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Feb 20, 2018

Cabinet approves draft bill to hold referendum on 8th amendment

The Cabinet has approved a draft bill to hold a referendum on the 8th amendment. The Health Minister Simon Harris can now finalise the bill, which the Government is expected to approve in two weeks time. The Taoiseach has said he's confident the timeline of…
Feb 20, 2018

Tributes paid to former Castlebar Mayor Brendan Henaghan, who will be laid to rest on Friday

Tributes are being paid to former Mayor of Castlebar Brendan Henaghan, who died suddenly a the age of 53. A well-known businessman in Castlebar, Mr Henaghan became ill at his home in Snugboro on Sunday night, and passed away early this morning at Mayo…
Feb 20, 2018

Galway's arthouse cinema to finally open this Friday

An arthouse cinema in Galway, that has cost the State almost 9 million euro, will finally open to the public next Friday. The Pálás cinema has been steeped in controversy since the project was first mooted 14 years ago – having encountered funding shortfalls,…
Feb 20, 2018

Potato growers getting less than one-fifth the price consumer paying, claims IFA

A conference in Dublin heard today that potato growers are getting less than one-fifth of the price a consumer pays for their product in the shop. Speaking at the National Potato Conference, the Galway-based IFA President Joe Healy outlined how retailers are…
Feb 20, 2018

Gardai warn of scam tricking people into buying iTunes gift cards

Gardai are warning about a scam tricking people into buying iTunes gift cards. In recent weeks, a victim in Co Galway was scammed out of 2,200 euro, while two people fell victim to the scam in Wicklow and Tipperary and were conned into buying over a thousand…
Feb 20, 2018

Public Concerned that Kiltimagh / Swinford Daily Bus Connection to Galway Could be Cut

There is increasing concern that the daily bus connections linking both Swinford and Kiltimagh to Galway may be cut. Listeners to Midwest News, regular users of the service, say it is a vital transport link to Galway for many elderly people in particular,…

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Feb 20, 2018

Success for Burrishoole Ladies at Comórtas Peile Páidí Ó'Sé tournament

Burrishoole Ladies and Crossmolina Deel Rovers competed in the Lidl Comórtas Peile Páidí Ó Sé 2018 tournament, which took place over the weekend in the Dingle Peninsula in Kerry. In a round robin six-team intermediate ladies competition, Burrishoole beat West…
Feb 19, 2018

Vote on formation of new club defeated

A vote on the formation of a new club in Mayo was defeated at tonight’s Mayo County Board meeting. The vote was taken on the formation of St Coman’s Hollymount but was defeated 40-28.
Feb 19, 2018

Mayo footballers & hurlers in action next weekend in the Allianz National Leagues

In Round 4 of the Allianz Football League this weekend, Mayo host All-Ireland champions Dublin at Elvery’s MacHale Park, Castlebar on Saturday evening – that game has a 7pm throw-in time with live commentary here on Midwest Radio. Paddy Neilan from Roscommon…
Feb 19, 2018

Launch of Mayo Stages Rally 2018

There was great excitement as Mayo & District Motorsport Club gathered in Óstán Oileán Acla on Saturday evening for the launch of the Óstán Oileán Acla/Connacht Print & Signs Mayo Stages Rally 2018. Locals and Sponsors got a preview of what’s in store on…
Feb 18, 2018

No luck for Westport Utd in underage national competitions today

SFAI U13 Cup Westport Utd 1-6 St Joseph's SFAI U12 Cup Donnacarney Celtic 1-0 Westport Utd
Feb 18, 2018

Fermanagh defeat Sligo in refixed Allianz Football League encounter

Allianz Football League Division 3Fermanagh 0-13 Sligo 0-08

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Feb 15, 2018
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Jan 31, 2018
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Jan 30, 2018
Check out this month's delicious recipes from the always great Marjorie, as told to…

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Jan 25, 2018
On Wednesday we were delighted to welcome the winners of our Road Safety Competitions,…

The Limit Of - Charlestown Brothers Shooting with the Stars

Jan 17, 2018
Charlestown brothers Anthony and Alan Mulligan joined us to talk about their feature film…

Eddie O'Sullivan says he's disappointed not been offered an interview for the Connacht job.

The former Ireland and USA coach says it's disappointing not to get the opportunity to lay out his vision for the province.