Touching tributes mark anniversary of Ballina garda’s death

The 1984 hit song, ‘Purple Rain’ by Prince echoed across the River Moy from Crocketts on The Quay in Ballina on Monday evening. It was the latest in a series of heart-breaking tributes marking the first anniversary of the sudden...

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Ballina wins share of €1million pot for regeneration works

There’s positive news for Ballina today with confirmation it is among six towns in the country who will share €1m funding under the Historic Towns Initiative 2020. The money is aimed at rebuilding local economies with heritage as a focal...

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Oh summer nights… Hollywood makes a pitch for Westport

  It’s not every day you get to see Tom Hanks, John Travolta and Michael J. Fox on a rugby...

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Mayo public urged to apply to host community seed libraries

Energia and GIY have been getting Ireland growing with the distribution of 1,000 free GROWBoxes to homes nationwide during lockdown....

Tuesday, 07/07/20 - 2:33pm Read More

Tragedy averted as jet skiers rescue trapped fishermen

Plucky jet skiers came to the rescue of anglers who found themselves in grave difficulty after their boat overturned on...

Tuesday, 07/07/20 - 12:15pm Read More

Armed gardaí called to dramatic scene at home

A man who threatened gardaí with knives and broken glass has received a suspended prison term. Simon McDonagh (36), of...

Tuesday, 07/07/20 - 11:26am Read More

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