A GUIDE TO THE SHORT STORY with Alan McMonagle @ Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar

Deploying a mix of theory, exercise and class discussion, this one-day course with Alan McMonagle will steer participants through the elements of an effective short story. We’ll look at openings, voice, tone, point-of-view, characterisation, dialogue, language, setting and endings; examine what a short story attempts to achieve; reference proven masters, and apply to prompt-based exercises. […]

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Mayo County Council appoints consultants to develop a feasibility plan for the joint development of Castlebar and Westport

  Mayo County Council has appointed McCarthy Keville O’Sullivan, Environmental and Planning Consultants, to develop a plan around the joint development of the towns of Castlebar and Westport. The key objective is to develop a feasibility strategy combining the joint development of both growth centres into a focal point, to attract foreign direct investment and […]

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New Castlebar facility set to open in 2019

Picture by Michael McLaughlin, shows Mayo Roscommon Hospice CEO Martina Jennings on site with Clerk of works, Garret Henigan, at the new Mayo Roscommon Hospice build in Castlebar. DUE for completion later this year, the 14-bed Mayo Hospice in Castlebar will be ‘a home from home’ for those who need it. That is the intention […]

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