Funding approved for Mary Robinson Centre

Today An Taoiseach Enda Kenny has confirmed that €2million in funding has been approved by cabinet for the Mary Robinson Centre, the first Presidential Library and Archive in Ireland. The Centre will be located in her former family home the 19th-century Victoria House, along the river Moy, Ballina, and will include a museum, presidential archive, […]

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Mayo’s Molly Madden is Ireland’s oldest citizen

Ballycastle woman Molly Madden made history on Tuesday, December 8th when she celebrated her 109th birthday with family and friends. Molly, who is Mayo’s oldest ever living person, celebrated her birthday in the Moyridge Nursing Home in Ballina with family and friends. This is another milestone for Molly who, in August this year, made history […]

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Achill Person of the Year 2015 shortlist announced

The nominations for this year’s inaugural Achill Person of the Year have been announced with three very worthy nominees selected for this year’s event which takes place in Gielty’s Bar, Dooagh on Saturday, December 19th at 8.30pm. Achill Person of the Year Award is a prestigious accolade bestowed on a member of the community who […]

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Mayo students selected for Primary Science Fair

Seven National schools in Mayo will be represented at The RDS Primary Science Fair in Dublin on January 7th to 9th 2016 when the students travel to the RDS to exhibit their projects. The RDS Primary Science Fair will take place both in Dublin, alongside the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition at the RDS, and […]

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Castlebar Mitchels’ Paddy Durcan named Mayo Senior Football Championship Player of the Year

Mitchel’s footballer Paddy Durcan was announced as the Mayo Senior Football Championship Player of the Year at the eleventh annual Mayo News/O’Neills Club Stars Charity Banquet in Knockranny House Hotel, Westport, on Friday. Durcan won the Willie McNeela Perpetual Trophy for his excellent performances for the County champions. Other winners include Hollymount/Carramore defender Padraig Feerick […]

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