Community at the core of new Co-Ops launched in Mayo

Three new Cooperatives in the Mayo area were formally launched in Mayo this week as part of Minister Joe O’Brien’s visit to the county. The three Co-Ops, Comharchumann Mhíchíl Mhic Dháibhéid (Achill), Comharchumann Flidhis (Erris) and Beacha Acla (Achill) emerged...

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‘Ratepayers in Castlebar, Ballina and Westport would lynch me’

A Mayo councillor has said there is “rural and urban” divide when it comes to investment in the county. Achill-based Fianna Fáil councillor Paul McNamara told a meeting of the West Mayo Municipal District that a lack of investment in...

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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...

Friday, 04/09/20 - 5:03pm Read More

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...

Thursday, 13/08/20 - 4:58pm Read More

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