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Funeral arrangements for two killed in Ballina crash announced

SAD LOSS Jack O’Hora (21) and Ricky Langdon (28) to be buried on Friday and Saturday, respectively

Michael Duffy

THE funeral arrangements for the two young men who died in a horrific road crash in Ballina on Monday night have been announced. Ricky Langdon (28) and Jack

yesterday 16:55
Two men killed in Ballina crash

TRAGEDY A section of the R314 Killala Road leading to the bend where the accident took place. Pic: Paul Mealey

TWO men in their 20s were killed in a road traffic accident in Ballina late on Monday evening while a third remains in a critical condition in hospital. The horrific

2018-11-13 19:57
Parsons is ‘Personality of the Year’

CROWD FAVOURITE Tom Parsons received a standing ovation from Mayo supporters when he arrived at the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick back in June after suffering a serious injury a few weeks earlier. Pic: Sportsfile Awards Mike Finnerty INJURED Mayo footballer Tom Parsons will become the

2018-11-13 15:44
Drink-driving laws put pedestrians ‘in danger’

Dark roads and walking a lethal mix Anton McNulty

A MAYO County Councillor believes that the new drink-driving legislation will mean more pedestrians dying on the country’s roads. Ballinrobe-based Fianna Fáil councillor Damien Ryan made the comments at a recent meeting of the Roads

2018-11-13 14:35
Westport councillors told to ‘move on’ after parking-charges decision

DIFFERENCE OF OPINION  Councillors Christy Hyland and Brendan Mulroy have not seen eye to eye on the parking charges issue but have been told by council colleagues to now move on from the issue.  Pic: Michael McLaughlin Anton McNulty WESTPORT-based councillors have been told ‘to

2018-11-13 13:22
Breaffy to block road over speed limit concerns

ROAD WORKS Road works taking place in Breaffy village during the summer. However a local campaign to have the speed limit on the nearby main road reduced to 60kmh has been unsuccessful to date. Pic: @BreaffyNS on Twitter Edwin McGreal

A road blockage will take place in Breaffy on

2018-11-07 18:43
Quickfire Questions with Shane Nallen

Quickfire Questions Name: Shane Nallen Age: 31 Club: Belmullet Nickname: Sticky Occupation: Garda

Pre-match meal? Usually just keep it simple, scrambled eggs, avocado and toast.

Favourite player growing up? Michael Donnellan. 

Best away day room-mate? Not

2018-11-06 14:22
Ring cuts the ribbon on ‘long overdue’ Belmullet Sewerage Scheme

ALL SMILES Pictured at the official opening of the Belmullet Wastewater Treatment Plant following a 29m investment by Irish Water were, front, from left: Cllr Gerry Coyle, Senator Rose Conway Walsh, Peter Hynes, Chief Executive Mayo County Council; Minister for Rural and Community Development,

2018-11-06 13:19
Daily News
The Lonely Battle of Thomas Reid’ screens in Castlebar

DAVID V GOLIATH The quiet and gentle bachelor Thomas Reid, whose cattle farm became the subject of a very public Supreme Court battle. Award-winning Irish film ‘The Lonely Battle of Thomas Reid’ will be screened for one week only at Mayo Movie World, Castlebar, starting this Friday,

yesterday 13:28
A Day in the Life: Angela Faull

RADIO STAR CRCfm Manager Angela Faull, who also hosts the popular Chatroom show on the Castlebar station. I’m up in the morning by 7.30am and one of the first things I would do is check the CRC Facebook page. I manage that with Niamh O’Kelly. I would be sitting at my desk at work for 9am

2018-11-13 17:50
Max impact

Westport’s Max Zaska to release much-anticipated new single this week Ciara Moynihan Guitarist-composer Max Zaska is set to release the first single, ‘Cannot Will Not’, from his forthcoming debut album, ‘It Takes A Village’, which he made with his soul-funk collective, the

2018-11-13 16:47
Academic eye on offshore islands

On the Edge Áine Ryan ISLANDS induce an elixir that is addictive. Their magic is mesmeric as they sit out there on the edge of the horizon. Or play among the waves of salt-air in the shelter of the bay: here in west Mayo, like hump-backed children sheltered by the ancient holy mountain and

2018-11-13 16:47
Hallelujah! – Messiah to be performed in Castlebar

Mayo Concert Orchestra. Pic: Michael McLaughlin Church walls to reverberate with Handel’s rousing oratorio    Handel’s classic and much-loved Messiah will be staged at the Church of the Holy Rosary, Castlebar, on Sunday, November 25, at 7pm. Performed jointly by the

2018-11-13 15:44
St Anne’s BC celebrates 50th anniversary

FLASHBACK  Peter Mullen of St Anne’s BC is pictured with his collection of boxing cups and trophies in February 1971. Pic: Liam Lyons Ger Flanagan IT was October 1967 when the famed St Anne’s Boxing Club in Westport was established and a return of 102 national titles between then

2018-11-13 15:44
Louisburgh’s fallen remembered on Armistice Day

CENTENARY COMMEMORATION  On Sunday, the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, the annual Mayo Remembrance Mass, to remember all from Mayo who lost their lives in conflict, took place in St Patrick’s Church, Louisburgh.  Pic: Jimmy Corrigan Edwin McGreal Exactly 100 years to the day

2018-11-13 14:35
Bellacorick family living ‘a nightmare’ due to windfarm construction

Anton McNulty A FAMILY living close to the Oweninny Windfarm construction site in north Mayo have described how they are living a ‘nightmare’ since the contractors started using a road leading to their home. Alan and Eileen Mullarkey from the village of Shranakilla, Bellacorrick, have

2018-11-13 14:35
Latest news from Ballina
yesterday 16:55 Funeral arrangements for two killed in Ballina crash announced
yesterday 13:28 The Lonely Battle of Thomas Reid’ screens in Castlebar
2018-11-13 19:57 Two men killed in Ballina crash
2018-11-13 17:50 A Day in the Life: Angela Faull
2018-11-13 16:47 Max impact
2018-11-13 16:47 Academic eye on offshore islands
2018-11-13 15:44 Hallelujah! – Messiah to be performed in Castlebar
2018-11-13 15:44 St Anne’s BC celebrates 50th anniversary
2018-11-13 15:44 Parsons is ‘Personality of the Year’
2018-11-13 14:35 Louisburgh’s fallen remembered on Armistice Day
2018-11-13 14:35 Bellacorick family living ‘a nightmare’ due to windfarm construction
2018-11-13 14:35 Breaffy protest demands speed limit reduction
2018-11-13 14:35 Drink-driving laws put pedestrians ‘in danger’
2018-11-13 13:23 €10,000 worth of bikes stolen in Ballinrobe
2018-11-13 13:23 Roisin Tansey to receive special award for courage
2018-11-13 13:23 Ceremonies in Dublin and US for Ballyhaunis Vietnam hero
2018-11-13 13:22 Councillor calls for hedge-cutting budget to be doubled
2018-11-13 13:22 Ballina councillor slams ‘doom and gloom’ about the N26
2018-11-13 13:22 Westport councillors told to ‘move on’ after parking-charges decision
2018-11-07 18:43 Breaffy to block road over speed limit concerns
2018-11-06 16:28 Discovering hidden history
2018-11-06 15:25 Train your brain
2018-11-06 15:25 Club Stars 2018 shortlist revealed
2018-11-06 14:22 Tooreen dual star picks up another award
2018-11-06 14:22 Allergan expansion set to double Irish workforce
2018-11-06 14:22 Councillor in hot water over pool motion
2018-11-06 14:22 January roll-out for Westport parking fees
2018-11-06 14:22 Council used councillors’ kitty to fund own events
2018-11-06 14:22 Quickfire Questions with Shane Nallen
2018-11-06 13:19 Remembering Mayo’s war dead 100 years on
2018-11-06 13:19 Elder stateswoman espouses universal human rights
2018-11-06 13:19 Senator fearful for future of Ballycroy Post Office
2018-11-06 13:19 Austin Francis back aims to retake council seat
2018-11-06 13:19 Finding support in times of tragedy
2018-11-06 13:19 Crossmolina flooding concerns continue
2018-11-06 13:19 Ring cuts the ribbon on ‘long overdue’ Belmullet Sewerage Scheme
2018-11-06 12:16 When millions were thrown about like confetti
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