Mayo County Council welcomes Green Flag awards for six Mayo parks

Mayo County Council welcomes the awarding of six prestigious recognised Green Flags for the county. The Jackie Clarke Collection Heritage Garden, Ballina, and Turlough Park were both announced as winners at an awards ceremony in Maynooth University. Two Community Gardens in Mayo, Ballina Karen Community Garden and Kilmaine Community Garden, the North Mayo Heritage Centre […]

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World Cup winner Rose proud of her Achill roots

THE scorer of the winning goal in the FIFA Women’s World Cup is very proud of her Achill roots. Both her great-grandparents emigrated from the island to the US, where they were married in 1908.Rose Lavelle was one of the stars of the FIFA Women’s World Cup, scoring the decisive second goal in the United States’ 2-0 victory over […]

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West Mayo – Top Things To Do – Mulranny

The beautiful, seaside village of Mulranny has been named Ireland’s Best Destination for Responsible Tourism and Ireland’s Best Small Tourism Town. The village is, unsurprisingly, a European Destination of Excellence, with friendly locals, its incredible environment and a plethora of hidden treasures. 1. With its spectacular views over Clew Bay, Mulranny is a popular stop […]

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Mayo Islands – Top 10 Things to Do – Inishturk

Rising from the Atlantic with steep, wall-like cliffs, Inishturk is a small, beautiful & unspoilt island nine miles off the Mayo coast. The tranquil and archaeologically rich island has been inhabited on and off since 4000 BC, and is home to a friendly, vibrant local community. 1. Ideal for snorkeling, scuba diving, sailing or kayaking […]

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Crooked Trad @ Matt Molloy’s Yard Bar, Westport

The place to be on a Saturday evening in Westport is Matt Molloy’s Yard Bar as Crooked Trad perform their weekly gig. Be prepared to sing and dance as you will hear traditional music and songs as well Crooked Trad’s take on well known contemporary songs of various genres. For an electric atmosphere, great craic […]

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Seán Keane in Concert @ Westport Town Hall Theatre

Featuring Pat Coyne, Fergus Feely, David Doocey & Stephen Doherty   After an unprecented 10-night sellout run in the summer of 2017 and a subsequent sellout run in the summer of 2018, Seán Keane will bring his very popular concert to Westport Town Hall theatre every Thursday commencing July 4th to August 29th. Seán will […]

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The Pride of Place Competition 2019

The Pride of Place competition is in its 17th year. It is a key community initiative of Co-operation Ireland working along with local authorities. The purpose of the competition is to acknowledge the work being done every day by communities all over the island of Island, Founder of the Pride of Place initiative, Tom Dowling, […]

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Mayo teen through to national junior baking finals

Jessalyn Jennings, Brickens Foróige Club, who is through to the Aldi Foróige national junior baking finals. REGIONAL baking finals are taking place throughout Ireland this month as young baking enthusiasts compete to become Ireland’s National Junior Baking Champion in a competition held by Aldi and youth development organisation Foróige. Jessalyn Jennings, age 13, from Brickens […]

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