Members of Mayo County Council last night (Monday) agreed on a €120 million budget for 2013, with rates for local businesses staying the same as costs are cut by 7.9 per cent
21-year-old Castlebar man recovering in hospital after he was shot twice in the back in an incident believed to be related to a Traveller family feud.
Mayo friends of renowned adventurer Ian McKeever, who died tragically while climbing Kilimanjaro last week, expressed their shock and sadness at the news of his death.
A 48-year-old man charged with the murder of Killala woman Sandra Collins was remanded in custody for a further two weeks after he appeared before Harristown District Court.
Members of Mayo County Council have demanded that An Taoiseach Enda Kenny meet with the board of Ireland West Airport Knock immediately and intervene to secure the future of the airport.
A total of 46 purebred sheep had been savaged by dogs during the night on a farm a few miles outside Ballyhaunis last week.
A Proposal to build Connacht’s first Olympic sized swimming pool in Castlebar was rejected by the town councillors by a margin of one vote.
Castlebar and Ballina have cleaned up their act according to the Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL) survey, been ranked fourth and fifth respectively in the nationwide litter league.
Mr Jimmy Fitzpatrick, Station Road, Castlebar, who has died following a short illness, was one of Castlebar’s best-known and most popular figures.
Ballina Town Council’s local government grant fund has been slashed by over half a million euro in the last five years but rates will not be increased to fill the funding void.
Westport Town council will meet on Thursday next, to agree their last ever annual budget, which is no change expected on last year’s rates on local business.