Western News

Ballina’s leaky water pipes to be upgraded

Ballina businesses and residents will receive an improved drinking water supply, as Irish Water prepares to repair and replace old, leaky pipes. Irish Water, working alongside Mayo County Council, will begin works to replace problematic water mains in Ballina on...

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Mulherin repays expenses but disputes audit

Senator Mulherin with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar
By Keith Bourke Mayo Fine Gael Senator Michelle Mulherin has disputed the findings of an audit of Oireachtas members’ expenses. The Ballina Senator was...

Thursday, 17/10/19 - 12:32pm Read More

Thugs terrorising Ballina resident

CCTV camera
Mayo Co Council says it is not in a position to assist a Ballina resident who is being terrorised by...

Thursday, 17/10/19 - 10:44am Read More

Boil water notice for Knock Airport public supply

Running tap
Following advice from the Health Service Executive, Irish Water and Mayo County Council have issued a Boil Water Notice for...

Thursday, 17/10/19 - 10:35am Read More

New Castlebar public art commission to be launched

Amphitheatre for introverts
A new public art commission will be launched at Castlebar’s pool and leisure complex on Wednesday, October 30 next. Located...

Wednesday, 16/10/19 - 4:55pm Read More

National News

Pedestrian, 70, being treated for life-threatening injuries after collision with car

Gardaí in Dublin are appealing for information about a serious road collision in Cabinteely last Wednesday. He is currently being treated at St Vincent’s Hospital for life-threatening injuries. A 70-year-old pedestrian was struck by a car by the pedestrian traffic...

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Suspect arrested over alleged €29m VAT carousel fraud

A suspect has been arrested in Co Louth as part of an investigation into alleged money-laundering of €29m. It’s believed...

Friday, 18/10/19 - 4:30pm Read More

Varadkar: New Brexit deal is final offer from EU

The Taoiseach has said this is the final Brexit offer from the EU. The withdrawal agreement signed off on by...

Friday, 18/10/19 - 2:50pm Read More

‘If I wasn’t a whistleblower then I’d have gotten a commendation,’ Garda tells Disclosures Tribunal

By Paul Neilan A Garda who saved a drowning woman believes a commendation from management was withheld from him because...

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Tánaiste calls for ‘fairness’ after motion of no confidence tabled against Maria Bailey

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has reaffirmed his support in Maria Bailey following reports of a motion of no confidence tabled against...

Friday, 18/10/19 - 12:10pm Read More

Western Sport

A life of wholesale service to the club

Paul McHugh
Paul McHugh’s lifetime of service to Ballaghaderreen GAA will reach its high point this Saturday evening as he leads the men from the border town into the county senior final, writes Mark Higgins. There aren’t many jobs within Ballaghaderreen GAA Club that Paul McHugh hasn’t turned his hand to over the years. Over the course of the last three decades or...

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A natural progression for homegrown leader

Eoin Hughes (right)
By Anthony Hennigan Seven years have passed since one of the most dramatic endings ever to a Mayo junior championship final. The...

Tuesday, 15/10/19 - 2:32pm Read More

Prendergast stars as Rangers claim famous cup triumph

Eoin Prendergast
Eoin Prendergast was the star of the show for Conn Rangers on Sunday afternoon at Solar 21 Park after an exhilarating seven-goal...

Monday, 14/10/19 - 12:19pm Read More

Upset unlikely on Mitchels’ milestone day

A general view of Elvery's MacHale Park
Mayo SHC Final Sunday, October 13 Tooreen V Castlebar Mitchels In MacHale Park, Castlebar By Anthony Hennigan On the weekend...

Wednesday, 09/10/19 - 1:33pm Read More

Kilmaine set to make sure it’s not to ‘B’ for Mitchels

Barry Moran
Preview by Paul O’Malley County JFC ‘A’ Final Kilmaine v Castlebar Mitchels ‘B’ Saturday, October 12 at 7pm in MacHale Park, Castlebar...

Monday, 07/10/19 - 12:12pm Read More

National Sport

Goodhue and Lienert-Brown ‘can get us off to a great start’ against Ireland, says All Blacks assistant coach

By Press Association All Blacks young guns Jack Goodhue and Anton Lienert-Brown have been backed to provide the firepower to shoots down Ireland in their World Cup quarter-final showdown. Jack Goodhue. Steve Hansen has opted to go with the 24-year-olds...

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All Blacks a very different proposition to last November

By Brendan O’Brien Joe Schmidt wasn’t having any of Steve Hansen’s mind games after Ireland saw off the All Blacks...

Friday, 18/10/19 - 1:10pm Read More

‘Playing much rugby eludes them’: New Zealand press on Ireland

Despite winning two of their last three encounters between the sides, Joe Schmidt’s Ireland side don’t possess a fear-factor for...

Friday, 18/10/19 - 1:00pm Read More

Lansdowne Road DART Station to close on evening of Euro 2020 qualifier in trial run ahead of tournament

Lansdowne Road DART Station in Dublin will be closed for over five hours on the evening of the Republic of...

Friday, 18/10/19 - 11:30am Read More

Ghosts of 2007 won’t hamper current Rugby World Cup squad

By Brendan O’Brien Shane Horgan at the 2007 Rugby World Cup. ©INPHO/Billy Stickland Shane Horgan was always more than just...

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Astros beat Yankees to move to within one game of World Series

By Press Association George Springer and Carlos Correa hit three-run homers as the Houston Astros beat the New York Yankees...

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