Connecting with our Mayo’s in the US for St Patricks Day

Our Mayo County Council delegation were honoured to attend and participate in the St Patricks Day parade in Philadelphia on Sunday last with the Mayo Association of Philadelpia.  Particularly proud of our own Sean McMenamin who was grand Marshal of the 2019 parade. While in Philadelphia the delegation attended the launch of The Littus programme, […]

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Mayo GAA Players pay a surprise visit to Manchester

Mayo GAA players, Paddy Durcan and Diarmuid O’Connor paid a surprise visit to the Mayo owned Levenshulme Pub Company as part of their thirtieth year anniversary in Manchester. The life long United fans were invited over by Lawrence Hennigan the director of the company whose Irish roots stem from Attymass in North Mayo to watch […]

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Mayo natives feel brunt of polar vortex

Hailing from Erris, Henry Coyle is well used to winds that would cut through you but it’s nothing like the sub-zero chill he has experienced in Chicago in the past week. People have died, the city’s famous river has frozen over, thousands of flights have been cancelled, mail deliveries postponed, and people warned not to […]

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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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Mayo Famine Girls Memorial to feature on iMayo TV

A FILM made around events to commemorate 137 orphan girls sent to Australia from Mayo during the Great Hunger of 1848-50 will be aired on iMayo TV worldwide on Sky channel 455 on Thursday, January 17 at 7pm, with repeats on Saturday, January 19 at 8pm, and Tuesday, January 22 at 12.30pm. The events were held during a weeklong memorial in Ballina in October 2018, […]

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