Man arrested in connection with Ballina assault

A 37-year-old man has been arrested and is being detained at Ballina Garda Station in relation to an alleged serious assault at Ardnaree. 

A 26-year-old male sustained serious head injuries in the alleged assault at 2 am this morning. 

He was brought to Mayo General Hospital and has since been transferred to the Beaumont Hospital, Dublin.


Last eight in senior and intermediate championships decided

The final round of group games in the Mayo GAA senior and intermediate championships took centre stage over the weekend, with action across the county on Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon. The eight sides to make the senior quarter-finals are Castlebar Mitchels, Ballintubber, Garrymore, Knockmore, Ballaghaderreen, Breaffy and Aghamore. The four sides who finished bottom of their groups and go into the relegation play-offs are Crossmolina Deel Rovers, Kiltane, Westport and Ballina Stephenites.

Ready to fight: The local team who'll be in action at West Cage Fighting


Man arrested in connection with Ballina assault

A 37-year-old man has been arrested and is being detained at Ballina Garda Station in relation to an alleged serious assault at Ardnaree. 


Swinford and District Credit Union the heartbeat of the community

Are you tired of queuing for the machines? Swinford and District Credit Union Limited has been welcoming savers and borrowers for more than 25 years. It is a community based co-operative, owned by and run by its members for the benefit of the Swinford and surrounding communities. It is open for business and welcomes loan applications for all productive purposes. The credit union encourages members to manage their money carefully by structuring loans around their needs and ability to repay. So, whatever you are borrowing for — a car, home improvements, a special occasion, holiday, school or college fees —Swinford and District Credit Union will give you a fair deal. You can pay off your loan early, make additional lump sum repayments or increase your regular repayments, without a penalty. Other lenders may charge you extra for paying them back faster.

Jimmy Tully receiving the keys to his new Toyota from Credit Union Chairman Frannie Moore with Pat Kelly (Swinford Motors) Chris Clampett (Credit Union Manager) Anna Owens and Eileen Kennedy (Credit Union Staff) and Theresa Convey (Credit Union Director).

Health & Lifestyle

Boot-up for breathtaking ranger led hike in Ballycroy

Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre, where visitors can experience many of the wild and spectacular attractions of north west Mayo’s landscape, has launched a jam packed schedule of summer events.

Ashford Castle is a great day trip destination for locals and visitors alike.


Mayo Movie World hosts global cinema event with André Rieu

An unforgettable concert event by one of the world’s most famous violinists and conductors - André Rieu - is to be beamed to Mayo Movie World tomorrow (Saturday) at 7pm.


VW Commercial Vehicles extends zero per cent offer

Due to unprecedented demand, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Ireland is extending its market leading zero per cent APR finance rate for orders placed during July 2014.


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.


Final call for entries for Connacht Property Auction

The Connacht Property Auction is now taking final entries for its next public auction which will be held in the Clayton Hotel, Galway, on June 12. There is only one week remaining before the auction and property owners wishing to sell should contact the auction team today. The auction will offer residential, commercial, and agricultural properties which will be marketed extensively across Connacht and indeed nationwide leading up to the day of the auction. A fair market reserve is agreed with the owner and the highest bidder secures the property, providing their bid is at or above the pre-agreed reserve price. The auction team are so confident of achieving sales there are no fees or marketing costs to enter the auction.

Kilknock, Claremorris

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