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Walk from Murrisk to Louisburgh

Janet's Walk will take place on April 25 Murrisk to Louisburgh. The walk is in aid of Mayo Cancer Support Association.

A great weekend of walking in Mayo

All thoughts of the long cold winter were banished when the first days of spring coincided with the start of the 2011 Croagh Patrick Heritage Trail (CPHT) Walking Festival.

Murrisk an ‘example to every community’

Westport Electoral Area councillors have congratulated the community in Murrisk on its recent win in the Pride of Place Competition, with director of services Joe Beirne commending the work carried out by the development association in Murrisk.

Walk in Murrisk

The Tóchar Valley Ramblers will be meeting for a free guided walk of Murrisk tomorrow (Saturday) at 10.30am.

Mayo communities scoop three Pride of Place awards

Murrisk, Westport and Crimlin in Mayo were honoured for their community efforts this week in the annual Co-operation Ireland All-Island Pride of Place Competition.

Get outdoors for Wild Child Day

When was the last time you or your kids climbed a tree, collected bugs or made a den in the garden? This Saturday is your cue as National Heritage Week kicks off with Wild Child Day (August 21).

Famine commemoration a great success

A successful series of cultural events took place locally in the week leading up to the National Famine Commemoration in Murrisk. The organising committee of these events would like to thank all those who attended the events throughout the week and made voluntary donations to famine relief totalling almost €2,000.

Pilgrim walk

Take part in a unique 22 mile pilgrim walk on Saturday May 29 as the Tochar Phádraig Pilgrim Walk takes place.

Mayo ACs golden couple Mc Hugh and Conway first home in Craughwell

In the second race of the Galway 5km series held in Craughwell, husband and wife team TJ McHugh and Catherine Conway finished first in the men’s and women’s race. TJ finished in first place with a time of 16.25, just ahead of Timmy Glavey also of Mayo AC with Jason Broderick of Craughwell AC back in third. In the ladies’ race Catherine finished well ahead of Stephine Fahy from Tuam in second place.

Famine exhibition

As part of the national famine commemoration, Mayo County Library has produced an exhibition on this tragic period of Irish history.

 

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