Western News

Success for two Mayo students at Texaco Children’s Art Competition

Two Mayo students have won top prizes in this year’s 68th Texaco Children’s Art Competition. Cian Cummins (15), from Ballinrobe Community School took a Special Merit Award for his work entitled ‘Vibrant Suspicion’, and Adam Munnelly (8) from Ardagh National...

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Free education courses available in Mayo

Thousands of free and subsidised higher education places will be available to people in Mayo, as part of the 2022...

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Mayo artist receives prestigious Countess Markievicz Award

TUS lecturer Margo McNulty has been named a recipient of this year’s Decade of Centenaries Markievicz Award for artists. The...

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Murders of Mayo brothers to be the focus of true crime documentary

The murders of much-loved Castlebar brothers Jack and Thomas Blaine nearly nine years ago, will feature in a documentary to...

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Mayo charity event raises over €30k for good causes

A Mayo charity event that is set to take place this Saturday has already raised over €30,000 for good causes....

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New millionaire in Ireland as last night’s lotto draw is won

The search is on for Ireland’s newest millionaire. There was one winner of last night’s Lotto jackpot worth €3.6 million....

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Man prepares for World Record attempt on the Reek

A Leitrim man is preparing to perform the impossible on Croagh Patrick next month. Ricki Wynne plans to run up...

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National News

Northern parties describe ‘very useful’ meetings with US delegation

By Dominic McGrath, PA A US delegation led by Congressman Richard Neal has been urged to use its influence to help solve issues with post-Brexit arrangements in Northern Ireland. Mr Neal led his delegation in meetings with all Stormont parties...

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16 children in North infected with mystery form of hepatitis

By Jonathan McCambridge, PA Health officials are working to establish the cause of a mystery form of hepatitis which has...

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Josh Dunne murder trial: Dublin north inner city residents ‘no longer felt safe’ amid violence

Alison O'Riordan Communities in Dublin’s north inner city “no longer felt safe” in their own areas after a spate of...

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Truck driver distressed after fatal collision with cyclist, trial hears

Peter Murtagh The driver of a truck that ran over and killed a cyclist was in a distressed state at...

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Irish man wanted in France over alleged building of shoddy driveways

Peter Doyle An Irish man who is wanted in France for allegedly being part of a gang that “swindled” people...

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Western Sport

Mayo man selected on Ireland U21 squad

Republic of Ireland Under-21s manager Jim Crawford has named a 25-man squad, including four first-time call-ups, for his side’s upcoming UEFA European Under-21 Championship Qualifiers in June. Ireland will face Bosnia & Herzegovina on Friday, June 3 and Montenegro on...

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Good news for Mayo fans as James Horan provides injury update

Michael Plunkett is the only player set to miss the Mayo senior football team’s clash with Monaghan in Castlebar on...

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Star of Mayo tradfest shares selfie with new United boss

One of the stars of the Mayo Manchester Tradfest has welcomed new Manchester United manager, Erik ten Hag. Alan hosted...

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Well-known fitness guru to run entire width of Mayo in one day

A well-known personal trainer and GAA coach is bidding to become the first person to run the full width of...

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TG4 confirms five-year sponsorship extension of All-Ireland Ladies Championships

TG4 has today announced a five-year extension of their sponsorship of the All-Ireland Ladies Football inter-county championships, with the new...

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National Sport

Rhys McClenaghan denied chance to defend Commonwealth Games title

By Mark Staniforth, PA Olympics Correspondent Rhys McClenaghan has been barred from defending his gymnastics title at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in a shock ruling by the sport’s international ruling body. The 22-year-old and two Northern Ireland team-mates have...

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Aston Villa agree deal to sign Sevilla defender Diego Carlos

By PA Sport Staff Aston Villa have reached an agreement to sign defender Diego Carlos from Sevilla. The 29-year-old Brazilian...

Thursday, 26/05/22 - 6:02pm Read More

Formula One without Monaco is not Formula One, says Charles Leclerc

By Philip Duncan, PA F1 Correspondent, Monte Carlo Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc has told Formula One bosses that the Monaco Grand...

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Leeds agree deal for Red Bull Salzburg midfielder Brenden Aaronson

By PA Sport Staff Red Bull Salzburg midfielder Brenden Aaronson has agreed a five-year deal with Leeds, the Premier League...

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LaLiga chief Javier Tebas accused of ‘disrespectfully smearing’ Kylian Mbappe

By Jamie Gardner, PA Chief Sports Reporter The president of LaLiga has been accused of “disrespectfully smearing” Kylian Mbappe after...

Thursday, 26/05/22 - 5:35pm Read More

Liverpool star Ibrahima Konate returns to Paris planning to conquer the world

By Carl Markham, PA Ibrahima Konate left Paris as a 14-year-old with a dream of just being a professional footballer...

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