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May 21, 2018

Minister launches public consultation for River Deel flood relief scheme in Crossmolina

Minister Kevin Boxer Moran was in Crossmolina this afternoon, to launch the public exhibition for the River Deel drainage scheme. Crossmolina has a long history of flooding, with the most significant floods occurring in October 1989, December 2006 and again…
May 21, 2018

Ballina student wins award at International Science & Engineering Fair in the US

A Ballina student has won first place at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Aaron Hannon, a past pupil of St Muredach's College, Ballina, who’s currently studying Engineering at Trinity College, Dublin was…
May 21, 2018

Mayo retains twelve Blue Flag beach awards for 2018

Mayo has retained its 12 Blue Flag beach awards for 2018. An Taisce has today announced the international Blue Flag and Green Coast Award recipients for 2018. The Blue Flag is one of the world’s most recognised eco-labels, and a record 90 beaches and marinas…
May 21, 2018

Ireland's postmasters urging for support from their customers and the Government

Ireland's postmasters are asking their customers and the Government for support into the future. Following a recent historic deal on the future of the network, the Irish Postmasters union says they need the public to keep using their local services. They also…
May 21, 2018

Gardai across the region are advising motorists to take due caution this morning and reduce their speed due to heavy rainfall overnight

Gardai across the region are advising motorists to take due caution this morning and reduce their speed due to heavy rainfall overnight. Accumulations of between 25 and 33mm occurred overnight leaving excess water on many roads across the west. A status…
May 21, 2018

Aviation experts to review oversight of air-sea rescue in the wake of the fatal rescue 116 helicopter crash off the Mayo coast last year

Minister for Transport Shane Ross is appointing an international team of aviation experts to review “oversight” of the State’s air-sea search and rescue provision. Mr Ross, who holds responsibility for the Irish Coast Guard, is acting on an Air Accident…

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May 21, 2018

Tom Parsons underwent surgery on his knee on Saturday

Mayo star Tom Parsons underwent surgery on his knee on Saturday following the serious injury he sustained during his side's Connacht SFC quarter-final defeat to Galway at MacHale Park. The midfielder was stretchered off in the second-half, where he suffered a…
May 21, 2018

Gold for Michaela Walsh at Loughborough International in England

Michaela Walsh was back in action yesterday when she represented Ireland at the Loughborough International in England. Michaela claimed the gold in the u23 women's shot put with a huge throw of 15.97m ranking her inside the top 5 in Europe at the age of 19.…
May 20, 2018

Manulla through to last 16 of Women's FAI Intermediate Cup

Women’s FAI Intermediate Cup Round 2 Manulla 3-2 Castlebar Town AET Emma Cosgrove gave Manulla a 2-1 lead but Castlebar Town equalised with the last kick of the game to force extra time. Aoife Frain go the winner for Manulla in extra time. They are now in the…
May 20, 2018

Mayo GAA results from Sunday afternoon

Mayo Junior A Championship Group 2Kilmaine 2-19Crossmolina 1-07 Group 3Cill Chomain 2-10 Tourmakeady 0-06 Kilmeena 0-17 Ballycroy 0-09 Junior B Group 1Bohola Moy Davitts 4-11 Shrule/Glencorrib 4-10 Group 2Breaffy 2-10 Moygownagh 0-13 Group 3Aghamore…
May 20, 2018

Connacht Gold Super Cup and Premier Cup results from Sunday

Connacht Gold Super Cup Round 1Westport Utd B 3-2 Ballyheane Claremorris 4-1 Iorras Aontaithe Castlebar Celtic 11-1 Straide & Foxford UtdWestport Utd 1-0 Manulla Connacht Gold Premier Cup Round 1Manulla B 6-2 Fahy Rovers Claremorris B A-A Snugboro - after 25…
May 20, 2018

Mayo defeat DDSL to win SFAI U12 Championship

SFAI U12 Championship Final Mayo 2-1 DDSL 

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The Emergency Department at Mayo University Hospital is extremely busy at present with a high number of medical attendances.

The latest figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation show there are 27 patients on trolleys at the Castlebar based hospital today.

A spokesperson for the Hospital this evening told Midwest News that every effort is being made to provide beds for those patients awaiting admission.

All emergency cases will continue to be treated at Mayo University Hospital therefore they are asking people with genuine emergencies to go to the Hospital and they will be looked after. 

However, they are also asking people whose circumstances are not urgent to consider using an alternative such as the family doctor.