People are still using local sports facilities against Ballina club’s wishes

Ballina Rugby Club has asked members of the public not to enter or use its club grounds. The club has closed its grounds to the public as part of measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19 yet members have found...

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Six prostitution offences recorded in Mayo in late 2019

Gardaí in Mayo recorded six prostitution offences in the last three months of 2019. The figures are contained in a set of statistics, compiled by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), on various types of crimes committed in each county in...

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Continued rise in Covid-19 cases in Mayo

There has been another rise in the number of confirmed cases in County Mayo. Six more confirmed cases in the...

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Dublin to Belmullet charity cycle postponed

The annual charity cycle for Brother Kevin Crowley’s Capuchin Day Centre for the Homeless from Dublin City to Belmullet, Mayo...

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Post office closures this Easter weekend

Post offices around the country will be closed this Easter Saturday in order to give staff a break. An Post...

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Mayo Roscommon Hospice facility to be handed over to the HSE to accommodate patients

The Mayo Roscommon Hospice Foundation’s new Palliative Care facility building will be handed over to the HSE for the next...

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Belmullet man says Ireland can learn from Hong Kong’s Covid-19 experience

By Keith Bourke Hong Kong was largely successful in preventing an initial Covid-19 outbreak but fears are growing about a...

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Airbnb owners in Mayo urged to take properties off the market

By Keith Bourke Owners of Airbnb holiday rentals are being urged to reject booking to discourage would-be holidaymakers during the...

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Gardaí launch Operation Fanacht to enforce travel restrictions

The Garda Síochána have today launched a major operation to ensure public compliance with the travel restrictions introduced recently as...

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National Lottery extends prize claims period during pandemic

The National Lottery has doubled the allowed period of time for winners to collect prizes on all draws and certain...

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Priests prepare for Easter ceremonies with a difference

By Marian Duggan Holy Week is the busiest time in the Church’s calendar but priests’ preparations have been thrown into...

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International recognition for Ballina photographer

Ballina photographer David Farrell kept the Irish flag flying when he scooped two major international sports photography awards at the...

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A first for Mayo! Hops to be grown in Enniscoe

By Orla Hearns One of the first known attempts to grow hops in the west of Ireland is set to...

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Survey launched on the impact of Covid-19 on daily life in Ireland

Research teams at Dublin City University and the Insight SFI Centre for Data Analytics at NUI Galway are working together...

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Hospital manager: ‘We are preparing for the absolute worst but we hope it won’t come’

By Keith Bourke Hospitals in the West are increasing their Intensive Care Unit (ICU) capacity but staffing levels remain a...

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Penneys is now the most valuable Irish brand…overtaking Guinness

With its Pearse Street mega-store a favourite among shoppers in Ballina, Penneys has become Ireland’s most valuable brand for the...

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Covid-19: 42,000 tests confirmed nationwide as Mayo figures rise again

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The number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in County Mayo has risen once again, bringing the total number of cases...

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Great House Revival searching for Mayo houses in need of restoration

Do you have a property you believe could be restored to former glories with a little bit of help? Or...

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Is there a Covid-19 cluster in Mayo? Latest stats reveal a worrying trend

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Mayo now has the ninth highest number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland with 126 as of tonight (Tuesday)....

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Littering has not increased at Belleek Woods, says local committee

The Belleek Woods Enhancement Committee has allayed fears about a perceived increase in littering in Ballina’s beautiful urban woodland during...

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