Two Mayo medical researchers’ projects awarded funding

TWO Mayo medical researchers projects have been granted funding through Science Foundation Ireland’s Technology Innovation Development Award (TIDA) programme. The projects are headed up by Dr. Eimear Dolan of NUIG Galway, who is a native of Claremorris, and Ballina native Prof. Ed Lavelle, Trinity College. Dr. Dolan was awarded €129,995 for the ImmunoCell project – […]

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Castlebar restaurant in Best Brunch finals

IRISH Dairy – The Complete Natural has announced the finalists for the Irish Brunch Awards, which will be held as part of the Irish Breakfast Awards in Dublin on February 19. The finalist restaurants are based all over Ireland and garnered the most nominations from the public vote. The Best Brunch venues shortlist includes one […]

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Hard-hitting show to drive home road safety message to young drivers

More than 1,600 teens will attend a hard-hitting road safety event tomorrow (Thursday 7th) at 11am  in the Breaffy House Hotel, Castlebar. The AXA road safety road show used graphic crash imagery to tell the story of how a night out ended in tragedy and permanent disability for one young driver. The students also hear […]

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Wild Atlantic Way walk of unmatched elemental beauty

Walk for the Weekend: Downpatrick Head, Co Mayo – This wild headland is a place of raw sea energy and dizzying drops This wild headland on the north Mayo coast is not what one would call a “nice” place. It carries to its visitor a palpable psychic burden, seemingly born out of memories and tales of violence […]

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New book shines light on Achill painters

ONE hundred years after Paul Henry left Achill in 1919, we now know what Eva O’Flaherty really did with her ‘one wild and precious life’ – she was positively knee deep in immersive support and encouragement of painters on the island for decades. That’s according to Mary J Murphy’s revelatory upcoming book on Achill painters (set for an autumn launch), a topic which will also be explored during […]

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Ireland West Airport announces charity partners for 2019

Pictured on the runway at Ireland West Airport for the launch of the 2019 Portwest 5k Runway Fun Run, were, from left: Aoife Cleary, Portwest; Jamie Hunt, Ireland West Airport; Jackie O’Connor, Jack and Jill Foundation; Attracta Canny and Dolores Duggan, Hope House; Joe Gilmore, Ireland West Airport and Luigi Ryan and Christine Flanagan, Croí. Annual […]

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Mayo’s 41-year-old marathon runner Diver breaks another world record in Japan

Another record broken: Sinead Diver (file pic).Source: AAP/PA Images   MAYO’S 41-YEAR-OLD MARATHON runner Sinead Diver has had another day to remember as her star continues to rise — this time breaking a world record in Japan. Another record broken: Sinead Diver (file pic).Source: AAP/PA Images The Belmullet-born mother of two who represents Australia this […]

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Give the one you love some TLC on Valentines Day

Date 4th February 2019 Valentine’s Day is coming up in less than a week and while Valentine’s Day traditionally focuses on couples showing love to one another all across the world, there is one relationship that often is neglected. Valentine’s Day is about showing others love and affection, so why not show your Car some […]

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