Jackie Clarke Collection celebrates surge in visitor numbers

Clarke Collection staff
Ireland’s ongoing Decade of Centenaries commemorations are having a positive impact on the Jackie Clarke Collection with a heightened interest in the country’s past reflected in a surge in visitor numbers at the renowned Ballina-based visitor attraction. The Clarke Collection...

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Other Voices Mayo returns to Ballina in February

By Orla Hearns Mayo County Council has just confirmed that the internationally renowned Other Voices music festival, which took Ballina by storm in September 2018, will return to the north Mayo capital at the end of February 2020. Last week’s...

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Ballina’s Salmon Life Centre fails to hook funding

A proposal for a multi-million euro Salmon Life Centre in Ballina has fallen short of qualifying for funding under the Fáilte Ireland Platforms for Growth...

Monday, 16/12/19 - 12:05pm Read More

Lionbridge staff sell conscious fashion for good cause

Christmas shopper
By Ciaran Boland If you’re shopping in Ballina today then do a little good with your spending by visiting the...

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Holidays are coming – and so is the Coca Cola Christmas truck!

Coca Cola Christmas truck
The iconic Coca Cola Christmas truck will be in Ballina’s Military Barracks from 2-8pm tomorrow and the town is braced...

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Ballina cranks up Christmas cheer

Santa and Mrs Claus switch on the Christmas lights in Ballina.
By Orla Hearns Christmas was kicked off in Ballina on November 24 last by Santa and Mrs Claus themselves and throngs of excited...

Monday, 02/12/19 - 10:06pm Read More

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