Western News

Dismay as Level 5 restrictions wipe out community’s Halloween plans

There is deep disappointment in Crossmolina this evening following confirmation from the local community festival committee that exciting planned Halloween events have had to be cancelled. In a social media post today, Crossmolina Festival Group said the proposed movie-themed “Hocus...

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Mayo school top of the class for water conservation efforts

A Mayo school was honoured at the Green Schools and Irish Water annual water awards today. St Joseph’s NS, Bonniconlon...

Wednesday, 21/10/20 - 4:53pm Read More

Level 5 means changes to some Mayo County Council services

Mayo County Council is advising the public of some changes to their services effective from midnight tonight when Level 5...

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Mayo solicitor to be appointed District Court Judge

A Mayo solicitor has been nominated to become a District Court Judge. Ballinrobe native and Kiltimagh-based solicitor Sandra Murphy has...

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Number of Covid-19 patients being treated at MUH revealed

HSE figures reveal there are eight patients with Covid-19 being treated at Mayo University Hospital. Meanwhile, the intensive care unit...

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Water supply in Erris impacted today

Mayo County Council has warned that a burst water main may cause supply disruption in parts of Erris today. Briska,...

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CSO figures reveal how many Covid-19 related deaths there have been in Mayo

County Mayo accounted for 42 of Ireland’s 1,801 deaths related to Covid-19 up to the week ending October 2. Up...

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National News

Covid-19: three additional deaths, 1,167 new cases

There has been a further three Covid-19 related deaths and 1,167 additional cases in the Republic of Ireland today. Of the cases notified today: 538 were men and 627 were women 64 per cent were under 45 years of age...

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Sport and exercise in Level 5: why are gyms fighting back?

By Muireann Duffy With 9,795 positive cases of the virus confirmed here since October 12th and over 1,000 cases being...

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TG4 welcomes additional government funding of €1.9 million

TG4 have welcomed today’s announcement by the Minister for Media, Catherine Martin that an additional €1.9 million will be allocated...

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Midwife convicted of money laundering challenges dismissal by HSE

By Ann O’Loughlin A midwife convicted of a money laundering offence has brought a High Court challenge against the HSE’s...

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€4m Covid lab under construction at University Hospital Limerick

By David Raleigh A €4million purpose-built Covid-19 laboratory, which will boost testing capacity at University Hospital Limerick (UHL) by 70...

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Western Sport

Two Mayo men in the Ireland rugby match day squad for the Six Nations this weekend

Two Mayo men have been named in the match day squad by the Irish Rugby Coaching Team for the rescheduled 2020 Guinness Six Nations Championships fixtures against Italy which will take place at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday 24th October....

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Why is the top scorer in the Mayo championship training with Sligo?

Knockmore’s Peter Naughton has been brought in to train with the Sligo senior football panel in recent weeks. Naughton was...

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Four Mayo players make the GAA.ie Team of the Week after Galway display

Four Mayo players have made the GAA.ie Football Team of the Week after James Horan’s men ran out 15-point winners...

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Mayo debutant claims man of the match award for display against Galway

Mark Moran was named the TG4 Man of the Match for his performance against Galway at Tuam Stadium this afternoon....

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Mayo produce a ruthless attacking display to put away neighbours Galway

Mayo put in an outstanding performance to beat Galway this afternoon on their long-waited return to action in Allianz National...

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National Sport

Golf clubs will close under Level 5 restrictions

The GUI and ILGU have confirmed that golf clubs in the Republic of Ireland will close under Level 5 restrictions. Golf clubs had been allowed to open during the previous restrictions but they will now be closed for a period...

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Wage cuts to hit Barcelona despite player protestations

Barcelona have formally begun the process to introduce a wage cut on players and staff, the La Liga club confirmed...

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Republic of Ireland set to face England at Wembley next month

The Republic of Ireland will take on Gareth Southgate’s England in an international friendly at Wembley Stadium next month, the...

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Basketball Ireland blast ‘mixed messages’ and ‘unfair halting’ of season by authorities

Basketball Ireland have hit out at the lack of information that they have received from health authorities after their season...

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Dundalk one step closer to European football after win against Derry City

By Kenneth Fox [score] [team1]Derry City[/team1][score1]1[/score1] [team2]Dundalk[/team2][score2]2[/score2] [/score] Dundalk are a win away from securing an eighth consecutive season of...

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Peter O’Mahony and Chris Farrell join Ireland squad ahead of Italy clash

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell had a full squad at his disposal for training today as preparations ramped up for...

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