Turlough News

Local News from Turlough, Mayo’s Heritage Village Turlough News Active Young at Heart The local Young at Heart Group has started a very busy autumn progranne of activities, the group fitted-in a club sports morning last Thursday at Parke Community Centre followed in the afternoon, a visit to the Ballina Kennedy Centre for the dinner […]

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Turlough News

Local News from Turlough, Mayo’s Heritage Village. Dancing in Parke – Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass,o let’s get dancing. A night fun and entertainment is promised in Parke Community Hall on Saturday 6th December. Music by Country & Traditional band Dessie Hynes & Frankie Scorr. Doors open at 9pm and dancing till […]

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300 global entrepreneurs to arrive in Mayo this weekend

Breaffy, Achill and Westport will play host to 300 global entrepreneurs for a series of novel events this weekend. Breaffy and Achill will  play host to a conference on ‘Drones and data’. The 70 entrepreneurs are largely Silicon Valley based, although the conference is themed, the majority of these delegates are serious venture capitalists and […]

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Mayo Science and Technology Festival 2014

      Festival 2014 is taking place from the 10th – 16th November, with the Open Day taking place in the GMIT, Castlebar on Sunday the 16th Nov from 11:30am-6pm Mayo Science & Technology Festival Open Day takes place this year on Sunday the 16th November 2014 in the GMIT, Castlebar. The emphasis of the Open […]

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Rolling Sun Book Festival 2014

This festival takes place in Westport from 14th-16th November The Rolling Sun Book Festival is a boutique festival that indulges bookworms and connoisseurs of music, song and poetry. Programme of events below: Thursday 13th Nov 2014  Book launch – Reservoir by Alice Maher  Launch by: Dr Hilary Pyle, Art Historian  Venue: Custom House Studio Time: 6.30pm  Cost: Free Friday 14th Nov 2014  ‘Homeplace’ […]

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Turlough News

Turlough News Active Young at Heart The local Young at Heart Group has started a very busy autumn progranne of activities, the group fitted-in a club sports morning last Thursday at Parke Community Centre followed in the afternoon, a visit to the Ballina Kennedy Centre for the dinner and dance gathering, hosted by the Ballina […]

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Ballina’s Marie Keogh invited to attend the Dublin Web Summit

Dublin’s Web Summit is on from 4th-6th November. Marie a qualified secondary school teacher of geography and philosophy, has been pursuing a career in media and journalism in recent years. It was her entrepreneurial success with her company croi8 Productions and Actors Agency that got her the invitation to the Web Summit in Dublin.She is […]

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Westport’s Hughes family hit the road for Dublin City Marathon

30 members of the Hughes family, from Westport crossed the finish line in this year’s Dublin City Marathon. The record-breaking family had decided to fund raise in memory of a family member and they handed over €46,000 to ‘On the Road Again’, a personal development programme that began in Galway four years ago.

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President Higgins officially opens new Claremorris Family Resource Centre

President of Ireland Michael D Higgins performed the official opening of Claremorris Family Resource Centre. “A truly functioning community is one which understands the importance of reaching out to all of its people, offering support, advice and a way forward,” said President of Ireland Michael D Higgins last week, when he performed the official opening […]

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