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Quay Bar and Brasserie at The Lodge at Ashford Castle

Situated on the outskirts of the charming village of Cong, The Lodge at Ashford Castle is the ideal destination for those seeking a cosy hideaway retreat which is still close to the heart of everything the region has to offer. Only 40 minutes' drive from Galway and neighbouring Westport and Connemara, the hotel is superbly located for an adventure of exploration or an opportunity to simply sit back, relax, and completely unwind.

A 'positive and uplifting' book about death

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DEATH IS one of the very few experiences everybody will have. It is looked on with fear and suspicion, and is rarely, if ever, welcomed as a subject of conversation.

Ring and Naughten launch €2 million crackdown on illegal dumpers

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The Minister for Rural and Community Development and TD for Mayo, Michael Ring TD, and the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten TD today announced a €2 million crackdown on illegal dumpers.

Achill getting All Shook Up over musical

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Achill Island is getting ready to get All Shook Up as the Achill Musical and Dramatic Society get ready to stage their second musical this week.

Hearth Project up and running in Mayo

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The Hearth Project in Mayo — which brings art into the homes of older people who are isolated geographically or restricted for other reasons — has received funding from Healthy Ireland for 2018. Each participant is visited by a skilled artist who is experienced in working with older people. The artist travels to the home of the older person weekly and facilitates a one to one workshop there.

Laoise Kelly to hit the right note at TradFest

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Laoise Kelly from Westport will perform at St Werburgh’s Church on Saturday, January 27, at 1pm as part of TradFest 2018. Laoise, now living on Achill Island, is regarded as the most significant harper of her generation.

Laoise Kelly to hit the right note at TradFest

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Laoise Kelly from Westport will perform at St Werburgh’s Church on Saturday, January 27, at 1pm as part of TradFest 2018. Laoise, now living on Achill Island, is regarded as the most significant harper of her generation.

Achill getting ready for the return of international harp festival

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Achill International Harp Festival returns to Achill Island over the October Bank Holiday Weekend of October 27 to 30 showcasing the finest exponents of contemporary harp playing representing various styles, genres, and musical cultures. The festival is not only celebrating the harp as our national instrument and emblem, it is showcasing the instrument in its international context, with performers from South America, France, Scotland, and Ireland.

Swedish tourist market targeted for Wild Atlantic Way

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Husband and wife media team, Malin and Reine Hefvelin, freelance writers for Res and TT travel magazines in Sweden, have arrived in Ireland this week via Shannon Airport, on the new SAS flight from Stockholm, to learn more about the Wild Atlantic Way as attempts intensity to highlight the Galway tourism market in Scandinavia

Heinrich Böll Association presents wonderful evening of music and talk

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The Achill  Heinrich Böll Association presents a reading from In My Own Light by composer Raymond Deane, followed by a concert featuring two of his important compositions on Saturday, August 12 at 8pm in St Thomas’s Church, Dugort, Achill Island. Booking is advised. Tickets are available on Achill Island and online at www.boll100.ie/summer-concert-2017.

 

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