The 2013 Darren Langdon Memorial Tournament was held at sun-drenched Kilmurray soccer pitch on Saturday 28th September. Boys and Girls from Kilmurray, Ballina Town, and Kilglass Enniscrone served up a feast of football for all those present. At the interval tea, sandwiches and refreshments were served by the ladies committee of Kilmurray. After a hard […]
Popular Bangor Erris singer, Decky Rock, has released one of the better Mayo team songs in the run-up to Sunday’s All Ireland finals. The song, ‘Without Hawkeye’, in support of the Mayo senior and minor football teams, is proving to be very popular on YouTube. The number of hits are growing by the day as […]
TG4 will be showing a new documentary on Sunday next, September 15th, at 8 pm, telling the story of the Mayo football team and the ‘curse’. Entitled ‘Mayo God Help Us’ the TV show will feature interviews with two of the team from ’51 along with Anthony Finnerty who played in the 1989 All-Ireland Final. […]
In what has become an annual event, a group of motorbike enthusiasts will take to the roads on Thursday, 25th April to raise funds for life-saving equipment for Neo-Natal Intensive Care Units and Special Care Baby Units in hospitals from Letterkenny to Limerick including Mayo General in Castlebar.
Western Care Association is delighted to announce details of Rhythms in May, a variety concert that will take place in the McWilliam Park Hotel, Claremorris on Thursday, May 2nd next.
Music lovers in Ballina are in for a real treat when the Moy Singers put on their annual Spring into Song show in aid of local charities. The popular community choir will perform an eclectic mix of songs from Simon and Garfunkel, Abba and Queen, to Leonard Coen, the renowned Irving Berlin, Irish classics, and a […]
Rehab is calling on swimmers in Mayo to dive in and sign up for the annual Rehab Swimathon which takes place in local pools across the country from 16 – 23 March 2013. Rehab is calling on people to make a splash by swimming 1km as individuals or as part of a team while raising […]
Jimmy Deenihan TD Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht will this evening (Monday 11th February, 2013) officially open an exhibition of the original drafts by Maurice Walsh of the iconic story ‘The Quiet Man’ in the Seanchaí Writers Museum, Listowel, Co. Kerry.
The crime of metal theft strikes at the very heart of the Community and has become a significant security and safety concern for An Garda Síochána, businesses, utility providers, rail transport and the general public. The impact of metal theft on both the public and business communities has prompted the Gardai to develop a proactive […]
The Ford Focus retained its title as Ireland’s top selling car in the 2013 January sales period. Total car sales for the month were 17,293, down18.8 percent on the same period last year, according to figures released by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI).
A GMIT Maths and Computing student, Adeel Gilani, has become the first winner in the new ‘AppMeUp’ competition for professional and student developers announced by Microsoft and Acer.
The Minister for Education and Skills, Ruairí Quinn, has launched new “Guidelines for Developing Textbook Rental Schemes in Schools” in Presentation Primary School, Warrenmount, Dublin 8. The Guidelines provide practical advice to primary and post-primary schools on how rental schemes can be established and operated.
Latest figures for Retail sales show a slight increase during the fourth and final quarter of 2012, according to Retail Excellence Ireland’s (REI) Irish Retail Industry Performance Review Q4 2012.
After several years of advocating the ISPCC were awarded a European Daphne grant as well as funding from the Department of Children and Youth Affairs to set up a Missing Children’s Hotline during 2012. The ISPCC has great expertise in offering listening services due to its 24/7 Childline service setup in 1988.
IT Sligo is to host the annual WSCAI Intervarsities Tournament next month, the top event in women’s college soccer, boosting the Institute’s reputation as an expanding centre of sports development.
Fine Gael Dublin Senator and Seanad Spokesperson for the Arts, Catherine Noone, has praised the decision to invest €20 million in the refurbishment of the National Gallery, describing it as a welcome boost to the Arts community. The project is expected to create around 300 jobs during its lifetime.