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The discount retailer Mr Price has announced plans to open the new store in Ballina and has been delighted with the reaction to Mr Price coming to Ballina and the huge amount of interest from customers looking to shop in Mr Price.
Mayo County Council had made numerous applications to the Office of Public Works for funding under a minor works scheme to make improvements to the Bachelors Walk area of the town, which has had a history of flooding and came under threat of flooding again recently, but had been turned down by the OPW on each of its previous applications. The council has a fresh application for funding under this scheme and this time around is hopeful of getting funding.
Ballina Park Run takes place each Saturday morning at 9.30am, meeting at Ballina Town FC in Belleek, go along and join in this timed 5k fun run each weekend.
A Ballina man who had €2,400 cash seized by gardai as part of a criminal investigation into a robbery where €50,000 in cash was stolen in 2014 was in court this week looking to have the cash returned to him. Detective Garda Leo Heaney told the court in Ballina that on March 10 2014 the money was seized by Gardai at the man's home in Ballina following a search of his home on foot of a bench warrant issued by the court.
Music Generation Mayo, in partnership with The Arts Council of Ireland and Songbirds Ireland, has been working with young musicians and singers in Mayo aged 13 to 18 years, collectively known as ‘Song Sparks’, in an exciting music project to develop their songwriting and musical skills. The project has been taking place at the Youth Music Hub in Ballina since September this year and will culminate in a live performance of new works at Ballina Arts Centre tomorrow Saturday at 7pm.
The Mayo League will head south to Doora in Ennis tomorrow at 5pm when they take on the Clare League in the second round of the Oscar Traynor Trophy. In their four team group all sides are locked on one point each after a series of 1-1 draws in round one, with Mayo drawing with the Roscommon League, and the Clare League and Galway League also finishing tied at one goal each.
Westport United retained the Elverys Sports Super League title on Sunday thanks to a 7-1 win over Conn Rangers at the Sports Park. They had to come from behind as Johnnie Cocozzoa gave the North Mayo side an early lead. Westport Utd under the tutelage of John Brennan this season rallied and pushed 3-1 clear at the break thanks to goals from Mark McNally, Joe Lawless and Pat Fitzgerald. It was more of the same in the second half where they put on a show for the Westport faithful. McNally grabbed another along with goals from Jamie Fallon, Danny Scahill and David Hoban wrapping up a comprehensive win.
Business people in the towns of Ballina, Ballycastle, Bonniconlon, Foxford, Crossmolina, Killala, and Swinford are being urged to take up the grant aid that is available to them to make improvements to their shop fronts under a recently adopted Traditional Facades Grant Scheme. The scheme was adopted by the members of the Ballina Municipal District at their October meeting on Wednesday this week.
The death of a 20-year-old man in Ballina following a road accident on Wednesday night has brought the number of road deaths in the county to 11 so far this year. The latest fatality has come fresh on the back of the release of information from the Western Garda Region that Mayo had the highest death toll on the roads in the region, accounting for almost half of the deaths recorded in the region this year.