Folkies and poet meet head to head in Foxford

  by David Dwane The Whileaways is a trio of folk singers and musicians from Galway who will be joined by Mayo poet John Hoban (pictured) for a show in the delightful setting of Foxford Woolen Mills on Saturday, 29th...

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Young Mayo musicians bursary offer

by David Dwane If you are a young musician living in Mayo who has already achieved a high standard in an instrument, or in singing, then you may be eligible to apply for a bursary. Bursaries will be made available...

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Once around Clare Island for annual 10k charity run/walk

By Tracey May Halloran Ask any one of the hundreds of people who have taken part in the annual Clare...

Monday, 11/04/16 - 1:22pm Read More

Get you and your dress into the movies in Ballina

MAYO author Kate Kerrigan is inviting Mayo women to don their most fabulous dress and get down to Mount Falcon Estate...

Wednesday, 15/04/15 - 10:06am Read More

Mayo’s abandoned pets find Noeline’s Ark

By Tracey May Halloran   I’d heard she gave away her cooker to people in need, and now she uses...

Monday, 13/04/15 - 3:14pm Read More

Win a designer handbag with All She Wants & Marian Duggan

  Win one of Maypo designer Lisa’s limited edition bags Imagine a beautiful Lisa Ryder piece on your arm this...

Friday, 03/04/15 - 11:24am Read More

INTERVIEW: Gordon Buchanan – heir to David Attenborough

Hailed as the heir of David Attenborourgh, Renowned Wildlife Film-maker, Gordon Buchanan, takes a break from wild bears, wolves and...

Wednesday, 25/03/15 - 11:25am Read More

Me and my celtic gene- Haemochromatosis lives in the west of Ireland

  The famine may be a difficult period of Irish history we’d rather forget, but every time I get a...

Friday, 27/03/15 - 10:52am Read More

Westport Music Festival moves to Killarney

The organisers of the Westport Festival of Music and Food have confirmed that there will be no festival in Westport...

Monday, 11/07/16 - 11:26pm Read More

Businesses evacuated in Castlebar bomb scare

A number of business premises had to be evacuated following the discovery of a suspicious device in Castlebar this morning....

Thursday, 13/11/14 - 2:09pm Read More

Tuam musical group to stage Broadway classic

  Musical lovers are in for a special treat this week as Tuam’s Marian Choral Society get ready to stage...

Tuesday, 28/10/14 - 10:24am Read More

Man Who Killed His Mother Should Have Been in Custody

A Mayo man mistakenly released from garda custody following a court hearing killed his mother less than a month later....

Wednesday, 13/08/14 - 10:24am Read More

Exhibition: Mary reframes how we think about homemaking

Ahead of Mary Foudy O’Halloran’s exhibition Weighed at Ballina Arts Centre, Catherine Gilmartin spoke to the Gort-based artist about her...

Friday, 01/08/14 - 6:31pm Read More

50 years on the Marquee rises once more in Killala

Killala Marquee veterans, from left, Seán Hannick, John Murphy, Liam O’Hara, Willie McGregor, Joe Donohoe.     When Seán Hannick was...

Friday, 01/08/14 - 6:31pm Read More

Ballina Heritage edition on sale at this week’s Salmon Fstival

  This years’s 50th anniversary Ballina Salmon Festival will have the added attraction of a bumper Ballina Heritage edition of...

Monday, 07/07/14 - 3:35pm Read More

Pikemen required for battle in Ballina

The town of Ballina has put out a call for experienced and aspiring pikemen and pikewomen. Make history in the...

Wednesday, 25/06/14 - 5:49pm Read More

Eirgrid Announces Potential New Underground Route

Eirgrid admitted it failed to fully investigate the potential for undergrounding the controversial Grid West Project and today announced details...

Monday, 23/06/14 - 8:17pm Read More

Outcome remains the same after Castlebar recount

It was almost 3am on Tuesday morning by the time the final results came in from the recount of the...

Tuesday, 27/05/14 - 11:07am Read More

Western People distribution delayed by slow election counts

Distribution of copies of the Western People has been delayed today as a result of the lengthy election counts in Castlebar and...

Monday, 26/05/14 - 3:41pm Read More