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Claremorris native and author Elizabeth Reapy has won the €10,000 Rooney Prize for Irish Literature 2017 for her debut novel Red Dirt. Red Dirt was published in June 2016 by Head of Zeus. The story takes place in Australia, telling the tales of three young Irish migrants escaping the collapsing economy at home. Surrounded by cheap drink and drugs, they make dangerous and impulsive choices — finding themselves in unfathomable situations.
The Radisson Blu Hotel is the place to be tomorrow afternoon for DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard's eagerly awaited September auction. Following a hugely successful July auction which saw a 98 per cent sales rate, the auction team are very excited about tomorrow's event and are, as usual, expecting a large turnout.
Irish Water has commenced work on a €0.6 million mains rehabilitation project which will ensure a more secure supply of water to businesses and residents in the Claremorris and Crossboyne areas. The works are being carried out by JRPH Ltd on behalf of Irish Water and in partnership with Mayo County Council and will take approximately 20 weeks to be completed.
Claremorris Chamber of Commerce has called on the Government to sanction the planned motorway between Galway and Mayo in its forthcoming capital spending plan. Ahead of the opening of the €550 million Gort-Tuam motorway, the business group said plugging Mayo into the motorway network would be a huge boost for regional development.
Gardaí are investigating a fatal collision involving a car and a truck on the N17 Galway to Sligo Road at Lisduff near Claremorris which took place on Monday, September 11 at approximately 12:30pm.
With a definite nip in the air and a return to some form of routine and normality for most people, September also sees the launch of DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard’s autumn auction. The company had a hugely successful July auction which saw local auctioneer James Heaslip, MIPAV, MCEI, who heads the DNG auction team, face a test of endurance to keep up with the onslaught of bids during a fast and furious auction.
The Education and Training Working Group of the Mayo Local Community Development Committee are organising an Information, Education and Training Supports Expo in the McWilliam Park Hotel, Claremorris, on Thursday, August 31, from 10am to 1.30pm. The aim of the Expo is to provide adults with information on the wide range of training and educational opportunities as well as information on the various supports and work placement programmes available to them. At the Expo there will also be workshops on self employment and returning to education and training.
Following a recent revamping of the station, Claremorris Community Radio has announced details of recruitment on several fronts. The award-winning station was the recipient of two major awards at the 2017 Craol Achievement Awards event held at the Falls Hotel, Ennistymon, recently.
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