Western News

Ballyhaunis becomes Ballyhappiness after €500k win

It wasn’t your usual Friday afternoon in Caulfield’s Shop in Ballyhaunis last week. Proprietor Seamus Caulfield was inundated with customers popping in for news of the €500,000 National Lottery winner. Mr Caulfield admitted that the return on the Lotto machine,...

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Man who gave funds for Knock’s mosaic dies aged 87

Joe O’Toole, the man whose remarkable generosity resulted in the installation of the magnificent mosaic at Knock Shrine, has died....

Monday, 18/03/19 - 8:28am Read More

Westbake rises from the ashes of major fire

Less than a year after it was almost devastated by fire, a Galway business is about to undergo a major...

Monday, 18/03/19 - 8:23am Read More

Council drafts new policy on roadside memorials in wake of Deacy controversy

Mayo Co Council plans to adopt a policy on roadside memorials following the controversial decision to remove a memorial to...

Monday, 18/03/19 - 8:19am Read More

N5 death sees a renewed appeal for traffic islands

Calls to install traffic turning islands on the N5 have been renewed after a motorist was killed as he attempted...

Monday, 18/03/19 - 8:13am Read More

Western Sport

Sponsorship deals for Sligo GAA

The Clayton Hotel in Sligo have been announced as the new sponsors of the Sligo senior hurling team. The announcement of the partnership was made last week following Sligo’s recent appearance in the National Hurling League Division 3B final. The...

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Early goals help Mayo ladies secure vital win

Three goals in the first 15 minutes ensured Mayo ladies celebrated victory on St Patrick’s Day and lifted their hopes...

Monday, 18/03/19 - 8:53am Read More

Horan: Reaching league final is not our priority, improvement is

James Horan expects one hell of a session when his Mayo players return for training tomorrow (Tuesday) after they got...

Monday, 18/03/19 - 8:44am Read More

Barrett plays it cool on final chances

It’s no harm that someone every now and again states the obvious. It can help to counter perception with reality....

Monday, 18/03/19 - 8:39am Read More

‘It’s for Girls’ initiative appeals to local students

The Western People West of Ireland Women’s Mini-Marathon, which celebrates its tenth anniversary this year, is again putting out the...

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