Mayo students win sports scholarship awards

THREE Mayo students have received Sport Scholarship Awards at Dublin City University. The scholarships were awarded to the following students in recognition of sporting excellence in the 2016/17 academic year: Jonathan Doherty, Ballina, received his sports scholarship award for excellence in golf. Jonathan attended St. Muredach’s College, Ballina, and now studies athletic therapy and training […]

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A Mini invasion is getting underway

WESTPORT House is set to see an invasion of Minis, old and new, this week as the 2017 Mini International Festival gets underway from  May 25 to May 29. Described as a Mini Electric Picnic, the event is expected to attract close to 3,000 fans and 1,200 Mini cars, which will be proudly presented by […]

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Mayo barrister is appointed Circuit Court judge

Leading Mayo barrister Eoin Garavan has been appointed a judge of the Circuit Court. A son of Ann and the late Judge John Garavan, Pontoon Road, Castlebar, he served for a number of years as an elected member of the former Castlebar Town Council. Mr. Garavan’s appointment is one of a number of judicial appointments […]

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Mayo sings this May

MAYO will be in full voice over the next few days with more than 1,400 singers taking part in the sixth Mayo International Choral Festival. Songs and choral pieces from many genres, including jazz, pop, folk, sacred and gospel music, will make Mayo a Mecca for all music lovers from today (Wednesday, May 24) until […]

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