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# Mayo
Petrol bomb thrown at gardaí as they came to aid of firefighters
The gardaí had been called to help firefighters because of anti-social behaviour in a Ballina housing estate.
# Mayo
Man (20) killed after car leaves road and crashes into tree
The man was the sole occupant of the car. Forensic tests are taking place at the scene.
# early hours
Man arrested over stabbing at Mayo house
Gardaí in Ballina are investigating.
# fierce fancy
This Mayo clothes shop just nailed its window advertising
Will you be wearing your dressy dress?
Sebastian (4) has passed away just weeks after his family brought forward Christmas for him
Sebastian was diagnosed with a brain tumour after becoming sick in January and it returned after surgery.
# Mayo
Investigation ongoing after garda injured in hit-and-run incident
The garda was on foot patrol when he was struck by the vehicle.
# Ballina
A Mayo priest calls out Yes voters in the middle of Mass
Ballina priest Fr Tom Doherty dedicated his weekend homilies after the recent marriage referendum to reflect on the “immorality” of the Yes vote.
# gruesome
Dead dog with brick tied to his neck is pulled from quay
The animal was found in Ballina.
# Mayo
Man questioned over suspected arson attack on Michelle Mulherin's constituency office
Gardaí said there was minimal damage to the office.
# deck the train
This Irish Rail train was completely decked out for Christmas
See, even a train carriage can supply Christmas cheer.
# Take a Break
Priest who won property dispute with former partner 'taking time away from Church'
Bishop John Fleming said the news came as a “shock” to him.
2005 All-Ireland champions Ballina avoid Mayo senior football relegation
The county’s most decorated club saw off Westport today.
# Knife Attack
Woman turns up at Mayo school and threatens principal with a knife
She was arrested in Ballina this morning.
# safe pair of hands
Gavin Duffy reportedly a stand-out performer at Mayo GAA training
Could the ex-Connacht captain help James Horan’s side over the line this year?
# burr-eatit
Guy has burrito posted to Mayo from Dublin, eats it
Godspeed, culinary scholar.
Body of missing man Padraic Sharkey found in Mayo
The 61-year-old’s remains were recovered from the river Moy today.
# Road Deaths
Two men die as their cars collide in Mayo early this morning
The men aged 43 and 47 years were pronounced dead at scene of the crash in Ballinahaglish.
# Mayo
Roscommon man charged over Sarah Staunton murder
The 28-year-old mother of two was found dead in her home in rural Mayo on Saturday.
# Mayo
Man killed in industrial accident at Corrib gas tunnel
The deceased is a German national in his 20s.
# Tourism
Searches for Kilkenny hotels up 529 per cent in June
Latest hot list shows increases for Killkenny, Slane and Ballina
# Mayo
Gardaí investigating large fire at Mayo business
No one was injured in the fire but there was extensive damage to the premises.
# Mayo
Elderly woman dies after falling into a fire
It is understood the 92-year-old fell into the open fire in her fireplace.
# THE rankings
IBAL Litter League 2012: Where did your town finish?
Kilkenny has been named Ireland’s most litter-free town by Irish Business Against Litter. Did your town feature highly?
# Sandra Collins
Man arrested over murder of missing Sandra Collins
It has been 12 years since Sandra went missing, after buying chips at a local takeaway in Mayo.
Column: Why I went to the hurling final (after boycotting for years)
Former GAA president Dr Mick Loftus explains why he ended his self-imposed ban.
# In Pictures
Four arrested after Shell to Sea protesters block convoy
Photographer Niall Carson captured these images as events unfolded in Mayo after 9pm.
# Road Deaths
Two killed in motorcycle crash in Mayo
A man and a woman were pronounced dead at the scene near Lacken.
# Courts
At the bar: Court sitting in Tipperary pub went 'very well' says landlord
O’Donovan’s Bar in Ballina, Co Tipperary played host to a district court sitting yesterday. The bar owner is hoping it’s the first of many.
# Mayo
Woman dies in Mayo house fire
Gardaí are investigating the circumstances of the blaze in which a 62-year-old woman died.
# Roads
Tributes paid to mother and teenage daughter killed in car crash
Sandra Herbert, killed alongside her 14-year-old daughter Rachel, worked for the Road Safety Authority – whose chief executive said: “Our hearts are broken”.
# Missing
Gardaí issue appeal over missing Mayo man
Anthony Canavan, a 44-year-old man from Castlehill, has not been seen since last Saturday.
# Medical Records
Patient records from Ballina hospital found in bin
The HSE and Data Protection Commissioner have both launched investigations after patient notes were found in a bin in Ballina’s town centre.
# Bomb Scare
Sixty-year-old 'loner' questioned over IED found on bus in Maynooth
The man is not believed to have any connections to dissident republicanism. A viable device was discovered on board a bus on Monday prior to the Queens visit.
# Sandra Collins
Second man arrested in connection with Sandra Collins disappearance
A 58-year-old man has been arrested by gardaí in Mayo in connection with the disappearance of Sandra Collins, who was last seen in Killala, Co Mayo, on the night of 4 December 2000.
# Mayo
Woman's body recovered from Mayo river
The woman’s body was recovered one day after the body of a man – who had been searching for a missing teenager – was taken from the same river.
# Jobswatch
Healthcare company to create 250 jobs in Ballina
Healthcare product manufacturer Hollister will invest €65m in a major expansion at its Co Mayo facility.