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€10,000 Raised for Western Care in Westport House Open Day

Last Sunday, the Annual Open Day in aid of and in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Western Care Association was a MASSIVE success!  Blessed with great weather, a great turnout, great atmosphere, great entertainment, great craic and a really great charity. Westport House are delighted to announce that €10,000 was raised through the event for Western […]

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Ballyhaunis man brings antique back to life on the Late Late

Dr Cormac Forkan, an academic staff member at NUIG originally from Ballyhaunis, made an appearance on the The Late Late Show recently, revealing his restored antique wreck which he commenced work on just over eight weeks ago. He was granted the opportunity to appear on the show in the antiques restoration slot on March 18 after […]

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Mayo celebrates Connacht’s great win

Connacht captain John Muldoon said he will never forget the welcome afforded to them when they arrived back in Ireland West Airport in Knock with the Pro12 trophy in the early hours of Sunday morning. Over 2,000 delighted fans were at the airport to greet the victorious squad when they touched down before 1am on […]

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Phase Two of Westport CCTV to be Rolled Out

THE roll-out of phase two of the Westport CCTV system is due to be completed in the next 12 months with cameras expected to cover the Octogan and Newport Road area.The launch of phase two of the Westport CCTV system took place last week in Westport Garda Station with members of Mayo County Council, Westport […]

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Wasn’t Expecting That!

While driving around Belmullet, Co Mayo yesterday Clement Shevlin spotted something out of the ordinary. Clement, who’s a Galway native, was driving down Hospital Road in the town when he spotted a large camel basking in the sun on the side of the road. Now we know it is hot in Ireland at the moment, […]

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