Connacht News

Stunning new houses on the market in sought-after Mayo development

  New to the market is this fast-selling and much sought-after residential development of Glencarra in the renowned east Mayo village of Knock. With only one two-bedroom dormer left and a small number of two and three-bed end-of-terrace houses available,...

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Second FF TD threatens to quit party over pyrite scandal

Fianna Fáil Sligo-Leitrim TD Marc MacSharry says he will resign if homeowners affected by the pyrite and mica scandal do...

Friday, 18/06/21 - 5:33pm Read More

Local swimmers and RNLI crew win ‘Golden Welly’

Ballyglass RNLI and Belmullet tidal pool swimmers have won a Golden Welly award for their fundraising efforts. The RNLI award...

Friday, 18/06/21 - 4:44pm Read More

Feasibility study for ‘exciting’ recreational route

Mayo County Council and Sligo County Council have confirmed funding for a Feasibility Study on a Recreational Route from Ballina...

Friday, 18/06/21 - 1:40pm Read More

Boil water notice issued for Mayo island

Irish Water and Mayo County Council have issued a boil water notice for residents of Clare Island following a recent...

Friday, 18/06/21 - 12:59pm Read More

Funding for two Mayo museum projects

By Darren McDonagh Funding has been granted for two Mayo projects under the Regional Museum Exhibitions Scheme 2021. The Ballinglen...

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Lotto player in the West scoops Daily Millions prize

Daily Million players in Roscommon are being urged to check their tickets after one lucky player took the top prize...

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Mayo man brings the ‘Folk Experience’ home

A Mayo man whose Dublin-based tourism business was hit by Covid-19 has relocated to his home county with his young...

Friday, 18/06/21 - 11:49am Read More

Two new classrooms for Mayo Special School

Additional accommodation is set to be constructed at St Anthony’s Special School in Castlebar. The accommodation will consist of two...

Friday, 18/06/21 - 11:47am Read More

‘He made a difference that touched the hearts and lives of so many’

There were moving tributes to Det Gda Colm Horkan at his anniversary mass last night. It is one year since...

Friday, 18/06/21 - 11:27am Read More

National News

Teen rushed to hospital after suspected stabbing near St Stephen’s Green

James Cox A man in his late teens was rushed to hospital following a suspected stabbing near St Stephen’s Green this evening. The incident occurred at 5.30pm following a brawl involving a number of people. The teenager is being treated...

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Chief medical officers highlight ‘growing concern’ over Delta variant

James Cox The chief medical officers in Ireland and Northern Ireland, Dr Tony Holohan and Sir Michael McBride, have highlighted...

Saturday, 19/06/21 - 8:59pm Read More

Varadkar dismisses claim Irish Government no longer welcome in North

By James Ward, PA Leo Varadkar has dismissed claims by the Loyalist Communities Council that he is no longer welcome...

Saturday, 19/06/21 - 6:51pm Read More

Paul Givan told he will be expected to resign as part of leadership transition

By James Ward and David Young, PA Newly appointed Northern Ireland First Minister Paul Givan has been told he will...

Saturday, 19/06/21 - 6:21pm Read More

Mother of teen killed in horse riding accident asks people to ‘live and laugh’ in her memory

Sarah Slater The mother of a teenage girl who died following an accident at an equestrian centre has said her...

Saturday, 19/06/21 - 6:14pm Read More

Dublin Lord Mayor Hazel Chu reveals racist abuse experienced by her mother

By James Ward, PA Dublin Lord Mayor Hazel Chu has revealed the racist abuse experienced by her mother, at a...

Saturday, 19/06/21 - 5:52pm Read More

Varadkar sets target to build 40,000 homes every year

James Cox Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has set a target of 40,000 new homes a year to bring homeownership to 70...

Saturday, 19/06/21 - 5:45pm Read More

New location may be needed for National Maternity Hospital – Tánaiste

By James Ward, PA A new location may need to be found for the National Maternity Hospital if Government red...

Saturday, 19/06/21 - 4:50pm Read More

Dublin Lord Mayor Hazel Chu to marry on Sunday

Sarah Slater Dublin Lord Mayor Hazel Chu is to marry on Sunday at the Mansion House. The Green Party councillor...

Saturday, 19/06/21 - 3:41pm Read More

Covid: Full vaccination for 20s unlikely until October or November

By James Ward, PA Everyone in their 30s who is seeking a Covid-19 vaccination should have their first dose by...

Saturday, 19/06/21 - 2:41pm Read More