Western News

Councillors cautious to rush Ballina’s biodiversity plan

Councillors in the Ballina Municipal District have adopted the Draft Local Biodiversity Plan for the town with some councillors calling for progress at an “easy pace” on the plan. The item came up on the agenda at last week’s meeting...

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Council to fine Mayo dog owners with no poo bags?

A by-law that would make it mandatory for dog owners to carry a bag to dispose of their pet’s poo...

Saturday, 25/06/22 - 12:28am Read More

Victims of deceased Mayo sex offender speak out

Fiona Ferguson A survivor of abuse at the hands of a convicted Mayo sex offender who died in prison while...

Friday, 24/06/22 - 4:30pm Read More

Fears over algae bloom in River Moy

One of Ballina’s biggest tourism assets is under threat from algae, according to a local councillor. Cllr Annie May Reape...

Friday, 24/06/22 - 3:15pm Read More

Calls for Belmullet to be made a separate district from Westport amid Cathaoirleach vote

Westport’s Christy Hyland has been elected Cathaoirleach of the Westport-Belmullet Municipal District for the second time in four years. His...

Friday, 24/06/22 - 2:50pm Read More

Four Mayo community integration projects receive funding

Four projects in Mayo will receive funding under the Communities Integration Fund 2022. This funding is to support local community-based...

Friday, 24/06/22 - 12:38pm Read More

Developer wins appeal to build new homes in Mayo town

An Bord Pleanala offices
By Keith Bourke A housing development in Castlebar has been approved by An Bord Pleanála. The application involves permission for...

Friday, 24/06/22 - 12:07pm Read More

National News

Taoiseach leads tributes to The Irish News owner Jim Fitzpatrick

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has led tributes to owner and chairman of The Irish News, Jim Fitzpatrick, who died this morning after a short illness. Mr Fitzpatrick, who was 93, played an active role in the newspaper – which is Northern...

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Daylight shooting at Dublin hotel a ‘wake-up call’ over capital’s gun crime

A shooting in broad daylight at the car park of a busy hotel in Dublin’s Kilmainham should serve as a...

Saturday, 25/06/22 - 12:47pm Read More

Protest over cost of living to take place outside Stormont

By Gráinne Ní Aodha, PA A cost-of-living protest is due to take place at Stormont over “spiralling costs” in Northern...

Saturday, 25/06/22 - 11:08am Read More

Several new monkeypox cases confirmed in Ireland

Three new cases of monkeypox have been confirmed in Ireland this week, bringing to 28 the total number of cases...

Saturday, 25/06/22 - 9:51am Read More

What the papers say: Saturday’s front pages

Abortion rights in the United States, rising air fares and a shooting in the car park of a Dublin hotel...

Saturday, 25/06/22 - 9:06am Read More

Western Sport

Double blow to Mayo team confirmed ahead of Kerry clash

Hopes that Ryan O’Donoghue would play some part for Mayo in this Sunday’s All-Ireland SFC quarter-final against Kerry have been extinguished with confirmation of the substitutes’ bench by Mayo GAA today. The Belmullet man was not named in the team...

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Mark Ronaldson: It’s exam time but have Mayo done their homework?

Leaving Cert students sat their Business Studies paper last week. One of my abiding memories from Leaving Cert business was...

Saturday, 25/06/22 - 8:46am Read More

O’Malley’s memories of a game that time almost forgot

By Mark Higgins It’s slightly surprising, given the frequency with which both counties have knocked around the latter stages of...

Saturday, 25/06/22 - 12:34am Read More

Deane’s boys are deserved favourites ahead of Kingdom showdown

The Mayo minors will go in pursuit of a place in the All-Ireland minor final for the first time since...

Saturday, 25/06/22 - 12:21am Read More

One change for Mayo as Horan reveals team for Kerry showdown

Jordan Flynn will start his first game for Mayo since hobbling off in this season’s National Football League Division 1...

Friday, 24/06/22 - 6:11pm Read More

National Sport

Wimbledon analysis: Centre Court scheduling continues to favour men

By Phil Leake, PA Sport Data Journalist Wimbledon’s Centre Court is the only one of the four main Grand Slam show courts that continues to see more men’s matches than women’s, analysis by the PA news agency reveals. None of...

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Wayne Rooney steps down as Derby manager

By Simon Peach, PA Chief Football Writer Wayne Rooney has stepped down as manager of embattled Derby after a rollercoaster...

Friday, 24/06/22 - 6:33pm Read More

Golfers warned of further sanctions if they continue to play in LIV breakaway

By Carl Markham, PA LIV Golf rebels have been warned further sanctions are likely if they continue to play in...

Friday, 24/06/22 - 1:20pm Read More

Football rumours: Barcelona finally make bid for Robert Lewandowski

By PA Sport Staff After months of anticipation, it is believed Barcelona have finally made an offer for Robert Lewandowski....

Friday, 24/06/22 - 10:29am Read More

What sport is on TV: All this weekend’s televised sporting action

Muireann Duffy There’s a wide spread of live sport coverage throughout the weekend, including the Irish Derby running at the...

Thursday, 23/06/22 - 4:47pm Read More

GAA: All this weekend’s fixtures and where to watch

Muireann Duffy The summer’s only just begun and yet we’ve reached the quarter-final stages of the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship....

Thursday, 23/06/22 - 3:59pm Read More