Balla may have a Lotto millionaire

Tue, Mar 03, 2015

While there was much dismay locally in Claremorris when the deadline passed on Friday for a mystery Lotto winner to claim a €2.9 million jackpot, Mayo's Lotto luck hasn't run out just yet.

Another Lotto millionaire was made just a few miles down the road in Roches Centra, Balla, yesterday evening (Monday).

One lucky customer of the busy convenience store purchased a €1.50 Quick Pick on the same day as the draw, and won the top €1 million jackpot prize in the Daily Millions competition.


Sport

It’s all about collecting the points for Higgins

Mayo captain Keith Higgins was happy to have the two points in the bag after his sides comprehensive win over Monaghan on Sunday, but he was realistic enough to know that the dismissal of two Farney men had a lot to do with the large gap on the scoreboard.

Winning ways: Keith Higgins want's to see Mayo keep collecting points. Photo:Sportsfile

News

Rose Conway-Walsh is Sinn Féin's election candidate

Sinn Féin Councillor Rose Conway-Walsh has been selected to represent the party in Mayo in the next General Election. 

Cllr Rose Conway-Walsh. Source: Sinn Féin Flickr.

Business

Newport’s Lisa Ryder is making a name for herself in the fashion industry

Newport based fashion designer Lisa Ryder launched her new business just over three years ago, but already she is making a name for herself in the exclusive world of high-end handbag design.


Health & Lifestyle

A taste of Italy at Don Carlito’s

Don Carlito's is Castlebar's newest Italian restaurant located on Chapel Street, Castlebar, just before the church. The restaurant has a lovely rustic feeling to it with friendly and knowledgeable staff. It also has a well thought out menu from starters all the way to desserts. All the dishes are cooked fresh to order, using locally sourced fresh ingredients. It offers traditional Italian dishes from carbonara to oss buco and also some of the Italian chef’s own creations.


Entertainment

World famous ceili band for Royal Theatre stage

From their first parish church fundraiser in 1909 to the Acoustic Stage at Glastonbury in 2009, it has been an eventful century or so for the Kilfenora Ceili Band.

The Kilfenora Ceili Band

Motoring

New Land Rover Discovery Sport goes on sale

Land Rover Ireland launched the new Discovery Sport last week with prices in Ireland starting from €37,100 for the 2.2 TD4 S model.


Opinion

Do we want reform or do we just not care?

So, the Seanad survived the chop, the people have spoken or to be more exact around 40 per cent of them have. The right to vote and shape the future of our country is something that was struggled for for hundreds of years, but when two questions to shape the future direction of democracy and the legal setup of the nation was asked, 60 per cent of the people didn't even bother to show up and have their say.


Property

Mixed use development available in Furbo

O’Donnellan & Joyce is currently offering an excellent investment opportunity to acquire a mixed use development at Furbo. The Dún Éibhir development, which was built circa 2005/2006, is located just off the R336 Galway/Spiddal road in Furbo village.

Liscarney, Westport

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