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Mayo towns to have broadband connectivity on par with Hong Kong and Tokyo

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An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, yesterday launched a joint venture between Vodafone and the ESB that will see one gigabit broadband being delivered to 10 towns around the country including Castlebar and Westport.

US Ambassador remembers Westport grandparents during Mayo visit

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Of all of the many hundreds of treasures and interesting artefacts on display in the Museum of Country Life, Turlough, it was a simple, scuffed, tin teapot that most enthralled the United States Ambassador to Ireland, Kevin F O’Malley, when he visited the museum on Monday.

Personal stories bring human face of ISPCC work to the fore

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Last Friday morning, the ISPCC in Mayo hosted a launch of its outcomes for its work in 2014. The charity provides a wide ranging sweep of services to both parents and children throughout the county. While these events can be fact filled, but unmemorable affairs, the personal stories told by users of the services that they provide, outlined in crystal clear words the work that is carried out by the ISPCC in Mayo and the effect it has on those who use the service.

Parent and toddler group Castlebar

Operation Get Active Mayo is up and running

To coincide with this year’s Operation Transformation the Mayo Sports Partnership made a call for communities, clubs, groups throughout the county to get involved in a five week activity campaign. More than 25 groups have registered with the partnership, with the campaign kicking off locally with the five Mayo Operation Transformation Walks in Ballina, Belmullet, Castlebar, Claremorris, and Westport on Saturday last.

Parent and toddler group Castlebar

Parent and toddler group Castlebar

Mayo properties snapped up at latest Allsop Auctions

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Three apartments at Spencer Manor, Castlebar, a 31-bedroom hotel in Geesala, and a 4.5 acre parcel of land on the Newport Road at Carrabeag, Castlebar, were among the 10 Mayo properties snapped up at the latest Allsop Space Auctions in the RDS Dublin on December 9 and 11.

Lights going on in Castlebar

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Castlebar will be lit up in all of its festive glory next Friday (November 28) at 5pm.

Kavanagh Group raises more than €100k for hospice

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Staff of the Kavanagh Group recently celebrated the huge feat of raising over €100,000 as a part of their Help Us Help Others campaign for the purchase of the site for new hospice facility in Castlebar. The funds were presented to the Mayo Roscommon Hospice at a special event in The Wyatt Hotel. The money was collected through the tireless efforts of the management, staff and communities of Kavanagh’s SuperValu Westport, Castlebar, Claremorris and Kiltimagh. The significant donation will fund the purchase of the site for the new hospice care facility in Castlebar.

 

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