Ballinrobe Musical Society ‘working 9 to 5’

BALLINROBE Musical Society is bringing Dolly Parton west for the first time as they get set to stage ‘9 to 5: the Musical’. The award winning society is pouring itself a ‘cup of ambition’ by bringing the musical to the Connacht region for the first time for their 2017 production.  The musical, based on the […]

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Claremorris Gallery to host show by Breda Burns

An exhibition of new work by Westport-based artist Breda Burns entitled ‘Between Tides and Peripheries’ will be officially opened in The Claremorris Gallery this Saturday, October 29, at 7.30pm by artist Dr Dragana Jurisic. A multi-media exhibition, the show will include paintings and drawing in ink, as well as a video filmed by Frank O’Reilly, also […]

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tea towel

Guinness World Record tea towel for Mayo Roscommon Hospice

Children from third class at Gaeilscoil na Cruaiche, Westport, are pictured holding up with the specially commissioned tea towel by Poplar Linens Trading, measuring 15 metres x 10.5 metres, which made it into the Guinness Book of World Records as the world’s largest tea towel. Pic: Michael Mc Laughlin Poplar Linens Trading in Westport recently undertook […]

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Mayo’s award winning Isle of Hope Show to Tour UK

Mayo’s award winning 1916 Traditional Irish Music and Dance Heritage show called ‘Saoirse na hÉireann’ – Isle of Hope is set to tour the UK in March. The show by Atlantic Rhythm Productions from Crossmolina will be visiting the main Irish centres in Leeds, Liverpool and Manchester from the 9-11 March 2017 taking part in […]

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Girl needs your help to find guy on Knock flight

IT could be a case of love at first flight for a passenger on a plane that touched down at Ireland West Airport Knock recently. A female passenger has admitted to developing a bit of a crush on a fellow passenger and has contacted  The Connaught Telegraph to help try and track him down. So, […]

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US travel

Luxury US tour operators visit Mayo in order to grow business to Ireland

EIGHT top American travel agents, representing high end luxury tour operators Cox & Kings, Los Angeles, Avanti Destinations, Portland, and Friendly Planet, Pennsylvania, are in Ireland and have visited Mayo to learn more about Fáilte Ireland’s three major tourism brands: the Wild Atlantic Way, Ireland’s Ancient East, and Dublin – A Breath of Fresh Air. […]

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Mayo restaurant named best takeaway in Connaught

JUST EAT, Ireland’s leading online food ordering and delivery service, with over 1,800 takeaway restaurants online, held its third annual National Takeaway Awards on Tuesday evening in Dublin Fallon and Byrne where leaders in the takeaway restaurant sector gathered to celebrate the best takeaway restaurants and dishes. There were over 20 categories this year, with […]

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