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# swinford - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

61-year-old man dies in crash between car and lorry in Mayo

The incident occurred at about 3.40pm today on the N5 at Carrabawn.

# swinford - Monday 29 January, 2018

'Someone knows something': Family appeals for information about death of man in Mayo Joe Deacy This post contains videos

'Someone knows something': Family appeals for information about death of man in Mayo

Joe Deacy, 21, was discovered with head injuries in Swinford last August.

# swinford - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

HSE 'consistently failing' to address problems at Áras Attracta care home

An RTÉ documentary revealed shocking abuse at the Mayo facility in 2014.

# swinford - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Investigation into Mayo murder continues after men released without charge

Joseph Deacy of St Albans in England was discovered outside a house at Gortnasillagh, Swinford on Saturday 12 August 2017.

# swinford - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Two men arrested in connection with Mayo killing

Joseph Deacy was found with head injuries outside a house in Swinford in August.

# swinford - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Appeal for information after death of man found outside Mayo house treated as homicide

The alarm was raised by a passer-by on Saturday morning but the man dies on Sunday.

# swinford - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

'Bungalow Three as we saw it then does not exist anymore' - Áras Attracta report published

The findings of the panel of specialists set up to examine the care centre are being published today.

# swinford - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

'There's no prospect of my brother improving, he can't be moved into community living'

Some families of residents at Áras Attracta in Mayo fear the facility will be closed down.

# swinford - Monday 22 June, 2015

Mayo farmer wins right to build himself a burial plot on his land

The farmer has no next of kin and would like to always remain on his land.

# swinford - Friday 19 June, 2015

The Hardy Bucks is coming back - with some familiar faces from Fair City and Love/Hate

The boys are going to be involved in “a Mayo love triangle”.

# swinford - Sunday 14 December, 2014

‘Elderly, disabled Aras Attracta resident was hit with a stick’

The HSE says it has no record of a complaint.

# swinford - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Aras Attracta family: "Our thoughts and prayers are with all of these people now on suspension"

Mary Garvin’s family issue a statement following reports of death threats to carers.

# swinford - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

'Detached, isolated and ill-informed HSE' at play in Áras Attracta, says nurses group

Nearly 100 hours of training was given to staff featured in tonight’s exposé in the wake of a HIQA report earlier this year but the Disability Federation says this abuse was nothing to do with training.

# swinford - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Shocking Prime Time doc shows elderly, fragile women being hit, kicked and dragged across the floor has been allowed view the documentary on Áras Attracta in advance. HSE and Garda investigations are under way into what the Taoiseach has called “intolerable” claims of abuse at the home.

# swinford - Monday 1 December, 2014

Gardaí and HSE investigate 'force feeding and slapping' at Mayo care facility

A number of staff have been placed ‘off-duty’.

# swinford - Saturday 20 September, 2014

JobBridge ads for school cleaners and caretakers taken down - but you can still be a janitor

A school in Mayo has found a loophole, it seems.

# swinford - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Cyclist dies after collision with car

The driver of the car was taken to hospital with injuries that are not life-threatening.

# swinford - Friday 12 July, 2013

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

# swinford - Friday 25 January, 2013

Woman in her 20s dies in three-vehicle Mayo crash

The woman’s car struck a minibus and a truck this lunchtime.

# swinford - Friday 26 October, 2012

Man due in court over cannabis grow houses

Four industrial style grow houses were found with cannabis worth a combined estimated street value of up to €5 million.

# swinford - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

5 arrested as Gardaí seize €5 million in cannabis plants from 'industrial' operation

The haul of cannabis plants from industrial-style grow houses around the country was one of the largest drug seizures of the year

# swinford - Thursday 24 May, 2012

'Phenomenal support' for effort to bring body of Gary Price home

The young Mayo man died in Laos over the weekend and efforts to bring his remains home continue with the support of the community in Swinford.

# swinford - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

Body of young Irishman found after tragic river crossing

Gary Price was on his way home from Australia via Laos when the tragedy occurred.

# swinford - Saturday 9 April, 2011

Gardaí seize €400,000 worth of cannabis plants

Gardaí say the seizure was as a result of an ongoing operation targeting the cultivation of cannabis plants in the Mayo area.

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