Local News

Thousands to flock to Croagh Patrick for Reek Sunday

Fri, Jul 25, 2014

Upwards of 30,000 pilgrims are expected to flock to Croagh Patrick on Sunday for the annual Reek Sunday pilgrimage on the holy mountain. While the thousands of pilgrims make their way up the mountain, the Mayo Mountain Rescue team will be co-ordinating a massive effort on the ground to ensure that any climbers who get into difficulty on the mountain will be quickly taken off the slope.

Talking Politics

Deputy Mulherin rejects claim Taoiseach should have promoted more women

Fri, Jul 18, 2014

Mayo Fine Gael deputy Michelle Mulherin has played down any suggestion that the Taoiseach should have elevated at least one woman from the backbenches to a junior ministerial role.

Everyone’s invited: President of Castlebar Chamber Sylvester Jennings recently made a presentation of jerseys and jackets emblazoned with the logo ‘Castlebar - Everyone’s Invited’, sponsored by Castlebar Chamber, to the GAA team at GMIT Mayo campus. 
Photographed, from left, are: James McArdle, vice president, GMIT Mayo Student's Union; Sylvester Jennings, Castlebar Chamber; Michael Feeney, GMIT Gaelic Men's team manager; Frances Toner, Castlebar Chamber; Con Murphy, incoming president, GMIT Mayo Student's Union, and Mark Duffy, outgoing president, GMIT Mayo Student's Union.

Community Diary

Community Diary

Fri, May 09, 2014

WIAO summer barbecue

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