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Ballina Heroes return to the barricade

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The town of Ballina is set to ring with shouts of 'Vive le France' once more, as the local Heroes for Hospice charity musical group is making a to return to the barricade.

Drowning of young dog with a block tied around its neck shocks Ballina

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The horrific discovery of a dog that had been callously drowned in Ballina has caused great outrage in the town.

Councillors angry at lack of spending power

The size of the €7.9 million budget for the Ballina Municipal District for the year was a issue of contention for all the elected members at the February meeting of the municipal district this week. The budget was adopted by the members, but with a number of them stating their reservations about the size of the budget.

Mayo Stages Rally moves closer into view

Excitement is starting to build, as the Mayo and District Motorsport club has announced that the Mayo Stages Rally will take place on Sunday, March 8 in various locations around North Mayo.

Germans targeted at holiday fair in Stuttgart

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Tourism Ireland in Germany kicked off its busy programme of promotions for 2015 last week – with a strong presence at CMT (Caravan, Motor and Tourism Fair) in Stuttgart.

Mayo gets ready to shelter from potential storms

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Mayo County Council have their preparations well under way in case their is a repeat of the storm conditions that battered the county last Christmas.

Ballina reports big increase in visitor numbers

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The Wild Atlantic Way, a host of new festivals and events, and an ever growing cooperative community spirit, have all played a role in boosting visitor numbers to Ballina by a significant 12 per cent in the first nine months of the year.

Mulherin says new road plan huge boost for Ballina and Castlebar

Michelle Mulherin, Fine Gael TD for Mayo, says the route selection for the N26, N58 and N5 being proposed by Mayo County Council's National Roads Design Office will give a huge boost to business and tourism in Ballina and Castlebar.

€80 million boost to Hollister plant in Ballina

boost to the Ballina area when he announced that Hollister Incorporated, a speciality medical products company, is to invest €80 million at their facility in Ballina. Hollister is one of the largest employers in Ballina and contributed more than €60 million to the Irish economy in 2013. Hollister Ireland was established in Ballina in 1976. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hollister Incorporated and currently employs over 500 people in both new product development and manufacturing.

Best-selling author Kate Kerrigan draws on Achill tragedy for new novel

A tragedy that devastated the island community of Achill almost 80 years ago has moved Killala-based bestselling author Kate Kerrigan to examine love and loss in her newest novel.

 

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