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Gardaí are renewing their appeal for information in relation to the murder of Edward (Eddie) Fitzmaurice, Bellaghy, Charlestown, Mayo.   At 6:45pm on Tuesday 5th May 1998, Eddie’s body was found in a bedroom of his home. It was established that sometime between 8:20pm on Friday 1st of May 1998…

Three people have been taken to hospital following a serious road traffic collision that occurred on the N5 in Swinford.   The incident happened at approximately 12.25am this morning.   A car and a HGV truck collided on the stretch of road between Charlestown and Swinford.   Two occupants of…

Gardaí are investigating the alleged sexual assault of a teenage girl in County Mayo. It happened in a playground in the Lowpark area of Charlestown yesterday. Forensic teams have examined the scene. Anyone who was in the Square or Lowpark areas of the town between 2pm and 8pm yesterday are…

There are over 3 thousand 3 hundred homes without power in the region as Storm Brendan rumbles on. Over 75 houses are without power in the Bundoran area of south Donegal, 151 in Killybegs as well as 165 in Glenties. More than 1300 are without power in the Drumshanbo/Arigna area,…

A Sligo councillor has been told that parking bays for ambulances at a new Primary Health Care Centre in the south of the county cannot be used by ambulance crews because of lack of resources at present. At this week’s Regional Health Forum West meeting in Galway, Fine Gael Councillor…

Motorists travelling from the north west along the N17 through Charlestown in County Mayo may experience delays in the coming weeks. It’s because of works by Irish Water. The works are part of a €19m investment in the Killala, Foxford and Charlestown sewerage scheme. A new sewer will be installed…