Western News

A little bit of heaven in Lahardane

Cosmopolitan is not a word that might be readily associated with the village of Lahardane but local resident, Patrick Higgins, has achieved exactly that effect in his heavenly garden with some inspired design and clever planting. Time and again visitors...

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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...

Monday, 19/08/19 - 2:53pm Read More

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

National News

Garda appeal over missing Wicklow teenager

Gardaí are seeking the public’s help in locating a teenager who is missing from the Avoca area of Co. Wicklow since yesterday. Chloe Fitzgerald, who is 15 years old, is described as being 157cm, of small build, with blue eyes,...

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Boy, 11, injured after falling from ‘rotten’ zipwire at Cork playground

The mother of an 11-year-old boy who was injured while playing in their local park in Cork has called on...

Wednesday, 21/08/19 - 4:20pm Read More

Man arrested as Revenue seize 1.2kg of herbal cannabis worth €24,000 in Dublin

Revenue officers have seized illegal drugs hidden in electrical equipment. On Tuesday, officers conducted a search – under warrant –...

Wednesday, 21/08/19 - 2:15pm Read More

European Affairs minister calls on Boris Johnson to ‘realistically engage’ with EU leaders

The Minister for European Affairs is urging Boris Johnson to “realistically engage” with the EU Commission and leaders this week....

Wednesday, 21/08/19 - 12:55pm Read More

Gardaí very concerned for welfare of woman, 64, missing from Dublin

Gardaí are appealing for help in locating a woman missing from the in Dublin. Margaret O’Neill, 64, has been missing...

Wednesday, 21/08/19 - 10:45am 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

Rory McIlroy questions new format and prize money at Tour Championship

Rory McIlroy has questioned both the radical new format and the focus on the $15m (€13.5m) first prize at this week’s season-ending Tour Championship. From 2019, the player who has the most FedEx Cup points after the BMW Championship starts...

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Holloway: I know EU not to blame for handball law – but I’m still sick of FIFA

Pundit Ian Holloway has moved to clarify his comments over Brexit and the new handball law, arguing its introduction at...

Wednesday, 21/08/19 - 6:20pm Read More

Republic of Ireland U-19 striker signs for Celtic

Republic of Ireland under-19 striker Jonathan Afolabi has said he is “thrilled” to have completed his move to Celtic. He...

Wednesday, 21/08/19 - 2:30pm Read More

Franck Ribery completes Fiorentina move

Fiorentina have announced the signing of former Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery. Ribery, 36, who left German champions Bayern when...

Wednesday, 21/08/19 - 1:40pm Read More

Trout passes own season homer record as Los Angeles Angels beat Texas Rangers

Mike Trout notched another career record with his 42nd homer of the year as the Los Angeles Angels nailed a...

Wednesday, 21/08/19 - 11:35am Read More

Championship wrap: Wednesday go top; Woodgate gets first ‘Boro win; Williams Blackburn’s match-winner

Sheffield Wednesday moved top of the SkyBet Championship after a 1-0 victory over Luton. Sheffield Wednesday’s Steven Fletcher scores a...

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