Eirtrade expansion marks anniversary of A380’s arrival

Exactly a year after Eirtrade brought the world’s largest passenger aircraft to Ireland West Airport the company has been given planning permission to build a new hangar, writes Marian Duggan. Council planners gave the development the green light last week...

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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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HSE refuse to comment on suspected hospital outbreak

The HSE has refused to confirm a Covid-19 outbreak in Swinford District Hospital despite locals insisting that a number of...

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‘Houdini’ the goat on the loose in Kiltimagh

A goat roaming the streets of Kiltimagh has been christened Houdini thanks to its ability to escape, writes Marian Duggan....

Tuesday, 23/02/21 - 10:31am Read More

Hundreds of responses to proposed powerline through Mayo

Public consultation on EirGrid’s planned North Connaught 110kV power line has attracted a total of 654 responses. The project is...

Friday, 19/02/21 - 2:25pm Read More

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

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