Place: north Mayo
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Lorna Siggins Citizen science pinpointed the first samples of a rare kelp in Irish waters and now NUI Galway researchers are hoping that sea swimmers, divers and kayakers may help to find more.
Tue, 06 Aug, 2019
A mother of three who died in tragic circumstances in Mayo last week was a strong, kind and loving woman whose priority in life was the welfare and happiness of her beloved young sons, her funeral service has heard.
Thu, 20 Jun, 2019
A 46-year-old man appeared in court yesterday afternoon charged with the murder of his wife.
Mon, 17 Jun, 2019
The four Irish Coast Guard air crew who lost their lives in the Rescue 116 helicopter crash two years ago were remembered with prayers in north Mayo last night.
Fri, 15 Mar, 2019
The Air Accident Investigation Unit’s final report into the loss of four Irish Coast Guard air crew off the north Mayo coast will not now be completed before the second anniversary of the crash.
Tue, 05 Mar, 2019
What is it with Ireland and public toilets?
Fri, 04 May, 2018
Families and friends of those killed in the Rescue 116 crash have come together to mark one year since the tragedy.
Wed, 14 Mar, 2018
Gas supplies in the west of Ireland should be switched back on a phased basis over the weekend, energy chiefs have said.
Fri, 22 Sep, 2017
Thousands of natural gas customers in Connacht have been told to shut off their gas supplies becasue odourless gas has got into the network from the Corrib Gas terminal.
Thu, 21 Sep, 2017
Thu, 24 Aug, 2017
The new operator of Corrib Gas field has told investors it doesn’t expect to pay tax from profits on the project “for the foreseeable future”.
Tue, 15 Aug, 2017
THIS week marked two anniversaries of tragedies — or atrocities if you’d prefer to be more direct — where too many lives were needlessly lost.
Sat, 15 Jul, 2017
The decision by Shell to sell its stake in the Corrib gas field for €1bn was not unexpected, as the oil giant continues to pull back from smaller projects globally, but it will have learned from its chequered management of the project, a leading Irish oil expert has said.
Thu, 13 Jul, 2017
Royal Dutch Shell has agreed a deal worth up to US$1.23bn (€1.07bn) to sell its stake in the Corrib gas project in a move ending its exploration and production in Ireland.
Wed, 12 Jul, 2017
The focus of the Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 116 search mission off the North Mayo coast has shifted to the recovery of the remaining two missing crew members,
Mon, 27 Mar, 2017
The focus of the Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 116 search mission off the North Mayo coast has shifted to the recovery of the remaining two missing crew members.
Mon, 27 Mar, 2017
Here's your lunchtime bulletin.
Wed, 15 Mar, 2017
THE yard is carpeted in bronze and chestnut beech leaves.
Mon, 28 Nov, 2016
I’m confident enough not to be a perfectionist. I move on with things. Try and get them done.
Sat, 12 Nov, 2016
gets us winter ready.
Sat, 17 Sep, 2016
After being dropped by Cape, Mike McCormack, once described as Ireland’s most underrated writer, has returned with an original novel of ideas, writes
Sat, 16 Jul, 2016
US vice-president Joe Biden is set to make a four-day visit to Ireland at the end of next month.
Wed, 11 May, 2016
Mon, 04 Apr, 2016
The Mind, Body, Spirit and Yoga Festival in the RDS runs this weekend and offers the chance to discover the latest techniques in self-development and life-enhancing positive psychology with 75 talks by top Irish and international experts.
Sat, 19 Mar, 2016
Shell Ireland yesterday declared that on-site work is complete for gas to flow from the Corrib gas field.
Sat, 19 Sep, 2015
A Garda sergeant has told the High Court he did not see any assaults by gardaí on three local men during a protest against the Shell Corrib gas refinery in north Mayo.
Wed, 06 May, 2015
A young couple whose lives were shattered by a freak tragedy have become the public face of a campaign to keep late-night revellers safe on Irish roads.
Mon, 27 Apr, 2015
After almost a year and a half in play, it took just minutes for the sale of Hayes Hotel to clear the bar when the historic hostelry came to auction.
Wed, 17 Sep, 2014
The organisers of Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann have bowed to pressure and rejected sponsorship of the annual traditional music festival by oil giant, Shell.
Thu, 07 Aug, 2014
Radio personality and nature enthusiast Éanna Ni Lamhna insists on living in the present and refuses to be defined by her age, says Margaret Jennings.
Sun, 20 Jul, 2014
Ireland’s tax regime for oil and gas exploration is to be reformed, with future discoveries taxed according to their scale and value.
Wed, 18 Jun, 2014
Europe Correspondentlooks at a documentary that explores Ireland’s oil and gas resources that claims the Government is being careless with the country’s precious stocks.
Mon, 12 May, 2014
SOME puppet show. There are moments when you despair for this country. One of those moments was when I heard Minister for the Arts, Jimmy Deenihan, thus describe on RTÉ Royale de Luxe, the theatre company whose proposed visit finally broke the relationship between Limerick City of Culture’s board and artistic director, Karl Wallace.
Thu, 09 Jan, 2014
A journalist who claimed he was made redundant from a local radio station because of his coverage of the Corrib gas controversy in north Mayo has been awarded €47,000 compensation by the Employment Appeals Tribunal.
Fri, 03 Jan, 2014
The first John McHale knew about EirGrid’s plan to put a pylon “30m from the kitchen window” was when he opened a copy of the Western People newspaper last October.
Mon, 09 Dec, 2013
If the Government hoped to avert controversy over the relentless march of giant electricity pylons across the country, the appointment of ex-Bord Pleanála chairman John O’Connor as head of Eirgrid, amounts to another self-inflicted public relations disaster for the Coalition.
Thu, 14 Nov, 2013
Separate investigations are underway after three men died in workplace accidents over the weekend.
Mon, 09 Sep, 2013
Mayo football’s base has moved away from the bastion of the north, in the pursuit of Sam
Sat, 20 Jul, 2013
New questions about the death of Michael Dwyer are to be raised in a documentary to be aired tonight on Al Jazeera, the Qatar-based TV station.
Wed, 03 Apr, 2013
Ocean Frequency is an exhibition of new work by Donald Teskey at the Oliver Sears Gallery in Dublin.
Thu, 21 Mar, 2013
Plans to construct more than 2,000 wind turbines in the Midlands have already angered locals and will divide farmers. People are mobilising and getting ready to stand up to the plans, writes Michael Clifford
Tue, 19 Mar, 2013
Olympic champion Katie Taylor was described as “the best ambassador for sport that we ever had in this country” by Minister of State Michael Ring yesterday in Castlebar.
Tue, 26 Feb, 2013
Five trappers are to be deployed across the country from Monday to hunt down predators, including feral mink, that are ravaging trout and endangered birds.
Fri, 22 Feb, 2013