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Service launched to tackle self harm rates

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A new service has been launched in Mayo aimed at reducing the incidence of self harm in the county.

Body of missing man found

Efforts to locate missing Cong man Henry Byrne, who was last seen on September 29, came to a sad conclusion on Wednesday night.

Body of missing man found

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Efforts to locate missing Cong man Henry Byrne, who was last seen on September 29, came to a sad conclusion on Wednesday night.

Castlebar Hospice facility planning application to proceed

Taoiseach Enda Kenny, TD, has confirmed that the planning application is to proceed for a new Mayo Roscommon Hospice facility in Castlebar. The new 14 bed facility, which is to be located at Knockaphunta in Castlebar will also provide a day care service, a base for the Hospice home-care team and accommodation for families who wish to remain overnight and is to be developed in conjunction with the HSE.

Chronic shortage of beds for cancer patients is inhumane – Conway-Walsh

The chronic shortage of beds in University College Hospital Galway means more and more cancer patients are unable to receive vital treatment on time, according to Councillor Rose Conway-Walsh, who has called for immediate action to open up wards to meet the demand for beds. The Sinn Féin councillor has said the other alternative is to bring back a full time consultant to Mayo General Hospital so that cancer patients who require an overnight stay can have their chemo administered in Mayo.

Successful information day on quitting smoking at Mayo General

Mayo General Hospital held a very successful information day on quitting smoking in the hospital recenty. The event was organised by Claudia Oliveira, respiratory scientist and Michelle Redmond, a/respiratory clinical nurse specialist. The aim of the day was to inform members of the public, patients, and staff of the importance of quitting smoking. In addition, visitors to the information day were offered a carbon monoxide (CO) test. CO is a poisonous gas that has no colour or smell. It is one of the products found in tobacco smoke and this breath test can tell how much CO a smoker has in his/her body.

Lúnasa celebrates first year in business in Belmullet

Craftshop Lúnasa in Belmullet is celebrating one year in business today (Friday).

People Before Profit will field Mayo candidate in next election

Three branches of the leftist political movement, People Before Profit, have been launched in Mayo and the party hopes to field a candidate in this constituency in the next general election.

Man arrested in connection with Ballina assault

A 37-year-old man has been arrested and is being detained at Ballina Garda Station in relation to an alleged serious assault at Ardnaree. 

Mayo General impose visiting restrictions

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Visiting restrictions are in place at Mayo General Hospital in Castlebar due to a number of patients displaying symptoms of diarrhoea and vomiting usually caused by norovirus, commonly known as the winter vomiting bug.


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