Tom Shiel

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A local GP in a west of Ireland ‘hotspot’ has called for a nightly curfew. File photograph: Alan Betson

A local GP in a west of Ireland “hotspot” has called for a nightly curfew in order to curb a surge of local Covid-19 outbreaks in his community. Dr K(...)

Francis Carr, Cappaghduff, Tourmakeady, Co Mayo, was the driver of a car involved in a crash in 2017 in which, Orla O’Malley (18) and Seán Halloran (20) died. File photograph: Dave Meehan

A man from the west of Ireland extradited from the US overnight, appeared before Castlebar District Court on Thursday morning on a charge of dangerous(...)

The Purcell family pictured with principal Mary Warde, deputy principal Deirdre Meehan  and teacher Amanda Shevlin at Kilmovee National School, Co Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

A Dublin family’s desire for a safer, simpler life in the countryside has resulted in a “godsend” of extra pupils for a primary and a secondary school(...)

James Kilroy, of Kilbree Lower, Westport, Co Mayo, who has been charged with the murder of his wife, Valerie French Kilroy, being taken away by detectives at Castlebar District Court. Photograph: Conor McKeown

A 46-year-old man has been charged with the murder of his wife in Co Mayo. James Kilroy, with an address at Kilbree Lower, Westport, Co Mayo, was br(...)

Declan Davitt (26) and Martin Needham (27) drowned after the Ford Ranger Mr Davitt was driving was swept away after they attempted to cross the Carrowniskey river

A jury at inquests into the deaths of two friends who died when they tried to drive through a swollen river last Christmas has returned verdicts of ac(...)

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.(...)

Morgan Pinder, of Gurteen, Clare Island, Co Mayo, is believed to have died instantly in the single-vehicle crash near his home. File photograph: Google Street View

An island community is in mourning following the death in a road incident early today of a 13-year-old schoolboy. Morgan Pinder, of Gurteen, Clare Is(...)

File image of a Mayo Pink Ribbon Charity Cycle. File photograph: Mayo Pink Ribbon

A man died suddenly during a charity cycle in Co Mayo on Saturday. The man, named locally as Francis (Frank) Endicott, with addresses in Phibsborough(...)

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(...)

Snow in the Horseshoe Valley, Ballintrillick, Co. Sligo. Photograph: James Connolly

Black Friday proved to be a white one with snow in parts of the west and north west as a cold spell gripped the country. There was snow on the mountai(...)

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