Did you hear the one about the 13 Mayo men who decided to cycle to the top of Mount Everest?

No, that isn’t the opening line of a bad joke, more like a little stretch on what is still a quite remarkable truth. If they could cycle up Everest they probably would but for now, it’ll be all a baker’s...

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HRI reveals date for return of Ballinrobe Races

Fans of horse racing in Mayo will have to wait longer than most before action returns to Ballinrobe, after Horse Racing Ireland today released its full programme of fixtures for June and July. But even when the Sport of Kings...

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Some good news at last for Ballinrobe Racecourse

Management at Ballinrobe Racecourse is hopeful of a return to racing in July after Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) announced on...

Sunday, 17/05/20 - 2:55pm Read More

Ballinrobe GAA mourns the loss of former club footballer

News of the passing of Ballinrobe native Liam O’Haire, in Crusheen, Co. Clare, on Sunday evening, has evoked deep sympathy...

Monday, 11/05/20 - 4:38pm Read More

Murphy plans for a United future

Sixteen years ago a Mayo man became the most expensive player ever sold between two League of Ireland clubs. For...

Thursday, 23/04/20 - 12:00pm Read More

‘I have a great staff and even laying them off for a while is tough’

By Majella Loftus A Ballinrobe-based auctioneer who set up in the teeth of the property downturn in 2010 is confident...

Thursday, 09/04/20 - 9:30am Read More

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