Western News

Ireland West gets €19m less than Kerry Airport

  Ireland West Airport Knock has received €17.9 million in direct state funding over the last seven years but the Mayo airport trails behind other regional airports when it comes to funding. Ireland’s four regional airports have received almost €100m...

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Ballina school’s new building on track for 2021

Approval for shortlisted contractors to submit their price for developing a new state-of-the-art campus for St Mary’s Secondary School in...

Monday, 19/08/19 - 2:45pm Read More

Record figures for Ballina Credit Union

A commitment to being dynamic and diverse and to prioritising customer service has seen Ballina Credit Union meet and beat...

Monday, 19/08/19 - 2:29pm Read More

Knock Shrine is left to rely on just one priest

More than one million pilgrims come to Knock Shrine every year but the shortage of priests in the Archdiocese of...

Monday, 19/08/19 - 2:26pm Read More

‘Dangerous’ overcrowding on train route

Cathaoirleach of Mayo County Council Cllr Brendan Mulroy. has described as ‘chaos’ the overcrowding scenes on this morning’s Westport to...

Sunday, 18/08/19 - 4:45pm Read More

National News

Two children hospitalised in collision with car in Tipperary

Two children have been taken to hospital following a collision with a car in Tipperary. RTE reports that the two children were on a bicycle at the time of the incident and both are believed to be under the age...

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Taoiseach and Boris Johnson to meet in September; UK PM says backstop will need to be removed

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke on the phone for almost an hour this evening. The...

Monday, 19/08/19 - 7:10pm Read More

Cork to receive biggest investment of €290m under National Broadband Plan

The Government has announced that Cork is to receive an investment of €290 million to deliver fibre broadband to almost...

Monday, 19/08/19 - 4:30pm Read More

Irish Water warns of potential odours as maintenance of Ringsend treatment plants gets underway

Irish Water is warning about potential smells in Ringsend over the next few days as maintenance work gets underway at...

Monday, 19/08/19 - 1:30pm Read More

Driver pretending to throw passenger’s phone out window among complaints to taxi regulator

Sticky seats, overcharging, and a driver pretending to throw a passenger’s phone out a window are just some of the...

Monday, 19/08/19 - 1:20pm Read More

Western Sport

Covies are crushed by goal-hungry Knockmore

  Mayo SFL Division 1 – Round 7 Knockmore 4-12 Westport 1-10 The highest-scoring team in Division 1, Knockmore brought their gluttony for goals and points to Westport last Saturday evening and ran rampant over a home side who paid...

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Underdogs… but you just never know with this Mayo team

Here they are, this year’s National Football League Division 1 champions, bidding to reach an eighth All-Ireland semi-final in nine...

Tuesday, 30/07/19 - 2:58pm Read More

Hoping for some highwire heroics from Mayo

The permutations ahead of this Saturday evening’s crutch fixture in MacHale Park have been left so brutally simple as to...

Tuesday, 30/07/19 - 2:51pm Read More

David Brady is special guest at Ronan Clarke Run

The fifth annual Ronan Clarke road races will take place in Killala on Sunday next, July 28. Funds raised from...

Thursday, 25/07/19 - 12:22pm Read More

Mayo minors prepare for their next challenge

All-Ireland MFC Quarter-Final Saturday, July 27 3pm in Pearse Park, Longford Mayo v Dublin   by Mark Higgins   Fresh...

Wednesday, 24/07/19 - 3:04pm Read More

National Sport

Pics: Tipp’s All-Ireland winning hurlers begin celebrations by visiting two Children’s Hospitals

Tipperary’s victorious hurlers have visited two Children’s Hospitals in Dublin this morning. One of their stop-offs to begin the traditional All-Ireland winning celebrations was the Children’s Health Ireland in Crumlin. Tipperary players and management with Children’s Health Ireland staff and...

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Team GB Paralympian swaps skis for a hurley

Paralympic gold medallist Kelly Gallagher swapped her skis for a hurley as she joined a wheelchair hurling project in Mid...

Monday, 19/08/19 - 11:25am Read More

‘It’s not about individuals and the girls don’t want it to be about individuals,’ Kilkenny’s Ann Downey

Moments after Kilkenny had accounted for a gallant but tiring Tipperary with a last-quarter score rush, Ann Downey was enjoying...

Monday, 19/08/19 - 11:10am Read More

Manager had no doubt Monaghan Ladies Footballers would secure senior status

Monaghan manager Niall Treanor said he had no doubt that his side would secure their place in the Senior ranks...

Monday, 19/08/19 - 10:30am Read More

Paudie Murray insists Cork Camogie has bright future despite semi-final defeat

Galway’s development since Cathal Murray took over the reins after the 2018 National League has been incremental and obvious. An...

Monday, 19/08/19 - 10:10am Read More

Do you agree with The Sunday Game’s hurling team of the year?

Picture: Sportsfile The All-Ireland Hurling final of 2019 saw Seamus Callanan lift the Liam McCarthy cup for Tipperary. And as...

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