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Another 371 signed on in Mayo last month

The numbers signing on in Mayo continue to rise with new Live Register statistics published for May by the CSO. The figures show the bleak unemployment trend continuing with an increase of 371 signing on, bringing the total to 11,420, an increase of 5,422 from May 2008.

Man over legal limit found sitting in car with flat tyres

A man who was detected sitting in a car with two flat tyres and a branch lodged between the bonnet and driver’s door, subsequently failed a roadside breath test and was before Castlebar District Court this week.

Club championship left plenty of talking points

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The news that Ronan McGarrity suffered a hairline fracture to his jaw in last weekend’s round of club championship fixtures cast a shadow over the whole round of games last weekend. The Ballina midfielder was forced to leave the action after only a couple of minutes and it looks like he will miss out on next weekend’s Connacht final against Galway which will be a massive blow to Mayo’s chances of dethroning the current Connacht champions in their own patch.

Ballinrobe Civic Centre plans

An outline proposal for the new Ballinrobe Community Civic Centre will go on display in local venues this week.

Queen of the Lakes festival set to draw huge crowds to Ballinrobe

After a hugely successful revival last year, the popular Queen of the Lakes festival is set to have Ballinrobe rocking from July 19 to 26 – starting on Connacht final evening and climaxing a week later with the popular Queen of the Lakes selection pageant in the town.

Cycling - Western Lakes

With only one week to go now is your chance to sign up. Online entry is available now, see westernlakescc.com. There are three distances to choose from with the longest and toughest being the 180k event with over 3,000m of climbing packed into the distance. Anyone who is not cycling if you could give a hand on the day, contact Fergal.

Mayo competitors bring home trophies on Sligo rally

Sligo was the destination for a mini-Mayo invasion at the weekend as no fewer than 16 local rally crews descended on the county for the Sligo Stages Rally, round six of the Dunlop National Rally Championship, and round five of the HASS Border Rally Championship.

Queen of the Lakes festival set to draw huge crowds to Ballinrobe

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After a hugely successful revival last year, the popular Queen of the Lakes festival is set to have Ballinrobe rocking from July 19 to 26 – starting on Connacht final evening and climaxing a week later with the popular Queen of the Lakes selection pageant in the town.

Magic on the Moy at the Dragon Boat Race

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The Dragon Boat Race which took place on the River Moy in Ballina last Sunday drew in a large crowd to view an amazing spectacle, where teams from all over the county competed for the John Hogan Trophy.

Ballinrobe racecourse announces go-ahead for further development

Ballinrobe and its surrounding hinterland got a major boost yesterday with the news that the local race committee has confirmed that it will go ahead with a significant new project over this winter. Fifteen years ago the future of the course was in doubt, but successive developments over the past decade have transformed the course and made it into one of the jewels in the crown of Irish horse racing.

 

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