Westport’s Keira becomes JCI Ireland President

New JCI National President Keira Keogh (centre, in black) with members of the Keogh and Noonan families at the Custom House Studios, Westport, where the Junior Chamber Ireland National and Mayo Presidential Inauguration events took place on Saturday last. Pic: Conor McKeown ‘Huge honour’ as chain bestowed at special ceremony in home town “Being JCI President […]

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Avail of free blood pressure checks this week across Mayo

THE Irish Heart Foundation’s Mobile Health Unit, sponsored by EUROSPAR, is coming to Mayo this week. (January 22-25th 2019)  The unit will visit: St Muredachs Cathedral Ballina, Mayo on Tuesday 22th from  10am – 3:45pm Castlebar Library on Wednesday 23rd from 10am – 4:45pm EUROSPAR Swinford on Thursday 24th from 10am – 4:45 pm Nurses will […]

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Inaugural Mayo Garda Youths Awards launched

 AN Garda Síochána has launched the inaugural Mayo Garda Youths Awards, held in association with SuperValu. The awards celebrate outstanding young people between the ages of 13 and 21 years who, by their presence, make their communities better places to live in. The nomination process is open to everyone, so if you know of a […]

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Urlaur made headlines in the New York Times

Urlaur Chruch will celebrate its 50th anniversary in May thanks to the audacity of a local nun and the generosity of a Jewish newspaper director. When US-based Sister Mary, formerly known as Margaret Cafferkey of Tullyganny, received a letter from Canon Hunt in her native Urlaur telling her of plans to build a church in […]

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