Mayo group highlights anti-violence campaign

Women from a Ballina community group have taken part in a global campaign promoting solidarity against domestic abuse and all...

Mayo businessmen join forces to create town’s hottest new venue

Two well-known Ballina businessmen have joined forces to create the town’s hottest new food and drinks venue. Gerry Walsh and...

Prestigious accolade for Mayo native

One of Ireland’s most noted figures in the field of third-level education, Dr Seán M. Rowland was conferred as Professor...

Friday, 02/12/22 - 11:37am Read More

Fantastic local turnout for launch of Ballina 2023

By Paul O’Malley The programme for Ballina 2023 was officially launched last Tuesday week in the Ballina Arts Centre. There...

Thursday, 01/12/22 - 5:07pm Read More

Popular pub and restaurant in Mayo to close at end of month as owners retire

A popular hostelry and eating house in South Mayo is to close at the end of the month. Luke and...

Thursday, 01/12/22 - 4:37pm Read More

Three bedroom house in North Mayo for €105k

This property in Crossmolina provides a semi detached three bedroom house with off street parking and gardens to the rear....

Thursday, 01/12/22 - 4:22pm Read More

Impressive four bed home is a short stroll from town centre

APP Kirrane Auctioneering are delighted to offer for sale this impressive four bedroom detached property. Located in a friendly and...

Thursday, 01/12/22 - 1:23pm Read More

Businesses urged to enter the Sligo Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards 2022

Businesses across the North West are being invited to enter the Sligo Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards 2022, across...

Thursday, 01/12/22 - 1:01pm Read More

Calls on organisations in Co Mayo to apply for water conservation training

Irish Water is calling on companies of all sizes in Co Mayo to apply for its Water Stewardship Programme. It...

Thursday, 01/12/22 - 11:49am Read More

Roots set for ambitious plan to plant 10,000 trees in Mayo town for 2023

The Ballina Community Clean-Up Group has made a start on its ambitious plans to plant over 10,000 trees in the...

Thursday, 01/12/22 - 9:55am Read More

New district notes correspondent in Ballina

The Western People is pleased to announce the appointment of David Dwane as our district notes correspondent for Ballina. David will be...

Thursday, 01/12/22 - 9:36am Read More

Dancing with the Stars 2023: First four celebrity contestants revealed

RTÉ has revealed the first four celebrity contestants for this year’s Dancing with the Stars. Drag artist Panti Bliss, Eurovision...

Thursday, 01/12/22 - 8:14am Read More

New early train service in North Mayo is welcomed

A new early morning rail connection between Ballina and Dublin is now timetabled and confirmed to begin on Monday, December...

Wednesday, 30/11/22 - 8:37pm Read More

Sligo man named FBD Young Farmer of the Year

A young Sligo dairy farmer was named the winner of this year’s FBD Young Farmer of the Year. Christopher Tuffy...

Wednesday, 30/11/22 - 7:49pm Read More

Meals On Wheels service in Mayo is subject of Sky News report

Meals on Wheels Ballina was the subject of a Sky News report, which highlighted how energy bills are having a...

Wednesday, 30/11/22 - 5:24pm Read More

Popular nursery store in Mayo to close its doors after 30 years of trade

Little Angels, located at the Retail Park in Moneen, Castlebar, has decided to close its door after 30 years in...

Wednesday, 30/11/22 - 4:52pm Read More

New Youth Diversion Project for Mayo town is welcomed

The establishment of a proposed new Youth Diversion Project in Claremorris has been welcomed. Minister of State with responsibility for...

Wednesday, 30/11/22 - 1:32pm Read More

Gardaí renew appeal for information into murder of Galway woman on 25th anniversary of death

An Garda Síochána is renewing an appeal for information in relation to Eileen Costello O’Shaughnessy who was murdered on November...

Wednesday, 30/11/22 - 11:20am Read More

Western Star is now available in all outlets

The Western Star arrived in local shops last weekend as the countdown to Christmas continues. First produced as a once-off publication at...

Tuesday, 29/11/22 - 5:10pm Read More

Charming two bed bungalow with majestic views hits market

Moran Auctioneers are delighted to bring to the market this charming two bed olde worlde bungalow in Ballinafad Road, Belcarra, Castlebar....

Tuesday, 29/11/22 - 3:46pm Read More