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Sporting business of pubs and clubs

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Mick Byrne is as much an institution as a personality in Castlebar where his famous sporting pub has been a popular meeting point for almost 40 years. As the county town continues to rally through the recession, ‘The big fella’ reckons the pub business will survive and in the meantime, is focusing on things to be thankful for, including some great sporting facilities worth boasting about.

Eight bands, one great night

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It’s not too often you get to enjoy the best of top Irish bands right on your doorstep, but next weekend offers just such a opportunity with the inaugural Mullingar One Night Stand music festival.

Back to school books

The Castle Bookshop is a long established school book supplier offering a helping hand to both schools and parents for over 15 years now. Currently in stock is a large selection of school books and stationery and, for those wishing to put together book lists for the new term, our friendly efficient staff will be happy to fill out your order and supply you with appropriate covering and stationery.

Bring on the ‘Silly Season’ for some light relief

The silly season kicks off from around this week as TDs and senators abandon Dail Eireann and head off to sun themselves in some of the world's hottest holiday destinations. Going by the stories hitting the newsdesk here at the Mayo Advertiser this week you would certainly have to wonder if someone is ‘taking the Mick’.

Castlebar town centre works set for a sprint

Castlebar town manager Seamus Granahan told the Mayo Advertiser this week that while works were slow on the refurbishment of the town centre the pace would be picked up by the crews working on the refurbishment. The slow progress of the works had drawn a number of complaints from traders, and the issue was raised at the monthly meeting of the local town council by a number of councillors.

Woman had to jump out of way of speeding car

A man who drove at speed in the centre of Castlebar, and almost ran over a woman who was trying to cross over the road, was convicted of dangerous driving at Castlebar District Court this week.

Communication is key to triAthlone road closures

Communication with local residents and business people will be crucial in order to ensure road closures for this year’s European Triathlon Championships are carried out with minimal disruption.

Head shops always one step ahead, Castlebar JPC told

The Castlebar Joint Policing Committee was told this week that the head shops were always one step ahead of legislation, despite public concerns. Castlebar Mayor Cllr Michael Kilcoyne asked town engineer Sean Higgins what the current situation was in relation to proceedings taken by the council on the issue. Mr Higgins informed the meeting that the council was in the process of investigating the planning history of the two head shops in the town, and had sent a warning letter to one shop.

Probation report for man who stole laptop from restaurant

A Lithuanian man who stole a laptop from Cox’s restaurant in Castlebar pleaded guilty to the offence in Castlebar District Court this week. Jurijs Zilajeurs, formerly of Castle Street, Castlebar, now of no fixed abode, admitted in court that he stole the laptop valued at €600 so he could sell it to make some money.

Fine Gael councillors to conduct weekly picket against head shops

The four Castlebar Fine Gael town councillors Ger Deere, Noreen Heston, Eugene McCormack, and Brendan Henaghan, have decided that they will conduct a weekly picket to protest against the rise of head shops in the town.


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