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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(...)

The Reek Sunday pilgrimage on Croagh Patrick. Photograph: Michael McLaughlin

A clash between religion and GAA fervour on national pilgrimage day to Croagh Patrick yesterday produced what was accepted on all sides as an honourab(...)

A sister of a youth who is charged with murder has given evidence at his trial. File photograph: Getty Images

A sister of a youth who is charged with murder told a court on Wednesday that she found a male friend in a bloodied state on the ground after her brot(...)

Kevin O’Malley with Enda Kenny

On the final day of Enda Kenny’s term as Taoiseach on Tuesday, Kevin O’Malley, his loyal, long-serving lieutenant in Co Mayo, showed no emotion, just (...)

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