National Museum of Ireland – Country Life Upcoming Events

Issued Wednesday August 21st 2019 UPCOMING EVENTS & ACTIVITIES AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF IRELAND – COUNTRY LIFE, TURLOUGH PARK, CASTLEBAR, CO. MAYO Bright new programme of Kitchen Power events The museum has just launched a programme of public events in association with the new, temporary exhibition Kitchen Power: Women’s experiences of rural electrification. The […]

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Men’s/Women’s Shed Funding 2019

In May of this year Minister Michael Ring TD, the Minister for Rural and Community Development, announced the provision of €500,000 to continue to support the work of Men’s Sheds groups throughout Ireland. This capital funding will enable individual Men’s Sheds to purchase equipment or to carry out minor works to improve their premises through […]

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Myles Gallagher named Cleveland Person of the Year

AT their recent Annual General Meeting, Myles C Gallagher was named as the Mayo Society of Greater Cleveland’s 2019 Person of the Year. He was raised in St Angela’s parish by his parents Myles F and Margaret, along with his siblings Mary Ellen (now Gavin, Fairfield, CN) and Collette Gallagher, Rocky River. He studied at St Edward High School and John Carroll University. Three of his […]

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Keem Bay ranked third in the world

ONLY a beach in the sun-soaked Caribbean and a beach in a Hawaiian paradise stood in the way of Achill’s Keem Bay of being ranked the world’s best beach. The island’s jewel has been ranked third by another prestigious travel magazine mere weeks after a leading travel magazine ranked Keem as the eleventh best beach in the world. In selecting their top 20 beaches in the world, Condé Nast […]

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Heritage Week 2019 in County Mayo

Immerse yourself in nineteenth-century Achill history; experience the Islandeady Rambling House at Jack’s cottage or a heritage Ceíli in Partry; take an eerie evening walk through Westport and hear the town’s dark historical stories; go whale watching at Downpatrick head. These are just some of the activities you can take part in during Heritage Week […]

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Major investment in Castlebar leads to 40 new jobs

Carraig Donn, the Westport based retailer of fashion, jewellery and giftware, have today announced plans to open a new retail outlet and warehouse in Castlebar. The company, which currently operates 40 outlets across Ireland, plan to open their latest store at Hopkins Road in the centre of the town next month and to establish a […]

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Belmullet Festival 15-24th August

The annual Belmullet Festival is organised around Lá an Logha ‘day of indulgence’ and over the years, has developed into a wonderful week of entertainment and activities for young and old, with special events for children and families.  Here is your guide to what’s on in Belmullet during the festival: Thursday, August 15th 2019 Lá an Logha […]

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