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Apr 10, 2021

Road reopens to traffic in Galway following fatal collision

The road at Carraroe in Galway has reopened to traffic following an earlier fatal road traffic collision. A man in his 30s died following the single car collision which happened on a minor road near Carraroe just after 3:45 this morning. Another man in his…
Apr 10, 2021

455 Covid-19 cases confirmed and 14 more deaths

14 more deaths related to COVID-19 have been confirmed in the country this evening. Three occurred in April, one occurred in March, six occurred in February, and four occurred in January. 455 confirmed cases of the virus were also notified by health…
Apr 10, 2021

Shay Healy was an inspirational man with 'unbreakable spirit'

The late Shay Healy was man with ‘unbreakable spirit’ and an inspiration to all who knew him. That’s according to his first cousin Professor Seamus Caulfield, who has been paying tribute to the Eurovision winning songwriter. The 78-year-old presented RTE show…
Apr 10, 2021

Mayo Councillor says Ireland must reopen the Western Rail Corridor

A Mayo Councillor has said that the case for reopening the Western Rail Corridor is more compelling today that it was ten years ago. Sinn Fein's Gerry Murray says there have been six major developments that have pushed the WRC to the top of the political…
Apr 10, 2021

Sligo TD says it is 'unacceptable' the county vaccination centre closed over Easter

It is unacceptable that the Sligo Vaccination Centre was closed for four days over the Easter bank holiday weekend. That’s the view of Fianna Fail TD Marc MacSharry, who argues that the facility at IT Sligo should be open seven days a week to assist with the…
Apr 10, 2021

Eurovision winning songwriter with Mayo connections dies

Eurovision winning songwriter Shay Healy has died at the age of 78. The Dubliner was also a well-known TV presenter, hosting the RTE show Nighthawks in the late 80s and early 90s. He composed "What's Another Year" for Johnny Logan, which won the Eurovision…

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Apr 10, 2021

Ireland demolish Wales in Women's Six Nations

Ireland beat Wales 45-0 in their Women's Six Nations game in Cardiff this evening. By far the best player on the pitch was Galway’s Beibhinn Parsons, with the left wing a bundle of energy with the perfect mixture of power and pace to go with her try scoring…
Apr 10, 2021

Sligo Rovers share the spoils at the Showgrounds

Sligo Rovers shared the spoils with Shamrock Rovers in the Premier Division this evening. The Bit O‘Red went ahead on the 82nd minute courtesy of Walter Figueira but that was cancelled out six minutes later as Tuam native Rory Gaffney found the equaliser.…
Apr 10, 2021

Ireland get women's Six Nations campaign underway later

Ireland get their women's Six Nations campaign underway away to Wales this evening. Outside centre Eve Higgins wins her first cap while uncapped duo Emily Lane and Stacey Flood are also among the replacements. Reigning champions England will be expected to…
Apr 09, 2021

Mayo boxer returning to Belgium next month for another PRO fight

Ray Moylette has confirmed he will return to the ring in three-weeks time. The Mayo boxer won impressively in Belgium last month and will now return to the country on May 1st as part of an exciting bill. Also on the card will be Cork boxer Gary “Spike”…
Apr 09, 2021

Galway United game called off following positive Covid-19 Case in Cabinteely squad

Galway United’s first division meeting with Cabinteely at Stradbrook has been called off due to a Covid-19 case at Cabinteely. Following discussions with the HSE, Cabinteely informed the league that they won’t be able to field a team for this evening’s game.…
Apr 09, 2021

Connacht Rugby mourn the loss of great stalwart

Connacht Rugby is deeply saddened to hear of the death of Michael ‘Mick’ Grealish – describing him as one of their greatest friends and a true giant of rugby in our province. A former Connacht Rugby President, Mick dedicated his life to the development of our…

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Five years ago, Claire Scahill was struck down with Functional Neurological Disorder (FND) and was confined to a wheelchair for over a year. During that time, as she struggled with the disorder, she dreamed of climbing Croagh Patrick . After a monumental effort to walk again, Claire decided that she would make good on that dream and so, on Saturday the 7th of July, she will attempt to climb the famous mountain with family and friends. Listen back to Claire's story, and donate if you can to the effort as she aims to raise awareness of FND and funds for FND Hope. You can donate here www.justgiving.com/fundraising/claire-scahill1