• The N60 road between Claremorris and Balla is closed, following a road traffic collision.

    It's understood a jeep and articulated truck were involved in a collision at Brize.

    Emergency services are at the scene, and motorists are advised that the road is closed to traffic.




  • A number of people were taken by ambulance to Mayo University Hospital today following a six-vehicle collision near Balla.

    The N60 Castlebar to Balla was closed to traffic earlier this afternoon following the multi-vehicle collision but has since reopened.

    The collision occurred 2km from Balla on the Castlebar side at around 1.30pm.

    Emergency services attended the scene.

    A number of people were taken to hospital by ambulance but their injuries are not believed to be serious.

  • The N60 road from Castlerea train station to Ballymoe remains closed for another week, as work is continuing on a new overlay on that section of road.

    The works are due to be completed next weekend.

    However, Castlerea-based Fianna Fail Councillor Paschal Fitzmaurice is calling for emergency funding to be provided to improve sections of the N60 between Harristown and Ballymoe village.

    Councillor Fitzmaurice says the Summer drought has caused parts of the road to sink, and will require emergency works.

  • A man and a woman have been injured following a collision on the N60 in Mayo.

    They were struck by a car at Breaffy at around 10:50 last night.

    The 31-year-old woman suffered serious head injuries in the crash and was taken to Mayo University Hospital.

    The 34 year-old man and the man driving the car received minor injuries and were also taken to hospital for treatment.

    A forensic examination of the scene has taken place and the road has reopened to traffic.

    Anyone with information is asked to contact Gardai.

  • The N60 road between Castlebar and Balla has reopened to traffic.

    The road was closed between Balla and Manulla earlier this afternoon after a truck went off the road.

    A crane was used to remove the truck, and Gardai say no-one was seriously injured in the incident.




  • Roscommon County Council has confirmed that the main N60 road between Castlerea and Roscommon will be closed at Oran from next Monday morning the 16th September for a 6-week period.

    The road closure is to facilitate construction of the N60 Oran road project, and motorists are being advised to divert via Tulsk.

    However, there are concerns that the official diversion could add up to 10 miles to the journey.

    Cathaoirleach of Roscommon County Council Paschal Fitzmaurice says that, while the new road project is welcome, the works should have been carried out on a Stop / Go basis for traffic, rather than closing the road completely for 6 weeks.....

  • The N60 road between Ballyhaunis and Claremorris has reopened to traffic following a collision yesterday evening.

    A car overturned at Ballygowan bridge, and Midwest News understands one person was taken to hospital from the scene.

    The accident occurred shortly before 6pm yesterday evening, and the road was closed for several hours, but reopened again late last night.



  • Gardaí attended the scene of a two vehicle RTC that occurred on the N60 (Breaffy Road), Castlebar, yesterday evening.

    The collision occurred at approximately 6pm in evening near the Cottage Road junction.

    No injuries were reported after the incident.

  • The N60 road on the Castlebar side of Balla will be open to two-way traffic from next week.

    Roadworks have been taking place for a number of months on the N60 Balla to Castlebar road, resulting in delays to traffic as a stop / go system is in place.

    Mayo County Council has confirmed that the traffic lights will be in place until the end of this week, but the road will reopen for two-way traffic next week for the Christmas period.

    However, the temporary speed limits will remain in place, and motorists are asked to observe the signage.

  • Castlebar Gardai are advising of some traffic delays on the N60, following a collision at Manulla Junction.

    Two vehicles were involved in the collision - it's not believed anyone was seriously injured.

    Traffic is down to one lane at present, with some delays for motorists, but the road should be fully reopened by about noon.



  • Two people were taken to Mayo University hospital last night following a two vehicle collision outside Castlebar.

    The collision between a Citroen car and a tractor happened at 7.15pm yesterday evening.

    The driver of the car has sustained serious injuries from the accident and remains in hospital while the man driving the tractor has less serious injuries and has since been discharged.

    The N60 between Castlebar and Manulla was closed both ways overnight and for a time this morning on the Claremorris side of Breaffy Village, but has since fully reopened to traffic.