Western News

Ballina earmarked for area sludge hub

Irish Water has confirmed that the existing wastewater treatment plant at picturesque Belleek in Ballina is one of five sites nationwide that are being examined as potential sludge hubs. Local Dail Deputy Dara Calleary has vowed to vociferously oppose the...

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Padraig Carney – the star of Mayo’s team of 1950/51 – has passed away

The star of Mayo’s last All-Ireland winning senior football team – and the man who became known to a generation...

Sunday, 09/06/19 - 8:02pm Read More

Local input sought for Moy Estuary plan

Image of the Quay in Ballina, located on the Moy Estuary
A major new study of the commercial, tourism and community/social potential of the Moy Estuary in north Mayo/west Sligo is being undertaken and...

Tuesday, 04/06/19 - 1:20pm Read More

Flanagan, Walsh, and Carthy complete Midlands North West line-up

Independent Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan, Fine Gael’s Maria Walsh and Sinn Féin’s Matt Carthy completed the Midlands North West European election...

Wednesday, 29/05/19 - 9:34pm Read More

Battle lines drawn for fourth seat in Westport

No candidate has yet been elected in the Westport Local Election Area following the first count. The total poll was...

Sunday, 26/05/19 - 1:43pm Read More

National News

Gardaí appeal for information on man last seen leaving Tallaght Hospital

Dennis Costigan Gardaí are appealing for the public’s assistance in locating a 24-year-old man who is missing from his home in Dublin. Dennis Costigan was last seen when he left Tallaght Hospital at around 2pm on June 13. He is...

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Three men released without charge in Dublin shooting probe

Gardaí at the scene of the incident on March 6. Gardaí investigating a gun attack in west Dublin in March...

Tuesday, 18/06/19 - 10:55pm Read More

Gardaí appeal for help in finding woman, 23, missing in Dublin

Rachelle Ryan Gardaí are appealing for the public’s assistance in locating a 23-year-old woman who is missing in Dublin. Rachelle...

Tuesday, 18/06/19 - 10:55pm Read More

No winner of tonight’s EuroMillions jackpot worth €25m

There was no winner of tonight’s EuroMillions jackpot worth €25,307,673. However, five lucky players scooped prizes of €151,923. The winning...

Tuesday, 18/06/19 - 9:35pm Read More

Gardaí seize drugs worth €320,000 and luxury goods during searches in west Dublin

Some of the items seized by gardaí today. Gardaí have seized drugs worth €320,000 and a large amount of stolen...

Tuesday, 18/06/19 - 9:15pm Read More

Western Sport

What’s rare is beautiful for KFC as Kelsey claims the national title

A week earlier than she had been expected to box, Kelsey Langan made light of the change in schedule to be crowned champion of Ireland on Friday when winning the 39kg Girl 1 final at the National Stadium in Dublin....

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Epic final ends in delight for Moy boys

In taking on Breaffy in last Tuesday’s Division 2 final of the County U16 Football League, Moy Davitts knew they...

Tuesday, 14/05/19 - 10:28am Read More

Ballyhaunis clarify their stance after Cong no show

With no fewer than six of their team involved in the Mayo senior hurling squad which commenced its Nicky Rackard...

Tuesday, 14/05/19 - 10:21am Read More

No excuses from Walsh as he quickly looks to next challenge

It wasn’t the start to the Nicky Rackard Cup campaign that Derek Walsh and his players would have hoped for,...

Tuesday, 14/05/19 - 10:16am Read More

Thousands turn out for Western People mini-marathon

The 10th annual Western People West of Ireland Women’s Mini-Marathon was bathed in glorious sunshine last Sunday. The starting point...

Tuesday, 07/05/19 - 9:35am Read More

National Sport

Birmingham ‘part company’ with Garry Monk

Birmingham have parted company with manager Garry Monk, the club have announced. A statement read: “The Board of Directors believe this to be in the long term interests of the club. “We thank Garry for his efforts and we wish...

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Bold move pays off as Circus Maximus wins St James’s Palace Stakes

Circus Maximus showed his adaptability when dropping back in trip to land the St James’s Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot....

Tuesday, 18/06/19 - 5:00pm Read More

Cork City, Shamrock Rovers and St Pat’s learn Europa League opponents

Cork City will face opposition from Luxembourg or Wales in their Europa League first qualifying round. Cork City lost to...

Tuesday, 18/06/19 - 3:10pm Read More

Dundalk drawn against Champions League debutants Riga

Dundalk will face Riga FC in the Champions League first qualifying round. Vinny Perth’s side will welcome the first-time Latvian...

Tuesday, 18/06/19 - 2:00pm Read More

Munster announce first all-female staff for women’s squads

Munster’s women’s squads will be coached and managed by all-female staff for the first time. Munster Women’s & U18 Girls...

Tuesday, 18/06/19 - 1:10pm Read More

Vice-captain Bastareaud dropped from France World Cup squad

Mathieu Bastareaud has been dropped from the France squad for the World Cup. The Toulon centre was vice-captain for France’s...

Tuesday, 18/06/19 - 12:30pm Read More