Western News

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 8,603, with 137 invalid papers leaving a valid poll of 8,466. The quota for election was 1,694, with 4 seats...

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Slow progress in Ballymote-Tubber count

Ballymote-Tubber area candidate Joe Queenan (Ind) at the Sligo count centre in Summerhill College.
The first day of the local election count in Sligo’s Summerhill College proved a long and relatively fruitless one for...

Sunday, 26/05/19 - 12:51pm Read More

Swinford status quo maintained as four councillors regain seats

Four sitting councillors have been re-elected to the Swinford Municipal Authority and thus, all four seats in the district have...

Saturday, 25/05/19 - 8:51pm Read More

Kilcoyne and Gavin re-elected following first count in Castlebar

Independent sitting councillor Michael Kilcoyne and Fianna Fail’s Blackie Gavin have both been elected to Castlebar Municipal Authority on the...

Saturday, 25/05/19 - 7:09pm Read More

Castlebar’s last two seats up for grabs

The first count for the Castlebar LEA is less than an hour away with three candidates expected to be left...

Saturday, 25/05/19 - 3:28pm Read More

National News

#Elections2019: 19-year-old UCC student elected to Cork County Council

Ben Dalton-O’Sullivan. Photo: Siobhan Russell A 19-year UCC student, going into his second year, was today elected to Cork County Council as the youngest member of the 55-seater council. Ben Dalton-O’Sullivan from Ballygarvan said his victory was a success for...

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Gardaí ‘very concerned’ for safety of missing 14-year-old girl

Julija Nedilskaja. Gardaí and the parents of a 14-year-old girl who is missing in Galway are said to be “very...

Sunday, 26/05/19 - 2:25pm Read More

Man arrested following Limerick shooting released without charge

Gardaí investigating a shooting incident in Limerick have released a man from custody. The man, who is in his mid...

Sunday, 26/05/19 - 2:05pm Read More

Kerry County Council asked to set out policies for ’emerging technologies’

Kerry County Council is being asked to set out its policies for “emerging technologies” after it gave the go-ahead for...

Sunday, 26/05/19 - 2:05pm Read More

Man, 30s, dies following road collision in Co Wexford

A man in his late 30s has died following a road collision in Co Wexford. The man, who was the...

Sunday, 26/05/19 - 2:05pm 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

‘He’s the best’: Sexton pays tribute to O’Brien after Pro14 win

Johnny Sexton celebrates after the Guinness Pro14 Final match between Leinster and Glasgow Warriors at Celtic Park in Glasgow, Scotland. Photo: Ross Parker/Sportsfile Johnny Sexton led the tributes to Sean O’Brien as he gave the injured Leinster hero the honour...

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Late point sends Roscommon into Connacht final

[score] [team1]Roscommon[/team1][score1]2-12[/score1] [team2]Mayo[/team2][score2]0-17[/score2] [/score] A Fintan Cregg point in the third minute of second-half stoppages scored Roscommon a famous Connacht...

Saturday, 25/05/19 - 9:05pm Read More

Leinster win Guinness PRO14 final

[score] [team1]Leinster[/team1][score1]18[/score1] [team2]Glasgow[/team2][score2]15[/score2] [/score] Leinster’s Garry Ringrose makes a break. Pic: it ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan Leinster have won the Guinness PRO14...

Saturday, 25/05/19 - 8:55pm Read More

Tyrone demolition leaves Antrim in the dust

[score] [team1]Antrim[/team1][score1]2-9[/score1] [team2]Tyrone[/team2][score2]2-23[/score2] [/score] Tyrone charged through to the Ulster SFC semi-finals with a demolition job at the Athletic Grounds....

Saturday, 25/05/19 - 8:45pm Read More

Airtricity League wrap: 10-man Bohs suffer late defeat

There is no change at the top of the Premier Division this evening as both Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers recorded...

Friday, 24/05/19 - 10:05pm Read More

Cullen apologises for Warriors and Rangers remark

Leo Cullen has apologised for comments made last week when he suggested that all of Glasgow Warriors’ players were Rangers...

Friday, 24/05/19 - 2:45pm Read More