Author Sally Rooney. Photo by Jonny Davies.

Sally Rooney’s Normal People wins Book of the Year

Normal People, the critically acclaimed, prize-winning second novel by 28-year-old Irish writer Sally Rooney, has been crowned Book of the Year at the British Book Awards, or Nibbies, on Monday evening. The book, published by Faber & Faber, triumphed over formidable competition including Michelle Obama’s Becoming (Viking), which won two awards, Non-Fiction: Narrative Book of the Year […]

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Dermot & Dave Live @ The Royal Theatre, Castlebar

Today FM duo, Dermot Whelan and Dave Moore, have just announced a 10-date nationwide tour of their brand new hilarious comedy show, Dermot & Dave Live! Tickets Go On Sale This Friday At 11am. Having toured to full houses all over Ireland in 2016 and 2017, the radio duo once again bring their bonkers comedy […]

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Bealtaine Festival 2019 Launch

The launch of the Bealtaine Festival Programme 2019 and the exhibition ‘In the Making’ took place on Monday, April 29th in the Linenhall Art Centre. It was a wonderful event with many of the older artists themselves attending. The programme was launched by Cllr. Blackie Gavin, Cathaoirleach Mayo CoCo and the exhibition was opened by […]

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Baile an Salsa @ Christchurch, Castlebar

Baile An Salsa arrive at Christchurch Castlebar on Saturday, 4th of Mayo, bringing together an international mix of world-class musicians to deliver a phenomenal blend of Latin rhythms and traditional Irish Music – a fusion which they call “Salsa-Trad.” The musicians seamlessly blend their influences from Latin America, Europe and the United States to create […]

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The Hug For Charity – World Record Attempt in Castlebar

The Hug For Charity FOUR Mayo men, Stephen Rattigan, Brian Cawley, Nicky Kearney and Sean Conway, took part in a Guinness world records attempt for the longest group hug back in October 2017 and raised €4,400 for the Irish Cancer Society. Guinness officially recognised their world record. The group hug World Record which the team […]

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