Shrule and District Vintage Club are holding their Fifth Annual Rally in Castlehacket Estate, Belclare, Tuam, on Saturday and Sunday, June 8th and 9th.
Archives for May 2013
An exhibition of paintings by eight final-year art students in the GMIT Mayo campus will open in GMIT’s St. Mary’s Hall, Castlebar, on Friday, 7 June, 6.30pm.
The valuable work carried out by volunteers in County Mayo that so often goes unnoticed was highlighted during National Volunteering Week which took place this year from Monday 13th May to Sunday 19th May.
The hugely popular Mayo traditional music summer show ‘The Legend of Gráinne Mhaol’ returns for its fifth successive season at Hotel Westport with the first show on June 3rd.
Inclement weather conditions didn’t curb the enthusiasm of gardening folk at the launch of the Clew Bay Garden Trail at Connacht Gold Garden Centre, Westport, on Saturday 18th May.
Ashford Castle in Cong has been sold for an undisclosed price to the UK-based Red Carnation Hotel group who say they will grow the workforce and also embark on a a refurbishment programme that will “restore this illustrious hotel to its former glory”.
Businesswomen of all walks enjoyed a morning of inspiration in Ballina on Thursday 16th of May at the “Support4Growth” mentoring clinic, coordinated by lead partner Galway Chamber, in partnership with Sligo Chamber and the Enterprise Europe Network, and supported by the European Commission. The clinic, which was opened by Galway Chamber CEO, Michael Coyle, commented […]
The Reserve, a seven-piece Castlebar-based band, is releasing a new CD, ‘Come Home for the Gathering’, to raise funds for the Western Care Association’s Home-share projects. Two members of the band, David Tuomey and Kelvin Frain, write the band’s material and have also been involved in some very successful fundraising projects that have helped fund […]
Manchán Magan is the Mayo County Council Writer in Residence 2013, Mayo County Council Arts Office has announced.
The recently announced Nephin Wilderness Project formed the backdrop to The Wilderness in Modified Landscape Conference in the Castlecourt Hotel, Westport. This innovative project will deliver a dedicated wilderness of forest, mountain, bog, river and lakes in the Nephin Beg Range. This project arose following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the […]
The C & C Cellular Mayo Track and Field Championships were held in Claremorris Athletic Track at the weekend. Large crowds of boys and girls travelled to Claremorris to compete in various athletic disciplines.
Westport restaurant, Sol Rio, is celebrating after winning the 2013 Kids Size Me award for the Connaught region at this year’s prestigious Restaurants Association of Ireland (RAI) Irish Restaurant Awards.
Network Mayo is hosting an evening with Women for Election on Thursday, May 23, at 7.30pm, in Aras an Chontae, The Mall, Castlebar.
For the second year running Mayo Centra will enter a team in the An Post 8 day Rás and this year the riders are all members from the Western Lakes Cycling Club.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has welcomed the announcement by NUI Galway President, Dr Jim Browne, that Galway University Foundation and NUI Galway are to invest €2 million to support clinical training facilities for medical students at Mayo General Hospital as part of the Mayo Medical Academy initiative.
Award-winning garden designer and TV presenter, Leonie Cornelius, will launch the Clew Bay Garden Trail 2013 in Connacht Gold Garden Centre, Westport, on Saturday, 18th May, at 12 noon.