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Feb 24, 2018

Mayo solicitor loses challenge to DPP's assurances to authorities in Brazil

A Mayo solicitor has lost his challenge to the DPP’s assurances to authorities in Brazil that his time spent in a prison there awaiting extradition will be set off against any prison sentence imposed on his him, according to today’s Irish Independent. These…
Feb 24, 2018

Mayo Road Safety officer issues warning over Snapchat challenge

Mayo County Council’s Road Safety Officer has issued a warning over a Snapchat challenge in the UK, which has seen children hanging off the edge of bridges. Police officers were called to bridges across Greater Manchester in recent days, after concerned…
Feb 24, 2018

Charity Cycle in memory of crew of Rescue 116 is launched in Belmullet

A charity cycle in memory of the crew of Rescue 116, which crashed off the north Mayo coast last year, will take place in March. Miles in the Memory is an initiative organised by the Coast Guard, An Garda Siochana and Belmullet Cycling Club. The cycle will…
Feb 23, 2018

Cold snap to hit the country next week

Ireland is bracing itself for another cold snap as high pressure over Scandinavia continues to influence our weather for the next few days. The freezing winds from Scandinavia and Siberia, dubbed the 'Beast from the East', will bring "exceptionally cold"…
Feb 23, 2018

Consultants working on a safety barrier design for the N58 Foxford to Ballyvary Road

Mayo County Council have this afternoon confirmed to Midwest news that they currently have Consultants working on a safety barrier design for the Foxford to Ballyvary Road on the N58. This is as a result of numerous concerns raised over a section of the…
Feb 23, 2018

Search continuing for a new permanent base for the Order of Malta in Castlebar

The search is continuing for a new permanent base for the Order of Malta in Castlebar. The organisation has been based at a headquarters on Pavilion Road since the late 1980’s but the building is subsiding, and is no longer insurable. The Order of Malta unit…

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Feb 24, 2018

Mayo boxers contest National Elite Finals tonight

National Elite Championships 2018 February 24th Finals (6.15pm) 48kg Shannon Sweeney (St. Annes) V Carol Coughlan (Monkstown Dublin) 81+kg Lisa Browne (Aglish) V Nell Fox (Rathkeale) 69kg Grainne Walsh (Sparticus) V Ciara Ginty (Geesala) 81kg Aoife O’Rourke…
Feb 23, 2018

Mayo team to face Dublin is named

Mayo & Dublin go toe to toe once again as they clash in round 4 of the Allianz Football league on Saturday night in Castlebar. Two defeats in a row for Mayo mean a win is vital to help maintain survival in Division 1 of the National Football league. Following…
Feb 23, 2018

Sligo Rovers host Derry City tonight in the League

Both Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers will aiming for their first win of the new SSE Airtricity League Premier Division season when they meet in Tallaght tonight. Champions Cork City can make it two wins out of two, by beating Munster rivals Waterford at Turner's…
Feb 23, 2018

GAA Annual Congress gets underway this evening

Delegates from around the world are arriving for the GAA's Annual Congress, which gets underway at Croke Park this evening. It will be Director General Paraic Duffy's final Congress before retirement. The prohibition of sponsorship from betting companies and…
Feb 23, 2018

Connacht boosted by return of Tiernan O'Halloran for clash with Benetton

Connacht have been boosted by the return to fitness of full-back Tiernan O'Halloran for their game against Benetton. The Ireland international has made a swifter than expected recovery from a hamstring injury. Flanker Jarrad Butler and prop Denis Buckley also…
Feb 23, 2018

St Patrick's College Lacken Cross book place in FAI Schools Junior ‘B’ Girls National Cup Final

ST. PATRICK’S COLLEGE, LACKEN CROSS overcame a spirited Coláiste Mhuire, Askeaton in Athlone IT yesterday afternoon (February 22) to book their place in this year’s Cup Final. Munster Champions Coláiste Mhuire were the surprise package this season and the…

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