Connacht News

Success for two Mayo students at Texaco Children’s Art Competition

Two Mayo students have won top prizes in this year’s 68th Texaco Children’s Art Competition. Cian Cummins (15), from Ballinrobe Community School took a Special Merit Award for his work entitled ‘Vibrant Suspicion’, and Adam Munnelly (8) from Ardagh National...

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Free education courses available in Mayo

Thousands of free and subsidised higher education places will be available to people in Mayo, as part of the 2022...

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Mayo artist receives prestigious Countess Markievicz Award

TUS lecturer Margo McNulty has been named a recipient of this year’s Decade of Centenaries Markievicz Award for artists. The...

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Murders of Mayo brothers to be the focus of true crime documentary

The murders of much-loved Castlebar brothers Jack and Thomas Blaine nearly nine years ago, will feature in a documentary to...

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Mayo charity event raises over €30k for good causes

A Mayo charity event that is set to take place this Saturday has already raised over €30,000 for good causes....

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New millionaire in Ireland as last night’s lotto draw is won

The search is on for Ireland’s newest millionaire. There was one winner of last night’s Lotto jackpot worth €3.6 million....

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Man prepares for World Record attempt on the Reek

A Leitrim man is preparing to perform the impossible on Croagh Patrick next month. Ricki Wynne plans to run up...

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Nearly €5 million of funding allocated for Mayo healthcare projects

Almost €5 million in funding for Mayo University Hospital (MUH) and other healthcare facilities in Mayo has been announced. Speaking...

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Emergency services attend multi-car crash in the west

Emergency services are attending the scene of a multi-car collision on the M6. According to Galway Bay FM, the incident...

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Mayo woman shares story of her “baby” brother’s death in Lebanon

A Ballyhaunis woman spoke with the Irish Examiner about her brother’s death in Lebanon nearly 23 years ago. Ann Lenehan’s...

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National News

Northern parties describe ‘very useful’ meetings with US delegation

By Dominic McGrath, PA A US delegation led by Congressman Richard Neal has been urged to use its influence to help solve issues with post-Brexit arrangements in Northern Ireland. Mr Neal led his delegation in meetings with all Stormont parties...

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16 children in North infected with mystery form of hepatitis

By Jonathan McCambridge, PA Health officials are working to establish the cause of a mystery form of hepatitis which has...

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Josh Dunne murder trial: Dublin north inner city residents ‘no longer felt safe’ amid violence

Alison O'Riordan Communities in Dublin’s north inner city “no longer felt safe” in their own areas after a spate of...

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Truck driver distressed after fatal collision with cyclist, trial hears

Peter Murtagh The driver of a truck that ran over and killed a cyclist was in a distressed state at...

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Irish man wanted in France over alleged building of shoddy driveways

Peter Doyle An Irish man who is wanted in France for allegedly being part of a gang that “swindled” people...

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Man turned up at A&E with memory loss brought on by daytime sex with wife

Gordon Deegan A pensioner turned up at a hospital A&E with short-term memory loss brought about by daytime sex with...

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Architect of Good Friday Agreement urges governments to meet to resolve issues

By Cate McCurry, PA One of the architects of the Good Friday Agreement has urged the British and Irish governments...

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Government to investigate Ukrainian concerns over accommodation centres

By Cate McCurry, PA The Government is to investigate claims that some Ukrainian refugees have raised concerns about being placed...

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Living wage proposals will be brought to Cabinet next month

By Gráinne Ní Aodha, PA Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has said he will bring a memo to Cabinet next month outlining...

Thursday, 26/05/22 - 5:18pm Read More

Energy storage could cut emissions and electricity bills by millions, conference told

Energy storage could cut Ireland’s annual carbon emissions by over one million tonnes and reduce annual electricity bills by more...

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