Connacht News

Opinion: Lurking within every voter is a little Healy-Rae

As an electoral contest, Mayo will not be the most compelling of Election 2020. None of them will thank me for the observation but Michael Ring, Dara Calleary and Lisa Chambers look like shoe-ins. The only seat in doubt is...

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Remains found in Enniscrone identified as missing Crossmolina woman

An Garda Síochana has confirmed that a body found on the beach in Enniscrone, Co Sligo on Monday, January 21,...

Friday, 24/01/20 - 2:55pm Read More

Opinion: Overworked priests can blame their bishops

Pope Francis keeps on beating the same drum, but is anyone listening? His Christmas message was that ‘the world has...

Friday, 24/01/20 - 2:45pm Read More

Lack of monitoring of private water supplies is putting people’s health at risk

By Keith Bourke A total of 19 private water supplies in Mayo were not monitored for E.Coli, according to a...

Friday, 24/01/20 - 10:18am Read More

Regional Plan attempts to tackle homelessness

By Keith Bourke Mayo County Council has adopted a new West Regional Homelessness Action plan. The local authority will soon...

Thursday, 23/01/20 - 10:13am Read More

Progress being made on Crossmolina fire station

By Keith Bourke It is hoped construction of a new fire station in Crossmolina could get under way later this...

Thursday, 23/01/20 - 9:45am Read More

Castlebar protest set to highlight rogue road

By Marian Duggan A rally to highlight the state of the road connecting Erris to Castlebar is being organised for...

Thursday, 23/01/20 - 8:38am Read More

Jackie Clarke Collection celebrates surge in visitor numbers

Clarke Collection staff
Ireland’s ongoing Decade of Centenaries commemorations are having a positive impact on the Jackie Clarke Collection with a heightened interest...

Wednesday, 22/01/20 - 1:09pm Read More

New laws to crack down on dumping

By Keith Bourke New waste-management by-laws will mean consumers will be obliged to participate in authorised refuse collection services or...

Wednesday, 22/01/20 - 12:19pm Read More

Ballina councillors defer decision on social housing scheme again

By Orla Hearns Ballina councillors have deferred a decision on planning for a proposed 50 unit social housing development for...

Wednesday, 22/01/20 - 10:06am Read More

National News

Greens pledge to spend €50bn on retrofitting homes in election manifesto

The Green Party has committed to spending €50bn on retrofitting homes over the next 20 years. The party says it would also look at replacing the social welfare system with a non-means-tested Universal Basic Income if in government. The Green...

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Gardaí believe man missing from Cork may be in Galway

A CCTV image of Christophe on the bus Gardaí have renewed their appeal for information about a man who has...

Saturday, 25/01/20 - 1:30pm Read More

Garda appeal as boy, 14, missing from home in Westmeath

Gardaí are asking for the public’s help to find a boy missing in Co Westmeath. Ronan Quinn, 14, is missing...

Saturday, 25/01/20 - 1:10pm Read More

Boy, 15, stabbed during assault in Dublin

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to a serious assault which occurred in Dublin yesterday evening. At 9.30pm a 15-year-old boy...

Saturday, 25/01/20 - 10:40am Read More

Teenage boy dies in Dublin crash

Tallaght Hospital A teenage boy has died following a crash between the car he was driving and a van in...

Saturday, 25/01/20 - 9:30am Read More

‘They were crying with us’: #BraveLikeEmmeline appeal sees over €250k donated to children’s hospitals

By Denise O’Donoghue Billy and Lanlih Holland with their daughter, Emmeline. A fundraising campaign set up in memory of a...

Saturday, 25/01/20 - 8:20am Read More

Thousands expected to join rally against violence in Drogheda today

Keane Mulready Woods. Locals will gather for a rally in Drogheda this afternoon. It follows recent gang-related violence in the...

Saturday, 25/01/20 - 7:30am Read More

Seamus Mallon dies aged 83

Former Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister and deputy leader of the SDLP Seamus Mallon has died aged 83. Mr Mallon...

Friday, 24/01/20 - 5:40pm Read More

Revenue seize €59k of KHAT in Laois

Drugs worth around €59,000 have been seized in Co. Laois. The €59k of KHAT that was seized today. Revenue Officers...

Friday, 24/01/20 - 5:20pm Read More

Gardaí investigating €750k fraud make two arrests

Two people are due in court this evening charged in relation to a financial fraud investigation. As part of the...

Friday, 24/01/20 - 5:00pm Read More