Mayo’s first autism summer camp gets underway this week

MAYO’S first autism specific summer camp gets underway in Manulla this week. Today (Tuesday) is the first of six mornings for the camp, which will be staged at Manulla FC. It will also run tomorrow (Wednesday) and Thursday of this week along with taking place on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of next week. It will run from 10am to 12.30pm each morning. Such […]

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Minister launches Irelands biggest 2019 MMTradfest in Mayo

The Fine Gael Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD from Westport, Mayo together with Ballina Senator Michelle Mulherin and the Deputy Leader of Fine Fail, Ballina TD Dara Calleary and local Councillor John O’Hara  helped launch this year’s Mayo Manchester Tradfest at the Fr Peyton Centre in Attymass in Mayo on Thursday […]

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Mayo & Donegal Road Safety Officers come together to urge supporters to ‘Park Smart – Park Safe’ ahead of crunch GAA clash

A huge turnout of more than 27,000 is expected on Saturday for the final Super 8 group game between Mayo and Donegal at Elvery’s MacHale Park, Castlebar, with an All Ireland Semi-Final place awaiting the winners. But the contest has created significant health and safety concerns due to GAA fans parking on the hard shoulder […]

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Mrs Doyle tells GAA fans to Go On and Take a Break!

Mayo County Council Road Safety is undertaking an eye-catching initiative this Bank Holiday weekend ahead of the Mayo vs Donegal Super 8s game at Elvery’s McHale Park, by getting one of Irelands own most famous housekeepers to don the county colours as she never gets tired supporting road safety. Almost 25,000 people are expected for the […]

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Westport man honoured in USA

Westport native Austin McGreal has been honoured with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the Brehon Law Society annual ceremony in Philadelphia. Austin McGreal (85), an attorney, is a founding member of the Brehon Law Society, a professional association organised to foster the profession of law among individuals of Irish ancestry. The society is comprised […]

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National Museum of Ireland – Country Life Upcoming Events

Issued Wednesday July 24th 2019 UPCOMING EVENTS & ACTIVITIES AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF IRELAND – COUNTRY LIFE, TURLOUGH PARK, CASTLEBAR, CO. MAYO Rockets and Robots The museum’s series of summer science workshops continues until August 8. Explore space travel and rockets each Tuesday afternoon from 1 to 3pm or robots of today and tomorrow […]

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Mayo Student Publishes Science Fiction Novel

IMPLOSION – an instance of something collapsing violently inwards – is the title of a new children’s book just self-published by a first year student in St. Gerald’s College, Castlebar, Muiris Ó Clochartaigh, who is aged 13, writes Tom Gillespie. He started writing the 213-page, 38 chapter book at the age of 10, when he […]

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