We all take for granted the 24-hour search and rescue service provided by the RNLI which has been saving lives at sea, including off the Co Mayo coast, since 1824. How vital a service the RNLI provides for free is clear when you consider that on average 25 people a week were rescued by RNLI […]
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A comic relief day put on by the staff of two Donegal companies has raised €11,000 for the RNLI stations in Ballyglass and Arranmore. The fundraiser was staged by the staff of Swan Net-Gundry – a world-renowned pelagic and white fishnet manufacturer based in Killybegs – and NettingDirect.com in Kilcar which makes handmade, quality nets. […]
When the sun shines I head to the Mayo coastline. My most recent excursion was to photograph Broadhaven Lighthouse, often called Ballyglass Lighthouse, located on the north-eastern tip of the Mullet peninsula at Gubbacashel Point.
Large crowds turned out at Ballina Quay on Sunday, June 14th, to enjoy an afternoon of Currach Rowing Races on the River Moy as part of the Coiste Lar na gCurrachai – All Ireland Currach Racing League.
The schedule of free workshops and cooking demonstrations at this year’s Westport Food Festival offers an informative and fun line-up for the weekend of 6th-8th September. The festival food village at the Octagon will be the setting for a series of free events on Sat. 7th September from 2-4pm. They include a session on Cooking […]