World Cup winner Rose proud of her Achill roots

THE scorer of the winning goal in the FIFA Women’s World Cup is very proud of her Achill roots. Both her great-grandparents emigrated from the island to the US, where they were married in 1908.Rose Lavelle was one of the stars of the FIFA Women’s World Cup, scoring the decisive second goal in the United States’ 2-0 victory over […]

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Call for ideas for Social Inclusion Awareness Week 2019

Social Inclusion Awareness Week takes place from 14th-20th October 2019. This week follows on from similarly dedicated weeks held in 2017 and 2018 with lots of showcase events in many areas throughout the county. The aim of the week is to support and organise initiatives throughout the county that foster inclusion, equality and social connectedness. […]

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West Mayo – Top Things To Do – Mulranny

The beautiful, seaside village of Mulranny has been named Ireland’s Best Destination for Responsible Tourism and Ireland’s Best Small Tourism Town. The village is, unsurprisingly, a European Destination of Excellence, with friendly locals, its incredible environment and a plethora of hidden treasures. 1. With its spectacular views over Clew Bay, Mulranny is a popular stop […]

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31,854 visit Céide Fields

The Céide Fields in North Mayo attracted 31,854 visitors during 2018 ,according to figures released bt the Office Public Works (OPW), which runs the heritage site. Opened in the early 1990s, the vistors’ centre at Belderrig on the Atlantic coastline tells the story of the most extensive Stone Age monument in the World, consisting of […]

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Mayo Islands – Top 10 Things to Do – Inishturk

Rising from the Atlantic with steep, wall-like cliffs, Inishturk is a small, beautiful & unspoilt island nine miles off the Mayo coast. The tranquil and archaeologically rich island has been inhabited on and off since 4000 BC, and is home to a friendly, vibrant local community. 1. Ideal for snorkeling, scuba diving, sailing or kayaking […]

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