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May 14, 2021

Former RTE producer pleads guilty to child abuse offences

A former RTÉ producer has admitted charges of child sexual exploitation in Dublin. Kieran Creavan, of Adelaide Street in Dún Laoghaire, also pleaded guilty today to sexually assaulting and exploiting children in the Philippines. He also admitted a charge of…
May 14, 2021

Twice-weekly rail freight service to run between Ballina and Waterford soon

A new rail freight service between Ballina and Waterford has the potential to remove over 5,000 truck movements from Irish roads every year. That's according to Iarnród Éireann, which is working with XPO Logistics to introduce the twice-weekly service by the…
May 14, 2021

Minister urges savings from free entry to OPW heritage sites be spent locally

Visiting Office of Public Works heritage sites will be free for the rest of the year. The Junior OPW Minister has announced the step to remove fees takes effect immediately. Its part of the Government's recovery plan after inter-county travel resumed and…
May 14, 2021

800,000 euro grant aid for repair works on non public, rural, Mayo roads

Almost 800,000 euro been allocated for repairs and improvement works on non-public roads in rural communities in Mayo as part of the Government’s “Our Rural Future”project. Deputy Michael Ring says the funding will improve access to rural homes and farms, as…
May 14, 2021

Search operation underway for a missing person in Galway

Gardaí are currently conducting a search in the Inverrin area of Co Galway. This search is part of an ongoing missing person’s investigation relating to 24-year-old Stephen Hilton, who is missing from the Rahoon area of Galway since Saturday last. The…
May 14, 2021

Covid-19 testing facilities not affected by cyber attack on the HSE

The HSE has shut down all of its IT systems after a "sophisticated" cyber attack overnight. The executive is liaising with Gardai and the National Cyber Security Centre to assess the extent of it. Community Healthcare West has confirmed to Midwest News that…

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May 14, 2021

Keelan Cawley appointed Sligo senior football captain for 2021

Keelan Cawley has been appointed the Sligo senior football captain for 2021 by new manager Tony McEntee. The Coolera clubman takes over the role from Niall Murphy, who missed much of 2020 through injury. The Yeats County were unable to field in the 2020…
May 14, 2021

Mayo's Caelan Doris set to return from injury

Connacht take on Munster in the Guinness PRO14 Rainbow Cup interpro this evening. Damien De Allende, Craig Casey, Billy Holland and CJ Stander are among those restored to the Munster side. Kick-off at Thomond Park is at 6.00pm. Meanwhile, Mayo’s Caelan Doris…
May 13, 2021

Galway name their side to face Kerry in Division One opener

Padraic Joyce has announced his Galway side to face Kerry in Saturday's Allianz National Football League Division One South encounter. Shane Walsh captains the side with throw-in at 3pm on Saturday. The team in full is as follows: Bernard Power Jack Glynn…
May 13, 2021

AFLW Star will not be lining out for the Mayo Ladies this season

Aussie Rules Star Aileen Gilroy will not be lining out for the Mayo Ladies this year. That news was confirmed to Midwest Sport this afternoon by Mayo manager Michael Moyles who said they have been in talks with Aileen while she was in Australia and since she…
May 13, 2021

Connacht name their side to face Munster

Tom Daly will lead out Connacht for the first time after he was named as captain for Friday’s Guinness PRO14 Rainbow Cup interpro with Munster. Daly has enjoyed a breakthrough season for the province, missing just one game and consistently stringing together…
May 13, 2021

Galway United looking to bounce back with a win at home to Wexford

Galway United entertain Wexford FC at Eamonn Deacy Park tomorrow evening with kick-off at 7.45pm. The Tribesmen go into this week's game after a disappointing 2-1 defeat by Bray Wanderers at Eamonn Deacy Park last Friday. Gary Shaw scored a late winner for…

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Listen back to our commentary with Michael D. McAndrew and Martin Carney on Mayo's wonderful win over Kerry in last Sunday's NFL Final