Ceide Coast Among Finalists Announced for EU Competition for Best Tangible Cultural Destination in Ireland

Fáilte Ireland today announced the three Irish finalists of this year’s EDEN (European Destination of Excellence) competition to find the destination in Ireland which has best used its local tangible cultural assets to grow visitor numbers. EDEN is an EU project promoting sustainable tourism development across the European Union and is held every two years […]

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Mayo Blackface Group breathes new life into western hills

Mayo Blackface Group breathes new life into western hills – Agriland Preserving farming in rural areas, particularly those located in remote pockets along the western seashore, will be a challenge for the Irish agricultural industry and policy makers going forward. However, this isn’t a new problem. Historically, the west has suffered from internal migration and […]

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Thousands of stinger jellyfish cover Achill beach

The remnants of Hurricane Gert brought some unwelcome visitors to Achill with an infestation of stinging jellyfish washing ashore on Keel beach. Tens of thousands of small jellyfish have covered the sand on the popular Blue Flag beach in the last number of days with onshore winds from the tail-end of Hurricane Gert washing them […]

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Msgr John Delaney honoured with a Mayo Diaspora award

IT was an evening to cherish for Msgr John Delaney when he was honoured in Claremorris recently with a Mayo Cherishing the Irish Diaspora Award. Tommy Joe Duffy of the Mayo based group presided at the presentation in the Dalton Inn Hotel. Msgr John, a native of Farmhill, Crossboyne, Claremorris, celebrated his golden jubilee in […]

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