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Cpl Patrick Gallagher from Derrintogher, Co Mayo, of the US Marines was shot dead while on patrol in Da Nang on March 30th, 1967.

The US navy is to name a ship after a young Mayo man Cpl Patrick (Bob) Gallagher who was killed in Vietnam in 1967, it was announced in New York on Mo(...)

Enda Kenny: Has escaped from a couple of near political-death experiences in the past . Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

A week is an eternity in political journalism. Tell me about it! Six days into the proxy war of the Fine Gael leadership tussle we are running out of(...)

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to come forward following a fatal crash in Co Mayo.Photograph: Frank Miller / The Irish Times

A woman has died after the car she was driving collided with a tractor in Co Mayo on Thursday. The crash occurred at Brize, Claremorris at 9pm, accor(...)

The EPA warned Irish Water about risks of cryptosporidium contamination at a Co Mayo water scheme last year, it has emerged. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) warned Irish Water about risks of cryptosporidium contamination at a Co Mayo water scheme last year, it has (...)

A boil water notice affecting some 46,500 people across half of Co Mayo remains in place, following detection of the microscopic parasite during routine sampling late last week. File photograph: Getty Images

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is to undertake an audit of Mayo’s Lough Mask water treatment plant on Tuesday to try and determine the caus(...)

Tommy Griffith: “Our future is bright; we are entering the UAE and have already set up in US”

Tommy Griffith is founder and chief executive of PEL Waste Reduction Equipment. After developing a bottle-crushing machine to reduce commercial waste,(...)

Mechanic Michael O’Connor can only access their workshop by donning waders. Image: Keith Heneghan

A family motor repair business in Co Mayo is under threat from still rising floodwaters which has made their garage a ‘no go area’ for the past(...)