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Mar 20, 2018

Prosecution begins closing speech in trial of Ballyhaunis man accused of murdering his baby son

The Prosecution has begun its closing speech in the trial of a Mayo man accused of murdering his baby son five years ago. 40 year old John Tighe of Lavallyroe in Ballyhaunis denies murdering six month old Joshua in June 2013 by placing two tissues in his…
Mar 20, 2018

Reopening of Knock Parish Church and Apparition Chapel delayed until May

The reopening of the parish Church and Apparition Chapel at Knock Shrine is being delayed until the first weekend in May. Refurbishment works have been taking place over the Winter at the two churches, and all Masses and ceremonies were moved temporarily to…
Mar 20, 2018

Arts Council allocates €82,000 to three Mayo organisations

The Arts Council has awarded a total of €82,000 to three organisations in Co Mayo. The agency responsible for developing the arts will invest a total of €68.4 million euro nationwide over the course of 2018. Among the grants allocated in Mayo are €50,000 for…
Mar 20, 2018

Trolley crisis is not over, says INMO, with 500 people on hospital trolleys today

The trolley crisis in hospital emergency departments is not over, with 500 patients on trolleys today – that’s according to the General Secretary of the INMO Phil Ní Sheaghda. With trolley figures on the rise after the Bank Holiday weekend, she says hospitals…
Mar 20, 2018

People Before Profit to hold public meeting in Ballina tonight on housing & homelessness

People Before Profit Mayo will hold a public meeting in Ballina this evening to discuss housing and homelessness. The meeting gets underway at 8pm in the Station House Hotel, Ballina. Guest speakers include Ballina-based Independent Councillor Gerry Ginty and…
Mar 20, 2018

Louisburgh filling station targeted by thieves for a second time in a month

A Louisburg petrol station has been targeted by thieves for a second time in a month. In the early hours of last Thursday morning an unsuccessful attempt was made to force open an ATM machine at the Corrib Oil filling station. The thieves are said to have…

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Mar 20, 2018

Galway to play hurling league quarter final on Saturday

The GAA have confirmed their plans for the games that fell victim to the weather this past weekend. Wexford and Galway will play their Hurling League quarter final on Saturday at Innovate Wexford Park where there'll be a 3pm start. While Dublin's meeting with…
Mar 20, 2018

Connacht sign Australian International Kyle Godwin

Connacht have signed Australian international centre, Kyle Godwin. The 25-year old will link up with his new team-mates at the Sportsgrounds in the summer after two-years with Super Rugby side, Brumbies. Godwin won his solitary Wallabies cap in their test…
Mar 20, 2018

Anthony Nolan to ref Donegal v Mayo

Anthony Nolan from Wicklow has been appointed as the referee for Sunday’s final round of the football league between Mayo and Donegal. It’s a do-or-die clash for both sides with the losers dropping down a division for next season. Midwest Radio will have full…
Mar 20, 2018

Luke McNicholas included in Ireland U18 squad for upcoming friendlies

The Republic of Ireland U18 School Boys played out a 0-0 draw with England in Luton over the weekend. Next up for the Republic will be a clash with Northern Ireland on March 29th followed by a clash with Scotland in Whitehall on April 12th. Luke McNicholas…
Mar 20, 2018

Mayo U13s top the Connacht Section of the Subway SFAI Interleague Championship

Mayo U13s Drew 1 all with Athlone and District schoolboy league in Iona Park, Athlone on Monday and in the process topped the Connacht section of the Subway SFAI interleague championship. A wonder strike from Paul Guilmore drew Mayo level after earlier…
Mar 20, 2018

Sligo share the spoils with Offaly in re-fixed Division 3 football league clash

In Division 3 of the football league, the final relegation place will go down to the wire. Struggling Offaly and Sligo played out an eight points apiece draw yesterday, leaving Offaly in the drop-zone.

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