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Mayo in Motion Walking and Cycling Month June 2016 – Call for Events

Mayo Sports Partnership in association with Mayo Trails Partnership facilitate an annual initiative to promote walking and cycling as an enjoyable way towards a healthy and active lifestyle. In 2015 over 20 communities throughout the county participated in walks with 16 cycling events taking place during Bike Week. The initiative proved to be an outstanding […]

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SPECIAL IRELAND WEST AIRPORT 30TH CELEBRATION CONCERT

Midwest Radio had a live broadcast last Friday night May 27th from the terminal building of Ireland West Airport Knock to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the official opening of the airport.  The programme – which aired on Friday night – was also streamed live to allow people all over the world sample the atmosphere of what was a very special […]

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Mayo Name Team to Play London

MAYO manager Stephen Rochford has named an experienced team for the Connaught championship opener against London in Ruislip on Sunday, with 10 of the side who played in the All-Ireland semi-final replay defeat to Dublin last year featuring. Evan Regan makes his championship debut, while Kevin Keane is named at full-back instead of the injured […]

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Parts of Mayo’s Wild Atlantic Way Highlighted in Popular Indian Travel Magazine

A MAJOR 13-page article showcasing the Wild Atlantic Way appears in the latest edition of Lonely Planet Magazine India, profiling the western seaboard to some 100,000 readers. Lonely Planet is an extremely popular travel magazine in India, with about 100,000 readers – or potential Indian holidaymakers for Ireland. Tourism Ireland in India, in conjunction with […]

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FUNDING OF OVER €55,000 ANNOUNCED FOR TWELVE MAYO HERITAGE MANAGEMENT PROJECTS

Funding of €55,275 has being announced for twelve Mayo Heritage Management projects. This news wasannounced by the Minister of State for Regional Economic Development Michael Ring. Among the projects €8,000 has being awarded to repairs to the roof of a thatched Cottage in Owenwee, €7,000 each to re-thatching and replacing doors and windows of traditional […]

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Achill Health Nurse Rewarded for Care in Community

An Achill public health nurse has been rewarded for the exceptional care she provides in the community by being named as the west regional winner in the Institute of Community Health Nursing (ICHN) annual awards ceremony. Marie Chambers, the public health nurse on Achill Island, was one of five public health nurses from around the […]

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FIONNA MCDARBY FROM BALLINROBE IS MAYO ROSE FOR 2016

Fionna McDarby from Ballinrobe was crowned the Mayo Rose for 2016 on Saturday night at the Castlecourt Hotel in Westport. 15 roses took part in the event which saw a large crowd attend the Westport venue. Fionna McDarby was representing Total Health Pharmacy and will now go on to the qualifying stages at the Rose […]

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LOCAL MUSICAL SOCIETY NOMINATED FOR 2016 AIMS AWARDS

Ballinrobe Musical Society has been nominated for three AIMS awards for its highly-acclaimed production of The Addams Family earlier this year. The Association of Irish Musical Societies has announced the nominees for this year’s AIMS awards. Ballinrobe’s Michael Coen is nominated for Best Actor for playing the part of Gomez Addams, while Niall Conway is […]

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