Huge crowds celebrate Mayo Day in New York

A HUGE crowd turned out at the site of the Irish Hunger Memorial in New York last Saturday to ensure that Mayo Day was marked in style, with all those present marvelling at the stone cottage that was brought from Attymass to America a number of years ago. With so many Mayo natives in the […]

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Two county Mayo primary schools have been named regional finalists in the annual Our World Irish Aid Awards

Two county Mayo primary schools have been named regional finalists in the annual Our World Irish Aid Awards, which is the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s flagship global citizenship programme for primary schools. Pupils and teachers from St. Dymphna’s Special School, Ballina and Mayo Abbey National School, Claremorris will showcase their projects alongside those from 13 other […]

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Mayo Day international celebrations

  Thanks to all for sending in there photos, showing us where they will be celebrating #MayoDay. Swinford Killasser were the first Mayo.ie team to play in Gaelic Park New York this week. Source: Tanya Whyte at the base and top of Acroplis !! Source: Stacey Dwyer, Manchester getting her green and Red out for match on […]

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Temporary Road Restrictions in Castlebar on Sun 5th May for 10th Mini Marathon

Castlebar is gearing up to welcome women from all over Ireland for the 10th Western People West of Ireland Women’s Mini-Marathon on Sunday 5th May. The mini marathon, reaching a significant 10th anniversary milestone, is expected to attract 1,500 participants of all ages and abilities. Along with supporters, families, children and friends it will bring […]

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Mayo Day / The Big Hello! Weekend Community Events

Happening over Mayo Day weekend, The Big Hello! is going to be a weekend of community celebration. In addition to our flagship #MayoDay event at The National Museum of Ireland – Country Life on Saturday, May 4th, check out some of the Big Hello events happening in local communities around the County. Castlebar Municipal District: Michael […]

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Mark My Words – Poetry and Art at Mayo Day

A partnership between, Mayo Arts Service, Mayo Day, Mid-West Radio and Poetry Ireland’s Poetry Day Ireland and Writer in Residency programme. During March and April, Mayo Arts Service and Mayo Day in partnership with Poetry Ireland provided a poetry and art workshop to four primary schools in the Castlebar Municipal District, Co. Mayo. Over a […]

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Celebrating Film At Mayo Day 2019

This year Mayo Day celebrates ‘The Mayo Word’ in its many forms.  Part of the celebrations will focus on film and filmmakers, who have been inspired by Mayo, it’s landscape and its people. Mayo Day in partnership with Film Mayo and Clare Island Film Festival are set to bring you a selection of short films, […]

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Community Enhancement Programme 2019

Mayo Local Community Development Committee, working with Mayo County Council on behalf of the Department of Rural and Community Development invites applications for inclusion in the Community Enhancement Programme 2019. The programme is targeted towards enhancing community facilities for individuals and communities that are impacted by disadvantage as identified in the Local Economic Community Plan. […]

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