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May 23, 2024

Meeting to take place next week to discuss development of forestry at Craggagh

Controversy over a development of forestry at Craggagh located between Balla and Kiltimagh continues, however a meeting has been agreed between the forestry company involved, local residents and the Rural Ireland Organisation. The meeting takes place on…
May 23, 2024

Mayo student among prize winners at National Scratch Coding Competition

A South Mayo student was among the prize winners at the annual National Scratch Coding Competition, organised by Lero, the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Software and the Irish Computer Society. The annual competition, now in its 14th year,…
May 23, 2024

Councillor claims communities close to Oweninny Wind Farm in Bellacorrick have all the pain with no gain from the development - it has been out of operation for over a month now, but is expected to resume operations shortly

Erris based Fine Gael councillor Gerry Coyle claims the communities around Bellacorrick are enduring all the pain with none of the gain as they live surrounded by the country’s largest wind farm at Oweninny. The wind farm is a joint venture by the ESB and…
May 23, 2024

Over the last 5 years, more than 500 peopole have died on trolleys in the ED waiting for admission to hospitals in Castlebar, Galway, Sligo and Ballinasloe

Over the last five years, 195 people died at Galway University Hospital Emergency Department (ED) on trolleys , there were 150 deaths in the ED at Sligo University Hospital - 117 patients died on trolleys in the ED at Mayo University Hospital, 108 patients at…
May 23, 2024

Banned single use plastics still in use in this country

Almost half of all businesses here still don't know certain single-use plastics are banned. New research from My-Waste-dot-ie shows 45 per cent of businesses are still offering at least one of the 10 items now banned under EU law - which include plastic…
May 23, 2024

Councillor warns of level of discontent among rural populations in Mayo to paying the Local Property Tax, arguing that they see no return

There are rural communities in Mayo talking about getting together and refusing to pay their Local Property Tax (LPT) because they fail to see what they are getting for their money. That’s according to Westport based Independent councillor Christy Hyland. He…

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May 23, 2024

Mayo Gaels enjoy four point win away to their neighbours

Mayo SFL Division 1B Mayo Gaels 0-11 Balla 0-07
May 23, 2024

Details for Mayo's Nicky Rackard Cup Final confirmed

Details have been confirmed for the Mayo Senior Hurlers Nicky Rackard Cup Final. They will make the trip to Croke Park on Sunday the 2nd of June to face Donegal. That game throws in at 4:15pm.
May 23, 2024

Details confirmed for Mayo's round 2 clash in the All Ireland series

Details have been confirmed for Mayo's Round 2 clash in the All Ireland football series with Roscommon. They will travel to Dr Hyde Park on Saturday 1st of June. Throw in is down for 5pm and we will have more details on our coverage of the game next week.
May 21, 2024

Commentary details confirmed for Friday's LIVE Connacht Minor Football Championship final on Midwest Radio

The Connacht Minor Football Final takes centre stage this Friday night in Dr. Hyde Park. Mayo defeated Roscommon in the opening round by 6 points but finals take on a life of their own. The game throws in at 7:30pm and Midwest Radio will have full live…
May 20, 2024

Mayo captain Paddy Durcan has sustained a cruciate ligament injury

Mayo GAA have confirmed that senior football captain Paddy Durcan has sustained a cruciate ligament injury. The Castlebar Mitchels man came on as a 56th minute substitute in Saturday’s meeting with Cavan in the first round of the All Ireland SFC Group Stage.…
May 20, 2024

Henry Downes U17 Cup begins tonight

The Henry Downes U17 Cup will commence for the first round of action this evening. All games get underway at 7:00pm. Here is the full list of fixtures, with the U17 Shield games included. The home team is listed first in each case. Ballinrobe Town have a bye…

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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.