Election Posters & Road Traffic Signs

With local and European elections approaching it is important that candidates placing election posters do so in a manner that does not obscure traffic signs. Local Authorities have the power under the Traffic Signs Manual issued by the Department of Transport to take appropriate action to deal with any obstructions or confusion caused to the […]

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National Museum of Ireland – Country Life Weekly Listings

UPCOMING EVENTS & ACTIVITIES AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF IRELAND – COUNTRY LIFE, TURLOUGH PARK, CASTLEBAR, CO. MAYO   Artists of Mayo exhibition View a diverse and beautiful exhibition of works by Mayo artists, on display now at the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life. Artists of Mayo is a celebration of the visual […]

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RedC report highlights importance of Ireland West Airport to local economy

Pictured at the meeting is Ireland West Airport manager Joe Gilmore, flanked by airport board chairman Arthur French and Mayo County Council CE and board member Peter Hynes, with members of the region’s local authority delegation. Standing, from left, Sligo County Council’s Cllr. Paul Taylor, director of services, Leitrim County Council, Joseph Gilhooly, Sligo County […]

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Mayo lads break Guinness World Record for longest hug for charity

Image by Stephen Rattigan The Guinness World Record for the longest marathon hug was beaten in Ireland this weekend by four Mayo men. The Guinness World Record for the longest marathon hug is coming back to Ireland after four men from Co Mayo steamed through the previous record on Saturday, May 4. Stephen Rattigan, Brian […]

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Huge crowds celebrate Mayo Day in New York

A HUGE crowd turned out at the site of the Irish Hunger Memorial in New York last Saturday to ensure that Mayo Day was marked in style, with all those present marvelling at the stone cottage that was brought from Attymass to America a number of years ago. With so many Mayo natives in the […]

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Two county Mayo primary schools have been named regional finalists in the annual Our World Irish Aid Awards

Two county Mayo primary schools have been named regional finalists in the annual Our World Irish Aid Awards, which is the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s flagship global citizenship programme for primary schools. Pupils and teachers from St. Dymphna’s Special School, Ballina and Mayo Abbey National School, Claremorris will showcase their projects alongside those from 13 other […]

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Mayo Day international celebrations

  Thanks to all for sending in there photos, showing us where they will be celebrating #MayoDay. Swinford Killasser were the first Mayo.ie team to play in Gaelic Park New York this week. Source: Tanya Whyte at the base and top of Acroplis !! Source: Stacey Dwyer, Manchester getting her green and Red out for match on […]

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Temporary Road Restrictions in Castlebar on Sun 5th May for 10th Mini Marathon

Castlebar is gearing up to welcome women from all over Ireland for the 10th Western People West of Ireland Women’s Mini-Marathon on Sunday 5th May. The mini marathon, reaching a significant 10th anniversary milestone, is expected to attract 1,500 participants of all ages and abilities. Along with supporters, families, children and friends it will bring […]

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