Mrs Doyle tells GAA fans to Go On and Take a Break!

Mayo County Council Road Safety is undertaking an eye-catching initiative this Bank Holiday weekend ahead of the Mayo vs Donegal Super 8s game at Elvery’s McHale Park, by getting one of Irelands own most famous housekeepers to don the county colours as she never gets tired supporting road safety. Almost 25,000 people are expected for the […]

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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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Wild Atlantic Words short story competition

A short story competition to be judged by award-winning writers, Thomas Morris and Wendy Erskine is part of this year’s Wild Atlantic Words literary festival. The closing date for entries is Friday, August 30th at 5pm. Entry forms, along with a full list of competition rules and regulations, are available on the Mayo festival’s website, […]

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Does your dog have a licence?

Mayo County Council would like to advise dog owners that the Dog Warden will be in the following and surrounding areas over the next few months : CROSSMOLINA ACHILL BANGOR KNOCK & KILKELLY CASTLEBAR TOWN CHARLESTOWN ————————————————- Type of Dog licences and cost: Annual licence – €20.00 Lifetime Dog Licence for the duration of the […]

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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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Please don’t be a ‘Lane Hogger’ on the motorway

The road safety offices of Mayo and Meath County Council is using the opportunity of thousands of supporters travelling to Croke Park this Sunday to highlight road safety. A Previous AA survey of 20,000 motorists found that one in three could be caught out hogging the outside lane. Noel Gibbons, Road Safety Officer, Mayo County […]

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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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