Connacht News

A very Creative Ireland is unveiled at Westport Arts Festival

The 42nd Annual Westport Arts Festival returns for what promises to be another sensational event in the West Mayo town on Wednesday, 27th September. Established back in 1976, the festival was first created as a celebration for local people after...

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Foxford Riverfest shows that we are a Creative Ireland

Foxford is the place to be on Friday, August 18th as the Riverfest kicks off by the banks of the...

Friday, 04/08/17 - 8:02pm Read More

Wellbeing of Mayo people to benefit from Creative Ireland plans

Creative Ireland is all about you. It’s about how, whether you are young or old, you can benefit from getting...

Friday, 28/07/17 - 7:31pm Read More

Folkies and poet meet head to head in Foxford

  by David Dwane The Whileaways is a trio of folk singers and musicians from Galway who will be joined...

Thursday, 20/10/16 - 6:19pm Read More

Young Mayo musicians bursary offer

by David Dwane If you are a young musician living in Mayo who has already achieved a high standard in...

Thursday, 13/10/16 - 5:10pm Read More

Once around Clare Island for annual 10k charity run/walk

By Tracey May Halloran Ask any one of the hundreds of people who have taken part in the annual Clare...

Monday, 11/04/16 - 1:22pm Read More

Get you and your dress into the movies in Ballina

MAYO author Kate Kerrigan is inviting Mayo women to don their most fabulous dress and get down to Mount Falcon Estate...

Wednesday, 15/04/15 - 10:06am Read More

Mayo’s abandoned pets find Noeline’s Ark

By Tracey May Halloran   I’d heard she gave away her cooker to people in need, and now she uses...

Monday, 13/04/15 - 3:14pm Read More

Win a designer handbag with All She Wants & Marian Duggan

  Win one of Maypo designer Lisa’s limited edition bags Imagine a beautiful Lisa Ryder piece on your arm this...

Friday, 03/04/15 - 11:24am Read More

INTERVIEW: Gordon Buchanan – heir to David Attenborough

Hailed as the heir of David Attenborourgh, Renowned Wildlife Film-maker, Gordon Buchanan, takes a break from wild bears, wolves and...

Wednesday, 25/03/15 - 11:25am Read More

National News

Damien English: Media reports of homelessness crisis ‘damaging to Ireland’s international reputation’

The junior housing minister has accused the media of exaggerating the scale of the homelessness crisis. Damien English says homelessness levels are not acceptable, but he repeated the Taoiseach’s claim that they are low by international standards. Earlier, the Government...

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Temple Street Children Hospital experiencing overcrowding

Temple Street Children Hospital in Dublin is warning parents that it is experiencing overcrowding at its Emergency Department. It says...

Tuesday, 14/11/17 - 8:49pm Read More

Man to appear in court in connection with Tallaght murder

A 20-year-old man is to appear in court tomorrow charged in connection with a murder in Tallaght in Dublin on...

Tuesday, 14/11/17 - 7:49pm Read More

Three dead following shooting in California school

Authorities say three people are dead in a shooting in rural Northern California. The shooter was killed after also wounding...

Tuesday, 14/11/17 - 6:49pm Read More

Buildings investigation launched in wake of Iran earthquake

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has launched an investigation into why government housing built by his predecessor collapsed while others withstood...

Tuesday, 14/11/17 - 6:09pm Read More

GPs sending patients to A&E for tests to avoid years-long wait for consultants

GPs should not be forced to send their patients to Emergency Departments in order to skip the years-long queues to...

Tuesday, 14/11/17 - 5:59pm Read More

Multi-vehicle crash causing delays in Cork

Gardaí are dealing with a multi-vehicle crash on the N40 in Cork. The crash occured westbound on the South Ring...

Tuesday, 14/11/17 - 5:49pm Read More

Sessions denies any knowledge of Trump campaign Russian communications

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has strongly defended himself against allegations he misled members of Congress about his knowledge of communications...

Tuesday, 14/11/17 - 5:39pm Read More

NI health department urges James Brokenshire to provide clarity over funding

The Department for Health has called on Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire to clarify how much funding it will receive,...

Tuesday, 14/11/17 - 5:19pm Read More

Gardaí investigating number of burglaries in Kilkenny recover property

Following a number of burglaries over the last number of weeks in the south Kilkenny area, gardaí in Kilkenny carried...

Tuesday, 14/11/17 - 5:19pm Read More