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Sep 20, 2019

FF deputy calls for a 200 euro subsidy per cow if farmers are to survive in the north west

A proper subsidy of 200 euro per cow is the only way that farmers are going to survive in the north west according to Sligo based Fianna Fail deputy Eamon Scanlon. He says his party is calling for this level of subsidy per cow and in addition he says the REPS…
Sep 20, 2019

Taoiseach to officially open newly resurfaced runway at IWAK today

A newly-resurfaced runway is opening at Ireland West Airport in Knock today.The Government has invested 11 million euro into the upgrade. The Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar will perform the official ribbon cutting ceremony at the facility around lunchtime, to mark…
Sep 20, 2019

Protest continues outside Dawn Meats Ballyhaunis

Farmers are continuing to protest outside Dawn meats in Ballyhaunis this morning (Friday). Midwest News understands that Dawn Meats resumed the slaughter of sheep yesterday at the Ballyhaunis plant. The protesters are holding out for what they consider to be…
Sep 20, 2019

Removal takes place this evening of man shot dead on Tuesday at Coogue, Aghamore

The removal takes place this evening of the man who was shot and died outside a house at Coogue, Aghamore, Ballyhaunis on Tuesday night last. 67 year old Brendan Kilduff of Sallyhernane, Knock appears to have been visiting a friend when he was mistaken by the…
Sep 20, 2019

Galway's Eyre Square among ten venues nationally today to host Climate rally

Galway’s Eyre Square is one of ten locations nationally where large rallies are being held across the country today, as part of the global day of action to counter climate disruption. Student organisers and campaigners supporting the School Strikes for…
Sep 20, 2019

School secretaries across this region, are set to join their colleagues nationally today in a one-hour work stoppage

School secretaries across this region, are set to join their colleagues nationally today in a one-hour work stoppage in protest over “precarious” working conditions. Pupils and parents are unlikely to be affected, as teaching unions do not have a mandate to…

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Sep 20, 2019

Sligo Rovers aiming for all three points against UCD tonight

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division leaders Dundalk are away to Waterford this evening. Second placed Shamrock Rovers host St Patrick's Athletic at Tallaght Stadium. Elsewhere it's Cork City versus Finn Harps. Derry City to take on Bohemians, and it's UCD…
Sep 20, 2019

Final race meeting of the year at Ballinrobe today

There is racing today at Ballinrobe, which starts at 3.30. It’s the final meeting of their 2019 season. It is an all National Hunt card and the feature race of the evening is the P & D Lydon Irish EBF Mares H’Cap of €22,000. 
Sep 20, 2019

Exciting weekend on the Mayo Club Championship Scene

It’s going to be an incredibly busy weekend on the Mayo Club Championship scene with three live commentaries and updates on all the games. Midwest Radio Sport will have live coverage of the reigning County Champions Ballintubber in action against last year’s…
Sep 19, 2019

Ballinrobe one of 16 LGFA clubs selected for development programme

Ballinrobe LGFA is one of 16 clubs selected to take part in a nationwide LGFA development programme. Club2Gether is an initiative which aims increase retention rates of young women in ladies football. The programme touches areas like volunteer recruitment and…
Sep 19, 2019

Mayo Sanctuary Runners programme commences this evening in Ballyhaunis

Mayo Sanctuary Runners will begin an eight week 5k running programme tonight in Ballyhaunis. The Couch to 5k run will commence from the Park in Ballyhaunis at eight o’clock this evening and every Thursday evening for the coming weeks. The purpose of the…
Sep 19, 2019

TG4 to broadcast live coverage of all Connacht home games in the PRO14

TG4 will again broadcast 28 live games free to air this season, as well as deferred coverage of a further 9 interprovincial games. This will be followed by a bumper afternoon of live rugby on TG4 on Saturday 28th September as Scarlets take on Connacht. A…

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Mayo v Kerry NFL Final

Apr 02, 2019
Listen back to our commentary with Michael D. McAndrew and Martin Carney on Mayo's…

Fr. Terence Harrington's Homily and Reflection as spoken about on The Mid Morning Show

Jan 21, 2019
 Below is a copy of the Homily that Fr. Terence Harrington gave on the Sunday Morning…

Marjorie's Kitchen - November

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What’s in Season November Meat, Game, Poultry Grouse, Goose, Hill Lamb, Partridge,…

Operation Gaeilge!

Oct 30, 2018
Would you like to brush up on your gaeilge? Well Gnó Mhaigh Eo are offering you some…

Road Safety for Schools Competition

Oct 19, 2018
Road Safety Rules in School – Radio Competition Midwest Radio in association with the…

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