Judge sets date for Garda Colm Horkan murder trial

Alison O’Riordan A 44-year-old man accused of murdering Detective Garda Colm Horkan in a shooting in Roscommon will go on trial at the Central Criminal Court in June next year. Stephen Silver of Aughaward, Foxford, Co Mayo is charged with...

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Records and the Rockies: The girl from Mayo who ruled her world

By Anthony Hennigan Elitism. It’s unfortunate that is has become something of a dirty word because consider the Oxford Dictionary’s definition, ‘… dominance by a select group’, and there seems no better noun to describe the sort of company that...

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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,...

Wednesday, 03/03/21 - 10:00am Read More

More than €80k raised in virtual event for late garda hero

Among the thousands who took to the roads last weekend to remember Det Gda Colm Horkan was the 62 infantry...

Wednesday, 17/02/21 - 12:30pm Read More

Charlestown bids farewell to a gentleman

Charlestown will bid farewell to “one of life’s true gentlemen” with the funeral of Mickey Dunleavy Senior this afternoon (Tuesday)....

Tuesday, 19/01/21 - 9:54am Read More

Additional charge to be brought against Horkan murder accused

A further charge will be brought against the 44-year-old man accused of murdering Detective Garda Colm Horkan when he appears...

Friday, 20/11/20 - 12:01pm Read More

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