Mayo businesses set for National Crafts and Design Fair

Up to 20 Mayo businesses will be showing off their products in the arts and crafts sector at this year’s National Crafts and Design Fair in the RDS from Wednesday, December 2nd to Sunday, December 6th. This year’s event promises to be the biggest ever National Crafts and Design Fair with crowds of over 40,000 […]

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‘Knock: A Pilgrimage of faith’ new documentary on the Knock Shrine

KNOCK: A Pilgrimage of Faith is a new, half hour documentary on Sunday, November 29th, looking at Knock Shrine and its busy summer this year with a particular focus on the historic Transatlantic flight which saw the Archbishop of New York, Cardinal Timothy Dolan fly with 180 pilgrims to celebrate the national novena. The flight, which […]

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Jobs boost for Ballinrobe

OCL Laundry Services, an industrial laundry service company are set to expand their business by moving into the former Irish Pride bakery site on Abbey St. The news is a welcome boost to the town following the disappointment of the closure of the Irish Pride Bakery over two months ago. It is expected that between […]

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Mayo man secures Showjumping win in Stuttgart

Mayo’s Cameron Hanley enjoyed victory in Saturday night’s five-star World Cup show in Stuttgart. The 42-year-old, who took up riding as a young boy at his parents’ riding school in Claremorris, beat former World Cup champions Daniel Deusser and Christian Ahlmann from Germany, with a time of 34.49 seconds in the winning round to receive […]

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Book of the Year-winning biography of Raiftearaí to be launched in Kiltimagh

The award-winning biography of pre-famine poet and songwriter, Mise Raiftearaí an Fíodóir Focal (I am Raiftearaí the word-weaver), recently awarded the prestigious Gradam Uí Shúilleabháin, Irish-language Book of the Year Award, is to be launched in Raiftearaí’s native Kiltimagh by the Most Rev Brendan Kelly, Bishop of Achonry. Written by writer, musician, broadcaster and Aghamore […]

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Westport Guesthouses among Top 20 Hotels in Ireland

Two Westport Guesthouses, Augusta Lodge and Woodside Lodge made the top 20 in the inaugural Trivago Top Hotel Awards. The awards are based on over 190 million online ratings and this year’s awards seem to indicate a preference amongst holidaymakers coming to Ireland for smaller family run businesses and the personalised service of B&B’s with […]

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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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