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Keeping your pet safe at Hallowe’en

Hallowe’en can be a stressful and dangerous time for pets, what with the sweet treats everywhere, scary strangers calling to the door, and bangers and bonfires aplenty.

Second meeting planned on petrol stretching scam

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A number of groups, which have sprung up across the region in response to a major petrol stretching scam, may be joining forces in an effort to get answers and action on the issue.

Councillors voice concerns over cost of fire brigade call outs to households

Members of Westmeath County Council raised concerns over the cost of fire brigade call outs while passing a motion to continue the long-standing agreement that the former Athlone Town Council had with Roscommon County Council (as fire authorities).

Petrol stretching culprits will be pursued

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By Frances Toner

Fire damage to Moate Boxing Club as decision due next week on extension


Galway WFC must get back to basics ahead of Raheny clash

Galway WFC are away for the fourth weekend in a row when they travel to Morton Stadium in Dublin to take on Raheny United on Sunday at 2pm.

Castlebar group work with children of Chernobyl

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On April 28, 1986, a team of workers at a Swedish power plant raised the alarm when they detected radioactive particles on their clothing.

Bella Beauty's Niamh O’Grady is a best young entrepreneur finalist

Niamh O’Grady, of Bella beauty in Ballina, has been chosen as a finalist in the Mayo Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards.

Mayo in the headlines for the wrong reasons

It has been a strange week in GAA circles, no more so than here in Mayo. I am lost for words about the way our new management team of Noel Connelly and Pat Holmes have being appointed. Instead of being a joyous and enormously proud day for both men it has been steeped in controversy. It is embarrassing that the story has achieved national media coverage for all the wrong reasons, more on that again in the coming weeks. But first off may I wish them the best of luck with the job in hand, it is one of the biggest in the GAA.

Ilenkus to launch new album at Róisín Dubh

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THE CROSSING, the second album from Galway progressive metallers Ilenkus, containing ‘Over The Fire, Under The Smoke’, the video for which has gone viral on YouTube, is unleashed this weekend. Containing five songs, ranging from five to 10 minutes in length, it features a variety of moods, tones, pace, and textures.


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