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Rural Ireland was last in the queue to get electricity in the 20th century. The government’s Rural Electrification Scheme started after the second Wor(...)

Margaret Burke (49) suffered fatal injuries on Saturday after she was struck by a car while out walking in Castlebar.  She was taken to Mayo General Hospital (above) but was later pronounced dead. Photo: Keith Heneghan.

Four people died over the weekend in what was one of the worst for deaths on Irish roads so far this year.The deaths occurred in Mayo, Cork, Longford(...)

 Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald, who held a meeting in Cork to gauge people’s thoughts on the forthcoming same-sex marriage referendum. Fine Gael party sources report that the Government will focus on  ‘middle Ireland’ outside Dublin during the  referendum campaign. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Fine Gael’s campaign in the same-sex marriage referendum will target so-called middle Ireland voters outside Dublin who are seen as key to ensuring th(...)

It may be the best days of your life, but going to college may also be one of the most expensive times, particularly if you are not in a position to t(...)

Former Independent News & Media executive Frank Mulrennan, now the chief executive of Celtic Media Group, said: “We are delighted that a newspaper with a publishing tradition back to 1828 will now be joining our company.”

The Connaught Telegraph newspaper, based in Castlebar, Co Mayo, and one of Ireland’s oldest newspapers, has been bought out of liquidation by the Celt(...)

Mayo’s Alan Freeman celebrates scoring the opening goal in Castlebar.  Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Mayo 5-11 London 0-10: So the first globalised Connacht football final ended up distinctly local, as Mayo effectively waltzed around their home ground(...)

Mayo’s Alan Freeman (right) and Niall Carty of Roscommon at MacHale Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Mayo 0-21 Roscommon 0-9: As if in mute representation of Roscommon’s challenge at Elvery’s MacHale Park, at the end of yesterday’s match the sponso(...)

Gardai in Co Mayo have arrested a teenager following a stabbing incident in Castlebar today.

Gardaí in Co Mayo have arrested a teenager following a stabbing in Castlebar this afternoon. A man in his late teens was taken to hospit(...)