MUH statement reveals pressure hospital is facing amid Covid-19 surge

Mayo University Hospital has said it has been extremely busy today with resulting pressure on bed availability in the hospital. At 8pm yesterday (Monday) evening there were 91 patients in MUH with Covid-19. “Patients are currently experiencing long waiting times...

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If these nursing home walls could speak…

  This article was submitted anonymously on behalf of the residents and staff of St Augustine’s Nursing Home in Ballina. Please stop awhile and listen to my story. You know me, you have seen me. I fade into the background...

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Covid-19: One grim statistic lays bare Mayo’s New Year surge

Mayo has had more confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the first eight days of 2021 than in the first eight...

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Crack cocaine and heroin seized in the West

Gardaí have arrested a man and seized €34,500 in suspected crack cocaine and heroin as well as €4,000 in cash...

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Mayo man is extradited from US to face charges over fatal car crash

A man has appeared before Castlebar District Court this morning having been extradited from America overnight. Frank Carr, Tourmakeady was...

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24 mature trees at entrance to Ballina estate to be cut down

Councillors in Ballina have backed a plan to remove 24 poplar trees from the entrance to Greenhills estate in the...

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