Co Mayo

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Beerista: in three years of brewery visits I’ve sampled too many beers to count. Photograph: E+/iStock/Getty

When I visited the Mescan brewery, in Co Mayo, a few years back, they described themselves as the Galapagos Islands of brewing. Situated in the foothi(...)

Bishop of Cork Dr Paul Colton and Christopher Peters, Dean of Rosscarbery lead the procession at the funeral of Valerie French-Kilroy, who was found dead last week at her home in Mayo. Photograph:  Denis Boyle

Valerie French-Kilroy, who was found dead at her home in Co Mayo last week, was remembered as a caring and loving mother who was “put here to help” pe(...)

Alex Findlater, who will be buried at Mount Jerome Cemetery, Harold’s Cross,  following a funeral in St Brigid’s church, Stillorgan, next Thursday

The former chairman of Findlater Wine Merchants, Alex Findlater, has died following a horse-riding accident in India. Mr Findlater was the last fami(...)

Ballinrobe fixture was abandoned after three races when safety concerns about the ground were expressed to the stewards.

On the back of last week’s controversial abandonment at Ballinrobe the feasibility of on-the-spot rearrangement of races rather than simply cancelling(...)

Delirium Tremens is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a special Belgian IPA.

The beer of the famous pink elephant – Delirium Tremens – is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a special Belgian IPA called Argentum. New to Irish(...)

Catherine O’Grady Powers runs Glen Keen Farm and they offer Chinese people the opportunity for an authentic sheep-farming experience with shepherding, sheep-shearing, wool-dyeing and turf-cutting

Next month’s introduction of direct flights to Dublin from Beijing and Hong Kong, combined with new attractions such as farm visits, will provide a ma(...)

Gardaí in Co Mayo have arrested three men following a high-speed  chase during which two Garda patrol cars were rammed. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Gardaí have arrested three men after a high-speed 30km chase in Co Mayo in which a stolen vehicle repeatedly rammed pursuing patrol cars. The Armed R(...)

A fairy fort, with corn stooks of four sheaves each, in Loughinisland, Co Down, in 1962. Photograph: Michael J Murphy/

A worldwide crowdsourcing movement is currently unearthing Ireland’s deepest fairy secrets and darkest myths. A voluntary collective online is working(...)

The Áras Attracta facility in Co Mayo.

The HSE has apologised unreservedly, and has agreed to pay €440,000, to a severely intellectually disabled “voiceless” elderly woman following physic(...)

Mayo’s Andy Moran scores his side’s opening goal despite Johnny Buckley’s attempt to block. Photograph: Inpho/James Crombie

Kerry 2-14 Mayo 2-14 There was a lot of history repeating itself in Croke Park on Sunday. For the fourth year running, Mayo have ended up in a tight(...)

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