Frustrated Mayo publican vows to set up new political party

A new political party is on the horizon after a former councillor became annoyed by the “discrimination of publicans” and business people over the age of 66. Swinford publican Joe Mellett, who represented Fine Gael on Mayo County Council for...

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‘Don’t even let them go to the toilet alone’, dog owners are warned

Dog owners in Mayo have their pets under lock and key for fear they will be kidnapped with dog charities warning not to even allow them outside to go to the toilet on their own. Chalk marks on walls, cable...

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Mayo woman is the best dressed belle of Ballybrit – virtually!

It was a cup of tea in her kitchen rather than champagne in the tent at Ballybrit, but Danielle Gingell,...

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Irish Rail announces good news for Mayo passengers

A full service on the Westport to Dublin rail line is to resume on Tuesday, the Western People can confirm....

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Tooreen mourns death of young man in motorcycle accident

A Tooreen man has lost his life in a motorcycle accident in Co Wexford this morning. It’s understood 32-year old...

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Big rush expected as Penneys Ballina pays unique tribute to Big Jack

Limited edition t-shirts thanking the late Jack Charlton are expected to fly off the rail in Penneys of Ballina this...

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