Western’s family-friendly Christmas annual flying off the shelves

There has been a fantastic response to the Western People’s Christmas Annual 2021 in its first week of sale. The Western Star was distributed to newsagents across the region late last week and our circulation team has already been busy...

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Passing of brave Mayo mother evokes great sadness

The passing of a young Mayo mother who won the hearts of the nation has evoked great sadness throughout the county. 25-year-old Meabh Feerick from Ballinrobe passed away yesterday (Monday) evening surrounded by her loving family. Meabh had returned home...

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Tesco Ireland buys regional supermarket in the west

Tesco Ireland has today announced a deal to buy ten Joyce’s Supermarkets retail stores based in Galway for an undisclosed...

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Contract awarded for construction of vital road infrastructure

Councillor Tom Connolly has been informed today that the contract to construct a new bridge at Lisduff, Claremorris has been...

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Ballina’s Marion is Ireland’s Inspirational Hero of the Year

Following a nationwide search to uncover Ireland’s most inspirational people, Marion Mattimoe from Ballina is celebrating after being named Overall...

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Defective blocks won’t happen again according to a Govt minister

Donegal TD and Agriculture Minister Charlie McConalogue says he is confident the mica and pyrite redress scheme is one that...

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Planned protest at hospital in the west has been stood down

A planned lunchtime protest by nurses over staffing levels and working conditions outside of Sligo University Hospital (SUH) has been...

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Council accused of ‘wining and dining chancers’

A local councillor has hit out at previous Mayo County Council spending. Fine Gael councillor Peter Flynn praised the local...

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CCTV was broken when serious attack took place

CCTV along the Greenway in Westport was out of action when a young man was assaulted and robbed because Mayo...

Monday, 29/11/21 - 5:42pm Read More

Mayo is among the most law abiding counties

Mayo, Donegal and Leitrim are the most law abiding counties in Ireland. The three counties had the smallest amounts of...

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EirGrid to brief public on North Connacht 100kV line progress

EirGrid representatives will be in the Cultural Centre in Swinford over the next two days to brief members of the...

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Santa is back and coming to a home near you!

EZ Living Furniture is delighted to announce the return of their hugely successful Santa messages. These custom-made videos come directly...

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Arrests in connection with violent disorder Tuam cemetery

Gardaí investigating an incident of violent disorder which occurred at Tuam Cemetery, on September 22, 2021 have conducted an operation...

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The Black Eyed Peas are coming West

Musical group The Black Eyed Peas are coming to the West of Ireland as they have confirmed a date in...

Monday, 29/11/21 - 12:31pm Read More

Investment for Mayo outdoor recreation projects

Funding of €450,000 has been provided for a number of Mayo outdoor recreation spaces. The funding will be used for...

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Lack of investment crippling hospitals in the West

Mayo Sinn Féin TD, Rose Conway-Walsh, has called for urgent action to address treatment cancellation and emergency department overcrowding for...

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Gardaí investigating assault and robbery that occurred at a popular walking location

Gardaí are investigating an incident that occurred on the Greenway in the Westport area on Saturday night in which a...

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New national rail freight strategy to be launched in Mayo this week

A Mayo town has been selected as the venue for the launch of Iarnród Eireann’s new National Rail Freight 2040...

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Coast Guard tasked to missing persons incident in Mayo

The Achill Island Coast Guard Search Team assisted with locating missing persons in Achill yesterday evening. At 7.24pm, the team...

Monday, 29/11/21 - 8:52am Read More

Members-only benefits to Mayo tourism marketing scheme

Mayo North Tourism has launched its 2022 membership drive, with businesses of all types from Ballina and the surrounding areas...

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