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Mar 30, 2020

26 cases of Covid 19 confirmed in county Mayo

The Health Minister Simon Harris is to meet representatives of Nursing Homes later today as concerns intensify about the number of cluster cases of Covid-19 in nursing homes. There are 17 cluster of cases in nursing home now across the country. The latest…
Mar 30, 2020

Civic amenity sites at Derrinumera and Rathroeen closed to the public

Mayo County Council Civic Amenities sites outside Castlebar and Ballina are now closed to the public.In a statement this morning to Midwest News the local authority says that following Government Guidelines, “our civic amenity centres at Derrinumera and…
Mar 30, 2020

Galway Mayor urges households to fly flags for workers on the frontline during the pandemic

The Mayor of Galway Mike Cubbard initiated the flying of National and County flags from homes to highlight the contribution of frontline staff during the present pandemic. Mayor Cubbard told Midwest News this morning that there are medical staff, essential…
Mar 30, 2020

Six year old tragically drowns in a stream close to his Ballina home

The six year old boy who died tragically in a drowning accident in a stream close to the River Moy in Ballina yesterday has been named locally as Louis Chen. Shortly after 1pm (Sunday) Gardaí received reports that a child had gone missing from his home at…
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Mar 29, 2020

Five year old boy dies after being found in a stream near his home in Ballina

There is a great sense of shock in Ballina this evening following the tragic death of a five year old boy. The boy was found in a stream close to his home and was rushed to Mayo University Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
Mar 29, 2020

Ten new deaths of Covid-19 today in Ireland

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that ten patients diagnosed with COVID-19 in Ireland have died, eight male and two female. Six deaths are located in the east of the country, three in the northwest of the country and one in…

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Mar 30, 2020

Galway native Aaron Connolly set to miss key Ireland games following ankle surgery

Former Galway United striker Aaron Connolly is unlikely to be available for Ireland’s Euro 2020 play-off or U-21 qualifiers in June after his club confirmed he has undergone surgery on an ankle injury. The Brighton player is observing the Premier Leagues…
Mar 30, 2020

Irish Horse Racing industry may face huge financial concerns after the Covid-19 pandemic

A leading racing journalist believes the Covid-9 pandemic will be a cause for huge financial concern in the Irish horse racing industry. The coronavirus has brought racing to a half in Ireland until at least April 19th and next month's Punchestown Festival is…
Mar 29, 2020

HRI Chief Executive very worried about the future of some Irish racecourses

Horse Racing Ireland chief executive Brian Kavanagh says he's "very worried" about the future of some Irish racecourses. The coronavirus has brought racing to a half in Ireland until at least April 19th and next month's Punchestown Festival is in major doubt.…
Mar 28, 2020

Former Roscommon footballer Conor Connelly has passed away aged 44

Former Roscommon footballer Conor Connelly has passed away suddenly at the age of 44. The Micheal Glavey's and Creggs clubman was part of the Rossies' Connacht Senior Football winning side in 2001 and was also a Leinster Schools winner with St Mel's of…
Mar 27, 2020

The Camogie Association has extended its current suspension

The Camogie Association has extended its current suspension until the 19th of April at the earliest. They've also made the decision to postpone Congress, which had been due to take place in Clonmel next weekend so the event will be rescheduled for later this…
Mar 27, 2020

Roscommon GAA and Club Rossie defer their Win a Home in London Competition until December

Roscommon GAA and Club Rossie have deferred their Win a Home in London Competition until the end of the year. In a statement this morning Roscommon GAA say they have taken the decision as they want nothing to distract from tackling Covid-19. Since the launch…

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