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The Fr Patrick Peyton’s CSC Memorial Centre, Attymass was one of the charities presented with a cheque of €13,500 following the sell-out event Notre Dame, A Welcome Home; Pep Rally in the O2 at the end of August. More than $150,000 (€121,500) was raised and eight charities were presented with cheques of €13,500 by Miriam O’Callaghan and Neil Naughton of Glen Dimplex, at a presentation in O’Connell House.
Manchester's newly formed Manchester-Mayo Tourism and Business group have joined forces with tourism groups in and around Ballina to stage a special festival for the 2013 Gathering project called the 'Mayo-North Gathering'. The proposed festival was launched in Attymass at the Father Peyton Centre yesterday (Thursday). It will be part of the Manchester-Mayo Gathering which will have festival hubs in Ballina and Attymass, but it is hoped that other parishes and surrounding towns will get involved in the initiative which hopes to boost tourism all over the north Mayo area.
An Austrian man who failed to remain at the scene of an accident was before Ballina District Court on Tuesday where he was disqualified from driving for a year by Judge Patrick Durcan.
Community and voluntary organisations in Mayo are holding events to encourage people to make the switch to digital TV as part of the Reach Out and Switch Over week from June 25 to July 1. They are providing information and advice to people on how they can switch to a digital TV service before the analogue signal is turned off on October 24.
BreastCheck, the national breast screening programme, is encouraging women aged 50 to 64 to avail of their invitation to attend for their free breast mammogram in the BreastCheck mobile digital screening unit located in the grounds of the Cathedral Car Park, Ballina.
Mayo and Manchester have joined forces to promote tourism in the west of Ireland. The marketing team behind Mayo County Council’s diaspora website: www.mayo.ie have joined forces with Lawrence Hennigan from the Manchester Mayo Tourism and Business group, and the marketing manager of www.manchesteririshfestival.co.uk. Hennigan, whose parents come from Attymass parish, just outside Ballina, said: “We are staging a Manchester-Mayo weekend to officially launch our group at the festival, and a whole series of Mayo events will be taking place to promote all things Mayo in Manchester.”
At a recent event in the Pontoon Bridge Hotel, Councillor Michael Burke, Cathaoirleach, Mayo County Council, made presentations to nine community groups which participated in a local heritage and living landscape course, organised by Mayo County Council and North East Mayo Leader Partnership Company, and supported by the Heritage Council.
Dara Calleary TD has welcomed the announcement of renewal of contracts for a number of services provided under the Community Services Programme in Mayo.
The Fine Gael General Election selection convention will take place on Sunday December 5 in the TF Royal Theatre, Castlebar.
Members of the Castlebar ICA (Irish Country Women’s Association) guild met for a celebratory dinner at the Welcome Inn hotel earlier this month to mark 60 years on the go.