Ballina’s Marie Keogh invited to attend the Dublin Web Summit

Dublin’s Web Summit is on from 4th-6th November. Marie a qualified secondary school teacher of geography and philosophy, has been pursuing a career in media and journalism in recent years. It was her entrepreneurial success with her company croi8 Productions and Actors Agency that got her the invitation to the Web Summit in Dublin.She is […]

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Westport’s Hughes family hit the road for Dublin City Marathon

30 members of the Hughes family, from Westport crossed the finish line in this year’s Dublin City Marathon. The record-breaking family had decided to fund raise in memory of a family member and they handed over €46,000 to ‘On the Road Again’, a personal development programme that began in Galway four years ago.

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President Higgins officially opens new Claremorris Family Resource Centre

President of Ireland Michael D Higgins performed the official opening of Claremorris Family Resource Centre. “A truly functioning community is one which understands the importance of reaching out to all of its people, offering support, advice and a way forward,” said President of Ireland Michael D Higgins last week, when he performed the official opening […]

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Turlough News

Local News from Turlough, Mayo’s Heritage Village Turlough News Turlough Harp Turlough Harpist, Brenda Grealis, will be the accompanist in a major a fundraising concert which will take place in aid of Aisling Neary T.e.a.m. Nepal on October 26, featuring Annette Griffith, John Staunton and local singer harpist Brenda Grealis. Please support this great fundraising […]

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Find out more how to use Social Media to promote your club

Sign up for the 2014 Social Media Seminar for Sports Clubs in the Mayo Education Centre, Old Westport Rd, Castlebar on Wednesday 12th November. Find out more how to use Social Media to promote your club !     Following on from a previous hugely successful seminar in 2012 Mayo Sports Partnership is calling all […]

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Inaugural Meet Mayo event to feature on Irish TV

The inaugural Meet Mayo event which took place in the Breaffy House Sports Arena recently will feature on Irish TV – Sky 191, Freesat 400, Eircom eVision 191 and online on www.irishtv.ie The inaugural Meet Mayo event which took place in the Breaffy House Sports Arena recently will feature on Irish TV – Sky 191, […]

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Westport is Best Railway Station in Connacht

Westport beat of stiff competition from Ballinsloe and Carrick-on-Shannon to scoop the Connacht award. Westport Iarnród Eireann staff were in Inchicore last week to pick up their award for being the Best Railway Station in Connacht.  This is another accolade for the Westport station as last year they scooped the overall Best Station Prize. The […]

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‘On the Strength of a Ten Bob Note’ by Joe Kennedy

The memoirs of Joe Kennedy ‘On the Strength of a Ten Bob Note was launched in Manchester Chorlton Irish Club. Sir Alex Ferguson, former manager of Manchester United Football Club joined a sell out crowd at the launch of Joe Kennedy’s book ‘On the Strength of a Ten Bob Note’, The book which tells the […]

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2014 World Convention of Mayo Societies

The inaugural 2014 World Convention of Mayo Societies was held in Cleveland,Ohio. Here’s a selection of some of the video highlights of the event. 2014 World Convention of Mayo Societies The Mayo Societies are probably the strongest of all the Irish County Associations, having Mayo Societies as close to the county as Galway, Sligo and  Dublin to Manchester, […]

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