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Monday 6 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# westport

Last year
2022
# new faces
'It energises the whole thing again' - The Galway and Mayo champs setting out in Connacht
Westport and Maigh Cuillinn face off in the Connacht championship tomorrow.
# Pinnacle
Lee Keegan celebrates Westport win - 'One of the best days of my sporting career'
The Mayo star was coy on his inter-county future, understandably preferring to focus on the historic club triumph.
# club call
Drama at the death as Westport set-up Mayo county final meeting with Ballina
It was semi-final day in the Mayo senior football championship.
# INTERNATIONAL PROTECTION
Ukrainian women and children moved from Kerry to Mayo at short notice
The group of Ukrainians, which include dozens of school-going children, received less than 48 hours’ notice they are to be bussed to Westport
# Probe
Mayo GAA awaiting referee's report following incident at minor semi-final
The incident took place during the clash between Castlebar Mitchels and Westport.
# On the Move
Experienced Wicklow forward joins last year's Mayo senior semi-finalists Westport
Conor McGraynor was handed his Wicklow senior debut in 2011 under Mick O’Dwyer’s watch.
All time
# Mayo
Two arrested men released without charge in investigation of woman's body found in Westport
The men, in their 50s and 30s, were arrested yesterday.
# westport
Two men arrested in connection with the discovery of a woman's body in Mayo
The body of the deceased was discovered in an apartment on Castlebar Street in Westport earlier this month.
# westport
Gardaí investigate after discovery of woman's body in Mayo
The body of the deceased was discovered in an apartment on Castlebar Street yesterday.
# Mayo
'Fully-equipped bar' and 'significant amount of alcohol' found at suspected shebeen in Westport
During the course of a search, gardaí located a number of people on the premises consuming alcohol.
# Final bound
Top scorer Flynn is key as Breaffy bounce back against Westport to book Mayo senior final spot
The winners atoned for their loss earlier in the Mayo championship in the group stages.
# the quay
Gardaí investigating discovery of man's body in Westport Quay this morning
The death is currently not being treated as suspicious.
# westport
Gardaí seize €42k worth of cocaine after raiding houses in Westport, Mayo
Officers carried out two intelligence led searches of houses over the weekend.
# westport
€241 million to be spent building dual carriageway and improving roads in Mayo
The project is the largest investment of public money in Co Mayo in the history of the State.
# Mayo
Man charged in connection with death of 41-year-old woman in Westport
The man is due to appear before sitting of Castlebar District Court at 2pm today.
# Valerie French Kilroy
Murder investigation launched into death of 41-year-old woman in Westport
A man (40s) arrested in connection with this investigation remains in garda custody.
# like a pro
How to do Westport like a pro: Shark views, parking tips and the pub from the classic Guinness ad
Plus the “best whipped ice cream in Ireland”.
# Irish Abroad
'I couldn't be happier': Ireland goalkeeper O'Malley satisfied with FA Cup penalty heroics
Conor O’Malley saved three penalties against Bradford to book Peterborough’s place in the FA Cup third round.
# westport
Mayo goalkeeper Conor O'Malley the FA Cup hero for Peterborough with three penalty saves
The former St Pat’s shot-stopper produced a brilliant penalty shootout display against Bradford in the FA Cup.
# Booze Ban
Irish Rail bans alcohol on four Friday services over complaints about 'overindulging' passengers
The company blamed large groups for disrupting other passengers on a number of services.
# Mayo GAA
Cillian O'Connor scores 0-7 as Ballintubber book semi-final spot while Breaffy see off Westport
Ballintubber and Breaffy booked their places in the Mayo Senior Football Championship semi-finals.
# westport
Young teenager dies in single-vehicle crash in Co Mayo
The incident happened at around 1am at The Quay, Clare Island, Westport.
# plastic waste
The global war on plastic has left manufacturers rethinking their straw productions
Eight million tonnes of plastic are dumped into the Earth’s oceans and seas each year.
# the last straw
Westport to become Ireland's first plastic straw-free town
Pubs are already on board the initiative which is part of their entry into the 2018 Tidy Towns competition.
# THE MAGIC NUMBER
Armagh side claim All-Ireland Schools title in third year of existence
It was a day to remember for St Ronan’s College, Lurgan.
# Eoghan and Ruairi Chada
'He should never, ever have the freedom. Or have any freedom again' - Mother of boys murdered by father
Kathleen Chada will appear in a new TV3 documentary about those who have killed members of their family.
# Fourth Time Lucky
Finally Lee Keegan lifts an All-Ireland in Croke Park - 'It puts a few demons to bed'
Keegan and Westport lifted the All-Ireland club IFC title yesterday.
# afternoon delight
Forget Babestation - this man having an afternoon pint was the hero of Westport yesterday
Sure why not.
# Hold the phone
Babestation changes phone number after Westport residents plagued with calls
Some models from the station came to the Mayo town to apologise for any upset.
# mayo 4 cam
Babestation TV models are coming to Mayo (but the minister won't be meeting them)
A spokesperson for the minister said he will “absolutely not” attend a meeting.
# Wrong number
Adult chat line sending models to Westport after town bombarded with calls meant for Babestation
Babestation apologised both to disappointed callers who made the calls and Westport residents who received them.
# Crossed Wires
Comreg to investigate why Westport is being plagued by calls for adult chat line
Westport locals were having their phone numbers mixed up with a British adult sex line.
# it's a wrap
Hogan stars in Kilkenny relegation battle while Keegan's Westport win Mayo intermediate title
The former Hurler of the Year scored 13 points in Danesfort’s clash with Fenians.
# Irish Water
Boil water notice lifted for almost 50,000 people in Mayo
It affected several areas including Castlebar, Westport and Claremorris.
# Out and about
Bluegrass music and island adventures: Here are six interesting things to do this weekend
It’s summer. Let’s get out there!
# westport
Garda stabbed while making an arrest awarded €1.1 million in damages
It is believed to be a record award.
# manulla junction
16 tweets only people who get the Dublin-Westport train will understand
“Seo é an traen go… Cathair na Mart.”
# westport house
10 memories of Westport House every Mayo person will recognise
Ohhhhh he lives in a house, a very big house in the countrayyyyy…
# up mayo wherever you go
15 of the most Mayo things that have ever happened
All together now! WHERE THE OCEAN KISSES IRELAND…
# Up and Away
This conference is trying to turn the west into a hub for drones
And it involves Achill Island and kitesurfing.