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Ballycroy Siblings Sail Into Massachusetts Sporting History

Three Ballycroy siblings crewed their way into sailing history in America this week. Máirtín Rowland and his sisters Fiona and Kathy, helped power Dave Kane’s boat, ‘Able’ to second place in the world-famous Stone Horse Builders Cup at the New Bedford Yacht Club in Padanaram, Massachusetts. The annual event is limited to the 151 ‘Stone […]

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An Post delivers parcel by drone to Island off Mayo

Delivery was ‘prelude where similar flights to hard-to-reach locations are concerned’  An Post delivered a parcel by drone from Roonagh Pier in Mayo to Clare Island. An Post has made its first ever successful delivery by drone of a parcel from terra (very) firma in Mayo to Clare Island. A spokesman said that “just after […]

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Work starts on Visitor Discovery Centre at Ireland West Airport

Work on the construction of a new innovative and state-of-the-art Visitor Discovery Centre has commenced at Ireland West Airport. The facility, to be located outside the arrivals area of the airport, is being undertaken by local construction company, Kenaidan. Construction is expected to take up to 16 weeks with planned completion towards the end of September. […]

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Mayo’s Transatlantic Connections Recognised

American Conference for Irish Studies (A.C.I.S.) to recognise Co. Mayo’s transatlantic connections. On the weekend of June 15th – 17th, the President of the American Conference for Irish Studies, Prof. Timothy McMahon and Pittsburgh native Dr. Matthew O’Brien, Prof. of History, Steubenville University, will both make a very special visit to Co. Mayo, to acknowledge […]

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