Western News

Museum invites people of Mayo to take part in memory project

The National Museum of Ireland – Country Life is inviting people in Mayo with memories of boats and boat building in their community to submit their stories to an online archive of Irish heritage. The NMI memory project is looking...

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Mayo anglers urged not to remove red-spotted salmon from water

Anglers who may catch salmon with suspected Red Skin Disease (RSD)  are being advised not to to remove the fish...

Thursday, 06/05/21 - 1:19pm Read More

Walk-in Covid-19 testing gets underway in Ballina

A new COVID-19 testing centre opened for walk-in testing at the Stephenites GAA grounds in Ballina this morning. The centre...

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Apprenticeship waiting lists spiralling out of control

Sinn Féin spokesperson on Further and Higher Education, Rose Conway-Walsh, has accused the government of continuing to fail apprentices over...

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Fishermen rescued off Mayo coast

A group of fishermen had to be rescued off the north Mayo coast. Five fishermen, who were stranded on board...

Thursday, 06/05/21 - 10:13am Read More

Memorial 999km walk for much-loved young man

A young Castlebar man whose compassion and empathy touched the lives of many will be remembered by those closest to...

Thursday, 06/05/21 - 9:47am Read More

Proposal to write to Government leaders about use of CCTV to identify illegal dumpers

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Councillors in the Claremorris-Swinford Municipal District have formally proposed writing to the Taoiseach, the Tánaiste and the Minister for the...

Wednesday, 05/05/21 - 4:40pm Read More

National News

Albanian couple win challenge over international protection refusal

A couple who came to Ireland after allegedly being subject to politically related violence in their native Albania have won their High Court challenge over being refused international protection here. Mr Justice Max Barrett said certain findings by the International...

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Solicitor faces jail term for €120,000 social welfare fraud

Fiona Ferguson and Declan Brennan A solicitor impacted by the effects of the drug Thalidomide, who fraudulently claimed over €120,000...

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Man charged in connection with investigation into Cork Street death

James Cox The man in his 20s arrested in connection with the discovery of a body on Cork Street in...

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Waterford church singer’s pictures used on porn page

A singer from Co Waterford recently received a huge shock when she realised photographs of her had been used on...

Thursday, 06/05/21 - 4:22pm Read More

Court sets stamp duty bill for sale of Walford at €1.4m

A company owned by bankrupt developer Sean Dunne’s son John is liable for €1.4 million in stamp duty on the...

Thursday, 06/05/21 - 4:12pm Read More

Western Sport

Minor and under-20 intercounty squads can return to training from next week

Minor and under-20 inter-county panels are allowed to resume full-contact training from next week, the GAA has confirmed. Games in these cohorts will be permitted from June 7. There are 12 outstanding games from the 2020 minor and under-20 from...

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Higgins to captain Mayo hurlers

Keith Higgins will captain Mayo’s senior hurlers in 2021. The Ballyhaunis man announced his retirement from the Mayo Senior football...

Wednesday, 05/05/21 - 2:30pm Read More

Schedule for Connacht Championship revealed as Mayo seek to defend their provincial crown

The dates, times and venues for the upcoming Connacht Senior Football Championship have been confirmed. Mayo will open their campaign...

Tuesday, 04/05/21 - 3:11pm Read More

Mayo woman’s team qualifies for 2022 World Championships

Ballinrobe sprinter Sarah Quinn was part of the Irish women’s 4x100m relay team that qualified for the 2022 World Championships...

Sunday, 02/05/21 - 12:12pm Read More

Moyles: I have respect for Cora’s decision

Mayo ladies manager Michael Moyles says he fully respects Cora Staunton’s decision not to rejoin the county panel. Staunton, who...

Saturday, 01/05/21 - 9:54am Read More

National Sport

Bottas shoots down speculation about a mid-season move from Mercedes

Alan Baldwin Valtteri Bottas shot down media speculation that he could be replaced as Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes teammate midway through the season and said such talk was just part of being in Formula One. The Finn is out of contract...

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Sexton out – The hits and misses from the Lions squad

Andrew Baldock, PA Rugby Union Correspondent British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland has named his 37-man squad for...

Thursday, 06/05/21 - 4:05pm Read More

Ed Sheeran announced as shirt sponsor for Ipswich Town football club

By Laura Harding, PA Deputy Entertainment Editor Ed Sheeran has been announced as the new shirt sponsor for Ipswich Town...

Thursday, 06/05/21 - 3:36pm Read More

Mason Mount challenges Chelsea to ‘achieve greatness’ in Champions League final

By Nick Purewal, PA Mason Mount has challenged Chelsea to “achieve greatness” by toppling favourites Manchester City to win the...

Thursday, 06/05/21 - 2:25pm Read More

FIFPRO calls for immediate action to prevent burnout among elite players

By Jamie Gardner, PA Chief Sports Reporter Top players in Europe are now playing up to 80 per cent of...

Thursday, 06/05/21 - 2:23pm Read More

Johnny Sexton left out of Lions squad as eight Irish players make cut

By Duncan Bech and Andrew Baldock, PA Warren Gatland has left Johnny Sexton out of his Lions squad, with eight...

Thursday, 06/05/21 - 1:08pm Read More