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The Voice of Old Trafford to launch Mayo Manchester Tradfest

Alan Keegan, Manchester United’s Football Club stadium announcer is heading to Ballina in July to help launch this year’s 2016 Mayo Manchester Tradfest. Alan will host the six day festival’s Gala Concert on Saturday 29 July at the Ballina Arts Centre. Known as ‘The Voice of Old Trafford’ he has been announcing the world famous […]

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TV Star to help launch Ballina Mayo Day Tradfest

Ballina’s Irish TV Country singer Pamela Gilmartin who has just been nominated for an Irish TV Country Music award is to launch the Mayo Manchester Mayo Day Tradfest Press launch in Ballina on Sunday 1 May. Pamela is just one of a host of stars lined up to perform at the Free event which is […]

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Mayo Manchester visit China to promote Mayo Day

MAYO Manchester has gone that extra mile – or make that a few thousand – to promote Mayo Day 2016 in China. After promoting last year’s inaugural Mayo Day with a fashion show in Ballina which saw 9.4 million around the world engage with the worldwide celebration of all things green and red, this year […]

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Mayo Football Star makes Surprise visit to Charity Event in Manchester

Mayo footballing brothers Cillian and Diarmuid O’Connor made a surprise visit at a charity event in Manchester last weekend. The event, at St Kent’s Irish Club, Manchester last Saturday raised over £4,500 for the Castlebar-based Melissa Patterson Memorial Fund. The fund was set-up after the tragic death of the 18-year-old Gaelic and soccer star last July.  Melissa […]

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Irish TV to broadcast UK Premiere of ‘Beyond the Barricade’

Irish TV in Manchester is to broadcast the exclusive UK premiere of the hit sell out musical ‘Beyond the Barricade’ on Tuesday 24 November at 8.30pm on the Sky platform channel 191, Freesat 400. They performed their UK premiere of the hit musical ‘Beyond the Barricade’ on Monday 26 October at the Arts Centre in […]

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‘Beyond the Barricade’ returns to Mayo after sellout tour

The cast of beyond the Barricade enjoyed a successful finale to their Manchester and Dublin tour. They performed their UK premier of the hit musical ‘Beyond the Barricade’ on Monday 26 October at the Arts Centre in Hulme, Manchester, to a sellout crowd and have since returned home to Ballina after wrapping up the tour […]

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Mayo Heroes for Hospice Charity Musical – Beyond the Barricade

The Mayo Heroes for Hospice charity musical Beyond the Barricade goes on tour to Manchester and Dublin next month. To date this production has raised over €30,000 for Mayo Roscommon Hospice Foundation and hopes to further promote and fundraise for the cause with its tour next month. This tour could not have been undertaken with out […]

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Manchester creates unique Festival in Mayo

  The streets and venues of Ballina were taken over by a unique six day Mayo Manchester Tradfest this bank holiday weekend for the launch of the MM Tradfest week. The tourism initiative was a partnership between the Manchester based Mayo Manchester Tourism and Business group and the Mayo County Councils diaspora website www.Mayo.ie. TD […]

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