Mayo student begins High Court action over calculated grades

A decision not to consider a home-schooled Leaving Cert student’s application for calculated grades is “unjust and discriminatory”, the High Court has heard. Elijah Burke, claims the exclusion of home school students from the calculated grades process breaches his rights...

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Mental health services “unsuitable and ineffective” say devastated Mayo family

The “devastated” family of a 29-year-old man who died from acute alcohol intoxication has called for improved mental health services. Gary Fitzgerald, 10 College View, Westport Road, Castlebar was found dead in his bed on May 31, 2019. Mr Fitzgerald’s...

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‘Embarrassed and frustrated’: Hospital staff’s Covid concerns revealed in FOI documents

Documents claim staff members in Mayo University Hospital felt ‘disillusioned, embarrassed and frustrated’ by working conditions during the Covid-19 outbreak...

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Council to make million euro purchase of Castlebar land

A parcel of land costing over €1million is being purchased by Mayo County Council in the hope of attracting investment...

Friday, 07/08/20 - 10:41am Read More

Council gets serious about €40m plan to transform Castlebar

Mayo County Council officials have urged councillors to exert political pressure in order to secure funding for an ambition multi-million...

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Mayo solicitor slams court decision as ‘calamitous’

Solicitors and barristers in Mayo have questioned the legality of a decision by the Courts Service to move the Central...

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