Mayo man Denis Glennon reveals graveside promise he made to murdered daughter

Standing in the same room where 23 years earlier he had made a heartfelt appeal for information on his missing 27-year-old daughter Ciara, Westport native Denis Glennon recalled with desperate poignancy the words he uttered on that far-off day in...

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Gardaí appeal for witnesses following fatal road traffic accident in Ballyhaunis area

Gardaí in Claremorris are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in Co Mayo on Thursday 24 September, 2020. Shortly before 11pm Gardaí received a report of a serious collision on the N60 Ballyhaunis to Ballinlough Road in...

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Australian serial killer found guilty of murder of woman with family roots in Mayo

An Australian man has been found guilty of killing two women – one with strong family roots in Mayo – ...

Friday, 25/09/20 - 7:43am Read More

A second western county may follow Donegal into Level 3 restrictions

Galway is among five counties that are being closely monitored for a potential move up to level 3 lockdown restrictions,...

Friday, 25/09/20 - 7:18am Read More

Castlebar to Westport road closed following a serious collision

The road between Castlebar to Westport is closed as Gardaí are currently dealing with a serious collision. A traffic accident,...

Thursday, 24/09/20 - 9:00pm Read More

TD says Covid-19 has highlighted the need for better broadband for rural areas

Fianna Fáil TD for Galway West, Éamon Ó Cuív has welcomed the progress being made on the National Broadband Plan...

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Today marks a shift in a five-month Covid trend in Connacht

For the first time in over five months, Galway has become the county in Connacht with the most cases of...

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Car burnt overnight in Mayo estate

A car was burnt out and the windows of a house smashed in a Westport housing estate earlier this week....

Thursday, 24/09/20 - 5:04pm Read More

Undertaker David McGowan in talk on loss during Covid-19 times

An important conversation about bereavement and loss in pandemic times will be staged in Ballina as part of the town’s...

Thursday, 24/09/20 - 4:00pm Read More

New stamp to feature historic Mayo image from 1920

An Post today issued two new stamps, the latest in a series designed to mark Ireland’s Decade of Centenaries, and...

Thursday, 24/09/20 - 2:49pm Read More

Pesticide detected in a Mayo public water supply

An exceedance for the pesticide MCPA has been detected in the public drinking water supply in Louisburgh, Co Mayo. MCPA...

Thursday, 24/09/20 - 11:00am Read More

HSE was “economical with truth” about MUH Covid-19 testing tents

A Mayo county councillor has slammed the HSE’s communication skills following the appearance of military-style tents outside Mayo University Hospital...

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Seventh generation takes over East Mayo family business

It was a historic day for a Swinford public house earlier this week when the seventh generation took over the...

Thursday, 24/09/20 - 8:48am Read More

Phenomenal amount raised online for Mayo crash victim

The community in South Mayo and further afield have rallied around a young man who was left fighting for his...

Thursday, 24/09/20 - 8:42am Read More

Ballyhaunis groups walk 5,000kms for cause close to all their hearts

by Marian Duggan Forget about the usual 10k runs or marathons Ballyhaunis Community Council is hosting a Walk to New...

Wednesday, 23/09/20 - 5:27pm Read More

Historic north Mayo property could soon be open to public

Ballysakeery Glebe House
The site of the original family home of one of Mayo’s most famous female historical figures could soon be opened...

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Dogs eating carcasses in alleged Mayo animal cruelty horror story

An alleged Mayo incident of animal cruelty in which starving dogs are said to have been eating the carcasses of...

Wednesday, 23/09/20 - 2:10pm Read More

Mayo’s Covid-19 test centre may have to be relocated

The drive-thru’ Covid-19 test centre at MacHale Park in Castlebar could be moved to another location as the GAA prepare...

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Great sadness at death of Mayo woman who pioneered West’s tourism industry

The death has occurred of retired hotelier Ann Geary of Pontoon House, Pontoon, Foxford, Co. Mayo.  She died peacefully on...

Wednesday, 23/09/20 - 11:53am Read More

Dark horses to the rescue for lucky westerner

Dark horses proved lucky for a Mayo punter when a series of five-cent bets netted more than €6,000 thanks to...

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