2020 Ballina Salmon Festival confirmed

Ballina Chamber of Commerce has just confirmed it will host Ballina Salmon Festival 2020, from July 5 – 12 this year. With dates now in place the festival committee looks forward to ensuring the return of the event which was...

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Jackie Clarke Collection celebrates surge in visitor numbers

Clarke Collection staff
Ireland’s ongoing Decade of Centenaries commemorations are having a positive impact on the Jackie Clarke Collection with a heightened interest in the country’s past reflected in a surge in visitor numbers at the renowned Ballina-based visitor attraction. The Clarke Collection...

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DNA results awaited on Enniscrone body find

Enniscrone bathhouse and beach
An Garda Siochana has confirmed that the remains of a woman were discovered on the beach in nearby Enniscrone, Co...

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Killala body find not being treated as suspicious

Gardai in Ballina say the discovery of the body of a man aged in his early 90s in a house...

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EPA invites Mayo students to take part in €1000 environmental competition

EPA competition launch
By Tadhg Staunton The environmental protection agency has invited second level schools across Ireland to take part in the “Story...

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Other Voices Mayo returns to Ballina in February

By Orla Hearns Mayo County Council has just confirmed that the internationally renowned Other Voices music festival, which took Ballina...

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Storm clean up underway

Mayo woman makes a mark in South Africa

Silver for Sorcha as locals excel in Lisbon