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Mayos take Dublin by storm at Yew Tree Ball

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A sparkling black tie affair last Saturday night in the Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin, saw the Mayo Association Dublin celebrate its annual awards gala, rebranded this year as The Yew Tree Ball.

Sr Maureen Lally is the winner of Mayo Person of the Year

Islandeady native Sr Maureen Lally has been named the Virginia Gallagher Mayo Person of the Year for 2018 by Mayo Association Dublin. She will receive the Virginia Gallagher Award at a gala presentation ceremony, The Yew Tree Ball, in Dublin's Ballsbridge Hotel on Saturday night, February 10. The adjudicators said Sr Maureen Lally through her quiet influence, relentless positivity, and loyalty has contributed much to our native county. In the words of one prominent academic with whom she has worked: "In a world where the loud and boisterous seem to reign supreme, we acknowledge and hail the work of a humble and reserved enabler, a true champion of the people."

Mayo schools debating competition a huge success

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The Mayo Schools' Debating Competition, organised by Mayo Association Dublin, sponsored by MAYO.ie and in association with Bank of Ireland, held its Grand Final in Trinity College Dublin on Saturday last. The motion for debate was "That this house is against independence for Catalonia’, which produced a lively debate, with speeches of exceptional ability on both sides.

Mayo Association Dublin launches inaugural schools’ debating competition

Mayo Association Dublin has announced the launch of the inaugural Mayo Association Dublin Schools’ Debating Competition this year for senior cycle students in Mayo, sponsored by MAYO.IE and in association with Bank of Ireland, Mayo.

Mayo Association Dublin elects new officers

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A new year in the life of Mayo Association Dublin was marked by the 2017 annual general meeting held recently in the Sandymount Hotel, Dublin 4. The new chairperson is Julie Doyle, the fifth female chair since the association's foundation in 1905. Another woman to take a position at the top table is Grace Heneghan, who will take over as secretary. They join Bernardine Walsh-Cummins (public relations officer), Michael Kealy (treasurer), Mona McGarry (president), Eddie Melvin (vice president), and Frank Fleming (honorary life president) who were reappointed to their offices for a second year.

Mayos in Dublin have their big night out

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The Mayo Association Dublin hosted their annual awards banquet in the Ballsbridge hotel, Dublin, last Friday night. Over 520 guests were in attendance at the event which saw Maria Walsh, former Rose of Tralee, act as MC on the evening.

Muintir Mhaigh Eo Atha Cliath award winners revealed

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Last night at The Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin 4, Muintir Mhaigh Eo Atha Cliath announced the award winners for the Mayo Person of the Year, Meitheal, and Young Mayo Person of the Year for 2017.

Mayo Associations plan big convention weekend in Belmullet

The Mayo Association World Convention from the April 29 to May 1 taking place in Erris offers something for everyone. Mayo Association Dublin invites people to meet the Canadian Ambassador, His Excellency, Kevin Vickers at the dinner on the Friday evening. Following the dinner, entertainment will be provided by the Sylvan Kelly School of Dancing from Ballina, a supremely talented group of dancers who are the current holders of three world titles and 47 world medals won at the 2016 World Irish Dancing Championships in Glasgow last month.

All systems go for Mayo World Convention on Mayo Day

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Muintir Mhaigh Eo Atha Cliath was delighted to see a large attendance of supporters and friends of the association gathered for the official launch of the 2016 World Convention which took place in Ireland West Airport Knock (IWAK), last Friday.

Tommy Griffith and Heros for Hospice win Muintir Mhaigh Eo awards

The winners of the annual Munitir Mhaigh Eo Mayo Person of the Year and the Meitheal award were announced last night at The Odeon in Harcourt Street in Dublin. The winner of Virginia Gallagher Mayo Person of the Year is Tommy Griffith, entrepreneur and CEO of PEL, while the recipient of the 2015 Mayo Meitheal Award is the Heroes for Hospice Ballina group who put on the Beyond the Barricades musical tour last year to raise money for hospice.

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