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Friday 9 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Swinford

This year
# Trial verdict
Man acquitted of murder on self defence grounds after stabbing 24 year old in his house
Member’s of the dead man’s family expressed their shock and upset after the verdict was delivered.
Last year
# Swinford
Two seriously injured following crash involving car and truck in Mayo
Three people were hospitalised following the crash. A man is critical and a woman is in serious condition.
All time
# Swinford
Gardaí find stash of weapons after man brandished gun in Mayo
He was arrested this morning.
# Swinford
Man (30s) due in court over with fatal assault of another man (20s) at house in Co Mayo
Gardaí attended the scene in Swinford on Monday night.
# Swinford
Postmortem due on man (20s) found dead at Mayo house
A man in his 30s is currently detained in Castlebar Garda Station.
# Oh The Green And Red
A 12-hour trip to play for Mayo, and California life: the doctor who 'never forgot Ireland'
Swinford native Bernard O’Hara remembers two-time All-Ireland winner Pádraig Carney following his recent passing.
# Mayo
Man (64) dies in collision between truck and two cars
The incident happened in Co Mayo yesterday.
# Report
Kelly and Kearns with the goals as Mayo defeat Premier County in Swinford
Peter Leahy’s side saw off the challenge of Tipperary in Division One on Sunday afternoon.
# Swinford
Three men arrested after cannabis worth €300,000 is seized in Mayo
Two houses were searched by gardaí yesterday evening.
# Mayo
'We need answers': Family of Joe Deacy relaunch appeal for information on his murder
Joe was discovered by a passerby outside a house at Gortnasillagh, Swinford with head injuries on 12 August 2017.
# Mayo
Man arrested over death of Joseph Deacy in Mayo released without charge
Joseph Deacy was discovered outside a house at Gortnasillagh, Swinford, last August.
# Swinford
Man in his 20s arrested over death of Joseph Deacy in Mayo last August
Gardaí have treated the death of Joe Deacy as a homicide since the initial post-mortem results last year.
# Fatality
61-year-old man dies in crash between car and lorry in Mayo
The incident occurred at about 3.40pm today on the N5 at Carrabawn.
# joe deacy
'Someone knows something': Family appeals for information about death of man in Mayo
Joe Deacy, 21, was discovered with head injuries in Swinford last August.
# HIQA inspections
HSE 'consistently failing' to address problems at Áras Attracta care home
An RTÉ documentary revealed shocking abuse at the Mayo facility in 2014.
# Swinford
Investigation into Mayo murder continues after men released without charge
Joseph Deacy of St Albans in England was discovered outside a house at Gortnasillagh, Swinford on Saturday 12 August 2017.
# joseph deacy
Two men arrested in connection with Mayo killing
Joseph Deacy was found with head injuries outside a house in Swinford in August.
# Swinford
Appeal for information after death of man found outside Mayo house treated as homicide
The alarm was raised by a passer-by on Saturday morning but the man dies on Sunday.
# co mayo
'Bungalow Three as we saw it then does not exist anymore' - Áras Attracta report published
The findings of the panel of specialists set up to examine the care centre are being published today.
# Áras Attracta
'There's no prospect of my brother improving, he can't be moved into community living'
Some families of residents at Áras Attracta in Mayo fear the facility will be closed down.
# resting place
Mayo farmer wins right to build himself a burial plot on his land
The farmer has no next of kin and would like to always remain on his land.
# sky boys
The Hardy Bucks is coming back - with some familiar faces from Fair City and Love/Hate
The boys are going to be involved in “a Mayo love triangle”.
# Abuse
'Elderly, disabled Aras Attracta resident was hit with a stick'
The HSE says it has no record of a complaint.
# Swinford
Aras Attracta family: "Our thoughts and prayers are with all of these people now on suspension"
Mary Garvin’s family issue a statement following reports of death threats to carers.
# Abuse
'Detached, isolated and ill-informed HSE' at play in Áras Attracta, says nurses group
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.
# care home
Shocking Prime Time doc shows elderly, fragile women being hit, kicked and dragged across the floor 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.
# Áras Attracta
Gardaí and HSE investigate 'force feeding and slapping' at Mayo care facility
A number of staff have been placed ‘off-duty’.
# Internships
JobBridge ads for school cleaners and caretakers taken down - but you can still be a janitor
A school in Mayo has found a loophole, it seems.
# ballyhaunis
Cyclist dies after collision with car
The driver of the car was taken to hospital with injuries that are not life-threatening.
# Roads
Woman in her 20s dies in three-vehicle Mayo crash
The woman’s car struck a minibus and a truck this lunchtime.
# Court
Man due in court over cannabis grow houses
Four industrial style grow houses were found with cannabis worth a combined estimated street value of up to €5 million.
# Drugs
5 arrested as Gardaí seize €5 million in cannabis plants from 'industrial' operation
The haul of cannabis plants from industrial-style grow houses around the country was one of the largest drug seizures of the year
# Gary Price
'Phenomenal support' for effort to bring body of Gary Price home
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.
# Laos
Body of young Irishman found after tragic river crossing
Gary Price was on his way home from Australia via Laos when the tragedy occurred.
Gardaí seize €400,000 worth of cannabis plants
Gardaí say the seizure was as a result of an ongoing operation targeting the cultivation of cannabis plants in the Mayo area.