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Six of the best for Mayo at LAMA awards nominations

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The All-Ireland finalists for the Community and Council Awards 2018 presented by IPB Insurance and LAMA (Local Authority Members Association) have been announced; the finalists will be representing their counties in Croke Park for the first time. For 12 years these awards have grown in popularity nationwide, celebrating communities and councils working together, but for the first time the event moves to Croke Park for the All Ireland final and will be aptly hosted by RTÉ’s national treasure, sports commentator Marty Morrissey.

Wild Atlantic Words rolls back into Castlebar

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Three new book launches, panel discussions, creative workshops, poetry and fiction will be central to a jam packed Wild Atlantic Words Literary festival which runs from this Wednesday, October 4 to Sunday, October 8 in Castlebar.  And the programme has something for every taste — children's events, young people's writing, history debates, sporting memoirs, culinary arts, hometown reminiscences.

Marty Morrissey wows the crowds at Knock

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Marty Morrissey made his debut appearance at the National Novena in Knock on Wednesday. The Basilica at Knock was packed to capacity and, following a short introduction from Fr Richard Gibbons, Marty came out to wide applause and looked right at home underneath the stunning apparition mosaic.

Knock gets ready for influx of pilgrims for annual novena

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The village of Knock is preparing for an influx of up to 120,000 to 150,000 people next week during the National Novena to Our Lady of Knock - which will run from Monday, August 14, to Wednesday, August 23. The annual novena at the Marian Shrine is one of the biggest events to draw people into the county each year and this year is no different. This year is the 40th year of the National Novena to Our Lady of Knock, the original intention behind the Novena was to recognise the unique role that Knock has to play in the life of the Irish church. The theme of this year's pilgrimage is 'Living Life to the Full' and there will be a number of guest speakers, and daily workshops along with services taking place over the nine days of the novena. Ceremonies will take place at 3pm and 8.30pm and workshops at 12 noon and 6pm each day.

Stars aligned for the opening of Forster Court Hotel

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The Forster Court Hotel may only have opened the Friday before race week, but with its recent refurbishments and perfect location just steps from Eyre Square and minutes from Shop Street, has meant it has already been home to a number of very well-known faces.

A match made in Supermac’s

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Supermac’s has announced this week that it is the new sponsors of The Marty Squad on RTÉ Radio 1. The show which returned to RTÉ Radio 1 on Sunday June 11 will air 6-7pm each Sunday.The Marty Squad, presented by Marty Morrissey and Brenda O’ Donoghue, takes a look at the weekend’s GAA action with guests and analysis. The show will travel across the country with outside broadcasts planned throughout the summer.

Garrycastle GAA Club variety show will bring Tearz to your eyes

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Garrycastle GAA Club are delighted to present Tearz in Your Eyes, a variety show with a difference.

Sport makes major impact on life of a teen

Sport has the power to change lives. The physical and mental benefits of playing sport from a young age are extensive, with individuals developing personal skills and qualities that are then carried into adulthood.

Cunningham saga leaves Galway senior hurling on the ropes

Seán Moran from the Irish Times stable of journalists is one of the most erudite and thoughtful people writing about GAA.

Lasting impressions with Oliver Callan

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HAVING KICKED off his latest Irish tour off with a packed Olympia Theatre gig recently, award-winning impressionist Oliver Callan is currently bringing his live music, satire, and comedy across the country sending up the top names in politics, sport, and entertainment. The Callan bus pulls into the Black Box Theatre on Friday November 27 at 8pm for what promises to be a laughter-packed evening.

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