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WALKING THE WALK Achill's Saoirse McHugh, the Green Party candidate for Midlands-North-West, campaigning in Springfield, Westport with Colm Cafferkey. Pics: Conor McKeown

Edwin McGreal

The Green Party cavalcade rolls into Westport on a warm Tuesday afternoon. Well, when we

yesterday 15:55
‘Appalling’ five-hour wait in ambulance outside A&E

Pic: Ciara Moynihan Louisburgh woman in her 70s forced to wait for urgent treatment

Áine Ryan

THE admission by the HSE that one patient had to wait five hours in an ambulance outside Mayo University Hospital’s Accident and Emergency Department (A&E) confirmed an

2019-05-21 15:28
Hynes and Durcan fire parting shots

MARKING 120 YEARS Ahead of yesterday’s (Monday) Mayo County Council meeting, the council held a ceremony to mark 120 years of local government in Mayo. Pictured at the ceremony were Cllr Michael Loftus, Leas Cathaoirleach of Mayo County Council and Cllr Blackie Gavin, Cathaoirleach. Chief

2019-05-14 16:25
Ballinrobe Robin on home turf

HOME TURF The five robin eggs in the nest at the top of the bag of turf some weeks ago. Edwin McGreal Anyone in the west of Ireland knows the draw of sitting in front of a warm turf fire on a cold, winter’s evening. But for one mother robin in Ballinrobe, turf was an enticing home

2019-05-14 15:22
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The finest of margins

MEMORIES Michael Holmes (left) and Frank Leneghan chat with The Mayo News in Mulranny. Pics: Michael McLaughlin

Twenty years on, Frank Leneghan and Michael Holmes look back on the famous local election where only 0.02 of a vote separated them

Edwin McGreal

Friday, January

yesterday 16:58
Rainbow of green tea, pink cushions, chat and craic

 

Áine Ryan

IT’S not only the cakes and buns, breads and scones that are delicious in Devour. It is a multi-coloured oasis of baby blues, vibrant pinks, soft psychedelic cushions and aromatic coffees. It could easily be a hipster hideaway down a narrow city street anywhere in

yesterday 16:58
Paddy Fleming

THE death took place on April 28 in the kind care of the staff at Hollymount Nursing Home of Paddy Fleming, Stripe, Milltown. He was 84. Paddy was a well known and highly regarded member of the local community in the Irishtown and Milltown region. He married Breege Flynn from Grange,

2019-05-21 19:40
Pádraig Doherty

The bed of heaven to you Pádraig Doherty! Pádraig was a reflective, thinking man, not afraid of the big questions. He stood alone. There was a shyness in him and he was so respectful. Courageous. Loyal. Adventurer. Good-humoured. He saw things in a different way. He made our spirits fresh and

2019-05-21 18:37
Creativity awards celebrated colourful character of Neill O’Neill

WINNERS ALL  Pictured are all the overall winners and merit winners who were in attendance on Saturday night last. Front row, from left: Joshua Reilly, Louisburgh NS, Photography Merit winner; Danny Scanlon, St Colmcille’s, Westport Quay, Art Merit; David Corrigan, Scoil Phádraig, Westport,

2019-05-21 18:37
Biodiversity Week and coastal clean-ups help us do our bit

Ciara Moynihan National Biodiversity Week began last Saturday, and it runs until next Monday, May 26. The week comes at a time when our biodiversity is crisis, as was confirmed by the recent UN-backed report which showed that 1 million plant and animal species are now on the brink of

2019-05-21 17:34
Why local elections matter

An Cailín Rua Anne-Marie Flynn I can’t fathom why local elections garner so little enthusiasm in Ireland. Sure, they lack the prime-time drama of general elections, but surely the fun part of the locals is that you can get up close and personal with the cast? Turnout for locals tends to

2019-05-21 16:31
The serious stuff starts for Mayo

FIRST DAY OUT Mayo manager James Horan and County Board PRO Paul Cunnane arrive at Gaelic Park in New York earlier this month. Pic: Sportsfile Talking Tactics Billy Joe Padden THE championship may have officially started for Mayo in New York, but the serious business only begins next

2019-05-21 16:31
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yesterday 16:58 The finest of margins
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yesterday 15:55 Ruffling feathers
2019-05-21 19:40 Paddy Fleming
2019-05-21 18:37 Pádraig Doherty
2019-05-21 18:37 Creativity awards celebrated colourful character of Neill O’Neill
2019-05-21 17:34 Biodiversity Week and coastal clean-ups help us do our bit
2019-05-21 16:31 Why local elections matter
2019-05-21 16:31 The serious stuff starts for Mayo
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2019-05-21 15:28 No more Cupid arrows at Knock’s Marriage Bureau
2019-05-21 15:28 Deacy family withdraws from council talks over memorials
2019-05-21 15:28 ‘Appalling’ five-hour wait in ambulance outside A&E
2019-05-14 18:31 Fianna Fáil battling to hold Midlands North West seat in Europe
2019-05-14 17:28 Document remembers ‘unsung hero’ Michael Davitt
2019-05-14 17:28 The innocence of the novice candidate
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2019-05-14 16:25 On the Holmes strait
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2019-05-14 16:25 Planning for Balla poultry farm refused
2019-05-14 16:25 Hynes and Durcan fire parting shots
2019-05-14 15:22 Liam McHale joins basketball’s ‘Hall of Fame’
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2019-05-14 15:22 New York fundraiser ‘a game changer’
2019-05-14 15:22 Ballinrobe Robin on home turf
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