Council is hoping to clear pyrite scheme application backlog

A senior official with Mayo Co Council has said the local authority hopes to clear with the backlog of applications under the Defective Concrete Blocks Grant Scheme by the end of August, writes Paul O’Malley. The scheme is to financially assist...

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Permission sought for novel residential scheme in Ballina

By Paul O’Malley A planned residential development in the heart of Ballina hopes to create an exemplar for circular, sustainable living in regional town centres. Scotch House, located on Pearse Street, has been designed to counteract the idea that living...

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Mayo Library sets national standard with sensory room

By Thomas Lawrence Ballina Library has become one of the first libraries in Ireland to open a sensory space. The...

Monday, 04/07/22 - 9:09am Read More

Visitor centre snub leaves councillors aggrieved

Ceide Fields
By Paul O’Malley Councillors in Ballina Municipal District have expressed dissatisfaction that none of them was invited to the opening...

Saturday, 02/07/22 - 9:51am Read More

Major concerns about health of the River Moy

One of Ballina’s biggest tourism assets is under threat from algae, according to a local councillor. Cllr Annie May Reape...

Sunday, 26/06/22 - 1:06am Read More

Mayo crime figures back to pre-pandemic levels

By Keith Bourke Drink driving and public order offences are back to pre-pandemic levels. Crime figures for Mayo were outlined...

Wednesday, 15/06/22 - 12:54pm Read More

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