The bank holiday weekend is about to get even sweeter

The recipe for these incredible summer treats had us drooling so much in the Western People newsroom that we thought we should share them with our lovely readers. These Eton Mess Cupcakes are an ideal summer treat and perfect for...

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Department approves extension of south Mayo schools

Two Claremorris primary schools will see their facilities extended following approval for planned developments in each. Local FG TD Alan Dillon has confirmed that planned extensions will proceed at St Joseph’s NS, Bekan and Robeen NS in Claremorris after the...

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Exciting Viking archaeological dig experience for local kids

Local kids will be afforded the unique experience of participating in a simulated, controlled archaeological dig at the remains of...

Friday, 30/07/21 - 12:58pm Read More

Mayo street ‘like heading into Beirut’

Walking into a Castlebar street is like ‘heading into Beirut’, according to a local councillor. The issue of rubbish being...

Thursday, 29/07/21 - 4:44pm Read More

Mayo folk encouraged to tune in to new positive ageing podcast

A new podcast, ‘The Old Country’, exploring healthy ageing in Ireland was launched this week. The 12-part series is produced...

Thursday, 29/07/21 - 4:04pm Read More

€1million traffic measures for Mayo village

Consultants have been appointed to progress new traffic calming measures at Breaffy Village. It is hoped that the scheme, which...

Thursday, 29/07/21 - 1:10pm Read More

Disappointment at delay in €5m Centre of Excellence

Officials from Mayo GAA will be invited to a meeting of Castlebar Municipal District to discuss the proposed Centre of...

Thursday, 29/07/21 - 12:34pm Read More

Mayo town included in national poetry event this September

Poetry Ireland has today announced details of Poetry Town, a new initiative, which will see more than a hundred free...

Thursday, 29/07/21 - 12:09pm Read More

Innovative Mayo project included in €2m Creative Climate Action Fund

 Work can progress on a novel project geared transforming one Mayo town’s green space through the use of water thanks...

Thursday, 29/07/21 - 10:35am Read More

Pyrite redress scheme review extended to September

The Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage have confirmed an extension to the Working Group on the Defective Concrete...

Thursday, 29/07/21 - 9:52am Read More

Man to appear in court in Ballina on serious assault charge

An Garda Síochána have arrested and charged a man in connection with a serious assault that occurred in the early...

Thursday, 29/07/21 - 9:18am Read More

Mayo businesses urged to apply for enhanced restart payments

Following the reopening of indoor hospitality this week, businesses are being encouraged to claim the enhanced restart Covid Restrictions Support...

Wednesday, 28/07/21 - 3:08pm Read More

Mayo man on track to complete 1,168km coastal walk on schedule

A Mayo man who undertook an unprecedented physical challenge in aid of three local charities looks set to conclude his...

Wednesday, 28/07/21 - 1:16pm Read More

Walk-in vaccinations available next weekend

Mayo people can avail of their Covid-19 vaccination without an appointment next weekend. People aged 16 and over will be...

Wednesday, 28/07/21 - 11:52am Read More

A quiet revolution at Ballina Credit Union

In a few short years Ballina Credit Union has made great strides towards becoming the trusted financial service provider of...

Wednesday, 28/07/21 - 10:47am Read More

Mayo social enterprise gets funding and support from Rethink Ireland

A Mayo social enterprise has been awarded funding and business supports by Rethink Ireland today, July 27 under its Social...

Tuesday, 27/07/21 - 5:02pm Read More

Mayo town sets community wellbeing as key legacy

Community wellbeing will play a central role in the vision for one Mayo town as it plans to mark a...

Tuesday, 27/07/21 - 2:29pm Read More

Mayo chef cooks for Hollywood royalty

A lucky Mayo-born chef was given the opportunity of a lifetime last weekend when he cooked for Hollywood royalty. Actress...

Tuesday, 27/07/21 - 1:51pm Read More

Former Mayo footballer acquires Dublin-based firm

Former Mayo footballer and All-Star Chris Barrett has acquired a Dublin-based project management company. The Belmullet native, who hung up...

Tuesday, 27/07/21 - 8:56am Read More

New data is published on personal injury claims in the West during 2020

  The Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB) has published ts Annual Report 2020.  It shows PIAB dealt with 26,009 new personal injuries...

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