Achill Man to lead team in Everest Rugby Challenge Team

Achill man James O’Malley who will be part of a team travelling to Mount Everest to break a Guiness World Record by playing rugby at the highest altitude ACHILL man James O’Malley will lead the LMAX Everest Rugby Challenge next month in an attempt to break two world record while raising money for Wooden Spoon, Children’s Charity of Rugby. James from Tonragee […]

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Yew Tree Ball to air on TV

The Mayo People of the year 2019 awards will be broadcast on television next month. The awards, organised by the Mayo Association in Dublin, were presented at a gala banquet in the capital last month. Westport businessman Cathal Hughes was the main winner on the night, becoming the first Westport native to accept the prestigious […]

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Bono enjoys St Patrick’s Day on Achill Island

THE locals in Lourdie’s Pub in Dooagh could not believe their eyes when Bono walked through the door on Saturday afternoon to sit down to watch Ireland’s Six Nations Rugby game against Wales. The U2 frontman was staying in Achill with his wife, Ali, and some friends over the St Patrick’s weekend. St Patrick’s Day is traditionally one of the busiest days of the […]

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Mayo man re-elected IFAC Chairperson

IFAC, professional advisors to the farming food and agribusiness sector, has announced the re-election of Sean Clarke as chairperson of the organisation and Teddy Cashman as vice-chairperson. Before Sean became chairperson he had been a member of ifac’s board for a number of years, representing members in the Mayo/Galway area, and previously an IFA representative. […]

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