Locals react angrily to Mayo and Sligo bank closures

East Mayo sustained a “bitter blow” this week with the news that Bank of Ireland is closing branches in Ballyhaunis, Charlestown, and Kiltimagh. “It’s all rural communities that are affected; it shows where they consider corporate Ireland is,” Ballyhaunis businessman...

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Fears that chicken plant pipeline could pollute River Moy

A plan by a chicken firm to build a pipeline carrying treated effluent for a distance of 3.5km to a river has attracted considerable objections. Western Brand wants to lay an underground discharge pipe from its existing factory in Knockaunacat...

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Aldi on alert with plans for yet another Mayo store

by Marian Duggan A decision on Aldi’s plans to open a supermarket in Ballyhaunis is due within days. Management of...

Thursday, 18/02/21 - 12:42pm Read More

Did Mayo fail the man who could have done no more?

By John Cuffe In time, some astute young scholar will look at Mayo 2011 to 2020 and do a PhD...

Monday, 15/02/21 - 9:37am Read More

Walsh confirms backroom team and Higgins’ return

Mayo hurling manager Derek Walsh has confirmed the make-up of his backroom team for the 2021 season. He has also...

Tuesday, 02/02/21 - 11:45pm Read More

At home with the Henrys: How one family has danced through the pandemic

A Tooreen family is dancing their way through the pandemic and sharing their moves online. Mary Kathleen Henry has been...

Monday, 01/02/21 - 1:34pm Read More

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