Western News

Second arrest made in connection to organised crime in Sligo

Gardaí in Sligo have arrested a second man in connection with their investigation into Organised Crime. This man, who is in his mid 20s, was arrested in Co Galway yesterday. He is currently detained at Sligo Garda Station under the...

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Mayo Fire Service issue warning about tumble dryers

Mayo Fire Service have issued an important warning about tumble dryers that people will need to bear in mind over...

Wednesday, 19/01/22 - 9:25am Read More

Elderly man hospitalised after gang breaks into home

Gardaí are appealing for information on an aggravated burglary in Co Sligo in which a man was assaulted. At around...

Wednesday, 19/01/22 - 8:49am Read More

National Lottery reveals Castlebar store that sold Ireland’s largest ever Lotto prize

The National Lottery is delighted to reveal that the record breaking Lotto jackpot win of €19.06 million on Saturday, January...

Wednesday, 19/01/22 - 8:27am Read More

Outdoor water-based activities facility planned for Enniscrone

Plans are being advanced by Sligo Co Council for the construction of an outdoor water-based activities facility centre at Enniscrone...

Tuesday, 18/01/22 - 5:17pm Read More

The 2nd annual Colm Horkan Memorial Run set for next month

The second annual Colm Horkan Memorial Run is set to take place Saturday, February 12, in his native Charlestown. Following...

Tuesday, 18/01/22 - 3:09pm Read More

Bid to have local councils made stakeholders in rail review

Mayo Co Council and the local authorities of six neighbouring counties are being urged to have themselves declared as stakeholders...

Tuesday, 18/01/22 - 2:31pm Read More

National News

Winner of €19m lotto jackpot makes contact with National Lottery

Muireann Duffy The winner of Saturday’s record-breaking lotto jackpot has made contact with the National Lottery to claim their prize. The €19.06 million-winning ticket was purchased in Castlebar, Co Mayo in Laura’s XL on Hopkin’s Road. According to the Irish...

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Gardaí appeal for witnesses following Sligo aggravated burglary

Muireann Duffy Gardaí are appealing for information following an aggravated burglary in Co Sligo on Tuesday. A number of men...

Wednesday, 19/01/22 - 8:32am Read More

What the papers say: Wednesday’s front pages

Press Association Images from Ashling Murphy’s funeral on Tuesday and potential plans to ease Covid-19 restrictions dominate Wednesday’s national headlines....

Wednesday, 19/01/22 - 7:57am Read More

Ryan hopeful Covid restrictions could ease ‘towards the end of next week’

Muireann Duffy Green party leader Eamon Ryan has said he thinks it will be “towards the end of next week”...

Wednesday, 19/01/22 - 7:07am Read More

Ashling Murphy murder investigation continues as suspect is questioned by Gardaí

The investigation into the murder of Ashling Murphy is ongoing as Gardaí question a man who was arrested on Tuesday....

Tuesday, 18/01/22 - 9:59pm Read More

Western Sport

Report: Sligo have too much for under-strength Mayo in historic decider

Connacht Senior Hurling League SLIGO 1-32 MAYO 1-23 Kevin Egan at the NUI Galway Connacht GAA Airdome An under-strength Mayo side gave Sligo plenty to think about for long stretches of last night’s Connacht Senior Hurling League clash at the...

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Mayo GAA to develop new inter-county training base

Mayo GAA needs a Centre of Excellence to cater for the requirements of its inter-county and club teams, but hasn’t...

Tuesday, 18/01/22 - 10:31pm Read More

McLaughlin and Dempsey to the fore as UL advance to quarters

Westport’s Eoghan McLaughlin and Knockmore’s Connell Dempsey were outstanding as UL came from behind to defeat Letterkenny IT 2-23 to...

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First ever indoor hurling match takes place this evening

There will be history this evening in Bekan as the NUI Galway Connacht GAA Air Dome is set to host...

Tuesday, 18/01/22 - 5:18pm Read More

Big boost to Sligo as Dublin-based footballer joins senior panel

Sligo senior football manager Tony McEntee will have a welcomed boost to his panel as Pat Spillane Jr’s transfer to...

Tuesday, 18/01/22 - 2:30pm Read More

National Sport

Football rumours: Fiorentina striker Dusan Vlahovic shuns Arsenal for Juventus

By PA Sport Staff What the papers say Arsenal’s pursuit of Dusan Vlahovic has been dealt a blow, with the Daily Mail citing reports in Italy that the 21-year-old Fiorentina striker is only interested in moving to Juventus. According to...

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McLaren boss Zak Brown ‘wouldn’t be shocked’ if Lewis Hamilton quits Formula One

Philip Duncan, PA F1 Correspondent Lewis Hamilton’s Formula One future should not be taken for granted, Zak Brown has insisted...

Wednesday, 19/01/22 - 8:52am Read More

Wayne Pivac hails Wales’ Six Nations captain Dan Biggar’s ‘wealth of experience’

By Andrew Baldock, PA Rugby Union Correspondent Head coach Wayne Pivac believes that Dan Biggar’s “wealth of experience” will be...

Tuesday, 18/01/22 - 8:24pm Read More

Antonio Conte: Premier League’s handling of postponed fixtures is strange

By Jonathan Veal, PA Tottenham head coach Antonio Conte rounded on the Premier League for their handling of postponed fixtures....

Tuesday, 18/01/22 - 6:37pm Read More

Emma Raducanu feeds off grand slam crowd to earn win over Sloane Stephens

Eleanor Crooks, PA Tennis Correspondent, Melbourne The grand slam stage inspired Emma Raducanu once again as she marked her Australian...

Tuesday, 18/01/22 - 5:51pm Read More

Emma Raducanu shines on Australian Open debut

By Eleanor Crooks, PA Tennis Correspondent, Melbourne Emma Raducanu shone at a grand slam again as she marked her Australian...

Tuesday, 18/01/22 - 1:43pm Read More