Public being urged to protect shrinking Enniscrone dunes

Business closures and social distancing rules have sent people out in their droves to enjoy exercise in iconic beauty spots like Enniscrone beach in West Sligo of late. While it has never been more important to get out in the...

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Mayo native Jacintha in Italy’s Covid-19 epicentre

By Orla Hearns Having helplessly watched her adopted home city of Bergamo ravaged by the Covid-19 virus, Ballina native, Jacintha McCarthy (nee McGarry) is publicly sharing her experience of the pandemic in a bid to encourage Irish people to comply...

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Paying a fitting tribute to our recently deceased

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One of the most heart-breaking aspects of the very necessary Government restrictions to curb the spread of Covid-19 is the...

Wednesday, 25/03/20 - 10:09am Read More

Council-run facilities like libraries to close around Mayo

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In response to the COVID-19 preventative measures announced by the Government earlier today, Mayo County Council has confirmed that the...

Thursday, 12/03/20 - 3:56pm Read More

Mayo can be at vanguard of global climate justice mission

By Orla Hearns Being on the peripheral has fostered a unique spirit that elicits great thinking in Mayo. That tradition...

Monday, 09/03/20 - 2:15pm Read More

Ballina resounds to Other Voices

The brilliance of the Other Voices festival and the appeal of Ballina town were recurring comments among the diverse acts...

Friday, 06/03/20 - 10:45am Read More

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