Ambulance couldn’t access ill mourner in cemetery

A Ballina Municipal District councillor is demanding that Mayo County Council attend to health and safety issues at the local Leigue Cemetery. Fine Gael councillor John O’Hara was outraged after the ambulance service could not access the graveyard to attend...

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EweTube: Local village takes sheep festival online

  A south Sligo-based virtual sheep festival is set to showcase the creative side of Ireland’s shepherds. Just one year after its successful inaugural run the Cloonacool Sheep Festival in south Sligo is set to go virtual. Set at the...

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Saints and sanitisers: Mass returns, but not as we know it

Mass — like every other form of public gathering — has changed as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. On...

Sunday, 09/08/20 - 7:36am Read More

Excitement as 3,000-year-old discovery is made in Swinford

Archaeological excavations undertaken as part of the Cloongullaun Bridge Realignment Scheme on the N26 near Swinford have revealed the presence...

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‘Joe Brolly is a person in pain’: Scathed Ballina life coach pays for Mass to be said for GAA pundit

A Ballina-based life coach has enrolled GAA TV pundit Joe Brolly as a member of the Knock Shrine Friends Association,...

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€3m investment will counter past neglect of tourist hotspot

Enniscrone bathhouse and beach
Sligo County Council is focusing its attention on the popular beach resort of Enniscrone and the west Sligo area in...

Thursday, 06/08/20 - 1:30am Read More

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Ballina saddened by passing of Nan Carr

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