What candidates are running in the Mayo Constituency?

By Keith Bourke The line-up for next month’s General Election is complete with 15 Mayo candidates in the running. Fine Gael have three candidates in the race with outgoing TD Michael Ring joined by Senator Michelle Mulherin and former Mayo...

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Snow and ice on the way for Connacht

Mayo residents, particularly those living on higher ground, could wake up to snow and icy roads on Monday morning. Met Éireann has warned wintry showers will usher in some accumulations of snow on Sunday evening and into the following morning....

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Opinion: Lurking within every voter is a little Healy-Rae

As an electoral contest, Mayo will not be the most compelling of Election 2020. None of them will thank me...

Saturday, 25/01/20 - 5:58pm Read More

Remains found in Enniscrone identified as missing Crossmolina woman

An Garda Síochana has confirmed that a body found on the beach in Enniscrone, Co Sligo on Monday, January 21,...

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Opinion: Overworked priests can blame their bishops

Pope Francis keeps on beating the same drum, but is anyone listening? His Christmas message was that ‘the world has...

Friday, 24/01/20 - 2:45pm Read More

Lack of monitoring of private water supplies is putting people’s health at risk

By Keith Bourke A total of 19 private water supplies in Mayo were not monitored for E.Coli, according to a...

Friday, 24/01/20 - 10:18am Read More

Regional Plan attempts to tackle homelessness

By Keith Bourke Mayo County Council has adopted a new West Regional Homelessness Action plan. The local authority will soon...

Thursday, 23/01/20 - 10:13am Read More

Progress being made on Crossmolina fire station

By Keith Bourke It is hoped construction of a new fire station in Crossmolina could get under way later this...

Thursday, 23/01/20 - 9:45am Read More

Castlebar protest set to highlight rogue road

By Marian Duggan A rally to highlight the state of the road connecting Erris to Castlebar is being organised for...

Thursday, 23/01/20 - 8:38am Read More

Jackie Clarke Collection celebrates surge in visitor numbers

Clarke Collection staff
Ireland’s ongoing Decade of Centenaries commemorations are having a positive impact on the Jackie Clarke Collection with a heightened interest...

Wednesday, 22/01/20 - 1:09pm Read More

New laws to crack down on dumping

By Keith Bourke New waste-management by-laws will mean consumers will be obliged to participate in authorised refuse collection services or...

Wednesday, 22/01/20 - 12:19pm Read More

Ballina councillors defer decision on social housing scheme again

By Orla Hearns Ballina councillors have deferred a decision on planning for a proposed 50 unit social housing development for...

Wednesday, 22/01/20 - 10:06am Read More

Mayo’s youth recognised at Garda awards

By Marian Duggan Young people from Mayo’s towns and rural villages were recognised for the invaluable contributions they make to...

Wednesday, 22/01/20 - 7:59am Read More

Offshore islands need wastewater treatment plants, says TD

Fianna Fáil TD Éamon Ó Cuív has called on the minister for culture, heritage and the gaeltacht to ensure that...

Wednesday, 22/01/20 - 7:03am Read More

DNA results awaited on Enniscrone body find

Enniscrone bathhouse and beach
An Garda Siochana has confirmed that the remains of a woman were discovered on the beach in nearby Enniscrone, Co...

Tuesday, 21/01/20 - 4:31pm Read More

Killala body find not being treated as suspicious

Gardai in Ballina say the discovery of the body of a man aged in his early 90s in a house...

Tuesday, 21/01/20 - 4:12pm Read More

EPA invites Mayo students to take part in €1000 environmental competition

EPA competition launch
By Tadhg Staunton The environmental protection agency has invited second level schools across Ireland to take part in the “Story...

Tuesday, 21/01/20 - 3:54pm Read More

Clare Island wins support for new Roonagh pier

By Paul O’Malley A petition calling for a new harbour to serve Clare Island and Inishturk has received close to...

Tuesday, 21/01/20 - 8:42am Read More

Ballina councillor calls for sensory garden and skateboard park

By Orla Hearns Mayo Co Council has been asked to further enhance the Tom Ruane Park in Ballina by exploring...

Tuesday, 21/01/20 - 8:31am Read More

Trolley figures in the West surge again

By Keith Bourke The beleaguered health service will be a major issue on the doorsteps ahead of next month’s election...

Tuesday, 21/01/20 - 8:30am Read More