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Mayo solicitor nominated to lead Charity Appeals Tribunal

MAYO solicitor Pat O’Connor has been nominated by the Minister for Justice and Equality as chairman designate of the Charity Appeals Tribunal. Mr. O’Connor has developed a Swinford-based family legal practice, steeped in tradition, to become a leading law firm in Connaught. He has extensive experience of advocating for clients in the District, Circuit and […]

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Mayo communities honoured at Tidy Towns Awards

Westport won the county award, a regional award and a national award for the Edible Landscape, as well as retaining its gold medal. County town, Castlebar won a silver medal and increased its points by four from last year. The capital of Erris, Belmullet brought home gold, won a county award, and the overall Gradam […]

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Mayo Band Gets Furthest of Irish Groups in X Factor

26 September 2016 – The Mayo band EDS (Everyday Solution) which is now known as Tall Trees made it furthest of the Irish groups in X Factor, exiting last night on the Six Chair Challenge where they were praised for being authentic.  The band, who got British and Irish TV time, have now released their […]

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Fourth place for Cong in Foodie Destinations 2016 competition

CONG, a new entry to the Foodie Destination competition this year, finished in a very creditable fourth position. The winner, announced this week in Hotel Doolin, Co. Clare, was Boyne Valley, ahead of runner-up Derry (for the second year in a row) and The Burren in third, with Sligo rounding out the top five behind […]

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Darragh Ó Sé: Dublin will relish another bite at the cherry

Mayo will have their work cut out containing Dubs in All-Ireland football final replay As a player, the feeling after a drawn All-Ireland final is unique. There is no game in your career that you have put more of yourself into; then all of a sudden it’s over and you don’t know what to do […]

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