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Ballina cash and carry extensively damaged by fire

A long standing cash and carry business was extensively damaged by a fire that broke out on Monday night and took a number of hours to get under control. The fire occurred at Tuffy’s Cash and Carry in Bohernasup and caused a number of roads to be closed around the town as five units from Ballina, Enniscrone, and Crossmolina fire stations battled the blaze. With fumes and smoke emanating from the building for a long time, nearby residents were advised to stay indoors and keep their windows and doors closed. Tuffy’s Cash and Carry has been in operation for long number of years and employed 30 people in the town on a full and part time basis.

Visit of Tutu to Ballina raises temperatures in Ballina chamber

The upcoming visit of Bishop Desmond Tutu to Ballina did not meet with the unanimous approval most would have expected at Wednesday night’s meeting of Ballina Town Council.

Ballina cash and carry extensively damaged by fire

A long standing cash and carry business was extensively damaged by a fire that broke out on Monday night and took a number of hours to get under control. The fire occurred at Tuffy’s Cash and Carry in Bohernasup and caused a number of roads to be closed around the town as five units from Ballina, Enniscrone, and Crossmolina fire stations battled the blaze. With fumes and smoke emanating from the building for a long time, nearby residents were advised to stay indoors and keep their windows and doors closed. Tuffy’s Cash and Carry has been in operation for long number of years and employed 30 people in the town on a full and part time basis.

Wallace Concert DVD

A two-hour long DVD of the Wallace Bicentenary Gala Concert in St Muredach's Cathedral, Ballina, in September is now on sale in the Pastoral Centre and local shops, or from members of the committee (Margaret Harrison, Terry Reilly, Liam MacHale, Michael Hogan, Pat Diamond, Barry McLoughlin).

Town councillors express their anger at Hogan’s council dissolution

There was plenty of outrage this week from the elected members of the three town councils in the county to the news that they were to be disbanded following the end of their current term. The news was announced by Minister for Environment and Local Government, Phil Hogan TD flanked by An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny and An Táiniste, Eamon Gilmore in Dublin Castle at the launch of Putting People First, Action Programme for Effective Local Government.

Ballina welcomes back rock star of 19th century

What has been described as ‘an exciting 10 days of rediscovery’ will be unveiled in Ballina from September 6 to 16 with the presentation of the Wallace Bicentenary Celebrations in the town.

Long lost links with north Mayo musical family restored

A discovery of great historical significance to the Ballina region has been unearthed following intensive world-wide research which has revealed the extraordinary musical talents of the Wallace family, who went on to entertain people throughout the world in the mid 19th century.

Ballina councillors give generously to voluntary bodies

The members of Ballina Town Council this month gave generously to two different voluntary bodies out of their contributions to other bodies funds. Outreach, which deals with mental health issues, and especially the issue of suicide, was given €1,500 worth of funding with Cllr Mary Kelly contributing €1,000 from her allocation for the year and Méara Peter Clarke contributing €500 from his.

Questions raised by Kelly over funding to Ballina Chamber

Independent Ballina town councillor Mary Kelly raised a number of questions over the allocation of €20,000 worth of funding from the council’s coffers towards Ballina Chamber of Commerce for 2011. Cllr Kelly asked what the council would get for the large allocation of funding towards the Chamber and what influence the council would have on where the money was being spent.

Ballina councillors give funding to local groups

Ballina town councillors gave out €9,500 in funding to local groups and individuals this week as part of their contributions to other bodies’ budgets. The funding was given to Belleek Forest Enhancement Group, Friends of the Dolman, the Ballina Senior Citizens Bus Service and to local snooker player Jason Devanney.

 

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