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May 10, 2021

No deaths of people with Covid 19 reported this evening in the Republic

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of no additional deaths related to Covid-19. As of midnight last night (Sunday) 381 new cases of the virus were confirmed in the Republic. There were 11 new cases of the virus in Galway, 5 in…
May 10, 2021

Quarter of a million Covid vaccines to be administered this week in the Republic

Over 250 thousand COVID-19 vaccine doses are expected to be administered this week. Starting from today, over 50s who registered on the online portal will be given their first dose. Over 1.8million doses have been administered to date, which is expected to…
May 10, 2021

Dr Holohan expects to advise government by the end of this week on rollout of Johnson and Johnson vaccine

The Chief Medical Officer says he expects to give advice to government on the use of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine by the end of the week. Use of the jab has been limited to over 50s due to concerns over rare blood clots. The government is now reviewing…
May 10, 2021

DSPCA urge public not to buy ducklings online

The DSPCA is urging the public not to buy ducklings online, and to report the sellers urgently. It's issued the warning after adverts were posted online, offering the animals for five euro each. The charity says anyone who is offered one of the ducklings…
May 10, 2021

Deputy warns of spate of farm machinery theft in the region

Farmers need to be aware of what cover their insurance policy provides, according to independent TD for the Roscommon-Galway,Michael Fitzmaurice . In the wake of a spate of recent thefts on farms across the region, including farm machinery, trailers, power…
May 10, 2021

As the country emerges further from lockdown, Midwest News hits the streets of Castlebar...

As the country takes another step in the re-opening journey today, Midwest News was on the streets of the county town and we spoke to hairdressers, barbers, outdoor gym owners and shoppers to gauge the level of excitement out there as the economy returns to…

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May 10, 2021

Galway announce their 2021 Senior Football Panel

Galway Senior Football Panel 2021 announced today, Monday, May 10th.1. Bernie Power GK2. Conor Gleeson GK3. Jack Glynn4. Sean Mulkerrin5. Liam Silke6. Gary O’Donnell7. Dylan McHugh8. Johnny Heaney9. Johnny Duane10. Cathal Sweeney11. Sean Kelly12. Kieran…
May 10, 2021

Connacht Rugby confirm the departure of Quinn Roux

Connacht Rugby have confirmed that Quinn Roux will leave the province when his contract expires at the end of this season. The second row joined the Westerners from Leinster in the summer of 2014 and earned 106 caps over 7 years. His performances also saw him…
May 10, 2021

GPA welcome increased funding for female inter-county players

The Gaelic Players Association has welcomed the announcement of an increase in funding for female intercounty players.Under the current model, 1200 euro is received by male players while female players get just four-hundred-euro.Minister of State for Sport…
May 10, 2021

Success for Irish showjumpers at Italian and Czech tournaments

It was another great weekend on the international stage for Irish Showjumpers, who claimed two major Grand Prix wins in Italy and the Czech Republic. Tipperary’s Shane Breen and Team Z7 Ipswich scored a commanding win in the €96,000 four-star Grand Prix at…
May 10, 2021

Sligo showjumper victorious in opening round of the Horse Sport Ireland Premier Series

Sligo’s Kevin Gallagher and The Irish Sport Horse Ballypatrick Flamenco came out victorious in a hotly contested opening round of the 2021 Horse Sport Ireland Premier Series at Barnadown in Co Wexford. Two hundredths of a second separated the top two…
May 09, 2021

Mayo hurlers get off to winning ways in Division 2B

The Mayo hurlers have gotten their Allianz Hurling League Division 2B campaign off to a winning start against Derry. Derek Walsh's men fended off a late charge from the Oak Leaf County to claim victory by 0-21 to 1-16 in MacHale Park. Keith Higgins was…

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