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Jan 22, 2020

Castlebar’s Rua Cafe & Deli has been shortlisted for an award at this year’s Georgina Campbell Irish Breakfast Awards

Castlebar’s Rua Cafe & Deli has been shortlisted for an award at this year’s Georgina Campbell Irish Breakfast Awards, in association with Fáilte Ireland. Taking place on February 17th at the InterContinental Dublin, the Irish Breakfast Awards celebrate the…
Jan 22, 2020

Nomination of Candidates in Mayo for the General Election

TOGHCHÁN DÁLA AINMNIÚCHÁN IARRTHÓIRÍ DáilcheantarMHAIGH EO Ainmníodh an duine/nadaoineatáluaiteanseothíos mar iarrthóir/iarrthóiríidtoghchánnaDála. DÁIL ELECTION NOMINATION OF CANDIDATE(S) Constituency of MAYO The undermentioned person(s) has/have been…
Jan 22, 2020

Another national title for Carolan's Butchers Castlebar

A Castlebar butcher shop has just taken another national award, adding to its seven regional awards. Pat Carolan and his staff at Carolan’s Butcher shop, located at Davitt Terrace, Castlebar secured their most recent accolade for Carolan’s traditional square…
Jan 22, 2020

15 Candidates declared for 4-seater Mayo constituency

 There are fifteen candidates declared for the 4 seater constuency of Mayo for the General Election on February 8th. They are: FG: Michael Ring, Michelle Mulherin and Alan Dillon FF: Dara Calleary and Lisa Chambers SF: Rose Conway Walsh Green: Saoirse McHugh…
Jan 22, 2020

19 Candidates to contest Sligo/ Leitrim constituency

DÁIL ELECTION NOMINATION OF CANDIDATES Constituency of SLIGO-LEITRIM The undermentioned persons have been nominated as candidates for election to the Dáil. Name and Address Occupation Name of Political Party, if any Name and Address of Proposer, if any Bernie…
Jan 22, 2020

Mayo TD calls for extra Gardai to be allocated to deal with drug-related crime

The recent murder of a teenager in Drogheda shows ordinary policing is not adequate in combating the rising levels of drug-related crime. That's according to Mayo Fianna Fail TD Lisa Chambers, who says Gardai need to be properly resourced to deal with the…

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Jan 22, 2020

Details confirmed for Leo Murphy Cup Final this weekend

The details have been confirmed for the Leo Murphy Cup Final this weekend. The Mayo U-20 footballers will face Louth in Carrick-on-Shannon at 2pm on Saturday.
Jan 22, 2020

Mayo ladies manager warns National League will be destroyed by AFL

Mayo ladies manager Peter Leahy is calling on the LGFA -Ladies Gaelic Football Association - to protect the national league, by introducing a rule on player eligibility for those also playing Aussie Rules. Mayo has lost four top players to the AFLW ahead of…
Jan 22, 2020

Sligo native interested in becoming next LGFA President

Sligo native Michéal Naughton has confirmed he will be a candidate for the next President of the Ladies Gaelic Football Association. Mr Naughton, a member of the Four Masters club in Donegal hails from Castleconnor, Co Sligo and is a former President of the…
Jan 22, 2020

Two Galway sides involved in All-Ireland Club Camogie semi-finals this weekend

Two Galway sides are in action this weekend in the All-Ireland Club Camogie Championship semi-finals. On Sunday, Sarsfields of Galway take on St Vincent's of Dublin in the senior club semi-final - that throws in at 2pm in Nenagh. While in the Intermediate…
Jan 22, 2020

St Nathy's girls lose out to Ballybunion in All-Ireland basketball final

St Nathy's College, Ballaghadereen lost out narrowly to St Joseph's Secondary School, Ballybunion in the All-Ireland Schools Basketball Cup Finals yesterday. The Kerry girls secured their first All-Ireland Schools Cup in Tallaght when they held out under late…
Jan 21, 2020

Mayo ladies manager says they'll use the National League to try out new players

As the Mayo ladies prepare to meet Donegal in the opening round of the LGFA National Football League this Sunday, manager Peter Leahy will be without a number of the key players from last year. Four Mayo players are currently playing in the AFL Women's League…

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Talks between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil on the formation of a minority Government are to reconvene later today.

It's after Fianna Fáil last night admitted defeat in its own attempts to form a government led by Micheal Martin.

14 Independents who had been talking to both FG and FF all chose to abstain from yesterday’s vote FOR Taoiseach in the Dail.

Fianna Fáil TDs have now agreed to re-enter talks with their historical rival, to 'facilitate a minority government' with Enda Kenny in charge.

But significant gaps remain in policy, and differences over Irish Water could yet impact on the chances of a Fine Gael-led minority government formation.

The fourth vote for Taoiseach of the 32nd Dail takes place next Wednesday.

As well as talking to Independents in the coming days, Fine Gael will now seek to persuade the Labour Party and the Greens to vote for Enda Kenny and participate in a minority government.

Speaking to Midwest News this morning Mayo Fianna Fail deputy Dara Calleary said his party are prepared to facilitate a minority government of Fine Gale and Independents.

The details of how that will work, will emerge during negotiations that will get underway today.

He denied that Michael Martin’s attempts to force the hands of the Independent deputies in yesterday’s vote for Taoiseach backfired

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