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Castlebar councillors throw their support behind Humbert plan

A plan to stage a massive re-enactment of General Humbert’s invasion of Ireland from his landing in Kilcummin through the taking of Killala and on to the capture of Castlebar has been given the backing of the members of Castlebar Town Council. The event which is called “In Humbert’s Footsteps” is being planned as a major event of this year’s Gathering festivities in Mayo. The members of the council were given a presentation on the planned event by Mick Baines and Damien Cashin from the committee who are organising the event, which will be staged over the weekend of Friday, August 16 to Sunday, August 18 starting in north Mayo and finishing off in Castlebar.

€500 fine for tampered with ESB meter

A man was convicted and fined €500 by Judge Mary Devins at Ballina District Court on Tuesday, after an ESB meter in his home was discovered by an ESB technician to have been tampered with.

Case adjourned for year to see if family dispute settles down

A case involving a dispute between double first cousins was adjourned by Judge Mary Devins for a year.

Man to appear in court today over Collins murder

A 48-year-old man from Carrowmore-Lacken will appear before Harristown District Court today (Friday) in relation to the murder of Sandra Collins.

Man collided into car on Circular Road Roundabout

A man who collided with a car on a roundabout was before Ballina District Court this week.

Remembrance Day Mass

The Annual Remembrance Day Mass for Mayo will take place in the Church of the Holy Rosary, Castlebar, at 12 noon, on Sunday November 11.

Ballina in shock following death of popular priest

Ballina and the surrounding areas were plunged into mourning this week following the unexpected death of Fr Muredach Tuffy. The 39-year-old, who was a native of Castleconnor, Co Sligo, was a priest in the Diocese of Killala and better known as the director of the Newman Institute in Ballina.

Ballina in Wallace mode as great composer recalled

Celebrations are in full swing in Ballina to mark the bicentenary of composer William Vincent Wallace who has been described as the rock star of his day with many compositions to his name, including the 1850s smash hits ‘Maritana’ and ‘Lurline’.

Open day

Moy Valley Freestyle Martial Arts will host an open day at its centre on Killala Road, Ballina tomorrow Saturday from 3pm to 6pm.

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.


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