Water in Achill given all clear as restrictions are finally lifted

A ‘Do Not Consume’ drinking water restriction in place in Achill has been lifted with immediate effect. The water quality sampling has confirmed that the water is now safe to drink following a reduction in demand to normal levels and reduced temperatures...

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Water mess: No short-term solution as Achill remains high and dry

Irish Water and Mayo County Council are appealing to residents, businesses and visitors to Achill Island to conserve water. Demand for water remains high and the ‘Do Not Consume’ notice that was issued for the whole island and parts of...

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Son is jailed for life over brutal murder of Mayo father

A son brutally stabbed his father to death during a “trivial” row over broadband speed, a court heard. Stephen Gallagher,...

Wednesday, 12/08/20 - 10:23am Read More

Achill and its beaches will be off limits to all non-locals this weekend

Cllr Paul McNamara, a native of Achill, has welcomed the decision from Mayo County Council to close access to public...

Thursday, 09/04/20 - 5:00pm Read More