Galway couple fined for dumping rubbish in Mayo

Fri, Oct 10, 2008

Two people from Claregalway were convicted and fined at Ballinrobe District Court this week after a number of rubbish bags which they disposed off in Mayo were detected by the litter warden.

Read more ...

Westport to host Turas na mBan

Fri, Oct 10, 2008

The town of Westport is to host Turas na mBan, a weekend dedicated to celebrating the journey of women, which takes place in the Knockranny House Hotel on Friday and Saturday October 17 and 18. This is the third successive year of this event, and on Friday evening the proceedings will get under way with music, dancing, singing, wine tasting, and oysters.

Read more ...

Advertisement

President praises community effort in Newport

Fri, Oct 10, 2008

The presidential motorcade was greeted by hundreds of flag waving children from the Holy Family National School last Tuesday morning in Newport as it turned up towards Cuan Modh Day Care. After passing under a banner that traversed the Main Street welcoming the President to the town, showcasing the pride the town had in welcoming Ireland’s first citizen to their town. The community sprit that was shown by the locals was echoed and welcomed by President McAleese when she spoke at the official opening of the centre, where she remarked on the hard work and commitment put in by all the locality in getting the centre off the ground from an idea to the facility it is today.

Read more ...

Mayo community groups commended by President

Fri, Oct 10, 2008

President Mary McAleese commended community groups in Mayo this week for “creating space in their lives to grow their communities”.

Read more ...

Foxford musician wins major All-Ireland title

Fri, Oct 10, 2008

Foxford man Stephen Doherty (19), son of Tommy and Christina Doherty, Currinara, Foxford, was awarded first place in the senior All–Ireland wooden flute competition and second place in the melodeon category at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann, which was held in Tullamore, County Offaly, recently.

Read more ...

Like to party? So do we!

Fri, Oct 10, 2008

Established in May 2007, All Affairs Catering Hire has proved to be a much needed service for the people of Mayo.

Read more ...

Control of River Moy harbour transferred to Mayo County Council

Fri, Oct 10, 2008

The responsibility for the control and operation of the River Moy harbour in Ballina has been formally transferred from the harbour authority to Mayo County Council, announced Fianna Fáil TD Dara Calleary.

The transfer of power to the county council is in keeping with Government policy for non-commercial regional ports.

Read more ...

Celebration and commemoration as Peace Park is opened

Fri, Oct 10, 2008

Years of hard work and determination were recognised earlier this week when President of Ireland Mary McAleese officially opened the Mayo Peace Park and laid the first wreath to remember Mayo's fallen in wars across the globe. Tuesday's ceremony was the culmination of over nine years of work by chairman of the Mayo Peace Park committee Michael Feeney. From what started as a letter to a newspaper and on to a war remembrance Mass in 1999, nine years of work by Mr Feeney and his committee culminated with the official opening this week.

Read more ...

Government’s plans for WDC are ‘out of order’

Fri, Oct 10, 2008

The Council for the West has rejected as “out of order” any Government moves to subsume the Western Development Commission into Enterprise Ireland.

Read more ...

Man with blade found trespassing on premises

Fri, Oct 03, 2008

A 26-year-old man who was found trespassing at the rear of a premises at Moneen appeared before Castlebar District Court this week.

Read more ...

GARDA BULLETIN

Fri, Oct 03, 2008

Three injured in collision

Read more ...

Mayo Abbey man competing in World Street Style competition

Fri, Oct 03, 2008

Mayo man Laurence Murphy will battle it out this Saturday in Dublin at the Red Bull Street Style Irish qualifier event for his chance to represent Ireland at the world finals in Brazil in November.

Read more ...

E-paper

Read this weeks E-paper. Past editions also available from within this weeks digital copy.

 

Page generated in 0.2749 seconds.