Lough Carra book launch

Fri, Mar 27, 2015

Dermot Fadden and Noel Brett, Castlebar, admired some of Lynda Huxley’s photographs at the recent launch of a book all about Lough Carra by nature conservationists Chris and Lynda Huxley, in the Linenhall Art Centre, Castlebar. Photo: Michael Donnelly.

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Youth volunteer celebrated

Fri, Mar 27, 2015

Laura Beston, Mount St Michael Secondary School, Claremorris, met Brent Pope when she collected her Pramerica Spirit of Community Award, which honours top youth volunteers in Ireland. Also photographed is Andrea McBride, Pramerica Systems Ireland.

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Community Diary

Fri, Mar 27, 2015

A fundraisng two day clothes and book sale in aid of children in Moldova will take place in St Anne’s Boxing Club, Westport tomorrow Saturday, March 28 and Sunday, March 29. Doors open at 10.30am both days, with new stock added each day.

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Poet Michael Longley to give Ballina reading

Fri, Mar 13, 2015

One of Ireland’s foremost comtemporary poets, Michael Longley, is to give a special reading of some of his ‘Mayo poems’ in the Ballina Arts Centre, on Friday, April 10.

For more than 40 years, Longley has been a regular visitor to west Mayo. In that time he has written many poems set in the county.

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Remarkable Mayo stories shared

Fri, Mar 13, 2015

The Mayo Genealogy Group is working on a new project to celebrate 101 extraordinary Mayo people.

The genealogy group is compiling a new directory of 101 Mayo people with remarkable life stories and the project will be officially launched tomorrow (Saturday) at the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life in Turlough Park, Castlebar, at 2pm.

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New website for Knock Shrine

Fri, Mar 13, 2015

Knock Shrine has launched a sleek, new website to showcase the pilgrimage centre to the world.

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Community Diary

Fri, Mar 13, 2015

Will you become a Big Brother or Big Sister

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Community Diary

Fri, Mar 06, 2015

Church gate collection for multiple sclerosis

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Opening of Giving Voice exhibition

Fri, Mar 06, 2015

Reflections: Young Anya Bourke Mullaney views the impressivie exhibits at the recent opening of the Mary Robinson Giving Voice exhibition presented by The Mary Robinson Centre in Ballina Library. Photo: Henry Wills

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Doodle4Google finalist

Fri, Mar 06, 2015

Five-year-old Karen Steel from Cloghans Hill NS is one of three semi-finalists from the school in the Doodle4Google 2015 competition.

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National Tree Week at Lough Lannagh

Fri, Mar 06, 2015

Mayo County Council and Castlebar Tidy Towns organised a tree planting ceremony at Lough Lannagh on Monday for National Tree Week.

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JCI launches Outstanding Young Person Awards

Fri, Feb 27, 2015

Do you know an outstanding young person? JCI Mayo has launched its annual Outstanding Young Person of the Year Awards in association with the Mayo Advertiser and AIB. Pictured at the awards launch were Michael Marigliano (Mayo Advertiser), Lindsey McComb (Mayo Advertiser), Frances Toner (Mayo Advertiser), Keira Keogh (JCI Mayo, president), Deborah McAndrew (JCI Mayo), Laura Cuffe (AIB) and Colm Gannon (Mayo Advertiser). Photo: Michael Donnelly.

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