Ballina’s Broken Jug to be re-vamped for 2020 opening

The Broken Jug
The closure of Ballina’s iconic Broken Jug pub and restaurant is temporary.T Thereare plans to re-open the property, writes Orla Hearns. There was surprise in the town when the business, which came under new management last year, closed two weeks ago but...

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Nephin Whiskey will be up and running in 2020

Dr Paul Davis
  By Orla Hearns The village of Lahardane is set to be transformed next year with confirmation that the long-planned Nephin Whiskey Distillery will commence production in early 2020. Company founder Dr Paul Davis confirmed to the Western People that funding of €2.5m has...

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Exhibition on north Mayo’s lost sporting heroes

By Mark Higgins The North Mayo Heritage Centre at Enniscoe House will this week launch a unique exhibition entitled ‘Lost Legends: Mayo’s...

Monday, 16/09/19 - 12:05pm Read More

A new era for north Mayo as Oweninny turbines go live

Oweninny wind farm
By Orla Hearns After 16 years of planning and development the first of the Oweninny turbines are turning, Orla Hearns reports It’s...

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Other Voices Ballina put back to spring 2020

Musicians performing at Belleek Castle during Other Voices Ballina 2019.
Spring 2020 has been confirmed as the revised target date for the staging of the internationally renowned televised Other Voices...

Wednesday, 31/07/19 - 11:30am Read More

Blowing in the wind

Aerial shot of the Oweninny wind farm site taken at dawn on June 28 last.
The ESB sent us this fascinating video of the Oweninny wind farm site in north Mayo as completion of the...

Monday, 08/07/19 - 4:22pm Read More

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