Hollymount International Road Race

The first Annual Hollymount Road Race took place on the 13th November 1966 and since then it has been a regular fixture on the International Racing Calendar. The 50th Hollymount Road Race took place on the 15th November with Matt Bidwell winning the mens race and Catherina McKiernan winning the ladies 6k race. The 51st […]

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Handel’s Messiah featuring – The RTÉ Concert Orchestra

The trumpet shall sound on 18 November in Knock with the Basilica’s inaugural performance of Handel’s Messiah, the world’s most famous and beloved oratorio, renowned for stunning choruses and arias. Following last year’s sell-out performance of the Concert for Peace, Knock Basilica is delighted to announce the return of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra to present […]

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Lough Lannagh, Mayo, Ireland, Things To Do, Whats On In, 2018, Night Time, Crough Patrick

Just outside the busy town of Castlebar…

Just outside the busy town of Castlebar is the fascinating lake of Lough Lannagh. The Lake is surrounded by an elegant walkway, part of the Great Western Greenway extending its path across the length of Ireland’s Atlantic coast between Westport town and Achill Island. This 1.9 km route includes a monumental bridge that lights up its course by night […]

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Foxford Riverfest Nature Festival

There is excitement building ahead of the 2nd Foxford Riverfest which takes place this month from August 28th until August 30th, and once again this nature festival will be celebrating the unique and diverse ecology that surrounds the north Mayo town. While some of this may not always be visible to everybody, the presence of […]

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Heritage Week in Cong

Heritage week in Cong runs from Saturday August 22nd to Sunday 30th August and this year the cong Moytura Heritage Society will be hosting two events to showcase the local heritage of Cong. On Sunday 23rd August at 3pm there will be a short walk and talk about the dry canal in the village of […]

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Culture Night MAYO 2015 – REVOLVES AROUND YOU!

Culture Night 2015 will take place on September 18th and plans are afoot to make the night a memorable cultural experience for Mayo audiences, with a record number of twenty-eight cultural organisations and groups busily preparing varied programmes of activity for the evening. People of all ages across the county are encouraged to take advantage […]

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Comhaltas Fleadh na hEireann Mayo Winners

It was an exciting and successful weekend of completion, concert, ceilithe and sessions as the comhaltas 64th fleadh cheoil na heireann was celebrated by an estimated 400,000 throughout Sligo. The biggest event to have ever been Staged in Sligo. The organiser of the event estimate that the  attendance was up by Over 30% on the previous year. […]

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Transatlantic fibre-optic cable to come ashore at Killala

Transatlantic fibre-optic cable has come ashore at Killala A $300 million transatlantic cable has been brought ashore on Ross Strand in Killala. The fibre-optic cable, which will enable superfast internet connection is owned and operated by Irish company Aqua Comms and will run directly from Long Island in New York to Ross Strand. The cable is expected […]

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