I visited the Céide Fields Visitor Centre near Ballycastle last week for the first time since it opened in 1994 and was delighted to rekindle my interest in North Mayo’s fascinating history of human settlement – one of the earliest settlements by humans on the island of Ireland. The pyramid-shaped Céide Fields Visitors’ Centre now has […]
The 2013 Fleadh Cheoil Mhaigh Eo will take place in Swinford on the weekend of 10th, 11th and 12th May.
Six Mayo students have won top prizes in this year’s 59th Texaco Children’s Art Competition. In the 14-15 years age category, first prize of €450 was won by 15-year-old Shania McDonagh from Mount St. Michael Secondary School, Claremorris, for her work entitled ‘Denis’. No stranger to the competition, this is the fourth year in succession Shania […]
Maureen Burke from Haverhill in Massachusetts has been in touch to seek help in finding her long lost cousins in Newport, County Mayo. Maureen would like to get in touch with her Moran cousins for an upcoming Family Reunion on June 1st 2013 in New Hampshire, USA. Maureen explains: “Over the past 27 years, although I’ve […]
An Taisce’s National Spring Clean campaign is about to kick off in County Mayo with groups organising clean-up events throughout the county in the coming weeks. The National Spring Clean campaign is Ireland’s largest anti-litter initiative organised by An Taisce and funded by the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government.