Strange Occurences Knock

Glorious reviews for new Knock film!

Strange Occurrences in a small Irish village – the film about the phenomenon that is Knock, County Mayo opened in Irish cinemas last weekend – receiving high praise and glorious reviews from cinema-goers and media alike.  Don’t miss your chance to see the new Irish film that everyone is talking about! , The film is running in […]

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broadband

Mayo is getting a €17m. broadband upgrade

OPEN eir has announced it is making significant progress in upgrading coverage across Mayo as part of its €400 million investment programme to bring high-speed fibre broadband to communities across the country. Currently, over 33,000 homes and businesses in 32 communities in Mayo can access high-speed fibre broadband as a result of a major multi-year […]

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denise

Mayo woman plays role in US Olympic medal glory

A YOUNG Mayo woman has fulfilled an Olympic dream with the United States equestrian team. Denise Moriarty, who grew up at Knockaphunta in Castlebar, was groom to Kent Farrington’s mount, Voyeur, winner of the silver medal in the team showjumping event at the Rio Olympics. The 14-year-old gelding was looked after by Denise, who learned […]

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culture night

CELEBRATE CULTURE NIGHT IN MAYO ON FRIDAY 16TH SEPTEMBER

From nation’s capital to county town, everyone’s getting involved! Arts and cultural organisations open their doors until late with hundreds of free events, tours, talks & performances for you, your family and friends to enjoy. So get involved! Culture Night is an annual all-island public event that celebrates culture, creativity and the arts.  This year, […]

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Enda

€5.7 MILLION EURO FOR VARIOUS RURAL WATER PROGRAMMES AROUND MAYO

Taoiseach Enda Kenny, TD, has welcomed funding totalling €5.7 million euro for various Rural Water Programmes around Mayo. In the case of rural development works, funding of €135,000 will be provided to the Aghaloonteen GWS, and funding of €388,000 will be provided to the Massbrook/Terry GWS. Other schemes such as Cushin & Ayle will benefit […]

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Galway native

Galway native plans to ascend Croagh Patrick in wheelchair

A Galway man is looking to write his name in the record books as being the first person to conquer Croagh Patrick in the confines of his wheelchair, all with the intentions of raising money for charity.  John Tobin (29), a Celebral Palsy sufferer, is refusing to let his disability prevent him from completing a […]

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