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Apr 23, 2018

Claremorris family owned Smyths Toys sign deal to take over Toys 'R' Us in Germany, Austria and Switzerland

Irish company Smyths Toys, owned by a Claremorris family, has signed a deal to take over Toys 'R' Us in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Once the largest US toy retailer, Toys 'R' Us abandoned a plan to emerge from bankruptcy last month. It said it would try…
Apr 23, 2018

Senator says Mental Health Day Centre in Ballaghaderreen looks set to close on Friday

Roscommon Fine Gael senator Maura Hopkins says that St. Joseph’s Mental Health Day Centre in Ballaghaderreen is likely to close next Friday 27th April. She told Midwest News this morning that she has received no clarification or evidence in relation to…
Apr 23, 2018

A Kerry based company looks set to establish japanese knotweed processing plant in Ballyhaunis

A Kerry based company that controls and eradicates Japanese Knotweed is expected to submit a planning application to Mayo county council before the end of this month to develop a facility to process the invasive plant species. Representatives from the company…
Apr 23, 2018

The inquest into the death of Ballina native, Garda Tony Golden is due to get underway this morning

The inquest into the death of Ballina native, Garda Tony Golden is due to get underway this morning in Co Louth. The 36 year old father of three, was shot dead by Adrian Crevan Mackin, who then killed himself in 2015. In October 2015, Garda Tony Golden went…
Apr 23, 2018

IPU to vote next month on proposals to save the post office network

Members of the Irish Postmasters’ Union will be balloted on proposals by An Post to save the network. According to today’s Irish Times, several hundred members of the union attended a meeting in Tullamore yesterday at which they received a briefing from the…
Apr 22, 2018

Freedom of Roscommon to be accorded to Ballaghadereen-born artist next Thursday

The Honorary Freedom of Co Roscommon will be accorded to Ballaghadereen native Brian O’Doherty next Thursday. The New-York based internationally-acclaimed writer, artist and art critic will celebrate his 90th birthday next month. The decision to award him the…

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Apr 22, 2018

Mayo GAA results from Sunday April 22nd

Mayo Junior A Championship Group 2 Kilmaine 2-12 Ballintubber 2-08 Group 4 Knockmore 0-10 Charlestown Sarsfields 0-05 Mayo Junior B Championship Group 3 Eastern Gaels 1-12 Claremorris 1-10 Group 4 Davitts 3-11 Lacken 2-07 Kilfian 4-10 Hollymount-Carramore…
Apr 22, 2018

Results from the Mayo League from Sunday April 22nd

Elverys Sports Super League - Round 4 Claremorris 5-2 Straide & Foxford Utd. Castlebar Celtic 7-0 Iorras Aontaithe Tuohy Cup - Round 1 Snugboro Utd 5-1 Ballyglass B League One Manulla B 4-1 Mulranny Utd Kilmore 1-1 Ballina Town B League Two Ballyvary Blue…
Apr 22, 2018

Mayo U18's lose out in Cup Final

FAI Youth Interleague Cup Final Cork 2-1 Mayo
Apr 22, 2018

Mayo ladies through to league final where they will face Dublin

Lidl Ladies National Football League Division 1 Semi-Final Mayo 1-20 Cork 3-12 Dublin 2-08 Galway 2-07
Apr 22, 2018

Mayo League results from Saturday April 21st

Elverys Sports Super League - Round 4 Ballina Town 4-1 Ballyglass Manulla 1-1 Kiltimagh Knock Utd Tuohy Cup - Round 1 Ballyhaunis Town 4-0 Fahy Rovers Achill Rovers 3-0 Westport Utd. B Swinford 4-1 Bangor Hibs League One - Round 4 Killala 3-2 Crossmolina…
Apr 22, 2018

Mayo GAA results from Saturday April 21st

Mayo Junior A Championship Group 1 Achill 1-10 Kilmovee Shamrocks 1-06 Group 2 Killala 2-13 Crossmolina Deel Rovers 2-10 Group 3 Cill Chomain 2-06 Ballycroy 1-05 Kilmeena 1-16 Tourmakeady 4-03 Group 4 Balla 2-16 Ballina Stephenites 0-06 Mayo Junior B…

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Tea Day 2018 - When & Where

Apr 18, 2018
Below are the venues where this year's Western Alzheimers Tea Day events are taking place…

Big Tom Remembered

Apr 17, 2018
We awoke to the very sad news on Tuesday the 17th of April, that the great Tom McBride,…

The Céide Fields

Apr 12, 2018
The good news keeps on coming for the world renowned Céide Fields in Mayo. The centre,…

Watch: In The Laboratory with Paul & Gerry - Anti-Aging Cream Eggs!

Apr 12, 2018
They're at it again! Paul and Gerry got wind of a new skincare product that will help…

Marjorie's Kitchen - April

Apr 07, 2018
Marjorie’s Kitchen For Mid West Radio ----------------------------------- What’s in…

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