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May 13, 2021

No additional Covid related deaths reported this evening in the Republic

There were no additional Covid 19 related deaths reported to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre this evening. As of midnight last night (Wed) 456 new cases of the virus were confirmed in the Republic. There were 17 new cases of the virus in Galway, 7…
May 13, 2021

Westport B&B secures top ten rating in TripAdvisor's Top Ten Irish B&Bs

A B&B in Westport has been listed in TripAdvisor's Top 10 Irish B&Bs for 2021. Coming in at number 6 is Woodside Lodge, located on the Golf Course Road in Westport. The guesthouse is operated by Helen and Patrice Goberville. It's the only Mayo B&B included in…
May 13, 2021

Three Quarters of a million euro of funding announced for three Mayo islands

Almost 750,000 euro has been announced this afternoon in grant aid for Mayo islands The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, announced almost €1.1 million to support a range of capital works on the country’s offshore islands.…
May 13, 2021

Hair and Beauty back and busy

At the start of the week the queues to secure appointments with hairdressers and beauticians were extensive throughout the region, with these services re-opening to customers for the first time this year, on Monday last. A few days down the line, and many…
May 13, 2021

Doors of Westport Bookshop remain open through this year's lockdown

As the country re-opens in stages from the Covid lockdown restrictions, some bookshops have remained open this year, despite the pandemic. Bookshops that also sell essential school supplies have continued to trade since Christmas, but are doing so with…
May 13, 2021

One of the largest passenger planes in the world landed today at IWAK

One of the largest passenger aircrafts in the world, landed at Ireland West Airport Knock this morning. Just after 11am an Airbus A330 touched down. It's the first time ever that an A330 landed at the airport. Over a year ago,(Feb 2020), a larger Airbus A380…

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May 13, 2021

AFLW Star will not be lining out for the Mayo Ladies this season

Aussie Rules Star Aileen Gilroy will not be lining out for the Mayo Ladies this year. That news was confirmed to Midwest Sport this afternoon by Mayo manager Michael Moyles who said they have been in talks with Aileen while she was in Australia and since she…
May 13, 2021

Connacht name their side to face Munster

Tom Daly will lead out Connacht for the first time after he was named as captain for Friday’s Guinness PRO14 Rainbow Cup interpro with Munster. Daly has enjoyed a breakthrough season for the province, missing just one game and consistently stringing together…
May 13, 2021

Galway United looking to bounce back with a win at home to Wexford

Galway United entertain Wexford FC at Eamonn Deacy Park tomorrow evening with kick-off at 7.45pm. The Tribesmen go into this week's game after a disappointing 2-1 defeat by Bray Wanderers at Eamonn Deacy Park last Friday. Gary Shaw scored a late winner for…
May 13, 2021

Mayo Camogie name their side to face Roscommon on Saturday

The Mayo Team has been announced for their Littlewoods Ireland Camogie Leagues opening match against Roscommon on Saturday. With an extended panel of over 40 players, management have named a match day panel of 30 that features all three Mayo clubs that play…
May 13, 2021

LISTEN: Galway ready for Kingdom Challenge

Galway get their Allianz National Football League Division 1 south campaign up and running on Saturday with a trip to the Kingdom. The Tribesmen will take on Kerry in Tralee at 3pm on Saturday. Galway held a press conference on Monday afternoon looking ahead…
May 13, 2021

Connacht Cycling to host special online show tomorrow evening

This Friday night 14th May at 8.30pm Cycling Connacht will host their fourth Facebook Live Show of the season with panelists Rachel Nolan, Stefanie Carr and Padraig Marrey. As keen athletes, adventurers and experienced cyclists the panelists will bring a…

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