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County council to hold special meeting to deal with backlog

Mayo County Council will host a special meeting on Thursday April 29 at 10am to clear the backlog of items on its agenda. Cathaoirleach of the council, Cllr Damien Ryan, proposed the holding of a special meeting after it was resolved to adjourn the April meeting of the local authority at 5pm last Monday, as a mark of respect to Cllr Frank Durcan after the recent death of his brother John, and to prepare for a civic reception that was being held by the council for the US Ambassador Mr Kevin O’Malley that evening in the council chamber.

‘Life led me away from writing another novel until now’

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Percy Bysse Shelley once famously declared that “poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world”. While he may have been boosting his own profession with the remark, history furnishes quite a few examples of authors who were actual legislators.

Glenlo Abbey Hotel appoints Rory O’ Sullivan as general manager

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The five-star Glenlo Abbey Hotel in Galway has announced that Kerryman Rory O’Sullivan is to be the new General Manager.

Mountbellew/Moylough win first minor title since 1968

Mountbellew/Moylough were too good for Salthill/Knocknacarra in the county minor final played on Sunday at Tuam Stadium. The black and amber men cruised home by 1-9 to 0-6.

Tickets on sale for Jedward's Castlebar show

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Tickets are now on sale for Jedward's live show in Castlebar this October.

Newport celebrates royal links with Grace Kelly Film Festival

By Frances Toner

Dance the night away at Hotel Newport

Hotel Newport is set to jive, swing, and hop this weekend and every weekend as it is kicking off its new weekly social dancing tonight (Friday).

Boy airlifted to hospital after Clifden crash

A seven-year-old boy has been recovering in hospital after being airlifted from the scene of a car crash in Clifden this week.

AIT graduate design show opens

The graduate design show at Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) was officially opened last Friday evening May 23 by renowned illustrator David Rooney.

Dimitra Xidous - keeping bees and meeting Leonard Cohen

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THERE WAS a fine turnout The Crane Bar last Saturday afternoon for the launch of Dimitra Xidous’s debut poetry collection, Keeping Bees, published by Doire Press.

 

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