8 Must-See Places On The Murrisk Peninsula (County Mayo)

The Murrisk Peninsula (in the south-west of County Mayo) is a barely touched natural beauty. Between Clew Bay (in the north) and Killary Harbour (in the south), the Murrisk area offers places to go wild and to relax on a lazy afternoon. Strenuous hill walks, strolls on paradisiac beaches and a broad range of local […]

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Mayo County Council announces the publication of ‘A Sustainable Agricultural Strategy for Mayo’

Mayo County Council, who, in conjunction with its partners: Teagasc, the Department of Agriculture & Food, the National Parks and Wildlife Service, the Irish Farmers Association and the Irish Natura and Hill Farmers Association form the Mayo Agricultural Working Group and the Planning, Environment and Agriculture Strategic Policy Committee are delighted to announce the publication […]

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Avoid Letting Your Allergy Getting You A Driving Ban

Hay fever sufferers need to examine their medicines and check for any side-effects before driving, road safety professionals are warning. For drivers, hay fever is much more than an inconvenience. If you suffer badly, you probably shouldn’t drive. A sneezing fit can be dangerous on the road, hay fever drugs can also be risky, drivers […]

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New buyer event showcases Mayo food producers

Mary Corrigan of Noo Chocolates in Ballina FOOD producers from Mayo such as Wildwood Balsamics, Noo Chocolates and Cuinneog Butter will be representing the county at the new LEO ‘Meet the Buyer’ event which will take place on ‘The Street’ at the Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) on Thursday, May 23. Featuring 80 producers from all over the country, buyers from Ireland, the United […]

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Author Sally Rooney. Photo by Jonny Davies.

Sally Rooney’s Normal People wins Book of the Year

Normal People, the critically acclaimed, prize-winning second novel by 28-year-old Irish writer Sally Rooney, has been crowned Book of the Year at the British Book Awards, or Nibbies, on Monday evening. The book, published by Faber & Faber, triumphed over formidable competition including Michelle Obama’s Becoming (Viking), which won two awards, Non-Fiction: Narrative Book of the Year […]

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Kilkelly goes green and red for Mayo Day

PHOTO BY CONOR KELLY Colour run participants in Kilkelly got doused in green and red on Mayo Day, May 4 last. The run was the latest activity in a calendar of events in the East Mayo town,which are being organised by the Family Resource Centre. There were medals for all of the participants as well […]

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24 Hours in Westport: A Perfect One Day Itinerary For This Mayo Town

Westport is an incredibly popular town situated on the west coast of Ireland, Co. Mayo, and has ties to famous 16th-century pirate queen Grace O’Malley. From climbing Croagh Patrick to playing in indoor play villages to exploring ancient castles, here our one-day itinerary for exploring Westport, including locations to have a bite to eat! Morning […]

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Experience the Wild Atlantic Way: Run | Kayak | Cycle

Over 800 competitors expected to Connemara and Westport for one of Irelands most Iconic Adventure Races. Gaelforce West in partnership with John West has led the way for adventure racing in Ireland since it started in 2006.  This 66km race, taking place on the 22nd of June, starts on Glassilaun beach in Connemara at dawn […]

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