Funding boost for 18 Mayo schools

THE Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, has confirmed that 18 Mayo schools approved for significant improvements under 2019 Summer Works Scheme. Of the schools which will benefit from this round of funding, 12 are primary schools while 6 are post primary schools. Minister Ring said: “This investment secures money for schools to […]

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Mayo’s 41-year-old marathon runner Sinead Diver wins Australian title at Zatopek 10,000m

Diver won the 2018 Melbourne Marathon and has aspirations to represent Australia at the 2020 Olympics. THE INCREDIBLE PROGRESSION of Mayo-born marathon runner Sinead Diver continued apace on Thursday, with the 41-year-old mother-of-two claiming the Australian title at the Zatopek 10,000m race. The annual event held in Melbourne saw her finish in second place overall […]

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Grandson of Mayo immigrants takes key role in Trump administration

The grandson of immigrants from County Mayo has been appointed US President Donald Trump’s acting chief of staff, arguably the second most important job in Washington. President Trump’s current budget director Mick Mulvaney replaces another Irish American, General John Kelly. According to the Irish Central website, Mulvaney has been the Irish government’s go-to man in the White House […]

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