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Oct 23, 2019

Confusing response from Dept of Justice re Asylum Seekers being housed in Achill

The response from the Dept of Justice to Midwest News query this evening as to whether or not Achill Head Hotel in Keel is to house up to 70 migrants from tomorrow (Thurs), as generally rumoured today. In early September 2018, demand for accommodation…
Oct 23, 2019

Questions over the possible use of an Achill premises by the dept of Justice

Following a number of calls from listeners this afternoon to Midwest News about a rumoured development at a hotel on Achill Island – that up to 70 migrants are to be housed from tomorrow (Thurs) by the Dept of Justice at the Achill Head Hotel, Keel, Midwest…
Oct 23, 2019

Minister Ring insists he was in the Dail anytime a vote was recorded in his name

Minister for Community and Rural Affairs Michael Ring insists he was in the Dail chamber anytime ever a vote was recorded in his name. The fallout is continuing into what’s being termed the “phantom voting” controversy last week that has resulted in three…
Oct 23, 2019

Fáilte Ireland announces €3.9 million new Famine Museum at Strokestown Park House

Fáilte Ireland has announced funding of €3.9 million euro for a new National Famine Museum at Strokestown Park House in Co Roscommon. Minister of State for Tourism Brendan Griffin was in Strokestown today to announce the investment. The existing famine museum…
Oct 23, 2019

Gardai investigation underway into alleged assault of 74-year old patient on trolley at UHG

The Taoiseach has confirmed that a Garda investigation is under way into the alleged drunken assault of a 74-year-old woman on a trolley in University Hospital Galway who was subsequently found on the floor “screaming in pain” with a broken hip. Independent…
Oct 23, 2019

Mayo Senator says it's "beyond belief" that children with SMA are not yet being treated with Spinraza

It's beyond belief that children suffering from SMA - Spinal Muscular Atrophy - are still awaiting treatment, four months after the drug Spinraza was approved in Ireland. That's according to Mayo Sinn Fein Senator Rose Conway-Walsh, who says the families of…

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Oct 23, 2019

Gary Sice is excited by the appointment Padraig Joyce as Galway football manager

Gary Sice believes exciting times await the Galway footballers with the appointment of Padraig Joyce as manager. Sice hopes the 2-time All-Ireland winner can build on what was achieved by previous manager, Kevin Walsh. Speaking at the launch of the AIB Club…
Oct 23, 2019

Roscommon native on the verge of winning a Cork SFC title with Nemo Rangers

Roscommon-native James McDermott, is set to become the first Rossie since 2011 to win a Cork SFC title. The 31-year-old will be at midfield for reigning Cork and Munster champions Nemo Rangers in their match against Duhallow on Sunday at Páirc Uí Rinn which…
Oct 23, 2019

Connacht full-back ruled out for two months through injury

Connacht full-back Tiernan O'Halloran has been ruled out for two months. The Ireland international has undergone surgery after suffering a broken fibula and will miss most of their Champions Cup pool stage campaign. Head-coach Andy Friend has also revealed…
Oct 23, 2019

A memorial game for John Morrison will curtain raise the Underdogs match this weekend

A game in commemoration of the late Armagh GAA legend and former Mayo selector John Morrison will take place in Elvery’s MacHale Park on Saturday at 6:30. A team of Mayo legends from Morrison’s time with Mayo from 2004 to 2006 will take part in the curtain…
Oct 23, 2019

Bundee Aki could return for Connacht for their clash with Ospreys

Bundee Aki could be set to return against Leinster following his three match ban after the Samoa game. The Irish Independent reports that because Aki hasn’t played since the 12th of October he could be available for Connacht’s showdown with Ospreys on the 2nd…
Oct 23, 2019

Live commentary of Tooreen vs Four Roads on Midwest Radio this Sunday

Tooreen will be looking to progress in the Connacht Intermediate Hurling Championship this Sunday when they clash with the Roscommon Champions Four Roads. Tooreen created history 2 years ago by becoming the first Mayo side to win the Connacht intermediate…

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