knockout stage of Euro 2020 by beating Turkey 2-0 in Baku. Aaron Ramsey struck close to half-time – his 17th international goal – and Connor Roberts sewed up victory...

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Russia up and running at Euro 2020 as Aleksei Miranchuk goal sinks Finland

By PA Sport Staff Aleksei Miranchuk scored the only goal as Russia kick-started their Euro 2020 challenge in St Petersburg...

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Danish squad has come together after Eriksen’s collapse, Thomas Delaney

By PA Sport Staff Thomas Delaney has revealed the Denmark squad has been strengthened in the wake of team-mate Christian...

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Marko Arnautovic suspended for Austria’s match with Holland for insulting player

By Jamie Gardner, PA Chief Sports Reporter Austria striker Marko Arnautovic has been suspended for his side’s Euro 2020 match...

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United Rugby Championship to be free-to-air for Irish fans with RTÉ and TG4

The new United Rugby Championship (URC) is set to be free-to-air for Irish fans under a partnership between RTÉ and...

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‘Drink water’: Cristiano Ronaldo and Paul Pogba swap out Euro 2020 press conference drinks

Additional reporting by Reuters. Bottles in front of players have rarely been the focus of sporting press conferences, however, both...

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