Mayo Native Awarded MBE

Major Declan John LYNN A Mayo native was yesterday awarded an MBE by Queen Elizabeth at Windsor Castle for his work as a Major in the British army in Afghanistan. 36 year old Declan Lynn from Station Road Balla was awarded  the honour for his leadership in a 13 month operational tour of Afghanistan. Major Declan […]

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Mayo Day’s Flagship Event in Castlebar

On Sat. May 2nd, the whole world joins in a celebration of Mayoness with International Mayo Day. This is the first annual celebration of this day that will take place from Manchester to Niagra Falls, from Boston to Chicago, from Melbourne to Sydney, all over Ireland but especially here in County Mayo. In Castlebar, a […]

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Birds Euroshow Funfair makes a welcome return to Castlebar

Birds Euroshow Funfair makes a welcome return to Castlebar this month in association with Castlebar Boxing Club. Ireland’s largest travelling funfair will open on Friday April 24th at Castlebar Military Barracks and run until Sunday, May 10th . With a line-up of attractions which includes two rollercoasters and a host of top thrill rides, Birds […]

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Lá Mhaigh Eo 2015

Tá Lá Mhaigh Eo socraithe le bheith ina cheiliúradh ar chontae Mhaigh Eo agus gach a mbaineann leis i bpobail a bhfuil nasc acu leis an gcontae ar fud an domhain. Ar 2 Bealtaine 2015 beidh an deis ag muintir Mhaigh Eo, i gcéin is i gcóngar, na buanna uile atá ag an gContae forásach, […]

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Michael Longley At The Mary Robinson Centre

An Evening in Mayo with Michael Longley, presented by The Mary Robinson Centre, will feature the poet reading his Mayo poems.  For over 40 years, Longley has been a regular visitor to west Mayo, and in that time has written many poems set in, and inspired by, the county.   Described by Seamus Heaney as […]

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Mayo team to face Donegal on Sunday is named

  The Allianz Football League is in it’s last round of games  this weekend. Mayo will need a  victory over Donegal to try and secure a League Semi-Final spot.  Mayo’s Management Team have made just one change to the team from that which was beaten by Cork by a single point last Sunday in Pairc Ui Rinn. […]

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Mayo and Sligo Launch Pieta House Darkness into Light 2015

Cora Staunton Mayo Ladies GAA, Kevin Molloy Electric Ireland, Tommy Fleming Irish Singer, Joan Freeman founder of Pieta House & Evan Regan Mayo GAA player at the Mayo and Sligo launch of Darkness Into Light, Pieta House’s flagship fundraising and awareness event. Darkness Into Light will take place in Ballina, Westport, Shrule and Sligo. The […]

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