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Apr 21, 2018

An Post deny they need to cut two thousand jobs to survive

An Post is denying they need to cut two thousand jobs to survive. The Irish Times is reporting today that the company needs 500 job losses a year over four years. The paper says the numbers were outlined in a confidential briefing to Cabinet just days before…
Apr 21, 2018

Hunt underway for a gang who carried out armed raid in Roscommon

A hunt's underway for a gang of five who carried out an armed raid on a bank in county Roscommon yesterday. Four men wearing balaclavas entered the Bank of Ireland in Strokestown at 2.15pm, threatening staff with a handgun and iron bars. No one was injured,…
Apr 21, 2018

Phase two of Achill Aquarium & Visitors centre officially opened today

Phase two of the Achill Aquarium & Visitors Centre is being officially opened today. The acquarium celebrated its 2nd birthday earlier this week, and has already welcomed some 40,000 visitors. It’s quickly becoming an important asset to the tourism offering…
Apr 21, 2018

Supermarkets urged to cut down on plastic packaging

Supermarkets are being urged to cut down on the amount of plastic packaging they use. People around the country are being asked to shop as normal today - but leave any excess plastic at the checkout. The campaign aims to get supermarkets to make more…
Apr 20, 2018

Gardai investigating armed robbery at a bank in Strokestown

Gardaí are investigating a robbery at a bank on Main St, Strokestown Co Roscommon. The incident occurred at the Bank of Ireland branch shortly before 3pm today. Four masked men entered the building with what's believed to be a handgun and iron bars. They…
Apr 20, 2018

Purchase of a site for a new Garda Station in Sligo is expected to be finalised shortly

The purchase of a site for a new Garda Station in Sligo is expected to be finalised in the coming days. It's the third new Garda station to be delivered along with Clonmel and Macroom. The Justice Minister also announced progress on the refurbishment of…

Latest Sport

Apr 21, 2018

Big win for Ballina rugby

AIL Qualifier Ballina 41 Instonians 18
Apr 21, 2018

Sligo Rovers host St. Pat's tonight

Defending champion Cork City have joined Dundalk at the summit of the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division. The Leesiders won 2-nil at Bohemians last night while Derry fought back twice to earn a 2-all draw at leaders into the night Dundalk. Waterford are…
Apr 21, 2018

Changes to fixtures in the Mayo League

There are a couple of changes to fixtures in this weekends Mayo League. In the Super League on Sunday Claremorris and Straide & Foxford Utd has been put back to 2.30pm. This evening Kilmore's home clash with Ballina Town B kicks off at 5.30pm.
Apr 21, 2018

St. Brigid's get back to winning ways in Roscommon Senior Championship

After suffering an opening round defeat last weekend in the Roscommon Senior Championship St. Brigid's managed to get their campaign back on track last night. The Kiltoom based outfit overcame Strokestown on a 1-11 to 1-6 scoreline.
Apr 21, 2018

Changes to fixtures in Mayo Junior Championship

There a few changes to the fixtures in the Mayo Junior Championship this weekend. Today's clash between Killala and Crossmolina now goes ahead at the earlier time of 4pm in Killala. In the Junior B Championship Breaffy have conceded their game against…
Apr 20, 2018

Midwest Radio Weekend Preview

It's yet another huge weekend across a variety of sporting codes in the region this Saturday and Sunday, and looking ahead to the major events, including a preview of the Mayo Junior championship, Michael D McAndrew and Cormac O'Malley give their take on…

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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…

TWO FOXFORD NATIVES THAT ARE BOTH WELL KNOWN AND OFTEN REMEMBERED IN ARGENTINA, FEATURE IN A NEW DOCUMENTARY “JJ AND THE ADMIRAL” WHICH WILL BE PREMIERED ON MONDAY NIGHT NEXT, AUGUST IST IN CASTLEBAR.

THE FILM/DOCUMENTARY LOOKS AT THE IMPACT OF THE FOUNDER OF THE ARGENTINE NAVY WILLIAM BROWN AND THE EFFORTS OF THE LATE JJ O’HARA IN ENSURING THAT BROWN’S NAME AND HIS CONTRIBUTION WOULD BE KNOWN WORLDWIDE.

THE TAOISEACH ENDA KENNY WILL LAUNCH THE NEW FILM BY TIMESNAP PRODUCTIONS ON MONDAY EVENING IN THE TF ROYAL THEATRE.

OLIVER MURPHY OF THE ADMIRAL WILLIAM BROWN SOCIETY IN FOXFORD TOLD MIDWEST NEWS TODAY THAT EVERYONE IS INVITED TO THE PREMIERE. THERE’S NO CHARGE AND THE FILM WILL GET ITS FIRST PUBLIC SCREENING ON BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY AT 7.30PM.

 

 

 

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