Ballyhaunis becomes Ballyhappiness after €500k win

It wasn’t your usual Friday afternoon in Caulfield’s Shop in Ballyhaunis last week. Proprietor Seamus Caulfield was inundated with customers popping in for news of the €500,000 National Lottery winner. Mr Caulfield admitted that the return on the Lotto machine,...

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Man who gave funds for Knock’s mosaic dies aged 87

Joe O’Toole, the man whose remarkable generosity resulted in the installation of the magnificent mosaic at Knock Shrine, has died. The Tuam-based businessman passed away on Saturday morning last after a brief illness. He had only recently celebrated his 87th...

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Westbake rises from the ashes of major fire

Less than a year after it was almost devastated by fire, a Galway business is about to undergo a major...

Monday, 18/03/19 - 8:23am Read More

Council drafts new policy on roadside memorials in wake of Deacy controversy

Mayo Co Council plans to adopt a policy on roadside memorials following the controversial decision to remove a memorial to...

Monday, 18/03/19 - 8:19am Read More

N5 death sees a renewed appeal for traffic islands

Calls to install traffic turning islands on the N5 have been renewed after a motorist was killed as he attempted...

Monday, 18/03/19 - 8:13am Read More

2018 figures reveal extension in Ballina tourism season

The successful extension of the tourism season in Ballina and north Mayo is evident in the latest figures from the...

Monday, 18/03/19 - 8:09am Read More

Mayo gets funding for Decade of Centenaries

Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring has confirmed that Mayo County Council has been allocated €10,000 to support...

Friday, 15/03/19 - 10:10am Read More

Second Green Flag for Ballina’s Jackie Clarke Garden

The Jackie Clarke Collection Heritage Garden has been internationally recognised, for a second time, by receiving Green Flag status. The Green...

Friday, 15/03/19 - 9:58am Read More

Dolores Keane brings her comeback tour to Ballina

From her heyday in Carnegie Hall to her much-anticipated show at the Great National Hotel in Ballina this week, Irish...

Friday, 15/03/19 - 9:53am Read More

Thriving tourism industry needs to address hill farmer concerns

Following a very constructive meeting with Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring, the Irish Natura and Hill Farmers’...

Friday, 15/03/19 - 9:48am Read More

Insurance hikes are threatening Mayo businesses

Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo Dara Calleary has raised the concerns of businesses across his constituency who are crippled with rising insurance...

Friday, 15/03/19 - 9:38am Read More

The story of Ballina’s house ‘The Anchorage’

One of the most historic private residences in Ballina owes its name to an anchor that has its origins in...

Wednesday, 02/01/19 - 1:44pm Read More

Brighten up your January with Brendan’s laugh-a-minute shows

The greatest family comedian of our generation proudly celebrates 48 years in the comedy business – and much of that...

Tuesday, 04/12/18 - 12:29pm Read More

A very Creative Ireland is unveiled at Westport Arts Festival

The 42nd Annual Westport Arts Festival returns for what promises to be another sensational event in the West Mayo town...

Friday, 11/08/17 - 6:27pm Read More

Foxford Riverfest shows that we are a Creative Ireland

Foxford is the place to be on Friday, August 18th as the Riverfest kicks off by the banks of the...

Friday, 04/08/17 - 7:54pm Read More

Wellbeing of Mayo people to benefit from Creative Ireland plans

Creative Ireland is all about you. It’s about how, whether you are young or old, you can benefit from getting...

Friday, 28/07/17 - 7:01pm Read More

Folkies and poet meet head to head in Foxford

  by David Dwane The Whileaways is a trio of folk singers and musicians from Galway who will be joined...

Thursday, 20/10/16 - 6:15pm Read More

Young Mayo musicians bursary offer

by David Dwane If you are a young musician living in Mayo who has already achieved a high standard in...

Thursday, 13/10/16 - 9:47am Read More

Once around Clare Island for annual 10k charity run/walk

By Tracey May Halloran Ask any one of the hundreds of people who have taken part in the annual Clare...

Monday, 11/04/16 - 1:22pm Read More

Get you and your dress into the movies in Ballina

MAYO author Kate Kerrigan is inviting Mayo women to don their most fabulous dress and get down to Mount Falcon Estate...

Wednesday, 15/04/15 - 10:02am Read More