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Feb 24, 2018

IT Sligo and UCC teaming up with Irish Marine Institute on new project

Researchers are launching a new project to find DNA from Ireland's first settlers. IT Sligo and UCC are teaming up with the Irish Marine Institute this weekend as part of "Europe's Lost Frontiers". They're trying to find signs of ancient life beneath the…
Feb 24, 2018

Gardai in Sligo launch investigation after discovery of man's body

Gardaí in Sligo are investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of the body of a 20-year-old man this afternoon in Sligo town. Gardaí were called to the scene of an incident at a house at Connolly Street, Sligo at approximately 1.30pm this…
Feb 24, 2018

Mayo solicitor loses challenge to DPP's assurances to authorities in Brazil

A Mayo solicitor has lost his challenge to the DPP’s assurances to authorities in Brazil that his time spent in a prison there awaiting extradition will be set off against any prison sentence imposed on his him, according to today’s Irish Independent. These…
Feb 24, 2018

Mayo Road Safety officer issues warning over Snapchat challenge

Mayo County Council’s Road Safety Officer has issued a warning over a Snapchat challenge in the UK, which has seen children hanging off the edge of bridges. Police officers were called to bridges across Greater Manchester in recent days, after concerned…
Feb 24, 2018

Charity Cycle in memory of crew of Rescue 116 is launched in Belmullet

A charity cycle in memory of the crew of Rescue 116, which crashed off the north Mayo coast last year, will take place in March. Miles in the Memory is an initiative organised by the Coast Guard, An Garda Siochana and Belmullet Cycling Club. The cycle will…
Feb 23, 2018

Cold snap to hit the country next week

Ireland is bracing itself for another cold snap as high pressure over Scandinavia continues to influence our weather for the next few days. The freezing winds from Scandinavia and Siberia, dubbed the 'Beast from the East', will bring "exceptionally cold"…

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Feb 24, 2018

St Nathy's capture Connacht PPS Senior B Title

NUIG Connacht Post Primary Schools Senior B Final St Nathy's 2-12 St Mary's Strokestown 1-13 AET
Feb 24, 2018

Mayo boxers contest National Elite Finals tonight

National Elite Championships 2018 February 24th Finals (6.15pm) 48kg Shannon Sweeney (St. Annes) V Carol Coughlan (Monkstown Dublin) 81+kg Lisa Browne (Aglish) V Nell Fox (Rathkeale) 69kg Grainne Walsh (Sparticus) V Ciara Ginty (Geesala) 81kg Aoife O’Rourke…
Feb 23, 2018

Mayo team to face Dublin is named

Mayo & Dublin go toe to toe once again as they clash in round 4 of the Allianz Football league on Saturday night in Castlebar. Two defeats in a row for Mayo mean a win is vital to help maintain survival in Division 1 of the National Football league. Following…
Feb 23, 2018

Sligo Rovers host Derry City tonight in the League

Both Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers will aiming for their first win of the new SSE Airtricity League Premier Division season when they meet in Tallaght tonight. Champions Cork City can make it two wins out of two, by beating Munster rivals Waterford at Turner's…
Feb 23, 2018

GAA Annual Congress gets underway this evening

Delegates from around the world are arriving for the GAA's Annual Congress, which gets underway at Croke Park this evening. It will be Director General Paraic Duffy's final Congress before retirement. The prohibition of sponsorship from betting companies and…
Feb 23, 2018

Connacht boosted by return of Tiernan O'Halloran for clash with Benetton

Connacht have been boosted by the return to fitness of full-back Tiernan O'Halloran for their game against Benetton. The Ireland international has made a swifter than expected recovery from a hamstring injury. Flanker Jarrad Butler and prop Denis Buckley also…

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THE COUNTING OF VOTES IN GENERAL ELECTION 2011 IS NEARLY AT AN END, WITH JUST 12 MORE SEATS LEFT TO FILL.

THE ACTION WILL RESUME IN GALWAY WEST, LAOIS-OFFALY AND WICKLOW LATER THIS MORNING.

AS IT STANDS NOW FINE GAEL HAS 70 SEATS - LABOUR HAS 36, FIANNA FÁIL 18, SINN FEIN HAS 13, INDEPENDENTS HAVE 13, PEOPLE BEFORE PROFIT HAS 2 AND THE SOCIALIST PARTY HAS TWO.

AND TALKS ON THE FORMATION OF A NEW GOVERNMENT ARE EXPECTED TO GET UNDERWAY FORMALLY LATER.

ENDA KENNY'S EXPECTED TO INVITE EAMON GILMORE TO TRY AND CUT A DEAL.

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