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Euromillions winner Dolores McNamara, who won more than €115 million in 2005. Photograph: Frank Miller

Somewhere in Ireland this morning, somebody woke up with the country’s biggest ever lottery win of €175 million. February’s Euromillions windfall is (...)

Gardaí are investigating the alleged rape over the Christmas period of a young woman in Castlebar, Co Mayo. An investigation began after the woman, (...)

Susannah Butler  (third from right) enjoying a day trip to the medieval village of Pérouges, close to Lyon, with friends Karen, Vaia and Heather
Welcome to my place ... Lyon
  • Abroad
  • October 21, 2018, 08:00

Susannah Butler, originally from Castlebar, Co Mayo, first arrived in Lyon three years ago. She is a teacher in an international school, as is her hus(...)

 Vice Admiral Mark Mellett, Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces, and Lt Col Colm Ó Luasa at the annual conference in Breaffy House Hotel, Castlebar, Co Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

The head of the Defence Forces has sought to make a verbal submission to the Public Sector Pay Commission because of the seriousness of the military p(...)

The prisoner escaped on foot after being brought to Mayo University Hospital for a medical appointment. Photograph: Google Street View

Gardaí have issued an appeal to the public to report any sightings of a man who escaped from the custody of the Irish Prison Service in Castlebar, Co.(...)

A short holiday at home is the perfect way to spend the last days of summer. Photograph: iStock
Have an August adventure

There’s nothing as depressing for kids as trying on new school uniforms in summer, so how about schools of a different kind? A boat trip from Dolphinw(...)

 Fr Tony Flannery who chaired the Association of Catholic Priests’  public regional meeting in Tuam, Co Galway, ahead of the Papal visit. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Pope Francis has been urged to avoid being “treated like a celebrity”, and to apologise to all those mistreated in the Magdalene laundries, mother an(...)

Flies were found in food businesses by Food Safety Authority inspectors in June.  Photograph: Getty

A high volume of live and dead flies in one premises, grease dripping from an extraction canopy onto a dishwasher in another, “unidentifiable dirt” on(...)

Nowhere gets on this list of Ireland’s best cafes – part of our 100 best restaurants, cafes and places to eat in Ireland 2018 – through anything other(...)

Micheal O Conchuir, Sinead Tiernan, Eabha, Ciara and Orla. Tiernan, from Castlebar, Co Mayo, works for the European trade union movement in Brussels

Working Abroad Q&A: Each week, Irish Times Abroad meets an Irish person working in an interesting job overseas. This week, Sinead Tiernan from Cas(...)

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