New book recounts the life of a Mayo freedom fighter

The Atlantic Coast Hotel in Geesala was packed to capacity on Bank Holiday Monday, October 31, as Cllr Gerry Coyle...

Young victims of Civil War to be recalled

A large crowd is expected to gather in Ballinahaglish Cemetery in Knockmore next Sunday, October 30, to mark the centenary...

When a queen’s death divided Mayo County Council

By Conor McGuire Queen Elizabeth’s 70-year reign was epic in its expanse. She presided over eras of monumental change and...

Monday, 10/10/22 - 5:16pm Read More

Civil War seminar to be held in Mayo

Mayo County Council is holding a major seminar on the Civil War on Saturday next, October 8, as part of...

Thursday, 06/10/22 - 10:10am Read More

Erris event remembers men who died in bloody battle

Family members of some of those who lost their lives in one of the bloodiest Civil War battles in Mayo...

Friday, 23/09/22 - 4:42pm Read More

Commemoration in North Mayo to mark the lives of six men killed during the Civil War

A commemoration ceremony will take place tomorrow (Saturday) to remember those who lost their lives in a civil war battle...

Friday, 16/09/22 - 2:02pm Read More

The aftermath of Collins’ death in Mayo

The following is a selection of edited reports from the Western People’s editions of August 26 and September 3 in the aftermath...

Sunday, 04/09/22 - 12:01pm Read More

The curious tale of Mayo’s gift to Michael Collins

The Foxford Rug In July 1922, Foxford Woollen Mills was forced to close for the first time in its 30-year...

Saturday, 03/09/22 - 9:02am Read More

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Mayo honours first Garda commissioner

Civil War victim recalled in South Mayo

The heyday of a Mayo ballroom

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