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Mayo Firefighters honoured for long service at National Fire Service Awards

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Thirteen Mayo firefighters with a combined service record of 270 years, were honoured at the National Fire Service Awards in Dublin on Thursday last.

Celtic Flames bring their magic to Westport

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Celtic Flames present their spectacular show of music, song and dance in The Town Hall, Westport on Saturday, August 12 at 8pm. Celtic Flames is an exciting 24 piece mixed music group, based in Galway and ranging in ages from six to 60, who play and perform a quality eclectic mix of traditional Irish music, song and dance fused with a more contemporary idiom. Formed originally as a ten piece group in 2011, it has grown to include the top young talent to emerge from the west of Ireland in recent years and their mission is to entertain.

The Wood Burning Savages @ Monroe’s Live

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“JUST HAD my head blown off by the awesome Wood Burning Savages. Recordings to date don't even begin to convey their live firepower.”

Work on west’s first crematorium to start within months after site gets green light

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Ballinasloe is to be the location for the first crematorium in the west of Ireland, following a decision by An Bord Pleanala to grant full planning permission for the facility at Garbally Demesne, alongside the N6 old Ballinasloe-Loughrea road.

A clean chimney is a safe chimney

“A clean chimney is a safe chimney,” is the motto of local chimney sweep Paul Bordiss. With winter well and truly arrived there is nothing more cosy than cuddling up in front of a roaring fire be it coal, turf, or wood. However it has been statistically proven that more chimney fires occur at this time of year than at any other time. Out-of-use blockages and accumulated soot can combust unknown to the home dweller, resulting in a possible fire service callout. This generally costs four times the price of getting a chimney cleaned, not to mention potential smoke and water damage to interiors.

Gardaí appeal to reduce forest fires in 2012

Under certain circumstances, and based mainly on tradition, the burning of land to clear scrub and other unwanted vegetation has become an accepted practice. Gardaí want to emphasise the threat that land and forest fires present to people’s lives and property. It is the responsibility of every member of the community, particularly those living near wooded areas, to comply with the legislation and undertake burning in a controlled manner. In addition, members of the community should make themselves aware of the necessary precautions relating to controlled burning by contacting the local fire services for advice or visit

Celebrate the new you with a firewalk or glasswalk

How would you like to harness the true power of your mind and ignite effortless and lasting change in your personal life and the lives of others? Would you like to create more opportunities and success than you can handle and lead others in the same direction? And then on graduation, you can prove your new beliefs and the extraordinary power of you mind by celebrating with a firewalk or glasswalk.

IFA and gardaí warn against spring-time bog and forest fires

A lot of public and private land was destroyed in Mayo last March and April due to bog and forest fires.

Taxi drivers and bar staff to walk on hot coals

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On September 24, Galway taxi drivers, from Galway Taxis in association with staff from O’Connells Bar, Eyre Square Galway will walk on red hot coals in an effort to raise €20,000 for Cancer Care West.

Transform your life and then walk on fire

A new eight-week course in self empowerment due to begin in Tuam next week offers attendees a new approach to empowerment — participants will take part in a firewalk at the end.

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