ANDY COONEY RELEASES NEW SINGLE”MY ROSE OF BALLINROBE”

Andy Cooney’s recording “On The Eighth Day” continues to get major radio play in Country Music Ireland and beyond. “My Rose of Ballinrobe” is the second single release from Andy’s forthcoming CD to be released in October 2015.  The accompanying video was shot in June 2015 in Ballinrobe, County Mayo, Ireland and features Sean Keane (whistle), Kathy […]

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14 High Potential Entrepreneurs Commence New Frontiers in GMIT

A group of people with innovative start-up ideas have commenced the New Frontiers (Phase II) entrepreneurship programme delivered by GMIT at its Innovation Hubs in Galway and Mayo. The group’s  business ideas span the Information Technology, Business Services and Retail sectors. The 14 participants from Galway and Mayo are Eamon Crosby, whose start-up idea Britebiz […]

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First phase of visitor access facilities at ‘Wild Nephin’ – Ireland’s First Wilderness Project, officially opened

Minister of State with Special responsibility for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring TD with pupils from Scoil Nephin National School at the opening of new visitor facilities at the Wild Nephin project, County Mayo The new visitor facilities at Wild Nephin, which is a joint project between Coillte and the National Parks and Wildlife Service, […]

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The Mayo coastline looks incredible in this LÉ Orla photo

AS PART OF a mission to map the Irish coastline, geographers from Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSI) have been getting dropped onto isolated headlands and islands in the Atlantic Ocean by Air Corps helicopters. The outings provide vital data for Operation Baseline, a project to modernise maps for Irish territorial waters. The LÉ Orla, which also […]

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