Taoiseach Enda Kenny canvassing  on the streets of Ballinrobe in his home constituency of Mayo. Photograph: Reuters

“Like Bertie Ahern, I am very good with people. I felt that if Fine Gael was going to change – and it seems vain to say it – it needed someone like th(...)

 An Taoiseach Enda Kenny addressing a gathering of Fine Gael supporters in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

At a rally of the party faithful in Castlebar on Saturday, Taoiseach Enda Kenny described local people who were constantly bemoaning the lack of econo(...)

Westport House, Co Mayo. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Minister of State for Tourism Michael Ring has said negotiations between the National Asset Management Agency (Nama) and Mayo County Council on the fu(...)

Aerial images of flooding in Ballyhaunis, Co Mayo. Photograph: Jamie Martin.

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly has said he will bring a memo to Cabinet next Tuesday seeking funds to cover the full costs of flood damage ca(...)

A candidate in Friday’s Roscommon South-Leitrim by-election appeared before a District Court judge for non-payment of about €12,000 outstanding on a Credit Union debt. File photograph: Reuters

A candidate in Friday’s Roscommon South-Leitrim by-election, who is championing the plight of people in financial trouble, appeared before a District (...)

Tom Donnellan and Shane Flanagan-Trias who won a ticket each to the All-Ireland final during a school draw at Scoil Íosa, Ballyhaunis, Co Mayo, yesterday.  Photograph: James Crombie/INPHO

The light promises once more for Mayo football. Another false dawn? Or will the gleam grow into the full, dazzling, sunburst of All-Ireland glory? (...)

A radio station will broadcast a special Mass tomorrow to pray for good weather as the fodder crisis continues. Midwest Radio has agreed to b(...)