EU event to establish international pyrite research network

An international workshop addressing the impact on family homes of defective concrete blocks is to be staged online tomorrow afternoon, Wednesday March 23. The event is being hosted by the European Parliament group known as The Left between 3.30 and...

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End of an era as landmark local family business closes

The town of Ballina bid a sad farewell to one of its oldest surviving local business at the weekend when the landmark The Fashion Shop on Pearse St closed its doors for the last time. The business was established in...

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Heritage Day set for major revival for 2022 Ballina Salmon Festival

It’s just over three decades since a local committee came together to create an unprecedented event for Mayo’s renowned Ballina...

Tuesday, 15/03/22 - 6:19pm Read More

Warning to motorists ahead of bumper St Patrick’s Day celebrations

Members of An Garda Síochana will be policing for life-saver road traffic offences on the roads of Mayo in the...

Tuesday, 15/03/22 - 2:00pm Read More

Mayo couple open home to refugees from Ukraine

A Ballina couple became among the first in the county to welcome war refugees into their home last weekend as...

Saturday, 12/03/22 - 7:46am Read More

€8.2m investment confirmed for Mayo secondary school

Davitt College
Davitt College secondary school in Castlebar is in line for an €8.2million investment in significant additional accommodation. A new modular...

Friday, 11/03/22 - 9:41am Read More

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