Polranny, Mayo

Polranny poised for greenway-extension opening

The extension of the Great Western Greenway into the heart of the Polranny village on Achill will be opened in the next fortnight. The Greenway currently ends roughly 1.5km short of the entrance to the island, forcing users to join the main R319 road to complete their journey onto Achill. This part of the road […]

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Thousands attend Handel’s Messiah at national Marian shrine

A sell-out audience of over 3,000 people from all over Ireland, the UK and further afield attended an epic performance of Handel’s Messiah on Saturday, November 18, at Knock Basilica. The concert’s audience included both the Apostolic Nuncio, His Excellency Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo, and the Most Rev Michael Neary DD, Archbishop of Tuam. The […]

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Men on the Move wins Chambers Ireland Award

Mayo Sport Partnership has won its third award for its Men on the Move initiative, beating off stiff competition from Cork, Fingal and South Dublin County Council. The programme won the award in the Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards in the ‘Best Health and Well being’ category. The health and exercise initiative is […]

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Paper, Light, Shadow exhibition travels across Mayo

An innovative exhibition with art works made by teenage Syrian refugees travels to Claremorris Library this week. The exhibition entitled Paper, Light and Shadow will open in Claremorris Library on Wednesday evening. The artists of this travelling exhibition are a group of teenage Syrian refuges who recently resettled in Mayo. Throughout late July and August […]

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