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Mar 31, 2023

Nearly 200 children have died while in state care over the past decade

Almost 200 children have died while in state care, or while known to child protection services, in the past decade. 23 lost their lives while being looked after by Tusla, either in foster care or residential placements. 176 have died since 2013 while known to…
Mar 31, 2023

Bank of Ireland to increase fixed mortgage interest rates from today

Bank of Ireland is increasing its interest rates on fixed mortgages by 0.5 percentage points. The change will apply to new and existing customers from today. Variable and tracker rates remain unchanged. The European Central Bank has increased its interest…
Mar 31, 2023

Yeats Trail in Sligo will be officially opened today

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys will be visiting Sligo today where she will officially open the Yeats Trail, a major new tourism and cultural project in the county. The trail covers 14 different sites in Sligo and has…
Mar 31, 2023

Galway Medtech firm announce 25 new jobs

25 new jobs are to be created by Galway based medtech firm, Bluedrop Medical. The move follows the raising by the company of €10.5m in new investment. The fundraising was led by Atlantic Bridge and Elkstone, and included the European Innovation Council Fund,…
Mar 31, 2023

Ulster Bank In-Branch transactions to cease today

Today is the final day that Ulster Bank customers will be able to carry out in-branch transactions, other than those related to account closures. The move is the latest milestone as the bank winds down its operations in Ireland. The bank's services through An…
Mar 31, 2023

Investigation into organised crime in Sligo leads to searches in Spain

An investigation between An Garda Síochána and Spanish Police have led to a number of searches being carried out in Alicante, Spain. The searches were part of an ongoing investigation targeting organised crime in Sligo. Sligo Gardai are being supported by…

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Mar 31, 2023

LISTEN: Cillian O'Connor looks ahead to Sunday's league final with Galway

Galway and Mayo meet in the Allianz League Division 1 Football Final this Sunday in Croke Park. Mayo sealed their spot in the decider with a match to spare while Galway overcame Kerry last week to book their place. The game will be live on Midwest Radio from…
Mar 31, 2023

Two Sligo Rovers players find the net for the Republic of Ireland schoolboys last night

Two Sligo Rovers players scored for the Republic of Ireland schoolboys in their 2-1 victory over Northern Ireland in Belfast last night. Eli Rooney from Summerhill College opened the scoring on 13 minutes and Niall Holohan of Carrick-on-Shannon Community…
Mar 31, 2023

Live commentary of Sunday's Division 1 league final on Midwest Radio

The West's Awake and on Sunday afternoon neighbours Mayo and Galway will contest the Division 1 League final in Croke Park. Mayo last won the title in 2019 while Galway are aiming to win their first league title since 1981. Expect fire and brimstone and…
Mar 31, 2023

First Division leaders Galway United travel to Athlone tonight

There are four games down for decision in the Premier Division of the SSE Airtricity League tonight. Second placed Derry City are in Tolka Park to take on Shelbourne. A win for the visitors would see them go level on points with leaders Bohemians, at least…
Mar 30, 2023

Westport Girls Golf Team shall break new ground for Girls who Golf in Ireland

The success and progress of the Westport Golf4Girls4Life Programme is ongoing and on this Saturday a Team of nine girls and parents shall trek across to Chester, in Shropshire, England. They go to compete in the invitation only, 2023 Junior Clubs Home Nations…
Mar 30, 2023

Convent of Mercy Roscommon capture All-Ireland PPS Senior B Title

Lidl All Ireland Post Primary School Senior B Championship Final Convent of Mercy, Roscommon 2-11 Mercy Mounthawk, Tralee 2-6 By Kevin Egan A powerful final quarter surge was enough to secure the Lidl All-Ireland Post Primary School Senior B title for Convent…

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