Inaugural Meet Mayo event to feature on Irish TV

The inaugural Meet Mayo event which took place in the Breaffy House Sports Arena recently will feature on Irish TV – Sky 191, Freesat 400, Eircom eVision 191 and online on www.irishtv.ie The inaugural Meet Mayo event which took place in the Breaffy House Sports Arena recently will feature on Irish TV – Sky 191, […]

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Westport is Best Railway Station in Connacht

Westport beat of stiff competition from Ballinsloe and Carrick-on-Shannon to scoop the Connacht award. Westport Iarnród Eireann staff were in Inchicore last week to pick up their award for being the Best Railway Station in Connacht.  This is another accolade for the Westport station as last year they scooped the overall Best Station Prize. The […]

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‘On the Strength of a Ten Bob Note’ by Joe Kennedy

The memoirs of Joe Kennedy ‘On the Strength of a Ten Bob Note was launched in Manchester Chorlton Irish Club. Sir Alex Ferguson, former manager of Manchester United Football Club joined a sell out crowd at the launch of Joe Kennedy’s book ‘On the Strength of a Ten Bob Note’, The book which tells the […]

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2014 World Convention of Mayo Societies

The inaugural 2014 World Convention of Mayo Societies was held in Cleveland,Ohio. Here’s a selection of some of the video highlights of the event. 2014 World Convention of Mayo Societies The Mayo Societies are probably the strongest of all the Irish County Associations, having Mayo Societies as close to the county as Galway, Sligo and  Dublin to Manchester, […]

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Inisturk

Inishturk is a quaint beautiful island located 9 miles (14.5km) off the coast of Mayo. Admire its wall-like cliffs facing the Atlantic Ocean and the ruins of the old signal tower 722 ft above sea level. Inishturk is a great place to go for a quiet break. The island has a population of less than […]

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Back home in Mayo

It was probably the dulcet tones of Joe Duffy that confirmed to my brain yesterday afternoon, that we were back in Ireland. We had landed in Dublin just before 9am and got on our buses back to Mayo soon after, but most of us had fallen asleep on the journey home. Then, sometime after noon […]

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GMIT innovation centre company wins recognition

Denis Sheehy, an entrepreneur based in East Clare and in the GMIT Innovation Centre in Galway, has won this year’s GMIT Spirit of Entrepreneurship ‘PitchComp’ for his innovative Rainsavers product. Denis from Tuamgraney was one of three contestants to pitch their new product/services to a panel of four judges and a full audience in a […]

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