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Sep 23, 2019

Galway has 8 of the top 20 most dangerous roads in the country

The most dangerous road in Ireland is a section of the N59 in Co Galway, according to Gamma Location Intelligence. The second spot is by Abbey Square Roundabout in Enniscorthy Co Wexford, while the third is at the New Street junction in Longford town. Galway…
Sep 23, 2019

Castlebar student receives prestigious €20,000 college scholarship

Castlebar student Dara Ludden was awarded a Naughton Foundation scholarship worth €20,000 at a ceremony in Trinity Business School in Dublin last Saturday. The award gives third level scholarships to students studying in the areas of engineering, science and…
Sep 23, 2019

Mellet's Emporium Swinford takes regional title in the 2019 Irish Pub Awards

Mellett’s Emporium of Swinford is celebrating this week after winning a regional award in the Irish Pub Awards 2019. Mellett’s Emporium was selected as the Best Local Pub in the Connaught Region and will now go forward to compete at the National Awards Final…
Sep 23, 2019

Despite national headlines, the Bishop of Killala has not agreed to ordain women priests

Bishop John Fleming, the Bishop of Killala, has not agreed to ordain woman to the priesthood, despite a front page story in today's Irish Examiner. That was confirmed today by a founding member of the Association of Catholic Priests, Killala based priest Fr…
Sep 23, 2019

All beef pickets nationally now stood down since last night

The Beef Plan Movement wants Meat Industry Ireland to implement the beef deal. It says the eight cent bonus for farmers agreed should be paid to them with immediate effect. It's after all pickets across the country ended last night, when blockades at…
Sep 23, 2019

Highest number of blackspots nationally in county Galway

County Galway has the highest number of accident black spots in the country, according to new analysis released today. Dublin company Gamma Location Intelligence has released data on the top 20 worst accident blackspots in the country, with a stretch of the…

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Sep 23, 2019

Nine apiece for Mayo and Galway in the ladies All-Star nominations

The TG4 Ladies football All Star nominees have been announced. Three-in-a-row champions Dublin lead the way with 13 nominations. There are 9 nods each for finalists Galway, as well as Connacht rivals Mayo. Munster champions Cork have seven nominations, with…
Sep 22, 2019

Mayo GAA Club results from today's knockout games

MAYO SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIP - KNOCKOUT Bohola Moy Davitts 0-3 v 3-16 Westport Hollymount-Carramore 0-8 v 4-14 Claremorris Castlebar Mitchels 1-12 v 0-13 Knockmore MAYO INTERMEDIATE CHAMPIONSHIP - KNOCKOUT Ballinrobe 0-5 v 0-10 Swinford Burrishoole 2-11 v 2-10…
Sep 22, 2019

Castlebar Celtic are Super League Champions for the first time since 2011

Elverys Sports Super League Castlebar Celtic 5-2 Claremorris Westport United 4-0 Snugboro United Ballina Town 2-2 Ballyglass Ballyhaunis Town 1-0 Ballyheane Manulla 5-5 Straide & Foxford United TP Brennan Connacht Cup - Round 1 Ballina Town B 9-0 Newport…
Sep 21, 2019

Roscommon GAA Club results from today

Roscommon SFC Quarter Final Roscommon Gaels 2 - 13 v 0 11 Elphin Boyle 4 - 14 v 2 12 Michael Glaveys Junior A Football C'ship - Quarter Final Clann na nGael 0 - 15 v 0 11 Padraig Pearses Ballinameen 1-8 v 1-7 Western Gaels
Sep 21, 2019

Sligo GAA club results from today

Sligo Lola Montez Junior A Football Championship RD - Semi Final 2 Owenmore Gaels 1 - 11 2 – 11 St Michael's Belfry Senior Football Championship RD - Quarterfinal 1 Tourlestrane 2 - 9 1 – 6 Drumcliffe/Rosses Point Relegation final Eastern Harps 0-14 v 0-10 St…
Sep 21, 2019

Mayo GAA club championship results from the senior and intermediate quarter-finals today

Saturday September 21st Mayo Senior Football Quarter Final Ballintubber 1-12 v 1-8 Belmullet Ballaghaderreen 2-16 v 0-8 Davitts Breaffy 0-14 v 2-13 AET Ballina Stephenites Mayo Intermediate Football Quarter Final Louisburgh 0-18 v 0-11 Parke/Keelogues/Crimlin…

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As part of its celebration of the FAO International Year of Family Farming, Teagasc has created a series of videos on individual family farms.

The second farming family featured in the series are the Austin family from Louisburg. Richard and Lorena Austin and their two children, Dara, and Liliana, live and farm, on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, the far side of Louisburg.

Richard moved to Louisburg from County Meath to work on his uncle’s farm. He is now the fourth generation of his family to farm there, the farm was purchased by his great grandfather in 1883.

Lorena comes from Gijon in the north of Spain.They have 2 children Dara and Liliana.

Further videos by Teagasc, featuring farm families from around the country highlighting the importance of the family farm in Ireland and demonstrating the contribution of family members to farming tasks over the course of the year, will be published over the coming weeks and months.

You can see their story on www.teagasc.ie/publications/year-of-family-farming