Connacht 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

Swinford expected to return sitting councillors

Tallies for four of Mayo’s six electoral areas are in with the same faces expected to be returned in Swinford....

Saturday, 25/05/19 - 2:46pm Read More

Last-minute dashes for Mayo trains to continue at Heuston

Passengers who haven’t reserved seats on trains from Dublin to Mayo will have to continue making last-minute dashes from the...

Tuesday, 14/05/19 - 10:08am Read More

Ballyhaunis students make their own Communion hosts

Children from Scoil Íosa in Ballyhaunis received their First Holy Communion on Saturday and received Communion hosts they made themselves...

Tuesday, 14/05/19 - 10:04am Read More

Claremorris businesses suffer ‘nine months of torture’

Businesses in Claremorris claim they are losing vital trade because their premises are being blocked daily by buses. For the...

Tuesday, 14/05/19 - 9:54am Read More

Kerry company may appeal decision over knotweed processing facility

The Japanese Knotweed Company has not ruled out appealing to An Bord Pleanála the decision by Mayo Co Council to...

Tuesday, 07/05/19 - 9:02am Read More

National News

Irishman and woman killed in New York crash

An Irishman and a woman have been killed by an alleged drunk driver after a crash in upstate New York. The man has been named as 33-year-old John Heneghan from Co Mayo and the woman has been named as 32-year-old...

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#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...

Sunday, 26/05/19 - 2:35pm Read More

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

#Elections2019: Sinn Féin’s Matt Carthy expecting ‘dog fight’ for European seats in Midlands North West

Sinn Féin’s sitting MEP Matt Carthy believes his Midlands North West vote haul may be up to 2% lower than...

Sunday, 26/05/19 - 1:55pm Read More

Jim Daly: Taoiseach won’t reshuffle cabinet following election results

Minister Jim Daly does not believe Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will reshuffle his cabinet following the local election results and also...

Sunday, 26/05/19 - 1:45pm Read More

#Elections2019: Labour leader accepts party ‘fell victim to the Green surge’

Labour Party leader Brendan Howlin speaking to the media at the European elections count at the RDS in Dublin this...

Sunday, 26/05/19 - 1:25pm Read More

Man arrested after drugs worth €221,000 seized in Dublin

A man in his late 40s has been arrested after a drugs seizure in Dublin last night. Gardaí raided the...

Sunday, 26/05/19 - 1:15pm Read More