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Jan 19, 2022

Thousands of empty homes and buildings in Mayo, despite housing shortages

Thousands of properties in every county in the West and Northwest are vacant or derelict, despite Ireland's ongoing housing crisis. That's according to a new report from the Northern & Western Regional Assembly, which shows almost 45,000 properties are lying…
Jan 19, 2022

52 deaths notified in the past week of people with Covid 19

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 6,843 confirmed cases of COVID-19. In addition, on Monday 17 January, 5,295 people registered a positive antigen test through the HSE portal. There has been a total of 6,087 deaths related…
Jan 19, 2022

New Bishop appointed to the Church of Ireland Diocese of Tuam, Limerick and Killaloe

The appointment has been announced of Bishop Michael Burrows as the new Church of Ireland Bishop of Tuam, Limerick and Killaloe. The Catholic Archbishop of Tuam Francis Duffy has welcomed the appointment saying Bishops Burrows begins his ministry here at an…
Jan 19, 2022

Ombudsman for Children fully supports students not happy with plans for Leaving Cert 2022

It’s frustrating that, just five months out from the beginning of the exam period, and as we enter the third calendar year of this pandemic, we are once again debating the way forward for the Leaving Certificate students. That’s the view of the Ombudsman for…
Jan 19, 2022

Number of Covid patients in hospitals nationally dropping

The number of Covid patients in hospital has fallen to its lowest level in over two weeks. The figure dropped to 910 this morning - after rising to 1,063 nine days ago. The highest in the entire pandemic was over 2,000, and that occurred a year ago. Donegal…
Jan 19, 2022

Minister says its tough to decide who should be awarded Covid bonuses

Healthcare staff who worked in situations where they were exposed to Covid-19 are set to get a 1,000 euro, tax-free pandemic bonus. It will include the likes of Defence Forces staff seconded to test centres and student nurses. Private hospice and nursing…

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Jan 19, 2022

Six Academy players sign professional deals with Connacht

Connacht head coach Andy Friend says the signing of six academy players on professional deals is a 'special day' for the province. Ciaran Booth, Cathal Forde, Shane Jennings, Oisin McCormack and Darragh Murray have all agreed contracts. Diarmuid Kilgallen -…
Jan 19, 2022

NUI Galway through to Quarter Finals of Sigerson Cup

University of Limerick defeated Letterkenny Institute of Technology at the GAA Air Dome in Bekan yesterday. In the end it finished UL 2-23 Letterkenny 3-15. NUI Galway defeated Ulster opposition for the second time in the space of six days at Whitehall…
Jan 19, 2022

Full capacity crowds possible at GAA National League and Six Nations opening games

The Minister of State for Sport says he expects full capacity crowds at the GAA national league and Ireland's Six Nations opening fixtures. Minister Jack Chambers says he is optimistic that Covid restrictions will be lifted in time to allow spectators at full…
Jan 19, 2022

Sligo see off understrength Mayo in Connacht Hurling League

Connacht Hurling League semi-final Sligo 1-32 Mayo 1-23 Kevin Egan was there for Midwest Sport.
Jan 18, 2022

Details confirmed for All-Ireland club semi-finals on 29th Jan

The venues and times have been confirmed for the All-Ireland senior, intermediate and junior club semi-finals on Sat 29th January. Mayo champions Kilmeena will take on Clonbullogue of Offaly in the junior club semi-finals. That game throws-in at 1.30 in…
Jan 18, 2022

Mayo GAA pay tribute to New York and Heather County Gael

Mayo GAA have paid tribute to New York and Mayo GAA Gael Pat Gavin The Liscarney local was a Westport clubman and he linked up with the Mayo GAA Club in New York in the early sixties He was honoured by the Green & Red Trust in 2007 for his outstanding…

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