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Ring’s new engagement

Interview by Edwin McGreal, The Mayo News It’s Thursday morning and Westport’s first member of cabinet in over 60 years is hitting the ground running. Minister for Community and Rural Affairs Michael Ring has a lot of work in front of him before he can even get to work on his brief. It’s a new ministry […]

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Emerald Isle Explorer Steams Through Mayo

THE Emerald Isle Explorer No. 4 steam train visited Claremorris, Westport and Ballina earlier this week on a five-day nationwide tour. Christy Lawless captured this photograph of the train at Ballyvary Railway Station on its way from Ballina and Foxford to Claremorris and Westport. The Steam Dreams Rail Tour – taking in Dublin, Belfast, Bangor, […]

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Ten Mayo stores win big at 2017 Centra Quality Awards

IT was a night to remember for Mayo stores after an incredible 10 of them were presented with awards at the 2017 Centra Quality Awards in the Malton Hotel, Killarney. For eight of the Mayo stores awarded, the expression ‘spring clean’ does not exist in their phrase book as store hygiene and cleanliness remains a […]

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The insider’s guide to the Westport Food Festival

There are a whole lot of good things going on at this weekend’s Westport Food Festival, and one of the best is that clever timetabling means it’s possible to do just about everything. It shares a date with the adventure race, Gaelforce West, so the whole town of Westport is bound to be buzzing again […]

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Mulranny Railway Station House ‘absolutely outstanding’

MAYO County Council has undertaken a m a s s i v e €420,000 restoration of the old Railway Station House at Mulranny. The building, located along the Great Western Greenway at the rear of Mulranny Park Hotel, has been magnificently restored to its former glory and was officially opened by Minister Michael Ring. Mr […]

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€60m Regional Enterprise Development Fund open for applications

On Thursday, June 29, a regional information session will be hosted by Enterprise Ireland for those interested in obtaining further information, and those who may be interested in submitting applications under the new Regional Enterprise Development Fund. The event will take place at the Ard Ri House Hotel, Tuam, from 6.30 pm to 8.30pm. Booking […]

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Achill family selected to showcase business at Sea Fest

A family business from Achill has been selected to represent the West of Ireland at SeaFest, Ireland’s national maritime festival. Mother and daughter Marjorie and Maebh O’Malley of Achill Island Sea Salt will speak about their experiences of living and working in Mayo at a dedicated LookWest.ie Marquee. SeaFest, which takes place in Galway from June […]

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Westport Sea Angling Festival this month

THE 61st Westport Sea Angling Festival will take place this weekend from June 21 to 25 next. Hosted by Westport Sea Angling Club, it is the longest running sea angling festival in Ireland and takes place in the waters of Clew Bay. A prestigious event on the angling calendar, it always attracts anglers from England, […]

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