Western News

‘My family feared I was going to die’

James Cox For many, long Covid is just something they have read or heard about in passing but people all across the country are suffering with the condition and the uncertainty it brings. As doctors and researchers learn more about...

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Mayo community has long-standing boil water notice lifted

Following consultation with the Health Service Executive (HSE), Irish Water can confirm that the Boil Water Notice impacting customers supplied...

Sunday, 26/09/21 - 1:01am Read More

Mayo criminals use facemasks as a disguise

Face masks are proving to be a useful disguise for shoplifters. Supt Joe McKenna told a meeting of the Mayo...

Sunday, 26/09/21 - 12:46am Read More

Missing man is found safe and well

Nicolas Couch has been located safe and well. He had been missing from the Athenry area of Galway since September...

Friday, 24/09/21 - 5:31pm Read More

Residents terrorised during All-Ireland Final day riot

House and car windows were smashed during an ‘all-out battle’ in a Castlebar housing estate. Independent councillor Michael Kilcoyne read...

Friday, 24/09/21 - 2:42pm Read More

Stunning private Mayo island sold

Build and they will come; but golfer Nick Faldo never managed it on the Mayo island of Bartragh, as the...

Friday, 24/09/21 - 1:43pm Read More

Ballina native named new chief of Law Society of Ireland

A native of Ballina is set to become the new director-general of the Law Society. Mark Garrett, who is currently...

Friday, 24/09/21 - 12:36pm Read More

National News

Budget 2022: Hairdressers urge permanent VAT rate of 9% and subsidy for trainees

Hairdressers in Ireland have urged the Government to set a permanent VAT rate of nine per cent and introduce a subsidy for trainees, as the sector seeks to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic. The Irish Hairdressers Federation on Monday launches...

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Extra bank holiday planned to recognise Covid frontline workers

Government plans for an extra bank holiday are at an advanced stage, according to The Irish Examiner. The extra bank...

Sunday, 26/09/21 - 8:42pm Read More

Patience urged ahead of opening of North’s £100 voucher scheme

By Rebecca Black, PA Patience has been urged ahead of the opening of the highly anticipated High Street voucher scheme...

Sunday, 26/09/21 - 6:44pm Read More

Dr Tony Holohan says ‘now is the right time’ to ease Covid measures in primary schools

By Rebecca Black, PA Covid-19 contact tracing is set to stop in childcare and primary schools in Ireland. Chief medical...

Sunday, 26/09/21 - 5:35pm Read More

Donegal man who died of Covid laid to rest in his hometown

The late Joe McCarron will be remembered, treasured and loved, mourners heard at his funeral Mass on Sunday. The 67-year-old...

Sunday, 26/09/21 - 4:54pm Read More

Western Sport

Death announced of Mayo’s 1951 All-Ireland hero

The death has taken place of Paddy Prendergast, full-back on the last Mayo team to win the All-Ireland SFC. The news was confirmed this morning. He was aged 95 A native of Ballintubber, Paddy won the Sam Maguire with the...

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TV cameras in Mayo for David versus Goliath clash

Mayo SFC Group 4 – Round 1 Breaffy v The Neale Sunday, September 26 2pm in Breaffy Ref: Liam Devenney...

Sunday, 26/09/21 - 8:32am Read More

County contingent to bolster Westport’s title hopes

Mayo SFC Group 3 – Round 1 Westport v Ballaghaderreen Sunday, September 26 3.30pm in Westport Ref: Jerome Henry (Mitchels)...

Sunday, 26/09/21 - 12:56am Read More

Near neighbours take centre stage in league final

This Sunday at 2.30pm, Straide & Foxford United will take on Swinford in the U21 Division 2 Final at Solar...

Saturday, 25/09/21 - 2:12pm Read More

Jordan’s boys have their first hurdle to Cross’

Mayo IFC Group 4 – Round 1 Ballyhaunis v Crossmolina Deel Rovers Saturday, September 25 5pm in Ballyhaunis Ref: Neil...

Saturday, 25/09/21 - 9:34am Read More

National Sport

Rory McIlroy reduced to tears as dominant United States regain Ryder Cup

By Phil Casey, PA Golf Correspondent, Sheboygan An emotional Rory McIlroy was reduced to tears as the United States regained the Ryder Cup with an utterly dominant performance at Whistling Straits. Trailing 11-5 heading into Sunday’s 12 singles matches, Padraig...

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‘I love my team-mates so much’: Rory McIlroy in tears after Ryder Cup struggles

By Andy Hampson, PA Rory McIlroy broke down in tears during an emotional interview after salvaging some personal pride from...

Sunday, 26/09/21 - 9:33pm Read More

Emile Smith Rowe and Bukayo Saka star as Arsenal beat rivals Tottenham

By Mark Mann-Bryans, PA Arsenal produced a superb first-half performance to beat north London rivals Tottenham 3-1 and leapfrog their...

Sunday, 26/09/21 - 8:57pm Read More

Europe claim fourth successive Laver Cup title with big win over World team

By PA Sport Staff Team Europe maintained their unbeaten record in the Laver Cup with a thumping victory over Team...

Sunday, 26/09/21 - 7:42pm Read More

Ryder Cup: Rory McIlroy gives Europe ideal start as they seek dramatic revival

By Carl Markham, PA A woefully out-of-form Rory McIlroy gave Europe’s Ryder Cup team the immediate boost they needed as...

Sunday, 26/09/21 - 6:01pm Read More

‘It’s a magical moment’ – Lewis Hamilton in dreamland after claiming 100th F1 win

By Philip Duncan, PA F1 Correspondent, Sochi Lewis Hamilton hailed his 100th victory as a “magical moment” following another extraordinary...

Sunday, 26/09/21 - 5:18pm Read More