Lifeguards return to Mayo’s beaches for summer season

Mayo County Council’s official beach lifeguarding season begins today (Saturday, May 30) with lifeguard teams returning to duty on the county’s nine official beaches. Mayo’s official life-guarded beaches are Keem Bay, Keel Beach, Silver Strand, Doogort, Mulranny Beach, Ross Strand...

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Smart Art: Students take part in unique online showcase

An exciting exhibition of artwork by students on the GMIT Mayo BA in Contemporary Art Practices course will be unveiled online, instead of on campus, going live on Zoom on Friday, June 5 at 6pm. This will be the first...

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The legacy of Covid-19 will be with us for years

By Adrian Langan For such a little thing, Covid-19 will bring big changes – rivalling in significance the ones we...

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Mayo journalist tackles direct provision in new podcast

A moving, informative and hard-hitting new investigative podcast, Modern Problem has just been launched on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Stitcher....

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Mayo GAA community bids emotional farewell to Darragh Sloyan

By Anthony Hennigan The communities of Kiltimagh and Breaffy were plunged into deep sadness last Tuesday week when news broke...

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Littering at Mayo beauty spot is “disrespectful and appalling”

A local councillor has described the littering at Urlaur Lake in East Mayo as “blatant disrespect to both the living...

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Reek Sunday may be cancelled but the show goes on for Archbishop

By Paul O’Malley The Archbishop of the Tuam Diocese, Michael Neary, will celebrate a vigil mass in Westport this July,...

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Knock Shrine to join Pope Francis in prayer against Covid-19

Knock Shrine will join Pope Francis tomorrow as he leads Marian Shrines across the world to pray for intercession and...

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Building trade urged to help west Sligo family struggling with illness

Kennedy Family
A West Sligo family who have been fundraising for more than two years to adapt their home are set to...

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“This virus may have taken our freedom but it can’t take our spirit.”

Two and a half months under lockdown have broken a much-loved tradition at the Sonas Riverview Nursing Home in Ballina....

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Man arrested in Attymass yesterday appears in court on drug charges

A 34-year old man appeared before a special sitting of Castlebar District Court today charged with drug offences. Minh Cam...

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Body of a woman recovered from the sea off Achill yesterday

The body of a woman was recovered from the sea on Achill Island yesterday evening. The woman, who was in...

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Five hour battle quenches west Sligo gorse fire

West Sligo gorse fire
Emergency services attended the scene of a gorse fire in west Sligo last night. The blaze broke out in the...

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Man charged in connection with discovery of suspected cannabis growhouse to appear in Court this morning

A man has been charged in connection with the discovery of a suspected cannabis growhouse in Ballina Co Mayo and is...

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Cllr Loftus issues warning after huge Ballina drugs haul

Garda sign
Ballina councillor Michael Loftus has said that huge grow operations should be a warning to people who own homes in...

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BREAKING: Gardaí make significant drug seizure in Mayo

Gardaí have seized approximately €333,000 worth of drugs as part of an operation targeting the sale and supply of drugs...

Thursday, 28/05/20 - 9:16pm Read More

Can Ewe believe it: Sheep numbers on the rise in Mayo

There are three sheep for every person living in Mayo. That’s according to a census carried out by the Department...

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How a friendship forged in Lourdes brought a thousand PPE masks from Hong Kong to Mayo

A friendship forged in Lourdes last year between Order of Malta members from Mayo and Hong Kong has resulted in...

Thursday, 28/05/20 - 5:38pm Read More

Catastrophic losses have been forecast for tourist hotspot

By Paul O’Malley The tourism sector in Westport is looking to quickly bounce back from the Covid-19 lockdown, especially if...

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One town’s fight for its name goes all the way to the Dáil

Road sign saying Inishcrone
A conflict in legislation continues to frustrate the long-standing campaign for a plebiscite over the correct spelling for the west...

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