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#Ballina

# ballina - Thursday 28 April, 2022

22-year-old O'Leary learning from 'unbelievable' back rows with Ireland
# Maeve Óg
From The42
# Maeve Óg

22-year-old O'Leary learning from 'unbelievable' back rows with Ireland

Apr 28th 2022, 7:15 AM 7,427 Views 1 Comment

‘From my own club, Hannah O’Connor and Dorothy Wall are just huge.’

# ballina - Thursday 24 February, 2022

Young Ballina stars handed first starts as Mayo name team to play Armagh
# Green And Red
From The42
# Green And Red

Young Ballina stars handed first starts as Mayo name team to play Armagh

Feb 24th 2022, 1:00 PM 13,950 Views 0 Comments

James Horan brings Frank Irwin and Sam Callinan in to his starting team.

# ballina - Friday 16 April, 2021

Gardaí find stash of weapons after man brandished gun in Mayo
# Swinford
# Swinford

Gardaí find stash of weapons after man brandished gun in Mayo

Apr 16th 2021, 6:09 PM 24,075 Views 4 Comments

He was arrested this morning.

# ballina - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

Gardaí concerned for man missing from Mayo since last week
# Ballina
# Ballina

Gardaí concerned for man missing from Mayo since last week

Mar 10th 2021, 9:30 PM 41,234 Views 6 Comments

Alin was last seen on Tuesday 2 March in the Ballina area.

# ballina - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

€102k worth of suspected drugs seized during raids on house and derelict property in Co Mayo
# Ballina
# Ballina

€102k worth of suspected drugs seized during raids on house and derelict property in Co Mayo

Jan 13th 2021, 12:32 PM 21,127 Views 19 Comments

No arrests have been made to date.

# ballina - Saturday 7 November, 2020

People in Joe Biden's ancestral home of Ballina celebrate his victory in the US election
# Fortunate Son
# Fortunate Son

People in Joe Biden's ancestral home of Ballina celebrate his victory in the US election

Nov 7th 2020, 7:11 PM 40,244 Views 57 Comments

“He’s a really nice fella. He’s good to talk to.”

# ballina - Thursday 5 November, 2020

'Ballina will go mad': Joe Biden’s Irish ancestral home confident of his victory
# Son Of Ballina
# Son Of Ballina

'Ballina will go mad': Joe Biden’s Irish ancestral home confident of his victory

Nov 5th 2020, 9:16 PM 32,929 Views 48 Comments

The Democrat’s great-great-great-grandfather Edward Blewit emigrated from Ballina, Co Mayo, almost 200 years ago.

# ballina - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

'Big Jack being 6’6, with the peak cap and waving the flag. He felt he was part of Ballina'
# Jack Charlton
From The42
# Jack Charlton

'Big Jack being 6’6, with the peak cap and waving the flag. He felt he was part of Ballina'

Updated Jul 28th 2020, 9:33 PM 37,126 Views 6 Comments

Ex-Mayo player David Brady on his hometown Ballina’s connection with Jack Charlton.

# ballina - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Man in his 60s dies in single-vehicle crash in Mayo
# Ballina
# Ballina

Man in his 60s dies in single-vehicle crash in Mayo

Jun 2nd 2020, 3:15 PM 20,096 Views 0 Comments

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

# ballina - Sunday 29 March, 2020

Six-year-old boy in Mayo dies after being found in stream close to home
# Ballina
# Ballina

Six-year-old boy in Mayo dies after being found in stream close to home

Mar 29th 2020, 9:47 PM 70,713 Views 32 Comments

Gardaí had received a report earlier today that the boy had gone missing from his home.

# ballina - Saturday 5 October, 2019

Late Gavin goal seals return to Mayo senior football final for champions Ballintubber
# Final Hurdle
From The42
# Final Hurdle

Late Gavin goal seals return to Mayo senior football final for champions Ballintubber

Oct 5th 2019, 9:55 PM 9,026 Views 1 Comment

A seven-point success for the titles holders tonight against Ballina.

# ballina - Friday 2 August, 2019

Mary Robinson's Ballina home bought by Mayo County Council after years of controversy
# Victoria House
# Victoria House

Mary Robinson's Ballina home bought by Mayo County Council after years of controversy

Aug 2nd 2019, 10:30 PM 98,096 Views 93 Comments

The house has been at the centre of controversy over the cost of the project.

# ballina - Monday 10 June, 2019

Discovery of vintage grenade on Clare farm sparks road closure
# Army Bomb Disposal Team
# Army Bomb Disposal Team

Discovery of vintage grenade on Clare farm sparks road closure

Updated Jun 10th 2019, 8:20 PM 25,263 Views 11 Comments

Earlier today another suspect device was found in Ballina, Co Mayo.

# ballina - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after two men in their 20s die in Mayo car crash
# Ballina
# Ballina

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after two men in their 20s die in Mayo car crash

Updated Nov 13th 2018, 2:54 PM 32,092 Views 5 Comments

The car they were travelling in hit a tree late last night.

# ballina - Monday 15 October, 2018

Woman (22) who went missing from Mayo found safe and well
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Woman (22) who went missing from Mayo found safe and well

Oct 15th 2018, 6:52 AM 19,098 Views 4 Comments

Margaret Lawrence is described as being around 5’3″ tall, of thin build, with black shoulder length hair.

# ballina - Monday 16 July, 2018

Gardai renew appeal for information over teenager (16) missing since April
# Paddy McDonagh
# Paddy McDonagh

Gardai renew appeal for information over teenager (16) missing since April

Jul 16th 2018, 6:40 PM 35,255 Views 3 Comments

He was last seen in Ballina on 3 April.

# ballina - Thursday 12 July, 2018

Optimism abounds as Connacht reboot for the new Friend era
# Rugby Friend
From The42
# Rugby Friend

Optimism abounds as Connacht reboot for the new Friend era

Jul 12th 2018, 3:43 PM 8,413 Views 9 Comments

The western province have high hopes they can bounce back after a poor 2017/18 season.

# ballina - Friday 4 May, 2018

Man in his 40s killed in Mayo aircraft crash
# Ballina
# Ballina

Man in his 40s killed in Mayo aircraft crash

May 4th 2018, 9:26 PM 29,268 Views 10 Comments

The aircraft crashed into a field and the pilot, who was the sole occupant of the aircraft, was fatally injured.

# ballina - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

82 jobs to be lost in Athy as Coca-Cola announces closure of production plant
# Jobs
# Jobs

82 jobs to be lost in Athy as Coca-Cola announces closure of production plant

May 2nd 2018, 4:27 PM 22,426 Views 40 Comments

The company is to transfer production to its facility at Ballina Beverages in Co Mayo, bringing 43 jobs with it.

# ballina - Monday 23 April, 2018

Renewed appeal for 16-year-old missing for almost three weeks
# Ballina
# Ballina

Renewed appeal for 16-year-old missing for almost three weeks

Apr 23rd 2018, 7:09 PM 15,139 Views 0 Comments

Paddy McDonagh was last seen in Belderrig, Ballina on Tuesday 3 April.

# ballina - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Public asked to help in effort to find missing teenage boy
# Mayo
# Mayo

Public asked to help in effort to find missing teenage boy

Apr 5th 2018, 6:05 PM 68,046 Views 3 Comments

Paddy McDonagh was last seen on Tuesday evening.

# ballina - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

'Pond of human excrement' behind closure order served on Donegal takeaway
# Deadpool
# Deadpool

'Pond of human excrement' behind closure order served on Donegal takeaway

Nov 7th 2017, 3:35 PM 59,465 Views 44 Comments

Elsewhere, a Chinese takeaway in Cork was closed for three days due to ‘prolific evidence of rodent droppings’.

# ballina - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Bullock with serious injuries left unaided and alone at Mayo cattle mart for 10 hours
# Ballina
# Ballina

Bullock with serious injuries left unaided and alone at Mayo cattle mart for 10 hours

Aug 22nd 2017, 6:01 AM 83,097 Views 106 Comments

The animal was euthanised after being left in distress from morning until evening after sustaining a broken leg.

# ballina - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Cyclist in his 50s dies from injuries sustained in road crash at the weekend
# Mayo
# Mayo

Cyclist in his 50s dies from injuries sustained in road crash at the weekend

May 31st 2017, 9:15 AM 16,742 Views 48 Comments

The incident happened on the R314 Rathroeen on Sunday evening.

# ballina - Monday 29 May, 2017

Cyclist in critical condition after Mayo crash
# Critical Condition
# Critical Condition

Cyclist in critical condition after Mayo crash

May 29th 2017, 10:44 PM 22,375 Views 11 Comments

The 56-year-old man was airlifted to hospital.

# ballina - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

'He’s a rock star up in Ballina. Now he’s going to play for Ireland'
# Heff
From The42
# Heff

'He’s a rock star up in Ballina. Now he’s going to play for Ireland'

May 17th 2017, 8:00 AM 31,285 Views 9 Comments

Dave Heffernan was named in Joe Schmidt’s squad to tour the US and Japan this summer.

# ballina - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

'It's a worrying trend': Judge concerned that age profile of drink drivers is getting younger
# Worrying Trend
# Worrying Trend

'It's a worrying trend': Judge concerned that age profile of drink drivers is getting younger

Apr 26th 2017, 7:17 AM 10,214 Views 20 Comments

Judge Mary Devins said the average age of drink drivers used to be upwards of 60 years.

# ballina - Saturday 1 April, 2017

Woman in Mayo struck by train and killed after chasing dog that got onto tracks
# Mayo
# Mayo

Woman in Mayo struck by train and killed after chasing dog that got onto tracks

Apr 1st 2017, 3:58 PM 52,159 Views 31 Comments

An investigation into the circumstances of the incident has been launched.

# ballina - Monday 28 November, 2016

Mary Robinson will not be giving her papers to the controversial Presidential library
# Ballina
# Ballina

Mary Robinson will not be giving her papers to the controversial Presidential library

Nov 28th 2016, 10:03 PM 21,355 Views 35 Comments

Instead, they’ll be housed in NUI Galway to save money.

# ballina - Sunday 29 May, 2016

Mother to wait 11 months for 'early intervention' appointment for daughter with autism
# Mayo
# Mayo

Mother to wait 11 months for 'early intervention' appointment for daughter with autism

May 29th 2016, 2:01 PM 30,766 Views 54 Comments

Waiting lists for occupational and speech therapy appointments are at breaking point around the country.

# ballina - Sunday 15 May, 2016

18 things you'll get if you grew up in Ballina
# Seekie You
From The Daily Edge
# Seekie You

18 things you'll get if you grew up in Ballina

May 15th 2016, 9:30 PM 24,534 Views 2 Comments

AH NICKS!

# ballina - Sunday 13 March, 2016

9 reasons why Ballina is way, way better than Castlebar
# Shots Fired
From The Daily Edge
# Shots Fired

9 reasons why Ballina is way, way better than Castlebar

Mar 13th 2016, 6:00 PM 20,612 Views 8 Comments

The battle of Mayo’s biggest towns.

# ballina - Saturday 16 January, 2016

Ireland's oldest living person has passed away
# RIP
# RIP

Ireland's oldest living person has passed away

Jan 16th 2016, 2:34 PM 48,998 Views 41 Comments

Mayo native Molly Madden was 109.

# ballina - Sunday 6 December, 2015

15 of the most Mayo things that have ever happened
# Up Mayo Wherever You Go
From The Daily Edge
# Up Mayo Wherever You Go

15 of the most Mayo things that have ever happened

Dec 6th 2015, 9:30 PM 24,046 Views 3 Comments

All together now! WHERE THE OCEAN KISSES IRELAND…

# ballina - Saturday 28 November, 2015

14 memories of Longnecks Nightclub any Ballina person will recognise
# C U In Longnex
From The Daily Edge
# C U In Longnex

14 memories of Longnecks Nightclub any Ballina person will recognise

Nov 28th 2015, 8:15 PM 19,834 Views 5 Comments

You better have your Gold Card.

# ballina - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

An ode to 'Chicken Dry Hot & Spicy', Mayo's takeaway phenomenon
# The Taste Of Ballina
From The Daily Edge
# The Taste Of Ballina

An ode to 'Chicken Dry Hot & Spicy', Mayo's takeaway phenomenon

Nov 10th 2015, 6:03 PM 21,341 Views 3 Comments

Say hello to the signature dish of Ballina.

# ballina - Monday 2 November, 2015

Petrol bomb thrown at gardaí as they came to aid of firefighters
# Mayo
# Mayo

Petrol bomb thrown at gardaí as they came to aid of firefighters

Nov 2nd 2015, 10:13 AM 16,200 Views 42 Comments

The gardaí had been called to help firefighters because of anti-social behaviour in a Ballina housing estate.

# ballina - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Man (20) killed after car leaves road and crashes into tree
# Mayo
# Mayo

Man (20) killed after car leaves road and crashes into tree

Oct 22nd 2015, 8:24 AM 14,328 Views 12 Comments

The man was the sole occupant of the car. Forensic tests are taking place at the scene.

# ballina - Monday 17 August, 2015

Man arrested over stabbing at Mayo house
# Early Hours
# Early Hours

Man arrested over stabbing at Mayo house

Aug 17th 2015, 9:45 PM 23,566 Views 7 Comments

Gardaí in Ballina are investigating.

# ballina - Sunday 5 July, 2015

This Mayo clothes shop just nailed its window advertising
# Fierce Fancy
From The Daily Edge
# Fierce Fancy

This Mayo clothes shop just nailed its window advertising

Jul 5th 2015, 2:25 PM 16,991 Views 1 Comment

Will you be wearing your dressy dress?

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