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Ballina man named Young Farmer of the Year

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Ballina man Sean O'Donnell was named the FBD Young Farmer of the Year at an awards ceremony in Bantry, Cork, last night.

Olwen Fouéré wins major award at Edinburgh Fringe for riverrun

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West of Ireland artist Olwen Fouéré, star of the play riverrun, has been awarded The Herald Archangel Award, one of the most prestigious awards of the Edinburgh Festivals.

Olwen Fouéré wins award at Edinburgh fringe

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A THEATRE show produced by, and which premiered at the Galway International Arts Festival, has been impressing audiences at Edinburgh, where it also scooped an award.

Sixteen lots to go under the hammer today at DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard’s summer auction

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Today (Thursday) will see leading local property agent DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard host its fourth series of auctions for the year. Today’s proceedings will see 16 lots coming to the auction floor and promises to be a busy and exciting afternoon for both buyers and sellers. The auctions, which take place in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Lough Atalia, at 3pm, can also be viewed live online at or

Official opening at new Newport activity park

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The new Greenway Activity Park in Newport is officially open.

Athenry’s Friendly Farmer is rising star of 2014

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Ronan Byrne of the Friendly Farmer based near Athenry won the top prize in the ‘‘Rising Star of 2014’’ category at the first Zurich Farming Independent Farmer of the Year Awards, sponsored by Teagasc.

Mayo farmer awarded Nuffield Scholarship

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Mayo farmer Sean Coughlan has been awarded a prestigious Nuffield Scholarship. The internationally-acclaimed scholarship, which is sponsored by Aurivo, was awarded by the Nuffield Ireland Farming Scholarship Trust.

Migrant children less likely to attend university because of education system

The headline on last week’s story ‘NUI Galway study shows non-migrant children have less chance of college’ contained a typographical error and should have read ‘migrant children.’

Final touches going into St Patrick’s Day parades plans

The preparations for the St Patrick’s Day parades are well underway across the county. The county town will see its parade take place a day early this year due to Castlebar Mitchels involvement in the All Ireland Club Final in Croke Park on St Patrick’s Day.

Castlebar St Patrick’s Day parade to take place on Sunday

The Castlebar St Patrick’s Day parade will take place on Sunday March 16 it has been announced. The date of the parade had been in question following Castlebar Mitchels progressing to the All Ireland Senior Club Championship football final, which takes place on St Patrick’s Day in Croke Park.


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