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Celebrate our maritime heritage this summer

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Off the longest county coastline in Ireland, around scores of islands, as many lakes and along 100 rivers, the inhabitants of Mayo have taken to their boats and exploited our county's waterways in a sustainable manner for hundreds of years. That strong heritage is etched on our crest and is alive and celebrated today. Irish traditional boats in general took on distinctive regional characteristics and the designs of crafts were shaped by purpose, available materials and historical circumstances. Because of our geographical size, Mayo has been a focus of academics studying our many contributions to traditional boat typology.

O’Donnellan & Joyce to hold the west of Ireland’s largest property auction next week

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Thursday June 8 is set to be the busiest day for Galway auctioneering firm O’Donnellan & Joyce, as it hosts the largest auction ever held in the west of Ireland. Auctioneer Colm O’Donnellan said the team “are busy with final open viewings and enquiries” for their list of more than 80 properties to go under the hammer.

O’Donnellan & Joyce to hold the west of Ireland’s largest property auction next week

Thursday June 8 is set to be the busiest day for Galway auctioneering firm O’Donnellan & Joyce, as it hosts the largest auction ever held in the west of Ireland. Auctioneer Colm O’Donnellan said the team “are busy with final open viewings and enquiries” for their list of more than 80 properties to go under the hammer.

O’Donnellan & Joyce to hold the west of Ireland’s largest property auction next week

Thursday June 8 is set to be the busiest day for Galway auctioneering firm O’Donnellan & Joyce, as it hosts the largest auction ever held in the west of Ireland. Auctioneer Colm O’Donnellan said the team “are busy with final open viewings and enquiries” for their list of more than 80 properties to go under the hammer.

One in a million lobster finds a new home in Achill

The Achill Experience, aquarium and visitor centre on Achill Island has checked in a new and very rare guest – a white lobster. The Marine Institute said such a specimen is extremely rare and very unusual to Irish waters. A genetic mismatch means that the lobster is not the traditional dark blue colour.

One in a million Lobster – finds a new home in Achill

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The Achill Experience, Aquarium and Visitor centre on Achill Island has checked in a new and very rare guest – a white lobster. The Marine Institute said such a specimen is extremely rare and very unusual to Irish waters. A genetic mismatch means that the lobster is not the traditional dark blue colour.

Architects take in the sights of Westport

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The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) has marked Westport’s 250th birthday with a free public talk and guided walk of the town last Saturday. Led by Simon Wall (Westport town architect), a group of culture seekers learned about Westport’s urban regeneration over the past two decades, during which time Westport experienced its largest building programme since Georgian times.

Easter fundraising concert for Westport Town Hall

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Local musical protégée Richard Hughes neatly combines his Westport 250 celebration with the rediscovery of Westport composer Jane Anne MacDonnell in a gala fundraising evening at Westport Town Hall. The programme includes Jane Anne MacDonnell’s Quadrilles, the premiere of Richard Hughes composition celebrating Westport 250 and music by Mozart and Haydn. The entire proceeds of the night are in aid of the Town Hall. This exceptional musical evening takes place on Easter Sunday, April 16, at 8pm.

Excitement as stages leave the mainland

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After much deliberation on the running order of competitors, the entry list was released last Saturday night in the lead up to the Óstán Oileán Acla, Connacht Print And Signs, Mayo Stages Rally which takes place this coming weekend. Entries are still coming in for this motorsport spectacular and Mayo and District Motorsport Club is looking forward to welcoming some 80 crews in addition to the numerous motorsport fans who will be descending on Achill Island.

Achill gears up for first musical

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Excitement is building up in Achill with just  a week to go before the staging of the Achill Musical and Dramatic Society’s first production.The cast and crew of the society are putting the final touches to their first musical, I Have a Dream before the curtain raises for their stage debut on Friday February 17.

 

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