Ballycastle man to scale 26 peaks

Picture of Martin Walsh
Ballycastle man Martin Walsh today began a challenge to climb each of Ireland’s tallest mountain peaks. The goal is to raise funds for a two-year-old boy in need of life-changing surgery. A son of Martin and Mary Walsh, Annaghmore, Kilfian,...

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Heavy rainfall predicted for Croke Park clashes

Mayo will be batten down the hatches both on the field and off it tomorrow. Heavy rainfall is expected at Croke Park tomorrow, for Mayo’s All-Ireland semi-final clash with Dublin. According to meteorological site Yr, 23.1mm of rain is expected...

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Two All-Ireland Semi-Final tickets up for grabs in Western People competition

It’s the GAA clash everyone has wanted to see since the start of the year: five-in-a-row chasing Dublin facing off...

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Mayo clubs get ‘full ticket allocations’ for Saturday’s big game

The tickets that were released this morning for the All-Ireland semi-final between Mayo and Dublin are now sold out, according...

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Ticket frenzy eases for Mayo GAA fans

It’s now day two in the hunt for tickets to the All-Ireland semi-final between Dublin and Mayo and the chaos...

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Ticket chaos tests the resolve of Mayo fans

Frustrated Mayo fans queued for hours for All-Ireland semi-final tickets today. Online systems struggled to cope with the demand as...

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Ticket frenzy in Mayo as GAA fans queue all morning

  GAA fans have been queuing outside Maloney’s SuperValu in Ardnaree since 7am this morning for tickets for next Saturday’s...

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Drama on a Mayo bog

  Mayo’s first environmentally-friendly drama group has been set up in Ballycastle and is being true to its ethos as...

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Have you got €2 million to spare? Well, read on…

  Ballinafad House at Belcarra, near Castlebar, has gone on the property market with an asking price of €2m. The...

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‘Festival of football’ was worth €1m to Castlebar

Saturday’s ‘festival of football’ in Castlebar was estimated to have been worth up to €1m to the local economy. The...

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Work to begin later this year on Robinson Centre in Ballina

Work is set to get underway on the long-planned Mary Robinson Centre – Ireland’s First Presidential Library – in Ballina,...

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D-Day for Mayo’s Miss Universe Ireland finalists

It’s D-day today for Mayo beauties Karen McShea, Swinford, Kaylyn McGrath, Ballina and Shona Tuohy from Castlebar who contest the...

Thursday, 01/08/19 - 11:08am Read More

Other Voices Ballina put back to spring 2020

Musicians performing at Belleek Castle during Other Voices Ballina 2019.
Spring 2020 has been confirmed as the revised target date for the staging of the internationally renowned televised Other Voices...

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Insurance costs leave Ballina firm fearing for future

Family days out in the West of Ireland are under threat after one of the country’s leading insurers pulled out...

Tuesday, 30/07/19 - 2:38pm Read More

First new housing scheme in Ballina in a decade

A new housing development in Ballina has been given the green light by Mayo County Council. The local authority has...

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Visitor books at Céide Fields are not a risk to GDPR rules

Visitor books are to restored at the landmark heritage site, the Céide Fields, in North Mayo after the Office of...

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Use it or lose it: Ring issues blunt warning

Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring has told Mayo County Council it must spend funding allocated for community...

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Wolfe Tones’ Mayo gig a tribute to late friend

Kilkelly played host to legendary musician Derek Warfield and The Young Wolfe Tones at the weekend with the rebel music...

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Castlebar boy is a published author…at just 13!

A new sci-fi novel written by a 13-year-old Castlebar boy is hitting the shelves of local bookshops. The gripping science...

Thursday, 25/07/19 - 11:35am Read More

Marie Louise returns to Mayo for book launch

We’re all familiar with the saying ‘All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy’, but probably not as...

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