THE Community Website BY and FOR the Ballyhaunis Community

Here you will find everything you need to know about Life in Ballyhaunis. With your help we can make the site even more informative. Please contact us with any information you think would be of interest.

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You can find out about all the local organisations / clubs and associations – what they are up to and any events planned by them. If you are a member of an organisation not included in the site – please get in touch with us to be included. 

Destination Ballyhaunis! Tell your friends and family abroad about the site – we have information on Accommodation and places of interest to visit and things to do in and around Ballyhaunis.

Retail Promotions and Campaigns are covered on the site – click back regularly to find out what is on offer. 

What’s on in the town? This is where you find out. If you know of an event not covered on the site – please contact us.

As well as a Business listing and Useful Information section we also have a CLASSIFIED ADS section. This is FREE to advertise and truly local. JOB VACANCIES as well as ITEMS FOR SALE AND WANTED are included.

Click on the link at the side of the page to find out the local weather forecast. This is taken from a Weather Station which is 3 miles outside Ballyhaunis Centre – a truly LOCAL weather station.

Check out the VIDEOS of Ballyhaunis – if you have a video you feel will be of interest to the people of Ballyhaunis please feel free to contact us and we can link it to the site.

NEWS – Broaden your horizons when you read the news - As well as updates from the Western People, there are live news feeds from around the world, including entertainment news.

Remember – This site is FOR the Ballyhaunis Community – to be successful it needs input FROM the Ballyhaunis Community. Please get in touch with any information you think would be useful or informative. 



International News

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  • Man jailed for stamping on stepson's head
  • American tourist accidentally snaps finger off priceless 600-year-old statue in Florence
  • Two men dead after farm shooting in Scotland
  • Bomb scare in central Copenhagen is false alarm
  • Russia's Supreme Court trims oil tycoon Khodorkovsky's sentence
  • Four jailed for killing Roma in spree that shocked Hungary

Entertainment news

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  • Dustin Hoffman reveals he's fighting cancer
  • Music star Usher’s son rushed to hospital after pool accident
  • Kutcher fires back at film critics
  • Labrinth inspired by Daft Punk
  • Bruce Forsyth is an Iron Maiden fan
  • Carey slings up for Butler premiere
  • Carey slings up for Butler premiere

Unusual News Items

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  • Boys in Canada believed killed by snake that escaped cage: police
  • French woman offers breast-feeding service to gay parents
  • First taste of test-tube burger declared 'close to meat'
  • Utah beauty queen among teens accused of throwing homemade bombs