Family has spent eight years in Direct Provision limbo

When Agyueiwaa Owusu and her three children entered the direct provision centre in Ballyhaunis, she thought they would stay there for a maximum of two years. Little did she know that eight years on they would still be there, as...

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Crippling routine for Ballyhaunis direct provision residents

A resident of the Ballyhaunis direct provision centre, Ola Mustapha has nothing to do once her children leave for school each day. On Mondays Mustapha, a former trader, walks to the local post office to collect her weekly allowance: €38.80...

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Top fashion designer laid to rest in Ballyhaunis

James Waldron
By Marian Duggan An Italian-based designer, who worked from some of the biggest fashion houses in the world, was laid to rest...

Monday, 14/10/19 - 12:08pm Read More

Ballyhaunis learns of meat mogul’s past

Many people living in a small village on the outskirts of Faisalabad in central Pakistan have dreams of visiting Ballyhaunis,...

Wednesday, 04/09/19 - 11:12am Read More

Ballyhaunis sees 73 litter fines in 18 months

Illegal dumping
by Marian Duggan Seventy-three individuals were issued with fines for illegal dumping that marred the Ballyhaunis area over an 18-month...

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