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May 22, 2018

Galway syndicate collects Lotto prize of over 8.5 million euro

The National Lottery has confirmed that a small syndicate from Galway today claimed the Lotto jackpot prize of over 8.5 million euro from the draw held on 12th May. This was the biggest Lotto jackpot of 2018 to date. The winners say they plan to travel the…
May 22, 2018

Traffic disruption in Foxford while work gets underway on repairing footpaths

Some traffic disruption can be expected in Foxford over the next ten days, as work gets underway tomorrow on repairing footpaths on the N26 through the town. Local Councillor Neil Cruise says traffic lights will be in operation, with traffic flow reduced to…
May 22, 2018

65% increase in average dairy farm incomes last year, according to Teagasc

Average farm incomes rose to over 31,300 euro last year, according to the preliminary results of the 2017 Teagasc National Farm Survey. The survey shows a 65% increase in average income for dairy farmers, a 20% increase for tillage, 8% increase for sheep…
May 22, 2018

Five musical societies in the West nominated for 2018 AIMS awards

Five Musical societies in the West have been nominated in this year’s AIMS awards – the annual awards of the Association of Irish Musical Societies. Ballinrobe Musical Society has been nominated for Best Technical award for their production of My Fair Lady –…
May 22, 2018

Funeral today of retired Bishop of Elphin Christy Jones

The funeral takes place this afternoon of retired Bishop of Elphin, Christy Jones. His funeral Mass gets underway at 1.30 in Sligo Cathedral, with burial afterwards in the Cathedral Grounds. Bishop Jones’ remains were brought to the Cathedral last night for…
May 22, 2018

Galway & Sligo hospitals included in data protection investigation

A special investigation of data protection practices at 20 hospitals across the State has identified a catalogue of concerns - including sensitive patient records being left exposed in wards, and a lack of privacy when staff are speaking to patients. The…

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May 22, 2018

Mayo's Sinead Cafferky named LGFA Player of the Month for April

Mayo footballer Sinéad Cafferky is the Croke Park Hotel / LGFA Player of the Month award winner for April. The 25-year old, from the Kilmovee Shamrocks Club, won the award for a series of impressive performances during the Lidl National League Division 1…
May 22, 2018

Cumann na mBunscol semi-finals will be played in Castlebar on Wed & Thurs

The Cumann na mBunscoil Mhaigh Eo county semi-finals are taking place this Wednesday and Thursday in Castlebar. The Division 3,4,5 and 2B semi-finals are down for decision tomorrow (Wed). In Division 2B, Currbaggan meet Balla at 11.15, while at 12.15 it’s…
May 22, 2018

Mayo team named to play Sligo tomorrow in U17 Hurling Celtic Challenge

Mayo play Sligo in Round 4 of the U17 Hurling Celtic Challenge, on Wed 23rd May at 7.30 in the Adrian Freeman Memorial Park in Tooreen. Referee is Kevin McGeeney (Roscommon). The Mayo team for the game is as follows: Josh Boles Tom Rushe Ml Grimes Rory Haran…
May 21, 2018

Tom Parsons underwent surgery on his knee on Saturday

Mayo star Tom Parsons underwent surgery on his knee on Saturday following the serious injury he sustained during his side's Connacht SFC quarter-final defeat to Galway at MacHale Park. The midfielder was stretchered off in the second-half, where he suffered a…
May 21, 2018

Gold for Michaela Walsh at Loughborough International in England

Michaela Walsh was back in action yesterday when she represented Ireland at the Loughborough International in England. Michaela claimed the gold in the u23 women's shot put with a huge throw of 15.97m ranking her inside the top 5 in Europe at the age of 19.…
May 20, 2018

Manulla through to last 16 of Women's FAI Intermediate Cup

Women’s FAI Intermediate Cup Round 2 Manulla 3-2 Castlebar Town AET Emma Cosgrove gave Manulla a 2-1 lead but Castlebar Town equalised with the last kick of the game to force extra time. Aoife Frain go the winner for Manulla in extra time. They are now in the…

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Ballycroy National Park

May 08, 2018
Mayo is a county that is blessed with stunning natural beauty and an array of wonderful…

The Bullies - A Poem

Apr 30, 2018
Last week we celebrated Poetry Day Ireland, and many of our listeners got in touch with…

Michael Cuffe Update

Apr 30, 2018
On Friday 13th of April, Ballina man Michael Cuffe was struck by a bus while in Budapest…

Health and Well-Being with James Molloy

Apr 26, 2018
Listen back to our chat with James Molloy this month on the #MidMorningShow where he was…

Wonderful Westport House

Apr 26, 2018
When we read that the guys over at Westport House were hiring staff, it got us thinking…

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