Jamie has landed in Crossmolina

Actor Jamie Dornan with Phil Bourke and Lorraine Mulligan in Crossmolina
  Two local women had the honour of being among the first locals to bump in to movie star Jamie Dornan who arrived in the area this week to commence shooting on the movie “Wild Mountain Thyme”. Phil Bourke and...

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Ballina man named Ireland’s audiologist of the year

Peter Maguire
Ballina’s Peter Maguire has been named as the top hearing professional in the Republic of Ireland as part of a search for Europe’s best audiologist. Peter, who runs The Hearing Company in Castlebar, has been awarded the national title of Audiologist of...

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Decision time on future of Ballina Salmon Festival

Festival entertainers
By Orla Hearns The town of Ballina will have a festival in July of 2020 but it’s not clear just...

Tuesday, 01/10/19 - 12:18pm Read More

Salmon Festival AGM – Ballina urged to support

Salmon Festival logo
The public annual general meeting (AGM) of Ballina Salmon Festival will take place this Monday, September 30 in Ballina Manor...

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Ballina caters to the foodies this weekend

Local chefs at last year's Food Fleadh
Food Fleadh Ballina returns to Co Mayo from today, September 26 until Sunday, September 29 bringing with it a plethora...

Thursday, 26/09/19 - 1:36pm Read More

Poetry night in Ballina

Poetry event poster
Ballina Arts Centre hosts a novel literary event this Thursday evening when it celebrates Ireland’s best-loved poets. Under the direction...

Thursday, 26/09/19 - 1:10pm Read More

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