This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
Dublin: 16 °C Wednesday 8 April, 2020


# ballina - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

From The42 Gavin Duffy reportedly a stand-out performer at Mayo GAA training 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?

# ballina - Thursday 3 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Guy has burrito posted to Mayo from Dublin, eats it Burr-eatit This post contains a poll

Guy has burrito posted to Mayo from Dublin, eats it

Godspeed, culinary scholar.

# ballina - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Body of missing man Padraic Sharkey found in Mayo RIP

Body of missing man Padraic Sharkey found in Mayo

The 61-year-old’s remains were recovered from the river Moy today.

# ballina - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

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.

# ballina - Monday 16 December, 2013

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.

# ballina - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Man killed in industrial accident at Corrib gas tunnel

The deceased is a German national in his 20s.

# ballina - Monday 8 July, 2013

Searches for Kilkenny hotels up 529 per cent in June

Latest hot list shows increases for Killkenny, Slane and Ballina

# ballina - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

Gardaí investigating large fire at Mayo business

No one was injured in the fire but there was extensive damage to the premises.

# ballina - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Elderly woman dies after falling into a fire

It is understood the 92-year-old fell into the open fire in her fireplace.

# ballina - Monday 7 January, 2013

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?

# ballina - Thursday 27 December, 2012

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.

# ballina - Saturday 29 September, 2012

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.

# ballina - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Four arrested after Shell to Sea protesters block convoy In Pictures This post contains images

Four arrested after Shell to Sea protesters block convoy

Photographer Niall Carson captured these images as events unfolded in Mayo after 9pm.

# ballina - Friday 18 May, 2012

Two killed in motorcycle crash in Mayo

A man and a woman were pronounced dead at the scene near Lacken.

# ballina - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5 This post contains videos

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

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.

# ballina - Sunday 11 December, 2011

Woman dies in Mayo house fire

Gardaí are investigating the circumstances of the blaze in which a 62-year-old woman died.

# ballina - Saturday 10 December, 2011

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”.

# ballina - Thursday 13 October, 2011

Gardaí issue appeal over missing Mayo man

Anthony Canavan, a 44-year-old man from Castlehill, has not been seen since last Saturday.

# ballina - Friday 19 August, 2011

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.

# ballina - Saturday 21 May, 2011

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.

# ballina - Friday 25 March, 2011

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.

# ballina - Thursday 24 March, 2011

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.

# ballina - Monday 18 October, 2010

Healthcare company to create 250 jobs in Ballina

Healthcare product manufacturer Hollister will invest €65m in a major expansion at its Co Mayo facility.