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 music television series and arts festival in Ballina for the second time, the Western People has learned. The inaugural Other...

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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 first phase of the development drew to a close in recent weeks. Blades on the 29 installed turbines should start...

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Local input sought for Moy Estuary plan

Image of the Quay in Ballina, located on the Moy Estuary
A major new study of the commercial, tourism and community/social potential of the Moy Estuary in north Mayo/west Sligo is being undertaken and...

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