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Heritage Week event in Mount Temple venue

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As part of Heritage Week 2018 the local community in Mount Temple have organised a heritage evening in the marquee in Egan’s Pub on Thursday August 23 at 7pm.

New course to examine contribution of engineers to culture and heritage

Engineers Ireland West Region (representing engineers in Galway, Mayo and Roscommon) will host an exciting course in GMIT during February and March 2017 which will explore the contribution of the engineering profession to the development and protection of our culture and our heritage, with a particular focus on local heritage.

Plaque to honour 1916

A plaque to commemorate the local people who were involved in the 1916 Rising is to be erected in John Count McCormack Square.

Heritage events continue

Heritage week continues in Galway with a programme of events organised by the Galway Civic Trust.

Councillors give go ahead for new car park at Bartraw beach

The elected members of the West Mayo Municipal District gave their approval for Mayo County Council to proceed with its plans for the development of a new car park along with drainage and ancillary works for Bartraw Beach, Thornhill, Murrisk, at their March meeting this week. The item was proposed by Cllr Christy Hyland and seconded by Cllr Brendan Mulroy.

heritage grants application open

The Heritage Council has announced that €600,000 will be allocated to heritage projects under its 2015 Community-based Heritage Grants Scheme. The grants will aid in the continuing conservation and development of Irish heritage through the support of local community-based groups.

Westport celebrates St Patrick in style

Westport has a jam-packed programme of free events planned over four days to celebrate Ireland’s patron saint in the shadow of his holy mountain this St Patrick’s weekend.

Code of practice for Croagh Patrick

A discussion seminar will take place in Murrisk regarding the development of a code of practice for Croagh Patrick on Thursday December 5 in The Tavern, Murrisk.

Mulranny wins Fáilte Ireland tourism award

Mulranny won the Best Small Town award at the 2013 Fáilte Ireland Tourism Towns awards, which were presented in Dublin on Thursday afternoon.

Influential American tour operators eye Mayo

A group of influential American tour operators visited Mayo recently. They followed an action-packed itinerary, which also took in Galway, Sligo, Donegal, Belfast, and Dublin. These tour operators are responsible for making the travel arrangements for a range of large groups across the United States – including choral, pilgrimage, Christian heritage and educational groups. Their fact-finding visit was a fantastic opportunity to showcase what Mayo and Ireland has to offer such groups. They enjoyed a tour of Westport House before visiting the Croagh Patrick Visitor Centre and the National Famine Monument in Murrisk. Carefully selected and invited here by Tourism Ireland in New York, the itinerary for the tour operators was designed by Fáilte Ireland.

 

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