People are still using local sports facilities against Ballina club’s wishes

Ballina Rugby Club has asked members of the public not to enter or use its club grounds. The club has closed its grounds to the public as part of measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19 yet members have found...

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Ballina’s Niall has graduated to the frontlines

A newly qualified Ballina doctor said he is rearing to go to work following his virtual graduation from NUI Galway on Monday. Niall Leahy was one of over 300 NUI Galway medical graduates who had their conferring ceremony this week...

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Penneys is now the most valuable Irish brand…overtaking Guinness

With its Pearse Street mega-store a favourite among shoppers in Ballina, Penneys has become Ireland’s most valuable brand for the...

Tuesday, 07/04/20 - 8:00pm Read More

Ray Foley: “Our house is absolutely insane!”

Broadcaster and TV presenter Ray Foley is juggling work commitments with keeping his young kids entertained. “Our house is absolutely...

Monday, 06/04/20 - 10:32am Read More

The day a Ballina plough-horse almost won the Aintree Grand National

by James Laffey Yesterday (Saturday, April 4) should have been Aintree Grand National Day, one of the greatest occasions in...

Saturday, 04/04/20 - 12:02pm Read More

Brady: I was playing the football of my life when I was dropped in ‘04

By Mark Higgins The relationship between David Brady and John Maughan is set to be one of the central themes...

Thursday, 02/04/20 - 2:05pm Read More

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