Mayo to host sixth Dark Sky Festival

The towns and villages bordering Ireland’s only Dark Sky Park have teamed up once again to organise the sixth Mayo...

Site of former ballroom which was location for 1980s film is for sale

A former ballroom in Ballycroy which was the location for a 1980s Irish film has been put up for sale....

Liddy Medals for two retired Mayo gardaí

At a presentation ceremony held recently in the Hodson Bay Hotel in Athlone, two retired gardaí from Mayo were among...

Monday, 08/08/22 - 2:22pm Read More

Beautiful, loyal and friendly Mayo Border Collie going for Nose of Tralee

A beautiful, loyal and friendly Border Collie from West Mayo has been entered in this year’s ninth annual Tesco Petsitters...

Wednesday, 03/08/22 - 9:27am Read More

Public art commission at visitor centre in Mayo officially launched

The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) has announced the official launch of ‘Under Darkening Skies’ a public art commission...

Thursday, 23/06/22 - 3:11pm Read More

International Dark Sky Week gets underway in Mayo

International Dark Sky Week gets underway today, running from April 22-30. It is a global affair, organised annually by the...

Friday, 22/04/22 - 2:25pm Read More

Mayo students win Memorial Scholarship awards

  Two students from Mayo were presented with Memorial scholarship awards by DCU at a ceremony. The event saw 23...

Friday, 25/03/22 - 11:19am Read More

Western People: February 5, 1992

A look back at the events around the county 30 years ago as chronicled in the Western People.      ...

Saturday, 05/02/22 - 2:01am Read More

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Western People: January 29, 1992

Ballycroy joy as new post office opens