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Mar 30, 2023

N84 between Headford and Galway city closed following road traffic accident

Gardai are currently at the scene of a collision between Galway city and Headford this afternoon. The collision occurred on the Curraghline after 1 o'clock this afternoon. The road is closed to traffic and diversions are in place. Gardai are advising…
Mar 30, 2023

County Galway farmer found guilty of the manslaughter of his Aunt, Chrissie Treacy five years ago

A county Galway farmer has been found not guilty of murdering his aunt, but guilty of her manslaughter. Michael Scott, of Gortanumera, Portumna, claimed he accidentally ran over Chrissie Treacy in his JCB teleporter on the 27th of April 2018. Following a…
Mar 30, 2023

Funding of just over €5 million euro announced for Ireland West Airport Knock under the Regional Airports programme

Capital funding of just over €5 million euro has been announced for Ireland West Airport under the Regional Airports Programme 2021-2025. This announcement has been confirmed to Midwest News by Minister of State Dara Calleary. The Programme will support major…
Mar 30, 2023

Some motorists have two NCT tests within four months, as delays to secure tests intensify, according to Castlebar councillor

Members of Castlebar Municipal District are calling on the Road Safety Authority and the government, to give motorists a 12 month NCT cert, from whatever date they manage to secure the test Over 425 thousand vehicles nationally are currently overdue for the…
Mar 30, 2023

Plight of a NS in county Leitrim seeking an extension, raised in the Dail by deputy Marian Harkin

The principal of a primary school in county Leitrim, was a pupil in third class in Leckaun NS when the school originally applied for additional accommodation in 1993. “Last August she was told the application was at the final stage of assessment, that’s 30…
Mar 30, 2023

Green light for Tesco Ballina's revamped store

Planning permission has been granted by Mayo County Council to TESCO Ireland Ltd for long awaited proposed improvement works at the Ballina store. The authority has granted conditional planning for the refurbishment of the Ballina store. The works will…

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Mar 30, 2023

Mayo native takes over as manager of the Sligo Senior ladies footballers

Sligo LGFA have confirmed the appointment of Cormac Reape as Senior Ladies Team Manager until the end of the season. The Knockmore native takes over from Anthony Brennan. Reape guided the Knockmore ladies to county title success two years ago.
Mar 30, 2023

Mayo's Sarah Rowe on the scoresheet once again for Bohemians

Peamount's unbeaten start to the new Women's Premier Division season came to an end last night. Megan Smyth-Lynch scored twice as Shelbourne beat the leaders 4-1 at PLR Park. Shamrock Rovers continued their good start with a 2-1 win over Wexford Youths, while…
Mar 30, 2023

Westport youngster representing Ireland Schoolboys U18 side later

Former Westport United and current Sligo rovers u19 footballer Daniel Kelly has been called up to the Republic of Ireland schoolboys U18 International team. Daniel will be in action for tonight's 4th round tie of the SAFIB Hummel centenary shield against…
Mar 30, 2023

Mayo man named in Six Nations Team of the Championship

Mayo’s Caelan Doris is one of ten Irish players named in the Guinness Six Nations Team of the Championship. Ireland’s Grand Slam-winning heroes dominate the selection, with Lacken native Doris named at number eight. Doris and Ireland team-mates Hugo Keenan…
Mar 29, 2023

Mayo U17 Hurling panel announced

MAYO U17 HURLING CELTIC CHALLENGE PANEL 2023. Press Release www.mayogaa.com Mayo U17 Hurling management name their panel for the Celtic Challenge 2023. Manager Brian Finn has named his panel who will captained by Conor Ketterick Westport GAA and…
Mar 29, 2023

Emlyn Mulligan calls time on his inter-county career

Leitrim footballer Emlyn Mulligan has announced his retirement from inter-county football. The 35-year old says past injuries have caught up with him, and he can no longer deal with the rigours of the inter-county game. Mulligan made his Leitrim debut in…

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 Below is a copy of the Homily that Fr. Terence Harrington gave on the Sunday Morning Mass broadcast on Sunday January 20th. The Homily deals with the power of the tongue to speak good or speak evil. That's followed by a reflection he gave at the end of mass on the subject of grief.