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# swinford - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

Man (30s) due in court over with fatal assault of another man (20s) at house in Co Mayo
# Swinford
# Swinford

Man (30s) due in court over with fatal assault of another man (20s) at house in Co Mayo

Nov 18th 2020, 7:38 AM 17,138 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí attended the scene in Swinford on Monday night.

# swinford - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Postmortem due on man (20s) found dead at Mayo house
# Swinford
# Swinford

Postmortem due on man (20s) found dead at Mayo house

Updated Nov 17th 2020, 1:04 PM 39,633 Views 7 Comments

A man in his 30s is currently detained in Castlebar Garda Station.

# swinford - Saturday 15 June, 2019

A 12-hour trip to play for Mayo, and California life: the doctor who 'never forgot Ireland'
# Oh The Green And Red
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# Oh The Green And Red

A 12-hour trip to play for Mayo, and California life: the doctor who 'never forgot Ireland'

Jun 15th 2019, 7:00 AM 27,261 Views 11 Comments

Swinford native Bernard O’Hara remembers two-time All-Ireland winner Pádraig Carney following his recent passing.

# swinford - Saturday 16 March, 2019

Man (64) dies in collision between truck and two cars
# Mayo
# Mayo

Man (64) dies in collision between truck and two cars

Mar 16th 2019, 8:08 AM 18,255 Views 2 Comments

The incident happened in Co Mayo yesterday.

# swinford - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Kelly and Kearns with the goals as Mayo defeat Premier County in Swinford
# Report
From The42
# Report

Kelly and Kearns with the goals as Mayo defeat Premier County in Swinford

Feb 3rd 2019, 4:28 PM 5,249 Views 1 Comment

Peter Leahy’s side saw off the challenge of Tipperary in Division One on Sunday afternoon.

# swinford - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Three men arrested after cannabis worth €300,000 is seized in Mayo
# Swinford
# Swinford

Three men arrested after cannabis worth €300,000 is seized in Mayo

Jan 6th 2019, 9:35 AM 33,740 Views 0 Comments

Two houses were searched by gardaí yesterday evening.

# swinford - Monday 13 August, 2018

'We need answers':  Family of Joe Deacy relaunch appeal for information on his murder
# Mayo
# Mayo

'We need answers': Family of Joe Deacy relaunch appeal for information on his murder

Aug 13th 2018, 6:47 PM 17,368 Views 6 Comments

Joe was discovered by a passerby outside a house at Gortnasillagh, Swinford with head injuries on 12 August 2017.

# swinford - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Man arrested over death of Joseph Deacy in Mayo released without charge
# Mayo
# Mayo

Man arrested over death of Joseph Deacy in Mayo released without charge

May 30th 2018, 9:15 AM 15,886 Views 8 Comments

Joseph Deacy was discovered outside a house at Gortnasillagh, Swinford, last August.

# swinford - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Man in his 20s arrested over death of Joseph Deacy in Mayo last August
# Swinford
# Swinford

Man in his 20s arrested over death of Joseph Deacy in Mayo last August

May 29th 2018, 5:50 PM 27,643 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí have treated the death of Joe Deacy as a homicide since the initial post-mortem results last year.

# swinford - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 13th 2018, 8:47 PM 19,618 Views 8 Comments

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
# Joe Deacy

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

Jan 29th 2018, 11:20 PM 39,055 Views 9 Comments

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
# HIQA Inspections
# HIQA Inspections

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

Nov 29th 2017, 1:29 PM 12,330 Views 21 Comments

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
# Swinford
# Swinford

Investigation into Mayo murder continues after men released without charge

Nov 16th 2017, 7:09 PM 10,314 Views 1 Comment

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
# Joseph Deacy

Two men arrested in connection with Mayo killing

Nov 15th 2017, 7:51 PM 17,880 Views 3 Comments

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
# Swinford
# Swinford

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

Aug 15th 2017, 4:50 PM 17,840 Views 11 Comments

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
# Co Mayo
# Co Mayo

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

Sep 6th 2016, 12:30 PM 17,239 Views 2 Comments

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'
# Áras Attracta
# Áras Attracta

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

Aug 2nd 2016, 6:30 AM 21,011 Views 19 Comments

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
# Resting Place
# Resting Place

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

Jun 22nd 2015, 3:37 PM 22,913 Views 28 Comments

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
# Sky Boys
# Sky Boys

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

Jun 19th 2015, 12:07 PM 19,090 Views 11 Comments

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'
# Abuse
# Abuse

'Elderly, disabled Aras Attracta resident was hit with a stick'

Dec 14th 2014, 7:55 PM 25,367 Views 50 Comments

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"
# Swinford
# Swinford

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

Dec 11th 2014, 1:51 PM 21,855 Views 70 Comments

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
# Abuse
# Abuse

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

Dec 10th 2014, 5:43 PM 27,464 Views 155 Comments

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
# Care Home
# Care Home

Shocking Prime Time doc shows elderly, fragile women being hit, kicked and dragged across the floor

Dec 9th 2014, 9:22 PM 59,603 Views 246 Comments

TheJournal.ie 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
# Áras Attracta
# Áras Attracta

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

Dec 1st 2014, 10:20 PM 27,508 Views 40 Comments

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
# Internships
# Internships

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

Sep 20th 2014, 12:23 PM 12,238 Views 49 Comments

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

# swinford - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Cyclist dies after collision with car
# Ballyhaunis
# Ballyhaunis

Cyclist dies after collision with car

May 17th 2014, 4:08 PM 17,364 Views 17 Comments

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
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Jul 12th 2013, 8:49 AM 6,962 Views 2 Comments

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
# Roads
# Roads

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

Jan 25th 2013, 4:36 PM 14,380 Views 14 Comments

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
# Court
# Court

Man due in court over cannabis grow houses

Oct 26th 2012, 3:42 PM 7,190 Views 37 Comments

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
# Drugs
# Drugs

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

Oct 24th 2012, 5:50 PM 13,992 Views 73 Comments

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
# Gary Price
# Gary Price

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

May 24th 2012, 6:45 AM 8,195 Views 6 Comments

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
# Laos
# Laos

Body of young Irishman found after tragic river crossing

May 22nd 2012, 10:34 AM 6,013 Views 10 Comments

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
# Cannabis Seizure
# Cannabis Seizure

Gardaí seize €400,000 worth of cannabis plants

Apr 9th 2011, 4:09 PM 1,566 Views 0 Comments

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