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Gardaí find stash of weapons after man brandished gun in Mayo
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Gardaí find stash of weapons after man brandished gun in Mayo

Apr 16th 2021, 6:09 PM 23,906 Views 4 Comments

He was arrested this morning.

Gardaí concerned for man missing from Mayo since last week
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Gardaí concerned for man missing from Mayo since last week

Mar 10th 2021, 9:30 PM 40,337 Views 6 Comments

Alin was last seen on Tuesday 2 March in the Ballina area.

€102k worth of suspected drugs seized during raids on house and derelict property in Co Mayo
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€102k worth of suspected drugs seized during raids on house and derelict property in Co Mayo

Jan 13th 2021, 12:32 PM 21,010 Views 19 Comments

No arrests have been made to date.

People in Joe Biden's ancestral home of Ballina celebrate his victory in the US election
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People in Joe Biden's ancestral home of Ballina celebrate his victory in the US election

Nov 7th 2020, 7:11 PM 40,181 Views 56 Comments

“He’s a really nice fella. He’s good to talk to.”

'Ballina will go mad': Joe Biden’s Irish ancestral home confident of his victory
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'Ballina will go mad': Joe Biden’s Irish ancestral home confident of his victory

Nov 5th 2020, 9:16 PM 32,875 Views 48 Comments

The Democrat’s great-great-great-grandfather Edward Blewit emigrated from Ballina, Co Mayo, almost 200 years ago.

'Big Jack being 6’6, with the peak cap and waving the flag. He felt he was part of Ballina'
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'Big Jack being 6’6, with the peak cap and waving the flag. He felt he was part of Ballina'

Updated Jul 28th 2020, 9:33 PM 37,077 Views 6 Comments

Ex-Mayo player David Brady on his hometown Ballina’s connection with Jack Charlton.

Man in his 60s dies in single-vehicle crash in Mayo
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Man in his 60s dies in single-vehicle crash in Mayo

Jun 2nd 2020, 3:15 PM 20,068 Views 0 Comments

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

Six-year-old boy in Mayo dies after being found in stream close to home
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Six-year-old boy in Mayo dies after being found in stream close to home

Mar 29th 2020, 9:47 PM 70,669 Views 33 Comments

Gardaí had received a report earlier today that the boy had gone missing from his home.

Late Gavin goal seals return to Mayo senior football final for champions Ballintubber
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Late Gavin goal seals return to Mayo senior football final for champions Ballintubber

Oct 5th 2019, 9:55 PM 8,986 Views 1 Comment

A seven-point success for the titles holders tonight against Ballina.

Mary Robinson's Ballina home bought by Mayo County Council after years of controversy
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Mary Robinson's Ballina home bought by Mayo County Council after years of controversy

Aug 2nd 2019, 10:30 PM 97,943 Views 93 Comments

The house has been at the centre of controversy over the cost of the project.

Discovery of vintage grenade on Clare farm sparks road closure
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Discovery of vintage grenade on Clare farm sparks road closure

Updated Jun 10th 2019, 8:20 PM 25,245 Views 11 Comments

Earlier today another suspect device was found in Ballina, Co Mayo.

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after two men in their 20s die in Mayo car crash
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Gardaí appeal for witnesses after two men in their 20s die in Mayo car crash

Updated Nov 13th 2018, 2:54 PM 32,072 Views 5 Comments

The car they were travelling in hit a tree late last night.

Woman (22) who went missing from Mayo found safe and well
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Woman (22) who went missing from Mayo found safe and well

Oct 15th 2018, 6:52 AM 19,083 Views 4 Comments

Margaret Lawrence is described as being around 5’3″ tall, of thin build, with black shoulder length hair.

Gardai renew appeal for information over teenager (16) missing since April
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Gardai renew appeal for information over teenager (16) missing since April

Jul 16th 2018, 6:40 PM 35,206 Views 3 Comments

He was last seen in Ballina on 3 April.

Optimism abounds as Connacht reboot for the new Friend era
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Optimism abounds as Connacht reboot for the new Friend era

Jul 12th 2018, 3:43 PM 8,375 Views 9 Comments

The western province have high hopes they can bounce back after a poor 2017/18 season.

Man in his 40s killed in Mayo aircraft crash
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Man in his 40s killed in Mayo aircraft crash

May 4th 2018, 9:26 PM 29,234 Views 10 Comments

The aircraft crashed into a field and the pilot, who was the sole occupant of the aircraft, was fatally injured.

82 jobs to be lost in Athy as Coca-Cola announces closure of production plant
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82 jobs to be lost in Athy as Coca-Cola announces closure of production plant

May 2nd 2018, 4:27 PM 22,388 Views 40 Comments

The company is to transfer production to its facility at Ballina Beverages in Co Mayo, bringing 43 jobs with it.

Renewed appeal for 16-year-old missing for almost three weeks
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Renewed appeal for 16-year-old missing for almost three weeks

Apr 23rd 2018, 7:09 PM 15,124 Views 0 Comments

Paddy McDonagh was last seen in Belderrig, Ballina on Tuesday 3 April.

Public asked to help in effort to find missing teenage boy
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Public asked to help in effort to find missing teenage boy

Apr 5th 2018, 6:05 PM 68,025 Views 3 Comments

Paddy McDonagh was last seen on Tuesday evening.

'Pond of human excrement' behind closure order served on Donegal takeaway
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'Pond of human excrement' behind closure order served on Donegal takeaway

Nov 7th 2017, 3:35 PM 59,408 Views 43 Comments

Elsewhere, a Chinese takeaway in Cork was closed for three days due to ‘prolific evidence of rodent droppings’.

Bullock with serious injuries left unaided and alone at Mayo cattle mart for 10 hours
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Bullock with serious injuries left unaided and alone at Mayo cattle mart for 10 hours

Aug 22nd 2017, 6:01 AM 82,595 Views 107 Comments

The animal was euthanised after being left in distress from morning until evening after sustaining a broken leg.

Cyclist in his 50s dies from injuries sustained in road crash at the weekend
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Cyclist in his 50s dies from injuries sustained in road crash at the weekend

May 31st 2017, 9:15 AM 16,686 Views 48 Comments

The incident happened on the R314 Rathroeen on Sunday evening.

Cyclist in critical condition after Mayo crash
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Cyclist in critical condition after Mayo crash

May 29th 2017, 10:44 PM 22,365 Views 11 Comments

The 56-year-old man was airlifted to hospital.

'He’s a rock star up in Ballina. Now he’s going to play for Ireland'
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'He’s a rock star up in Ballina. Now he’s going to play for Ireland'

May 17th 2017, 8:00 AM 31,245 Views 9 Comments

Dave Heffernan was named in Joe Schmidt’s squad to tour the US and Japan this summer.

'It's a worrying trend': Judge concerned that age profile of drink drivers is getting younger
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'It's a worrying trend': Judge concerned that age profile of drink drivers is getting younger

Apr 26th 2017, 7:17 AM 10,157 Views 20 Comments

Judge Mary Devins said the average age of drink drivers used to be upwards of 60 years.

Woman in Mayo struck by train and killed after chasing dog that got onto tracks
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Woman in Mayo struck by train and killed after chasing dog that got onto tracks

Apr 1st 2017, 3:58 PM 52,138 Views 31 Comments

An investigation into the circumstances of the incident has been launched.

Mary Robinson will not be giving her papers to the controversial Presidential library
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Mary Robinson will not be giving her papers to the controversial Presidential library

Nov 28th 2016, 10:03 PM 21,329 Views 34 Comments

Instead, they’ll be housed in NUI Galway to save money.

Mother to wait 11 months for 'early intervention' appointment for daughter with autism
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Mother to wait 11 months for 'early intervention' appointment for daughter with autism

May 29th 2016, 2:01 PM 30,651 Views 54 Comments

Waiting lists for occupational and speech therapy appointments are at breaking point around the country.

18 things you'll get if you grew up in Ballina
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# Seekie You

18 things you'll get if you grew up in Ballina

May 15th 2016, 9:30 PM 24,378 Views 2 Comments

AH NICKS!

9 reasons why Ballina is way, way better than Castlebar
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# Shots Fired

9 reasons why Ballina is way, way better than Castlebar

Mar 13th 2016, 6:00 PM 20,135 Views 8 Comments

The battle of Mayo’s biggest towns.

Ireland's oldest living person has passed away
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Ireland's oldest living person has passed away

Jan 16th 2016, 2:34 PM 48,953 Views 41 Comments

Mayo native Molly Madden was 109.

15 of the most Mayo things that have ever happened
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# Up Mayo Wherever You Go

15 of the most Mayo things that have ever happened

Dec 6th 2015, 9:30 PM 24,007 Views 3 Comments

All together now! WHERE THE OCEAN KISSES IRELAND…

14 memories of Longnecks Nightclub any Ballina person will recognise
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# C U In Longnex

14 memories of Longnecks Nightclub any Ballina person will recognise

Nov 28th 2015, 8:15 PM 19,469 Views 5 Comments

You better have your Gold Card.

An ode to 'Chicken Dry Hot & Spicy', Mayo's takeaway phenomenon
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# The Taste Of Ballina

An ode to 'Chicken Dry Hot & Spicy', Mayo's takeaway phenomenon

Nov 10th 2015, 6:03 PM 20,750 Views 3 Comments

Say hello to the signature dish of Ballina.

Petrol bomb thrown at gardaí as they came to aid of firefighters
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Petrol bomb thrown at gardaí as they came to aid of firefighters

Nov 2nd 2015, 10:13 AM 16,159 Views 42 Comments

The gardaí had been called to help firefighters because of anti-social behaviour in a Ballina housing estate.

Man (20) killed after car leaves road and crashes into tree
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Man (20) killed after car leaves road and crashes into tree

Oct 22nd 2015, 8:24 AM 14,315 Views 12 Comments

The man was the sole occupant of the car. Forensic tests are taking place at the scene.

Man arrested over stabbing at Mayo house
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Man arrested over stabbing at Mayo house

Aug 17th 2015, 9:45 PM 23,545 Views 7 Comments

Gardaí in Ballina are investigating.

This Mayo clothes shop just nailed its window advertising
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# Fierce Fancy

This Mayo clothes shop just nailed its window advertising

Jul 5th 2015, 2:25 PM 16,942 Views 1 Comment

Will you be wearing your dressy dress?

Sebastian (4) has passed away just weeks after his family brought forward Christmas for him
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Sebastian (4) has passed away just weeks after his family brought forward Christmas for him

Jun 15th 2015, 4:46 PM 34,551 Views 63 Comments

Sebastian was diagnosed with a brain tumour after becoming sick in January and it returned after surgery.

Investigation ongoing after garda injured in hit-and-run incident
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Investigation ongoing after garda injured in hit-and-run incident

Jun 9th 2015, 9:47 PM 19,413 Views 36 Comments

The garda was on foot patrol when he was struck by the vehicle.

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