New figures show a dramatic fall in passengers at Ireland West Airport

By Darren McDonagh The number of passengers handled by Ireland West Airport Knock dropped by 99.4% in the first quarter of the year compared to the same period last year. That’s according to figures released by the Central Statistics Office...

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Council unveils plans for “truly iconic” Mayo coastal path

Mayo Co Council is pursuing the development of a stunning coastal path linking the Ceide Fields to Downpatrick Head in north Mayo. Elected councillors from the Ballina Municipal District were briefed on the plans for the “truly iconic” attraction at...

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Windfarm community benefit fund allocations revealed

Mayo County Council and Oweninny Power Designated Activity Company have announced the allocation of €162,400 to 34 North Mayo community...

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Council requests Dublin Port to reverse Ballina freight service decision

Mayo Co Council has been asked to write to Dublin Port and demand that it reverse its decision to cease...

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Summer School lines up top talent for free tutorials

The Seosamh Mac Gabhann Summer School is offering a week of Live online tutorials in traditional Irish music, song and...

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Massive blow as Mayo star faces ‘procedure’ following injury

Mayo GAA has issued an update following the injury sustained by Cillian O’Connor. The star forward limped out of Sunday’s...

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Rental crisis hits medical graduates moving to Mayo

The county’s deepening property crisis is now impacting recently graduated medical students due to start work in Mayo University Hospital....

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Missing teenager located

Gardai have confirmed that a 15-year-old Roscommon girl who went missing earlier this week has been located. On Tuesday Gardai...

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Funding for Mayo archaeological projects

Mayo archaeological projects will receive a total of €66,172 under the Community Monuments Scheme 2021. The core objective of the...

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Dáil adopts 100% pyrite and mica redress motion

A Sinn Féin motion calling for 100% redress for homeowners affected by pyrite and mica has been adopted by the...

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Commemoration event to mark anniversary of the death of Det Gda Colm Horkan

A commemoration event to mark the first anniversary of the death of Detective Garda Colm Horkan takes place in Castlerea,...

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Special US honour for Mayo’s D-Day hero

The World War II Museum in the United States and a US Congressman will deliver a special honour to a...

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Government feels heat as pyrite/mica redress campaign takes to capital

Temperatures soared in the nation’s capital today and so did spirits as the people of the west congregated in their...

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Funding boost for Mayo live music events

Nine proposed event series in Mayo will receive more than three-quarters of a million euro under the Live Performance Support...

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TV adaptation of Sally Rooney’s Normal People up for string of awards

By Darren McDonagh Hit television drama Normal People, based on Castlebar author Sally Rooney’s best-selling novel, has received 15 nominations...

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Ireland West Airport reveals re-opening plans

There is welcome news for the local economy with flights from Ireland West Airport Knock taking to the skies again...

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Councillors voice their support for pyrite victims

Elected members of Mayo County Council have stated their support for the ongoing campaign seeking 100 percent redress for homeowners...

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Anger as vital freight route ceases operations without consultation

By Orla Hearns A regular, long-standing rail freight service between Ballina and Dublin ceased operating last week as a result...

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Tributes paid to the late Pauline Murray

Many warm tributes were paid to the late Pauline Murray (nee Lavan) at yesterday’s meeting of Mayo County Council. Mrs...

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Locals surprise beloved butcher brothers with retirement send off

For four decades the Curry brothers – Ray and Eddie – have been an integral part of the commercial life...

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