National Science award for St Joseph’s students

Fri, Dec 09, 2016

A second year science class in St Joseph's Secondary School, Castlebar, has been announced as the overall winner in the National Saffron Science Competition for 2016. This year, entrants were asked to create a three minute video around the question 'How science and technology can make managing transportation safer? 

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St Colman's students receive Pope John Paul II awards

Fri, Dec 09, 2016

Students from St Colman’s College, Claremorris, received their Pope John Paul II awards in Knock Basilica recently. It was a wonderful night of celebration of all the great work done by so many young people across the Archdiocese of Tuam over the past 12 months.

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Full time and night time courses available at Westport College of Further Education

Thu, Sep 22, 2016

Westport College of Further Education are pleased to announce the autumn night class schedule for 2016. This year they are offering Level 5 FETAC/QQI accredited courses in Agricultural Mechanics, Graphic Design, Boom Sprayer Pesticide Application (Evenings or Saturdays), Digital Photography, Beekeeping, Nutrition, Barbering and level six Web Design. 

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Cycle safety campaign launched

Fri, Apr 01, 2011

The Road Safety Authority has launched a national campaign to raise awareness of road safety among cyclists.

Cyclists are at risk when using the road, as these statistics from the 1997-2010 period show: One hundred and seventy eight pedal cyclists were killed; 444 cyclists were seriously injured; more than 67 per cent of road deaths among cyclists occurred during daylight hours and more than one third of fatal collisions with cyclists happened during summer months.

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Tenants can receive up to forty five per cent off house price

Fri, Apr 01, 2011

Local authority tenants, who have been residents for more than 10 years, have the opportunity to purchase their house in a new scheme, with up to 45 per cent off the house price available.

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Mayor presents awards to JobFit Castlebar participants

Fri, Apr 01, 2011

JobFit Castlebar this week celebrated the successful completion by participants of the training programme at an awards ceremony held at Breaffy House Hotel, where the Mayor of Castlebar, Councillor Ger Deere presented certificates.

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Mayo Sports Partnership launches annual funding scheme  

Fri, Apr 01, 2011

The board of the Mayo Sports Partnership has announced details of its upcoming Special Participation Grant Scheme for 2011. This scheme invites clubs and organisations which have sport/recreation as their central focus to submit proposals which would increase participation among target groups such as youth at risk, disadvantaged communities, unemployed, women, Travelling community, disabilities and ethnic minorities. This may include setting up new clubs or additional activities which would increase participation within existing organisations.  

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Vote of sympathy proposed

Fri, Apr 01, 2011

At Monday’s meeting, members of the Housing SPC proposed a vote of sympathy to senior executive officer Martin Keating on the death of his wife, Mary O’Grady.

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Castlebar launches credit union ‘Managing your Money in 2011’ series

Fri, Feb 18, 2011

Castlebar has played host to the launch and first leg of a series of nationwide personal finance meetings organised by the Irish League of Credit Unions. The event entitled ‘Managing your Money in 2011’ opened to a capacity crowd at the Harlequin Hotel last Thursday.

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Roads in ‘diabolical’ state in Westport area

Fri, Feb 18, 2011

Westport area councillors noted their dismay at the state of roads in the area following the extreme cold weather.

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Nineteen month sentence for 21-year-old for numerous offences

Fri, Feb 18, 2011

A 21-year-old Claremorris man who pleaded guilty to a number of charges including theft, criminal damage, possession of a weapon, drink driving, and buying alcohol for a minor was given a total of 19 months in prison at Claremorris District Court this week.

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Fine for man who stole four hubcaps

Fri, Feb 18, 2011

A Swinford man was given a €300 fine after he pleaded guilty to the theft of four hubcaps in Claremorris District Court this week.

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