EweTube: Local village takes sheep festival online

  A south Sligo-based virtual sheep festival is set to showcase the creative side of Ireland’s shepherds. Just one year after its successful inaugural run the Cloonacool Sheep Festival in south Sligo is set to go virtual. Set at the...

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Covid fears lead Shrine to close its doors for busiest day of year

August 15 is usually the busiest day in Knock’s calendar but the Shrine will not open to pilgrims this year. The Feast of the Assumption attracts 20,000 people to the village, with many walking there for 6am Mass, but Shrine...

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When Paul Gascoigne went fishing and ended up in Bohola

In the summer of 1989, Paul Gascoigne and his Tottenham Hotspur teammates, including Gary Lineker and Chris Hughton, headed to...

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Boost for builders as Council is awarded housing funding

Mayo County Council is to receive close to half a million euro in funding from the Department of Housing. The...

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‘Embarrassed and frustrated’: Hospital staff’s Covid concerns revealed in FOI documents

Documents claim staff members in Mayo University Hospital felt ‘disillusioned, embarrassed and frustrated’ by working conditions during the Covid-19 outbreak...

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Mayo town strikes it lucky in National Lottery

Someone in Mayo is €110,240 richer today after a player came up just one number short of winning last night’s...

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Safety measures installed on N17 and N5 to thwart illegal driving

A simple addition to the roadway has put an end to illegal manoeuvres on the N17 and N5 at Charlestown,...

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Saints and sanitisers: Mass returns, but not as we know it

Mass — like every other form of public gathering — has changed as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. On...

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Mayo among several counties to report fresh cases of Covid

At least one more case of Covid-19 has been recorded in Mayo. The news has been confirmed by the Department...

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Catwalk beckons for Miss Mayo

The historic Miss Mayo contest is getting a major revamp for this year and will be bigger, better and more...

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Extensive smoke damage to Foxford takeaway

A Foxford takeaway which was days from opening has been extensively damaged in a fire but no one was injured...

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Excitement as 3,000-year-old discovery is made in Swinford

Archaeological excavations undertaken as part of the Cloongullaun Bridge Realignment Scheme on the N26 near Swinford have revealed the presence...

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Man didn’t know if he had a four- or two-year driving ban

A horse breeder who drove without insurance because he incorrectly thought his driving ban had expired has been described as...

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Achill in disarray as island’s entire water supply declared unsafe

The island of Achill has been throw into disarray this weekend after Irish Water last night issued a Do Not...

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New scheme for Mayo homeowners affected by Pyrite launched

Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien, has officially launched the new Defective Concrete Blocks Grant Scheme. The...

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Crash victim was a “great character and an unforgettable friend”, funeral hears

Mourners gathered outside Tooreen Church this afternoon to pay their respects to motorcycle crash victim David Lenehan – a young...

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Garda murder accused remains unable to appear before court

An application to remand in custody a 43-year-old charged with the murder of Detective Garda Colm Horkan in June was...

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Two men due in court charged with handling stolen property

Two men are due to appear before Loughrea District Court this afternoon charged with handling stolen property which is alleged...

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Council to make million euro purchase of Castlebar land

A parcel of land costing over €1million is being purchased by Mayo County Council in the hope of attracting investment...

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Family ‘struggle’ as they face anniversary of young man’s murder

A family fighting to bring those responsible for the death of their 21-year-old son to justice has described the days...

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