Thu, Oct 19, 2017
A man in his 80s has died following a fatal house fire in Hollymount over night. Gardaí attended the scene of a fatal house fire at Ballymangan, near Hollymount shortly after midnight. The fire was quickly brought under control by local fire services.
Fri, Aug 04, 2017
I was very disappointed to have missed the first Mayo Pride Parade in Castlebar on Saturday July22. I was out of the country but as soon as I got back I read the local papers' reports and contacted Mick Baynes, one of the event organisers, to get another view of what by all accounts was a well-attended day of good spirited solidarity. It is not that long ago when even the thought of such a colourful Pride parade through the county capital's streets would have met weighty and vociferous opposition.
Fri, Dec 09, 2016
A second year science class in St Joseph's Secondary School, Castlebar, has been announced as the overall winner in the National Saffron Science Competition for 2016. This year, entrants were asked to create a three minute video around the question 'How science and technology can make managing transportation safer?