Sadness following passing of one of handball’s greatest

There is sadness throughout GAA Handball circles and across the whole county as Peter McGee, Sandmount, Newport, has passed away. Peter is one of GAA Handball’s all-time greats, winning a total of 17 Senior All-Ireland titles, in particular specialising in...

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Funeral details for man who died in workplace accident announced

Funeral details for a Co Roscommon man who died tragically in a workplace accident in the Tibohine area on Thursday morning last have been announced. Eugene Madden from Mullen, Frenchpark, in his 70s, has been described as “a lovely friendly...

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Mayo pharmaceutical company staff give back to community

AbbVie, a global biopharmaceutical company that employs approximately 1,400 at its manufacturing site in Westport, recently celebrated its seventh annual...

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WATCH: Town in the west completely flooded after storm

A town in the west was completely flooded yesterday evening after a torrential downpour. Journalist Eoghan Murphy shared footage on...

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Mayo family raise over €11k for charity

Last October, mother of two, Dorothy Biesty from Ballyhaunis was diagnosed with Breast Cancer but thankfully due to the incredible...

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Celebration time at the Jackie Clarke Collection

Celebrations will be in full flow this week at the Jackie Clarke Collection in Ballina, read their full statement below:...

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Event in Mayo town for Heritage Week

Heritage Week takes place from August 13 to 21 with a wide range of events planned for across the country....

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€180k worth of drugs seized in the west

Nine kilos of cannabis was seized in the west following a search yesterday (Sunday) under Operation Tara. Gardaí attached to...

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Enniscrone-based actor brings topical show to Ballina Arts Centre

By Paul O’Malley An Enniscrone-based actor is set to bring a powerful, well-researched and highly topical show to the Ballina...

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Mayo woman creates history over the weekend

A Mayo woman made history over the weekend as she became the first female to officiate a men’s GAA match...

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Over €3.9m of funding to help make ATU greener and more accessible

Major funding has been announced today for the Atlantic Technological University (ATU) for the upcoming academic year. Fine Gael TD...

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Over €381k to develop community facilities and amenities in Mayo

€381,616 of funding to develop community facilities and amenities in Mayo has been announced. Mayo TD Michael Ring has today...

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New exhibition opens in Mayo town

Custom House Studios and Gallery is currently hosting an exhibition of works by 62 artists, who have worked and exhibited...

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Major water outage in Ballina

Irish Water has said it is working with Mayo County Council to restore water as quickly as possible to impacted...

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Colour and nature combine in Bishop’s Field overhaul

A massive overhaul has been carried out on the Bishop’s Field on the Sligo Road in Ballina by members of...

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Rare photograph shows Civil War in a Mayo town in 1922

This century-old photograph shows the Swinford courthouse on fire during Ireland’s painful and bloody Civil War, writes Trevor Quinn. The striking...

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Diving club pay special tribute to founding member

Members of a local diving club have paid a special tribute to one of its founding members who tragically passed...

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Mayo Autism Camp makes a comeback

The Mayo Autism Camp had a hugely successful first week with the camp making its full return following the pandemic....

Saturday, 13/08/22 - 2:31pm Read More

Mayo firm now rivals Germany’s finest

Former Minister at the Department of Rural and Community Development Michael Ring TD visited Olandi Engineering in Mayo recently to...

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Ireland West Airport enjoys strong rebound

Ireland West Airport Knock external view
By Trevor Quinn There has been a very strong rebound in travel at Ireland West Airport with passenger numbers hitting...

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