Braves maintain their perfect start to the season

By Mark Higgins Senior basketball has returned to Ballina after an absence of over a decade this autumn, with the...

Mayo group highlights anti-violence campaign

Women from a Ballina community group have taken part in a global campaign promoting solidarity against domestic abuse and all...

Mayo businessmen join forces to create town’s hottest new venue

Two well-known Ballina businessmen have joined forces to create the town’s hottest new food and drinks venue. Gerry Walsh and...

Friday, 02/12/22 - 4:20pm Read More

Fantastic local turnout for launch of Ballina 2023

By Paul O’Malley The programme for Ballina 2023 was officially launched last Tuesday week in the Ballina Arts Centre. There...

Thursday, 01/12/22 - 5:07pm Read More

Roots set for ambitious plan to plant 10,000 trees in Mayo town for 2023

The Ballina Community Clean-Up Group has made a start on its ambitious plans to plant over 10,000 trees in the...

Thursday, 01/12/22 - 9:55am Read More

New district notes correspondent in Ballina

The Western People is pleased to announce the appointment of David Dwane as our district notes correspondent for Ballina. David will be...

Thursday, 01/12/22 - 9:36am Read More

New early train service in North Mayo is welcomed

A new early morning rail connection between Ballina and Dublin is now timetabled and confirmed to begin on Monday, December...

Wednesday, 30/11/22 - 8:37pm Read More

Meals On Wheels service in Mayo is subject of Sky News report

Meals on Wheels Ballina was the subject of a Sky News report, which highlighted how energy bills are having a...

Wednesday, 30/11/22 - 5:24pm Read More

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Cathedral to host Candlelight Concert

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