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# westport - Friday 2 May, 2014

Author found dead in her West of Ireland home
# RIP
# RIP

Author found dead in her West of Ireland home

May 2nd 2014, 7:57 AM 52,832 Views 40 Comments

Marsha Mehran was born in Iran and grew up in Argentina. Her death is not suspicious.

# westport - Friday 29 November, 2013

Kilkenny named as Ireland’s 2013 Tourism Town
# Fáilte
# Fáilte

Kilkenny named as Ireland’s 2013 Tourism Town

Nov 29th 2013, 10:05 AM 46,800 Views 202 Comments

The ninth-friendliest city in the world has been honoured again this year.

# westport - Monday 14 October, 2013

Only in Ireland...
# I Saw The Sign
From The Daily Edge
# I Saw The Sign

Only in Ireland...

Oct 14th 2013, 7:43 AM 5,357 Views 2 Comments

No comment.

# westport - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Young woman who fell into cave is rescued in Co Mayo
# Incident
# Incident

Young woman who fell into cave is rescued in Co Mayo

Aug 29th 2013, 10:22 AM 7,402 Views 9 Comments

The woman had suspected spinal injuries as a result of the fall.

# westport - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Father charged over murders of Eoghan and Ruairi Chada
# Investigation
# Investigation

Father charged over murders of Eoghan and Ruairi Chada

Aug 1st 2013, 9:35 PM 47,262 Views 0 Comments

The funeral of the two young brothers will take place in Carlow tomorrow.

# westport - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Man arrested in connection with murder of Chada brothers
# Mayo
# Mayo

Man arrested in connection with murder of Chada brothers

Jul 31st 2013, 1:15 PM 20,343 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí are appealing to owners of service stations and fast food outlets to review their CCTV footage to look for the car in which the brothers were found.

Murder inquiry underway into deaths of Chada boys
# Mayo
# Mayo

Murder inquiry underway into deaths of Chada boys

Jul 31st 2013, 7:35 AM 15,048 Views 1 Comment

Gardaí are still awaiting permission from medical staff to speak to the young brothers’ father at Mayo General Hospital.

# westport - Sunday 28 July, 2013

Two people seriously injured during Croagh Patrick pilgrimage
# Croagh Patrick
# Croagh Patrick

Two people seriously injured during Croagh Patrick pilgrimage

Jul 28th 2013, 5:13 PM 21,564 Views 93 Comments

One woman sustained a head injury and a man in his 50s had a suspected cardiac arrest.

# westport - Friday 7 June, 2013

Young woman killed after car hits truck in Mayo
# Roads
# Roads

Young woman killed after car hits truck in Mayo

Jun 7th 2013, 3:07 PM 10,855 Views 5 Comments

The crash happened on the main Westport to Castlebar road this morning.

# westport - Monday 18 March, 2013

Teenager remains in custody over Westport stabbing
# Investigation
# Investigation

Teenager remains in custody over Westport stabbing

Mar 18th 2013, 10:06 AM 7,537 Views 2 Comments

Two other teenagers arrested in connection with the stabbing have been released.

# westport - Sunday 17 March, 2013

Three arrested after teenager seriously injured in stabbing incident
# Mayo
# Mayo

Three arrested after teenager seriously injured in stabbing incident

Mar 17th 2013, 1:33 PM 14,005 Views 9 Comments

The stabbing occurred in Westport, Co Mayo late last night.

# westport - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Irish Rail's says new timetables will cut some journeys by up to 25 minutes
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Irish Rail's says new timetables will cut some journeys by up to 25 minutes

Jan 20th 2013, 3:33 PM 17,214 Views 24 Comments

Timetable changes on intercity services to Dublin have come into effect from today but some services have been cut.

# westport - Friday 7 December, 2012

Ireland’s first national tourism town named...
# Tourism Town
# Tourism Town

Ireland’s first national tourism town named...

Dec 7th 2012, 6:35 PM 23,628 Views 57 Comments

It was chosen from a shortlist of ten top tourism towns.

# westport - Monday 3 December, 2012

Sports minister defends €200k grant to home town soccer club
# Sports Funding
# Sports Funding

Sports minister defends €200k grant to home town soccer club

Dec 3rd 2012, 11:29 AM 10,527 Views 47 Comments

Michael Ring says Westport United FC fully deserved a grant, while Mayo as a whole didn’t get more than it deserved.

# westport - 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.

# westport - Sunday 14 October, 2012

It's official... Westport is the best town in Ireland
# Best In Show
# Best In Show

It's official... Westport is the best town in Ireland

Oct 14th 2012, 3:14 PM 16,682 Views 38 Comments

Says who? Retail Excellence Ireland, that’s who.

# westport - Saturday 29 September, 2012

Cycle for suicide awareness will go from Westport to Dublin... and back
# Suicide Awareness
# Suicide Awareness

Cycle for suicide awareness will go from Westport to Dublin... and back

Sep 29th 2012, 7:30 AM 7,890 Views 17 Comments

A 500 kilometre cycle to raise awareness of suicide and depression got under way early this morning and will continue all weekend.

# westport - Sunday 23 September, 2012

Mayo fan reunited with ticket - someone is due some good karma
# All-Ireland Final
From The42
# All-Ireland Final

Mayo fan reunited with ticket - someone is due some good karma

Sep 23rd 2012, 12:33 PM 11,235 Views 7 Comments

The Gardaí were not surprised by the honest actions of the local Westport folk.

# westport - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

Enda Kenny: Croke Park Agreement has a lot done, but more to do
# Think-In
# Think-In

Enda Kenny: Croke Park Agreement has a lot done, but more to do

Sep 11th 2012, 11:24 AM 3,777 Views 61 Comments

The Taoiseach also refused to discuss a possible reshuffle among Fine Gael front benchers.

# westport - Monday 10 September, 2012

Abbeyshrule in Longford is Ireland's tidiest place
# Clean Streets
# Clean Streets

Abbeyshrule in Longford is Ireland's tidiest place

Sep 10th 2012, 1:33 PM 6,650 Views 20 Comments

Plus, the rest of the winners from this year’s SuperValu TidyTowns Awards.

# westport - Saturday 25 August, 2012

Body of Irishman shot dead in Nigeria to be repatriated next week
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Body of Irishman shot dead in Nigeria to be repatriated next week

Aug 25th 2012, 10:52 AM 5,729 Views 4 Comments

Robert Gray was shot dead in the east of the country on Thursday. He was originally from Westport in Co Mayo.

# westport - Friday 24 August, 2012

Irish man shot dead in Nigeria ambush
# RIP
# RIP

Irish man shot dead in Nigeria ambush

Aug 24th 2012, 9:44 PM 14,473 Views 52 Comments

The engineer in his forties was working for an Irish company in the south east of Nigeria.

# westport - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Missing 56-year-old Mayo woman was last heard from on Friday - Gardaí
# Missing
# Missing

Missing 56-year-old Mayo woman was last heard from on Friday - Gardaí

Jul 3rd 2012, 5:08 PM 6,672 Views 5 Comments

Gardaí are asking for the public’s assistance in finding Nan Reilly, who has gone missing from her home in Westport.

# westport - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

What's the most expensive Irish town to stay in?
# Pricey Places
# Pricey Places

What's the most expensive Irish town to stay in?

Mar 13th 2012, 9:30 AM 8,775 Views 19 Comments

The priciest places to spend the night in – and the cheapest – have been revealed.

# westport - Monday 9 January, 2012

Increase in Botox use to create 200 jobs in Mayo
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Increase in Botox use to create 200 jobs in Mayo

Jan 9th 2012, 11:18 AM 1,643 Views 13 Comments

As the product begins to be used to treat medical ailments, Allergan announces expansion to its Westport manufacturing plant.

# westport - Monday 2 January, 2012

52-year-old killed in single-car Mayo crash
# Roads
# Roads

52-year-old killed in single-car Mayo crash

Jan 2nd 2012, 9:36 AM 3,572 Views 4 Comments

A man in his 50s is killed when the car in which he was a passenger was involved in an accident; two others were not injured.

# westport - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

Carraig Donn design store announces 150 new jobs
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Carraig Donn design store announces 150 new jobs

Dec 13th 2011, 7:00 AM 3,394 Views 9 Comments

Mayo-based retailer Carraig Donn is set to open 12 new stores and expand its operation online.

# westport - Thursday 29 September, 2011

90-year-old pedestrian killed in Mayo accident
# Roads
# Roads

90-year-old pedestrian killed in Mayo accident

Sep 29th 2011, 8:51 AM 413 Views 2 Comments

The 90-year-old man was hit by a truck at Dooleague on the main Westport to Castlebar road. He died at the scene.

# westport - Sunday 18 September, 2011

Athlone-Westport train running again after earlier cow strike
# Train
# Train

Athlone-Westport train running again after earlier cow strike

Sep 18th 2011, 12:59 PM 833 Views 14 Comments

The animal was hit by a train travelling between Athlone and Westport.