Western News

Local Live Performance Programming Scheme events announced

Mayo County Council Arts Service are delighted to announce a series events taking place this weekend, May 27 to 29, as part of the Local Live Performance Programming Scheme (LLPPS). The scheme is to support those working in the commercial...

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GAA chairman hits the jackpot by winning his club’s lotto

The chairman of a GAA club in the west of Ireland has hit the jackpot, by winning his own club’s...

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Eight-year-old Geesala girl raises over €4,300 for Laura Lynn

Emma Barrett from Geesala managed to raise an amazing €4,323 for Laura Lynn charity, Ireland’s only children’s hospice for children...

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New figures reveal where in Mayo Ukrainian arrivals have settled

One Mayo Electoral Area has taken in by far the highest number of Ukrainian arrivals in the county. New figures...

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Toy Show star returns home after major surgery

Late Late Toy Show star Saoírse Ruane has been discharged from Crumlin hospital and is at home with her family, her mother...

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Popular Irish comedian is coming to Mayo and Sligo

Popular Irish comedian, author and social media personality Rory O’Connor is coming to Mayo and Sligo for his nationwide tour...

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Homeowners fed up of match-day ‘nightmare’

Residents of McHale Road in Castlebar are fed up with the parking situation on their street. Locals have written to...

Friday, 27/05/22 - 11:51am Read More

National News

Woman in serious condition following collision near Connolly Station

A woman is in serious condition in hospital after being involved in a road traffic collision involving a pedestrian and a motorcyclist near Connolly Station in Dublin city on Friday afternoon. The female pedestrian, aged in her 60s, was injured...

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Politicians criticise decision to block McClenaghan from competing at Commonwealth Games

Gráinne Ní Aodha, PA Politicians north and south of the Border have criticised the decision not to let Olympic gymnast...

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Former Garda sergeant says he was told to ‘cover up’ alleged child sexual assault case

Paul Neilan A former Garda sergeant says he was told by his superior to “cover up” the alleged sexual abuse...

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Twin brother of man tragically killed receives two-year sentence for travelling in stolen car

Jessica Magee A man whose twin brother died tragically last summer has received a two-year sentence at Dublin Circuit Criminal...

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Way cleared for Kildare Village style outlet in east Cork

High Court reporters The way has been further cleared for a Kildare village type retail outlet in east Cork after...

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Western Sport

GAA chairman hits the jackpot by winning his club’s lotto

The chairman of a GAA club in the west of Ireland has hit the jackpot, by winning his own club’s lotto! According to the Galway City Tribune, Chairman of CLG Bhearna, John Connolly won the club’s lotto jackpot of €10,700 in...

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West of Ireland player named LGFA Player of the Month for April

Roscommon star Niamh Feeney has been honoured with The Croke Park/LGFA Player of the Month award for April. Feeney, 23,...

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Mayo man selected on Ireland U21 squad

Republic of Ireland Under-21s manager Jim Crawford has named a 25-man squad, including four first-time call-ups, for his side’s upcoming...

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Good news for Mayo fans as James Horan provides injury update

Michael Plunkett is the only player set to miss the Mayo senior football team’s clash with Monaghan in Castlebar on...

Wednesday, 25/05/22 - 5:36pm Read More

Star of Mayo tradfest shares selfie with new United boss

One of the stars of the Mayo Manchester Tradfest has welcomed new Manchester United manager, Erik ten Hag. Alan hosted...

Wednesday, 25/05/22 - 3:44pm Read More

National Sport

Liverpool v Real Madrid: Key talking points ahead of the Champions League final

PA Sport Staff Liverpool and Real Madrid go toe-to-toe as Paris hosts a mouth-watering Champions League final on Saturday evening. Ahead of the Stade de France showdown, the PA news agency picks out some of the key talking points. Real...

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Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal remain on French Open collision course

Andy Sims, PA, Paris Defending champion Novak Djokovic and 13-time king of clay Rafael Nadal remain on course for a...

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It’s a great way to end my playing days – Paul McShane turns to coaching

PA Sport Staff Former Republic of Ireland defender Paul McShane has retired from playing to concentrate on his coaching career....

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Hamilton struggles in Monaco as local boy Leclerc tops practice

Philip Duncan, PA F1 Correspondent, Monte Carlo Lewis Hamilton finished only 12th in second practice for the Monaco Grand Prix...

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Fines warning as Liverpool fans flock to Paris for Champions League final

Ted Hennessey, PA Liverpool fans have been warned they could be fined almost £115 for wearing their club’s colours in...

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Lewis Hamilton able to wear jewellery in Monaco as exemption extended

By Philip Duncan, PA F1 Correspondent, Monte Carlo Lewis Hamilton will be able to race in Sunday’s Monaco Grand Prix...

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