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Jul 16, 2020

Mayo Road Safety Officer concerned about new TikTok trend

Mayo's Road Safety Officer is concerned that a new TikTok trend will end in "carnage". It involves drivers videoing themselves racing home while on their phone to a family member or loved one. They tell them to pretend to be injured so the driver isn't…
Jul 16, 2020

Mayo consultant says very few children have been impacted by Covid-19

Very few children have been impacted by Covid-19, according to a Consultant Paediatrician at Mayo University Hospital. Professor Michael O'Neill says the impact of the virus on children has been limited over the last number of months, and they've seen very…
Jul 16, 2020

Regulations being drawn up to make face masks mandatory in shops

The Health Minister Stephen Donnelly says regulations are being drawn up to make face masks mandatory in shops. Customers now have to wear face coverings in all shops and shopping centres. But it's unclear how it will be policed and what penalties will be…
Jul 16, 2020

Swinford publican confused by government's decision to pause the re-opening of pubs, inevitably leading to more house parties

Publican Marie Mellet, of Mellets Pub and Bar Swinford says the government’s decision to pause the opening of pubs is confusing, as she believes it will inevitably lead to more house parties over the next three and a half weeks. She, like many other publicans…
Jul 16, 2020

Due to Covid restrictions - no welcome home party planned this evening for return of new Minister to Ballina

There will be no party or gatherings to welcome home the new Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine when he returns this evening to his native Ballina. That was confirmed to Midwest News this morning by local Fianna Fail councillor Annie Mae Reape. The…
Jul 16, 2020

Motorcyclist fatally injured in collision outside Ballyhaunis yesterday

A motorcyclist in his 40s has died following a crash outside Ballyhaunis yesterday afternoon. The motorcycle collided with a car on the N83 at Johnstown, between Ballyhaunis and Cloonfad at about 3.30 yesterday afternoon. He was airlifted to Galway University…

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Jul 16, 2020

Chris Barrett transfers from Belmullet to Clontarf GAA club

Mayo footballer Chris Barrett has transferred from Belmullet to Clontarf GAA club in Dublin. The 2017 All-Star has been based in the Capital for a number of years working as a civil engineer. The 34 year old will line out for Clontarf in this year’s…
Jul 16, 2020

Attendance at GAA matches will not increase to 500 next week, as Phase 4 delayed

Attendances at GAA matches will not now increase from next Monday, after the Government ruled out plans to allow outdoor gatherings of up to 500 people in Phase Four of the roadmap for reopening the country. As this weekend sees a return to club football and…
Jul 14, 2020

GAA to keep indoor facilities closed with handball to restart under strict guidelines

The GAA's Fergal McGill says it "doesn't make sense" to open indoor club facilities. Dressing rooms and gyms remain closed while clubs have returned to training. And the Director of Player, Club, and Games Administration says keeping indoor facilities shut…
Jul 14, 2020

Roscommon & Galway GAA both announce plans to live stream matches

Both Roscommon and Galway GAA have announced partnerships with Nemeton TV to stream live matches from their upcoming club championships. With restrictions on attendances at GAA matches due to Covid-19, Galway and Roscommon will be offering a new online…
Jul 14, 2020

SSE Airtricity League resumes on July 31st with meeting of Derry & Sligo

The SSE Airtricity League season will officially resume on July 31st with the meeting of Derry and Sligo at the Brandywell. The fixtures will be spread across a weekend for the first six rounds upon the league's return. The three FAI Cup first round ties…
Jul 13, 2020

Galway Utd & Sligo Rovers receive bye into 2nd round of FAI Cup

There will be three ties in the first round of this year's F-A-I Cup which has been pared back due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The draw which was made today and included no non-league clubs pits home team Finn Harps against St Patrick's Athletic. 2018 winners…

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