Western News

“Wild Mountain Thyme” set for summer screening in Irish cinemas

Movie fans eager to see the Mayo-filmed “Wild Mountain Thyme”, which stars Jamie Dornan, Emily Blunt, Jon Hamm and Christopher Walken, can expect to see the production screened in Irish cinemas this summer. Directed and scripted by the Oscar-winning John...

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Catherine Corless ‘dismayed’ by inaction over exhumation of babies remains

By Michelle Devane, PA Historian and campaigner Catherine Corless said she was “naive” to believe that action would be taken...

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Road now clear following traffic accident

A collision between a bus and a car in Kiltmagh caused traffic disruption earlier this morning. The accident occurred on...

Wednesday, 14/04/21 - 10:30am Read More

Covid-19 patient numbers at MUH remain low

There were two confirmed cases of Covid-19 at Mayo University Hospital as of 8pm last night. That figure is unchanged...

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Traffic accident causing significant delays

A collision between a bus and a car in Kiltmagh this morning is causing traffic disruption in the town. The...

Wednesday, 14/04/21 - 9:34am Read More

Devastation as house fire leads to pyrite detection in family’s home

Friends and relations have rallied around a Mayo family whose home has been rendered uninhabitable on the double. Over €1500...

Tuesday, 13/04/21 - 6:22pm Read More

Online public meeting will examine the future of remote working

People are invited to take part in an online public meeting about the future of remote working in Mayo. The...

Tuesday, 13/04/21 - 3:32pm Read More

National News

Arlene Foster: I get very distressed when people call me a homophobe

Rebecca Black, PA Arlene Foster has said she gets “very distressed” when she is referred to as homophobic. Northern Ireland’s First Minister was quizzed on her views during libel proceedings against a celebrity doctor who tweeted an unsubstantiated rumoured that...

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EU deal will see State receive 545,000 extra Pfizer doses

Fifty million additional doses of the Pfizer Covid vaccine have been secured by the EU this quarter, with 545,000 set...

Wednesday, 14/04/21 - 1:48pm Read More

Calls to have coroners investigate mass graves at mother and baby homes

By Cate McCurry and Michelle Devane, PA Coroners should be instructed to investigate the mass graves at mother and baby...

Wednesday, 14/04/21 - 1:43pm Read More

Eight arrested in connection with fatal assault in Kildare

Gardaí have arrested eight people in connection with a fatal assault in Co Kildare earlier this year. On January 3rd,...

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Arlene Foster describes ‘distress’ caused by affair tweet posted by celebrity doctor

By Rebecca Black, PA Northern Ireland’s First Minister has described the distressing impact a tweet of an unsubstantiated rumour by...

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Western Sport

Mayo GAA star loses appeal against blocked transfer

An appeal by a top Mayo senior hurler to continue to be allowed play for Tooreen Hurling Club has failed. Sean Regan appeared before a special three-man committee of Mayo County Board last Thursday night to challenge a previous decision...

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Family to give €1million donation to Mayo GAA club

Westport GAA have received a donation of €500,000 for their new pitch development on the Golf Course Road with the...

Tuesday, 13/04/21 - 1:28pm Read More

Historic Mayo memorabilia snapped up at auction

Match programmes from the 1950 and 1951 All-Ireland Final went under the hammer last month at Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers Collector’s...

Tuesday, 13/04/21 - 10:13am Read More

Grand National heroine set for Mayo appearance this week

History-maker Rachael Blackmore is among the jockeys expected to saddle up for Ballinrobe Racecourse’s first meeting of 2021 this Friday...

Tuesday, 13/04/21 - 12:53am Read More

Martin and the Whales inspired Irish-America

Martin Sheridan, the Bohola-born Olympian for whom the Martin Sheridan Bursary Fund is named, was among the foremost athletes in...

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