Irish Rail responds to criticism over notorious crossing

Irish Rail is to seek planning permission for a bridge at a dangerous level crossing. The rail company was granted planning permission in 2012 for a bridge at Kilnageer level crossing, near Manulla, Castlebar. However, the planning permission was allowed...

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Ballina will get its ring road if new cathaoirleach has his way

The newly-elected cathaoirleach of the Ballina Municipal District has vowed to be strong on addressing traffic issues in the north Mayo capital during his term in office. Independent Knockmore-based Cllr Seamus Weir was elected to the role of Cathaoirleach at...

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Ring for Taoiseach? Mayo TD takes major swipe at his party leader

He may not have answered the question directly but nor did he dispel the notion. Michael Ring is rarely anything...

Thursday, 02/07/20 - 3:53pm Read More

‘Very unusual’ to have no ministers from the west, admits Varadkar

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has accepted that it is “very unusual” for there to be no Cabinet ministers from west of...

Wednesday, 01/07/20 - 11:30am Read More

Mayo native is out to Hackett in Cabinet

The shock omission of Dara Calleary from the list of Fianna Fáil ministers in the new Micheál Martin led government...

Tuesday, 30/06/20 - 12:48pm Read More

Mayo TD slams new Taoiseach for ‘rewarding cronies’

A Mayo TD has said the west of Ireland has been ‘spurned and disrespected’ by the new Government’s Cabinet appointments....

Tuesday, 30/06/20 - 11:23am Read More

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A Cabinet fit for Cromwell

Calleary appointed Chief Whip in new cabinet