Christina Heffernan: ‘I thought award days were gone’

Christina Heffernan with Hall of Fame Award
By Jackie Cahill Looking back on a glory-laden career, Christina Heffernan pinpoints a couple of key memories that stand out. On Saturday evening, Christina was officially inducted into the Ladies Gaelic Football Association’s Hall of Fame at the TG4 All Star banquet and her storied roll of honour makes her a worthy recipient of this prestigious award. Having lost a...

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“A Decade in Review” hits the shelves

Western's GAA supplement
As 2019 draws to a close so too does one of the most remarkable decades in the history of Mayo GAA. In a special souvenir supplement on sale from this week, the Western People reflects on that remarkable journey. Mayo GAA – A Decade in Review presents a 124-page forensic analysis of an epic...

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Tesco called to clarify Ballina store plans

Tesco Ballina
Mayo Co Council has invited the head of Tesco Ireland to a meeting to elaborate on the recently announced enhancement...

Monday, 18/11/19 - 11:13am Read More

Council to meet IFI and OPW about poor Moy angling

Representatives of the OPW and Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) are to be invited to meet Mayo Co Council representatives in...

Monday, 18/11/19 - 10:31am Read More

Sixth “Time to Read” launched in Ballina

A novel partnership has just commenced in Ballina that will see fourteen volunteers from the locally-based company, Lionbridge, help students...

Friday, 15/11/19 - 2:37pm Read More

Carty boys pay tribute to their dad with fundraiser

The Carty brothers
By Marian Duggan The late Knock-based Deputy John Carty wore a moustache for more than 40 years and this November...

Thursday, 14/11/19 - 3:00pm Read More

More Orla Hearns

More Orla Hearns

Christmas countdown in Ballina

Remembering “Gaybo” in Mayo