Mayo hero symbolically brought home 100 years after brutal murder

A poignant ceremony has taken place in Ballina to commemorate one of the most tragic incidents the town has witnessed in its long history. A new mural and commemorative plaque in memory of local man Michael Tolan were unveiled at...

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Mayo and Sligo had very different experiences of the Covid pandemic

Mayo recorded the highest number of deaths from Covid-19 per head of population, writes Keith Bourke. New figures from Central Statistics Office (CSO) reveal that between March 2020 and April 27 this year, Mayo had 6,398 cases of Covid-19 and...

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1916 hero recalled as wheel of history turns full circle for Mayo Association in Dublin

Westport native Bernardine MacBride-Walsh has been elected chairperson of the Mayo Association Dublin at a virtual annual general meeting last...

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Boardwalk and outdoor classroom will be part of six-acre park in Mayo town

Phase one of Kiltimagh’s Emigrant Park could be open by the end of next year with the project submitted for...

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Help find trailer stolen from Charlestown

Thieves cut a lock into a slatted house and stole an Ifor Williams trailer from a Charlestown farm last night....

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Calls for campus to be named after legendary Mayo GAA player and educationalist

A Castlebar municipal councillor has called for the new Mayo College of Further Education to be named after the late...

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Mayo credit union will have assets of almost €0.25 billion after merger

  History was made on Tuesday, April 27, when members of Mayo-based First Choice Credit Union attended their very first...

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New figures reveal shortage of family homes in Mayo’s main towns

There are currently fewer than 100 family homes for sale in Mayo’s four principal towns. Figures from property website daft.ie...

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Mayo man raffles Dublin penthouse for price of a train ticket

Mayo native John Goodwin is the latest property owner to use an online raffle platform as a more creative means...

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Award-winning writer to judge Wild Atlantic Words short story competition

The  2021 Wild Atlantic Words literary festival short story competition will be judged by award-winning writer, John Patrick McHugh. Founded...

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Community opposition to three-month road closure proposal pays off

Campaigning by the Islandeady community who were opposed to a three-month road closure in their village has succeeded. An order...

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Penneys booking system goes live

Penneys booking system for shopping by appointment is now live. The retailer is preparing to welcome customers back in stores...

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WATCH: GMIT Choir sings amazing cover of Queen classic

GMIT Virtual Choir has released “Bohemian Rhapsody”, its sixth virtual project in the past year.  The arrangement of this iconic...

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Mayo woman will organise ‘Your Funeral, Your Way’

A woman from West Mayo has recently qualified as a funeral celebrant with the Irish Institute of Celebrants. In the...

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Ballina public urged to have say on town’s future development

Mayo County Council is currently hosting public consultations in relation to two key plans that will determine much of the...

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Museum invites people of Mayo to take part in memory project

The National Museum of Ireland – Country Life is inviting people in Mayo with memories of boats and boat building...

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Mayo anglers urged not to remove red-spotted salmon from water

Anglers who may catch salmon with suspected Red Skin Disease (RSD)  are being advised not to to remove the fish...

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Walk-in Covid-19 testing gets underway in Ballina

A new COVID-19 testing centre opened for walk-in testing at the Stephenites GAA grounds in Ballina this morning. The centre...

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Apprenticeship waiting lists spiralling out of control

Sinn Féin spokesperson on Further and Higher Education, Rose Conway-Walsh, has accused the government of continuing to fail apprentices over...

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Fishermen rescued off Mayo coast

A group of fishermen had to be rescued off the north Mayo coast. Five fishermen, who were stranded on board...

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