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Jul 19, 2019

Crash on the N17 causes delays

Midwest News understands a two-vehicle collision has taken place this evening on the N17 between Claremorris and Ballindine. The collision isn’t believed to be serious as the road remains open. However, there are some delays along this route.
Jul 19, 2019

No alcohol aboard and limited seats remain on Mayo vs Meath train

Iarnrod Éireann issues a statement to remind customers in Mayo that there will be no alcohol permitted on the Dublin bound services. It comes as Mayo prepare to make the journey to Croke Park to play Meath this Sunday afternoon in the Super 8’s. A…
Jul 19, 2019

500 ambulance workers go on strike

Ambulance workers from the Psychiatric Nurses Association say they've been left with no choice but to go on strike. 500 of them have begun a 24 hour walkout across the country as part of a dispute over union recognition. The workers will still deal with…
Jul 19, 2019

Do not drink notice issued for Cloonmore/Cloonlavish Water Group

A do not drink notice has been issued for the Cloonmore/Cloonlavish Group Water Scheme. Mayo County Council issued the warning today for the scheme, located west of Knock, as it emerged that the group’s water scheme is contaminated by oil. Following advice…
Jul 19, 2019

Mayo Road Safety Officer hits out at 'lane hoggers'

The Mayo Road Safety Office is tackling the danger of “lane hogging” as Mayo GAA fans head to Croke Park this Sunday. The local Road Safety Office hopes to change the habit of road users who stay in the overtake lane and in doing so make the roads safer. On…
Jul 19, 2019

Bower's Walk in Ballinrobe to be officially opened this morning at 11am

The Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring will officially open the newly enhanced Bower’s Walk in Ballinrobe at 11 o’clock this morning. The historical path is in place in the South Mayo town since the 1700s, and extensive restoration…

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Jul 19, 2019

Galway minors unchanged to take on Banner

The Galway minor hurlers to face Clare at 3pm tomorrow in Portlaoise are named. Manager Brian Hanley has stuck with the same starting team as the one that defeated Kilkenny last Sunday by three points. Ian McGlynn captains the Tribesmen to take on the Banner.…
Jul 19, 2019

Roscommon team to face Dublin named

Roscommon name their team to take on Jim Gavin’s men in a Croke Park double-bill as Cork and Tyrone do battle at 5pm, with the two provincial champions clashing at 7pm on Saturday. Anthony Cunningham makes one change to the team that started the Tyrone Game.…
Jul 19, 2019

Rovers head to Derry while United host Bray

Sligo Rovers make the journey to the Ryan McBride Brandywell as they take on Derry City in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division this evening. Sligo Boss Liam Buckley believes despite City’s track record his side can compete with any team in the league. Buckley…
Jul 19, 2019

Mayo GAA underage results from last night

North Mayo U14 A Championship Ballina Stephenites 6-13 Crossmolina Deel Rovers 3-03 Erris St. Pats 9-16 Knockmore 1-04 North Mayo U14 C Championship Lahardane 10-09 Cill Chomain 2-06 South Mayo U14 A Championship Claremorris 10-12 Ballinrobe 7-14 South Mayo…
Jul 18, 2019

Eoghan Bán Gallagher set to miss Donegal's Super 8 clash with Kerry on Sunday

Donegal's Eoghan Bán Gallagher is set to miss the Super 8 clash with Kerry at Croke Park on Sunday. Gallagher reportedly suffered a leg injury in training last night. Declan Bonner's side started their Super 8's campaign with a win over Meath last weekend. It…
Jul 18, 2019

Last night's Mayo GAA results

South Mayo Junior A Championship Final Hollymount-Carramore 1-13 Davitts 1-12 South Mayo Junior B Championship Final Garrymore 2-12 Claremorris 0-06 North Mayo Junior B Championship Crossmolina Deel Rovers 2-11 Ballina Stephenites 0-16 East Mayo Junior…

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Talks between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil on the formation of a minority Government are to reconvene later today.

It's after Fianna Fáil last night admitted defeat in its own attempts to form a government led by Micheal Martin.

14 Independents who had been talking to both FG and FF all chose to abstain from yesterday’s vote FOR Taoiseach in the Dail.

Fianna Fáil TDs have now agreed to re-enter talks with their historical rival, to 'facilitate a minority government' with Enda Kenny in charge.

But significant gaps remain in policy, and differences over Irish Water could yet impact on the chances of a Fine Gael-led minority government formation.

The fourth vote for Taoiseach of the 32nd Dail takes place next Wednesday.

As well as talking to Independents in the coming days, Fine Gael will now seek to persuade the Labour Party and the Greens to vote for Enda Kenny and participate in a minority government.

Speaking to Midwest News this morning Mayo Fianna Fail deputy Dara Calleary said his party are prepared to facilitate a minority government of Fine Gale and Independents.

The details of how that will work, will emerge during negotiations that will get underway today.

He denied that Michael Martin’s attempts to force the hands of the Independent deputies in yesterday’s vote for Taoiseach backfired

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