New Cleveland judge a Mayo grandson

A CLEVELAND attorney whose grandparents came from Achill and Tourmakeady has been elected as a judge in the recent judicial elections in Cleveland. William T McGinty, known as Billy, was elected as a Commons Plea Judge in the Cuyahoga County Judicial Elections in Cleveland. The Democratic candidate defeated his Republican opponent Lorraine Coyne by 247,070 […]

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Lifting of Boil Water Notice for Ballycastle Public Water Supply

Lifting of Boil Water Notice Ballycastle Public Water Supply Irish Water & Mayo County Council Date: Tuesday 04th of December 2018 Irish Water and Mayo County Council wishes to notify all customers on the Ballycastle Public Water Supply and consumers on the Corrower/Sea Road and Lisbrin group water schemes which are served from the Ballycastle […]

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POSTCARDS – 2018 Arts Disability Project

At the beginning of 2018 Luisne Art Project embarked on an exciting collaborative arts and disability project. The artists from Luisne Art Project, Scannán Technologies and The Ridgepool Training Centre have had a very creative year.  The three groups have worked closely with five experienced facilitators and staff at TACU Family Resource Centre and The […]

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Ballyglass RNLI in 11 and a half hour rescue mission

VOLUNTEERS from Ballyglass RNLI spent 11 and a half hours at sea yesterday (Monday) to bring three fishermen to safety. The Mayo lifeboat crew were requested to launch their all-weather lifeboat at 4 a.m. on Monday following a request from the Irish Coast Guard to go to the aid of three fishermen onboard a 10m […]

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Ballina choir to sing with Gavin James

Dreams do come true and sometimes on the double – that was the lesson learned by members of the Moyne College secondary school choir in Ballina last Wednesday. The relatively-recently formed choir was still on a high that day, having learned almost a week ago they were the overall winners of the prestigious RTE 2fm […]

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A night of Irish languageand musicin Claremorris

As part of Bliain na Gaeilge, Conradh na Gaeilge invites all who are interested in the Irish language and music to a Christmas celebration in Claremorris Library on Friday next, December 7, at 8.30pm. Refreshments will be served and there will beaconcert of traditional music featuring one of Ireland’s leading young pipers, Fionnán Mac Gabhann […]

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Mayo duo win prestigious climate ambassador awards

Two Mayo women have captured prestigious climate ambassador awards at An Taisce’s Climate Ambassador programme. Olivia Feeney of Mayo County Council has been recognised as a Climate Hero. As part of her role, Olivia talks to farmers about the nitrates directive and has recently incorporated other climate change issues into her discussions. She has raised […]

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‘No hesitation’ – Andy Moran commits to Mayo for 2019

Andy Moran said he had ‘no hesitation’ in accepting James Horan’s invitation to extend his Mayo career into a 17th season. The 2017 Footballer of the Year was one of the standout players in a trial match held by the new Mayo manager recently, and he returned to training with Horan’s provisional panel last weekend. However, […]

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Minister Michael Ring and Cathaoirleach Blackie K Gavin turn sod on Irish Water’s €19m investment projects in Killala, Foxford and Charlestown

Works will stop the discharge of untreated sewage Minister for Rural & Community Development Michael Ring and Cathaoirleach of Mayo County Council, Cllr Blackie K Gavin today (Friday) officially turned the sod for three wastewater treatment plants in Co Mayo as part of a €19 million investment by Irish Water Working in partnership with Mayo […]

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