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Apr 19, 2018

Deputy Calleary says INM lobbyist did not contact Minister Denis Naughten to chat about football

As the controversy continues over Minister Denis Naughten’s communication with a representative of Independent News Media (INM), the deputy leader of Fianna Fail Dara Calleary, says his party is not at this point calling for Minister Naughten to resign. It is…
Apr 19, 2018

Senator says it's unacceptable that Bus Eireann change a bus route without any consultation with passengers affected

It’s not acceptable that Bus Eireann can simply change a bus route, like route 52 connecting Ballina to Galway, without any consultation. That’s the view of Erris based Sinn Fein Senator Rose Conway Walsh The Minister for Transport Shane Ross has been asked…
Apr 19, 2018

25,000 used batteries collected under recycling initiative in St Patrick's Boys School Castlebar

25,000 used batteries weighing in at 480kgs have been collected by the students of St Patrick’s National School in Castlebar over the last number of weeks as they took part in a recycling project with WEE Ireland. Today the Big Battery Hunt presentation took…
Apr 19, 2018

Mayo TD not calling for Denis Naughten's resignation, but says Taoiseach has questions to answer

The Communications Minister Denis Naughten says he sincerely regrets expressing a personal opinion on what would happen with the proposed INM takeover of Celtic Media. But the Roscommon-based Minister insists he did nothing wrong. He's come under criticism…
Apr 19, 2018

Govt to provide 576 additional social housing units in Mayo by 2021

The Government is aiming to provide 576 additional social housing units in Mayo over the next four years. Today, Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy will publish a report on Social Housing construction projects in the last quarter of 2017. The reports set out the…
Apr 19, 2018

Galway man convicted of orally raping young woman while giving her a lift home

A Galway man has been convicted of orally raping a young woman who had fallen asleep in his van while he gave her a lift home from a night out. The 46-year old man had pleaded not guilty at the Central Criminal Court to one charge of orally raping the then…

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Apr 19, 2018

Corofin to take on New York in challenge match next week

Galway club Corofin will travel to the Big Apple next week for a challenge match with New York, as the Exiles prepare for what they hope will be a first ever win in the Connacht senior football championship next month. New York have gone close to defeating…
Apr 18, 2018

Managers appointed for Mayo U21 hurling team and Mayo Junior Footballers

David McConn and Tom Phillips were last night appointed as joint managers of the Mayo U21 hurling team. The Ballyhaunis pair were officially ratified last night by delegates at the County Board meeting. And Jarlath Trench was officially ratified as Mayo…
Apr 18, 2018

Mayo League confirms Sunday games changed to 11am

Due to the involvement of the Mayo U18's in the Inter League final against Cork on Sunday next 22nd April at 2.30pm in Solar 21 Park, the Mayo League has announced that they have decided to change all matches on Sunday to 11.00am. This change will give…
Apr 18, 2018

Joe Schmidt confirmed as guest speaker for Ballina RFC event next month

Ballina RFC have announced that Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt will be the guest speaker at their Eve of Pro14 Final lunch in Landsdowne Road on 25th May. The fundraising event will take place in the Wanderers RFC clubhouse in the Aviva Stadium. Ballina RFC…
Apr 17, 2018

Draw made for next round of Westaro Cup

The draw for the next round of the Westaro Cup has been made. There are only five teams remaining so there is one match and three byes in the next stage. Ballina Town Vs Castlebar Celtic Ballyglass, Manulla and S & F Utd got byes to the semi finals The match…
Apr 17, 2018

Sligo Rovers travel to second place Cork City tonight in the Premier Division

The top two are both in action in the S-S-E Airtricity League Premier Division this evening. Leaders Dundalk travel to Limerick, while second place Cork City entertain Sligo Rovers. All the games kick off at 7.45.

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Tea Day 2018 - When & Where

Apr 18, 2018
Below are the venues where this year's Western Alzheimers Tea Day events are taking place…

Big Tom Remembered

Apr 17, 2018
We awoke to the very sad news on Tuesday the 17th of April, that the great Tom McBride,…

The Céide Fields

Apr 12, 2018
The good news keeps on coming for the world renowned Céide Fields in Mayo. The centre,…

Watch: In The Laboratory with Paul & Gerry - Anti-Aging Cream Eggs!

Apr 12, 2018
They're at it again! Paul and Gerry got wind of a new skincare product that will help…

Marjorie's Kitchen - April

Apr 07, 2018
Marjorie’s Kitchen For Mid West Radio ----------------------------------- What’s in…

George Stagg talked to Tommy Marren this morning about the National Hunger Strikers Commemoration which takes place this Sunday in Ballina, and recounted the story of the death of his own brother Frank and the ordeal of bringing him home for burial back in 1976. Listen back below.