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Jan 20, 2019

Taoiseach's popularity rating plunges 10 points to its lowest level since he took office

It was a rude awakening for Leo Varadkar after celebrating his birthday on Friday. The Taoiseach's popularity rating has plunged 10 points to its lowest level since he took office. But he can take some solace in the fact Fianna Fáil leader Mícheál Martin has…
Jan 20, 2019

Warning issued to dog owners to be responsible for their animals, ahead of busy lambing season

A warning has been issued to dog owners to be responsible for their animals, ahead of the busy lambing season in Spring. Following a number of dog attacks on sheep flocks throughout the country, the President of the Irish Natura & Hill Farmers Association…
Jan 20, 2019

Farm family in West Mayo Municipal District area told they are breaking the law by having cattle crush installed on their farm

A farm family in the West Mayo Municipal District area have received a letter from the Enforcement section of Mayo County Council telling them that the National Parks and Wildlife say they are breaking the law having installed a cattle crush on their farm.…
Jan 20, 2019

Transport Minister launches scathing attack on what he calls 'the lunatic fringe' in Leinster House opposed to tougher drink drive laws

The Transport Minister has launched a scathing attack on what he calls 'the lunatic fringe' in Leinster House opposed to tougher drink drive laws. Shane Ross has suggested any government Ministers who criticised the enforcement of the laws were 'unfit for…
Jan 20, 2019

Mayo based Kenny family highest entry from Mayo on Sunday Independent Rich List

There were no big surprises among the list of Ireland's richest people released today. The Sunday Independent Rich List found the Dublin based Mistry family, worth 16.1 billion euro, are the wealthiest in the country once again. The list estimates wealth…
Jan 19, 2019

Councillor voices frustration at unfinished housing estates in Ballina

A local Fine Gael Councillor has voiced his frustration at unfinished housing estates in Ballina. John O'Hara says people have paid a lot of money for these houses and they deserve to have lighting working, good road into the estate and the sewerage is…

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Jan 20, 2019

Easkey book place in All-Ireland Junior Final but no luck for An Spideal

All-Ireland Intermediate Club Football Semi-Final Naomh Eanna 3-09 An Spideal 0-11 All-Ireland Junior Football Semi-FinalEaskey 1-08 Red Hughs 0-09 All-Ireland Intermediate Hurling Semi-Final Oranmore-Maree 1-13 St Gall's 2-04 All-Ireland Junior Hurling…
Jan 20, 2019

Roscommon retain FBD League title

FBD League Final Roscommon 0-13 Galway 1-05 
Jan 20, 2019

Mayo Volleyball Club back to winning ways

Mayo Volleyball Club got back to winning ways after 2 defeats in dramatic fashion by putting Dalkey to the sword in a tight, thrilling encounter away from home. Mayo started very slow. They found the going very tough as they struggled to defend some talented…
Jan 20, 2019

Tullaghan Bay Rowing Club take part in Irish Indoor Rowing Championship at UL

Tullaghan Bay Rowing Club took part in the Irish Indoor Rowing Championships At the Sports Arena University of Limerick yesterday. These were All Ireland Championship finals and a follow up to the IIRC Provinces Competition in November. Clubs from all over…
Jan 20, 2019

Mayo League celebrate 2018 season at annual presentation night

1: Westaro Masters League Division 2 Runners-Up-------Swinford (medals) Winners------------Swinford B (medals) Masters Div 2----Player of Month November-----------------------Gavin Groarke, Swinford December-----------------------Tim Moriarty, Swinford ‘B’…
Jan 19, 2019

Ballina defeat City of Derry in AIL Division 2C

AIL Division 2C Ballina 39-10 City of Derry

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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.