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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Inquest opens into death of patient who contracted Covid-19 in MUH

John Carolan
The inquest into the death of a man alleged to have contracted Covid-19 in Mayo University Hospital while being treated for a separate medical condition could take up to 18 months to conclude. County Coroner, Mr Pat O’Connor, formally opened...

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New Tesco will be crucial to Ballina’s Covid-19 fightback

Tesco Ballina
There’s encouraging news for Ballina this morning with confirmation that good progress is being made with a major local development...

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Councillor criticises funding plan by Mayo wind farm developer

Oweninny wind farm
A Ballina Municipal District councillor is urging that all funds to be distributed for the purposes of community benefit in...

Monday, 19/10/20 - 1:55am Read More

Departed spirits: Rum distillery plan falls through

Artists impression of Ballina Innovation Quarter
A planned rum distillery that was to form part of Ballina’s multi-million euro Military Barracks digital hub development has fallen...

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Hopes high for ’21 angling season after record Moy salmon run

River Moy in Ballina
Mayo’s River Moy has enjoyed its best salmon run in a decade and an impressive overall salmon catch this year...

Friday, 16/10/20 - 5:44pm Read More

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