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Ballina mourns former mayor

The late Frances McAndrew was laid to rest yesterday in Leigue Cemetery, Ballina, following her funeral Mass in St Patrick's Church in the town.

Gruelling RÁS challenge has two Mayo stages this year

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There are less than three weeks to go until the 2015 An Post Rás kicks off with a plethora of international teams competing, and the added excitement of two Mayo stages.

Mayo teams ready for quarter-final action

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After the second round of action in the Connacht Junior Cup last weekend there are four Mayo teams left standing as it reached the quarter-final stage. With one all Mayo tie coming up on Sunday, there is a very realistic chance that three Mayo teams will make the semi-final stage of Connacht’s premier junior rugby cup.

Man was driving dangerously due to drug debt fears

Ballina District Court heard on Tuesday that a man who careened around a Ballina estate in a Nissan Micra in an attempt to avoid gardaí was only driving the car because he owed his passenger money for drugs.

Gardaí concerned about man who smashed butcher’s windows

Judge Mary Devins is to decide today (Friday) what to do with a man who used a hammer to smash the windows of a Ballina butcher shop in the small hours of March 23 last, causing almost €4,000 worth of damage.

Ballina avoid the drop, while Hollymount-Carramore book final spot

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It's been some week for Noel Connelly, the former Mayo captain was appointed as the new joint manager of the Mayo senior football team alongside his old running mate Pat Holmes. While the whole appointment process and the wrongs and rights of it were played out in the public spotlight, Connelly also had to be preparing his Hollymount-Carramore team for Saturday afternoon's Egan Jewelers Intermediate Championship semi-final replay against Belmullet. Last weekends meeting between the sides wasn't anything to write home about as Belmullet played to their strengths and packed their defence and hit Hollymount-Carramore on the break and used the sharp-shooting of Jonathon Donoghue to keep themselves in the game.

Ballina’s Sean O’Donnell wins Young Farmer of the Year

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Ballina man Sean O’Donnell scooped one of the most prized accolades in the farming sector in Ireland on Tuesday night.

Double murder trial date set

Incredible story of Mayo’s famous tenor to be remembered

The remarkable life and music of one of Ireland’s greatest tenors, John Feeney from Swinford, is to be celebrated in a special lecture in Ballina Library on Tuesday, and in Castlebar County Library on Wednesday.

Mayo farmer awarded Nuffield Scholarship

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Mayo farmer Sean Coughlan has been awarded a prestigious Nuffield Scholarship. The internationally-acclaimed scholarship, which is sponsored by Aurivo, was awarded by the Nuffield Ireland Farming Scholarship Trust.

 

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