Turlough News

Text Alert Meeting Turlough Community and Development Association has arranged a special Community Text Alert meeting in the Turlough Community Centre on Tuesday next December 16 at 9p.m. Chairman Gerry Carney has arranged with Rowland Mc Intyre at An Garda Siochana for the meeting, to outline the guidelines of the district text alert scheme and […]

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Legendary Cork musician John Spillane launching new album in Westport

To warm up a dark winter evening Westport Folk and Bluegrass Festival presents legendary Cork musician John Spillane for a one-off concert in Westport. Celebrating 33 years in music and launching his new album, The Man Who Came In From The Dark, Spillane will play in the 200-year-old Westport House farm buildings at Gracy’s Loft […]

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Scouting Ireland – Community Celebration Recognition Awards

The 7th Mayo Foxford Scouts contribute to their community read about of the activities the scouts are involved in Foxford. Scouting Ireland – Community Celebration Recognition Awards #pledge4communityThe 7th Mayo Foxford Scouts contributed to their community, by volunteering to help out at the annual 10k and 5k charity run in our town of Foxford. Martin […]

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US ambassador plans Mayo visit

United States Ambassador to Ireland, Kevin F O’Malley, says he wants to visit Mayo and reconnect with his family’s roots here. The ambassador’s paternal grandparents were born in Westport. Ambassador O’Malley was appointed to his position by President Obama in June and signalled to Minister of State Michael Ring that he hopes to visit Mayo […]

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Turlough News

Local News from Turlough, Mayo’s Heritage Village Snow Scenes Turlough Local retail outlets have now on sale a full selection the delightful Christmas Card scenes of Turlough district, photographed by Christy Lawless, using a keen photo eye, in his production of a range of quality greeting cards, for sending from the Turlough area, for your […]

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Turlough News

Dancing Night A dancing night of fun and entertainment is promised in Parke Community Hall on Saturday December 6 with Music by Country & Traditional band of Dessie Hynes & Frankie Scorr. Doors open at 9pm and dancing till late. Full Bar – Adm. €10.  Christmas Show Horkans Christmas Show at Turlough Lifestyle and Garden […]

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CongRegation Social & Digital Media Un-conference.

More than 50 Irish and international social media thinkers will descend on Cong over the weekend of 29th Nov. The event will see each attendee present on a wide variety of topics from creativity, creating content, crisis management, building communities and hints/tips in using social and digital technology. The Un-conference will use six venues in Cong […]

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Lán Dochais is Grá

Mairtin G O’Maicin will launch his new book ‘Lan Dochais is Gra’, in Castlebar Library. The book ‘Lan Dochas is Gra ” has something for everyone. Between the covers readers will find tears and laughter, life and death,the old and the new, history and folklore, and trom agus eadtrom.   This is a book for the […]

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Mayo Library scoops Best Library Service Award 2014

At the 2014 Excellence in Local Government awards sponsored by Chambers Ireland,Mayo Library came out a winner. The winners of this year’s Excellence in Local Government Awards has now been announced. This year’s awards ceremony took place on Thursday 13th November at 7pm in The Ballsbridge Hotel, Pembroke Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4. Excellence in Local […]

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Belcarra Community Council Pride of Place award

At the IPB Co-operation Ireland Pride of Place Awards,Belcarra received joint top prize. Belcarra won the top position in Category two, for population 250-750 people  the other winner was Ardmore in Waterford. The judges said  of Belcarra ‘the turn out and presentation on the occasion of the judges’ visit was spectacular this demonstrated a high […]

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