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The undisputed highlight of Westport Food Festival and the social event of the year is the gala Mid-Summer Banquet in the glorious surroundings of Westport House.
Water Babies is taking bookings for the summer term, starting in May and running for 10 weeks.
Tim Husbands is just a few weeks into life as the chief executive officer of Westport House and Hotel Westport and he is enjoying life in Westport so far.
Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, confirmed last Friday that the Hughes family has now successfully completed the acquisition of Westport House and estate from the Browne family. In February 2016, the family placed the historic house and estate on the market, having owned it for generations. The estate has been overseen in recent years by the personal representatives of the late Jeremy Browne Lord Altamont, namely Con Casey of LHM Casey McGrath accountants and Dermot Furey of Gartlan Furey solicitors.
Aware, Ireland’s leading organisation providing support, education and information services around depression and bipolar disorder, today announced that the new Relatives and Friends Programme will be available to the people of Mayo this October. The free programme, six hours over the course of four weeks, aims to provide helpful information about depression and bipolar disorder, provide practical advice, and address the challenges faced each day when supporting a loved one experiencing depression or bipolar disorder.
The annual celebration of gastronomy that is Westport Food Festival takes place from Friday, June 23, to Sunday, June 25. The organisers are promising a programme with something for all ages, from mini chefs right up to fully fledged foodies. The highlight of the busy festival weekend is an exclusive Midsummer Banquet at Westport House. Fittingly, Westport House was the location for the launch by Michael Ring, Minister of State for Regional Economic Development.
On Friday morning, the Browne family confirmed that it has agreed with Westport House and Estate's administrators on the sale of the historic landmark in Westport. In February 2016, the family had reluctantly agreed to the sale of Westport House and Estate. They impressed upon their advisers that the best way to secure the future of this jewel in the crown of Mayo tourism was to attract an investor who would purchase the historic property and fulfill the plans and ambitions of the late Lord Altamont Jeremy Browne, the 11th Marquess of Sligo, to develop the estate as an integrated tourist attraction. The new oweners of the properites is local business family the Hughes who own Hotel Westport and Portwest.
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The flagship event of this year's Westport Food Festival which runs from Friday June 24 to Sunday June 26 is The Banquet which takes place on Friday June 24 at 7pm. The Banquet is a "celebration of Mayo food" and will be held in Hotel Westport where a host of local chefs will combine their talents to create a fabulous four-star course feast for the senses. The feast will be followed by music and dancing late into the night.
Mayo County Childcare Committee and the Mayo Early Intervention Service held a very successful seminar in Knockranny house hotel Westport last month. The seminar was entitled 'Early Years Inclusion Day' - Practical ways to include all children'. Dr. Geraldine French , the noted specialist in early childhood education gave an inspiring key note address to begin the day. Over 120 early childhood care and education practitioners then attended three workshops for the rest of the morning.