Tesco to push ahead with Ballina store makeover

The long touted upgrading of the Tesco store in Ballina appears to have taken a significant step forward with confirmation that discussions between the supermarket chain and Mayo County Council with regard to an “extensive enhancement” of the store have...

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Next Government is Martin’s call

Home Thoughts from Away  COLUMN: Adrian Langan Sinn Féin remain in the spotlight, but the ultimate decision remains with Micheál Martin. As Fine Gael will not do business with Sinn Féin, no Government can be formed without Fianna Fáil. They...

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Dispute over council staff survey

A proposal to conduct a confidential and independent survey of council staff on integrity in the workplace has been described...

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Sinn Féin now has power… and responsibility

  By Fr Brendan Hoban It was a chilling sight to see Dessie Ellis, the newly-elected Sinn Féin TD, cheer-leading...

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World’s largest passenger plane on its way to Knock

The largest passenger plane in the world is expected to land at Ireland West Airport this afternoon. Whilst there has...

Thursday, 20/02/20 - 2:02pm Read More

Opposition to 5G roll out in Mayo

The roll-out of 5G mobile and broadband networks is set to be halted in Mayo until the health implications of...

Wednesday, 19/02/20 - 4:15pm Read More

The best of Mayo to feature at musical extravaganza

The Mayo Male Voice Choir will perform later this month at the very exciting Mayo Music Extravaganza Concert along with...

Wednesday, 19/02/20 - 2:30pm Read More

Auschwitz: A ruined factory of death

By Conor McGuire I recently visited Kracow in Poland. A beautiful city, rich in history, it is one of the...

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Open call for women in Mayo to learn and experience fishing

A number of events to give women in Mayo the opportunity to try fishing in 2020 are being arranged by...

Wednesday, 19/02/20 - 1:43pm Read More

New Lidl store would cause “irreversible damage” to Claremorris

Mayo County Council has received several objections and observations to the location of a proposed new discount supermarket in Claremorris....

Tuesday, 18/02/20 - 5:21pm Read More

Locals take action to block Gortnor Abbey traffic

A Ballina municipal district councillor has defended the actions of Crossmolina residents who have erected concrete bollards to restrict vehicular...

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Mayo academics spearhead new innovation project

Two Mayo academics based at NUI Galway have played a leading role in creating and launching a new Enterprise Ireland...

Tuesday, 18/02/20 - 11:40am Read More

Major concern as voter turnout drops sharply in South Mayo

Fears that voters in South Mayo have been left disenfranchised have been prompted by turnout figures at polling stations which...

Tuesday, 18/02/20 - 11:24am Read More

Double the delight for County Council at national awards

Two Mayo County Council projects collected awards at the Local Authorities Members Association (LAMA) Awards in Croke Park, Dublin last...

Monday, 17/02/20 - 4:45pm Read More

Mayo musician wins Ó Riada award

Mayo flute player Jillian O’Malley has won the prestigious Seán Ó Riada Gold Medal. The Louisburgh native did so at...

Monday, 17/02/20 - 3:30pm Read More

Mayo GAA teams up with local partners to raise health awareness

Mayo GAA has joined forces with both Mindspace Mayo and Croí, the heart and stroke charity, as its official health...

Monday, 17/02/20 - 1:51pm Read More

Social media’s ‘faceless’ bullies are condemned by Mayo councillors

Members of Mayo Co Council have criticised the “faceless people” behind social media attacks on candidates in the recent general...

Monday, 17/02/20 - 12:50pm Read More

Mayo to get 31 more speeds zones in new safety initiative

Gardaí in Mayo have implemented 31 new speed zones as part of a national plan to reduce serious and fatal...

Monday, 17/02/20 - 12:03pm Read More

Mayo University Hospital extremely busy today with ‘limited bed availability’

Mayo University Hospital is extremely busy, Friday 14 February, according to a statement released by the HSE. The HSE has...

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Politicians challenged as over 600 Mayo home loans are in arrears

Housing and homeless campaigner Fr Peter McVerry has called for the Government’s mortgage-to-rent scheme to be made mandatory for banks...

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