Ballina hosts unique Famine-themed play

Carmel Tuffy stars in the play
Ballina Dramatic Society is set to make a welcome return to the stage on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 11, 12 and 13 next with its latest production. Welcome to the Stranger sees this talented amateur dramatic group continue an...

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Ballina path project stalled pending report from council

Mayo Co Council is to cease all work on a section of newly-constructed footpath on Ballina’s Behy Road, pending the compilation of a report on the infrastructure. The section of footpath has been the subject of ongoing queries to council...

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Town recalls Lebanon tragedy of 1989

The siblings of Corporal Fintan Heneghan, who lost his life in Lebanon 30 years ago while part of a United...

Tuesday, 26/03/19 - 3:26pm Read More

Third Aontú candidate unveiled in Mayo

The latest addition to the ballot paper for the upcoming local elections in the Ballina Municipal District has made a...

Tuesday, 26/03/19 - 2:44pm Read More

Ginty bowing out of politics

News that long-standing Independent Cllr Gerry Ginty is not seeking re-election to Mayo Co Council has set a cat among...

Tuesday, 26/03/19 - 2:40pm Read More

Ballyhaunis becomes Ballyhappiness after €500k win

It wasn’t your usual Friday afternoon in Caulfield’s Shop in Ballyhaunis last week. Proprietor Seamus Caulfield was inundated with customers...

Monday, 18/03/19 - 8:33am Read More

Man who gave funds for Knock’s mosaic dies aged 87

Joe O’Toole, the man whose remarkable generosity resulted in the installation of the magnificent mosaic at Knock Shrine, has died....

Monday, 18/03/19 - 8:28am Read More

Westbake rises from the ashes of major fire

Less than a year after it was almost devastated by fire, a Galway business is about to undergo a major...

Monday, 18/03/19 - 8:23am Read More

Council drafts new policy on roadside memorials in wake of Deacy controversy

Mayo Co Council plans to adopt a policy on roadside memorials following the controversial decision to remove a memorial to...

Monday, 18/03/19 - 8:19am Read More

N5 death sees a renewed appeal for traffic islands

Calls to install traffic turning islands on the N5 have been renewed after a motorist was killed as he attempted...

Monday, 18/03/19 - 8:13am Read More

2018 figures reveal extension in Ballina tourism season

The successful extension of the tourism season in Ballina and north Mayo is evident in the latest figures from the...

Monday, 18/03/19 - 8:09am Read More

Mayo gets funding for Decade of Centenaries

Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring has confirmed that Mayo County Council has been allocated €10,000 to support...

Friday, 15/03/19 - 10:10am Read More

Second Green Flag for Ballina’s Jackie Clarke Garden

The Jackie Clarke Collection Heritage Garden has been internationally recognised, for a second time, by receiving Green Flag status. The Green...

Friday, 15/03/19 - 9:58am Read More

Dolores Keane brings her comeback tour to Ballina

From her heyday in Carnegie Hall to her much-anticipated show at the Great National Hotel in Ballina this week, Irish...

Friday, 15/03/19 - 9:53am Read More

Thriving tourism industry needs to address hill farmer concerns

Following a very constructive meeting with Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring, the Irish Natura and Hill Farmers’...

Friday, 15/03/19 - 9:48am Read More

Insurance hikes are threatening Mayo businesses

Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo Dara Calleary has raised the concerns of businesses across his constituency who are crippled with rising insurance...

Friday, 15/03/19 - 9:38am Read More

The story of Ballina’s house ‘The Anchorage’

One of the most historic private residences in Ballina owes its name to an anchor that has its origins in...

Wednesday, 02/01/19 - 1:44pm Read More

Brighten up your January with Brendan’s laugh-a-minute shows

The greatest family comedian of our generation proudly celebrates 48 years in the comedy business – and much of that...

Tuesday, 04/12/18 - 12:29pm Read More

A very Creative Ireland is unveiled at Westport Arts Festival

The 42nd Annual Westport Arts Festival returns for what promises to be another sensational event in the West Mayo town...

Friday, 11/08/17 - 6:27pm Read More

Foxford Riverfest shows that we are a Creative Ireland

Foxford is the place to be on Friday, August 18th as the Riverfest kicks off by the banks of the...

Friday, 04/08/17 - 7:54pm Read More