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New community playground opened in Turlough

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Mr. Michael Ring T.D., Minister for Rural and Community Development, last Friday officially opened Turlough Community Playground at the National Museum of Country Life in Turlough.

John and Collette win in Turlough

Parke Keelogues Crimlin GAA in conjunction with Mayo AC, Mayo Mental Health Association, and the National Museum of Country Life hosted the fifth Annual Turlough 8k on Sunday last. Spring sunshine, snowdrops, a few early daffodils, and a bracing wind greeted the 270 plus participants who turned out to participate in the event.

€2 million boost for Mary Robinson Centre

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny this week confirmed that the cabinet had approved €2 millon for the proposed Mary Robinson Centre in Ballina. The centre which will be built in Victoria House in Ballina, Mary Robinson’s birthplace on the banks of the River Moy, will be Ireland’s first Presidential Archive. Mayo County Council had provided an initial €1.5 million package to purchase the house and included the site next door and the construction of a new annex on the site

Migrant Women — Shared Experiences

The Migrant Women – Shared Experiences exhibition is currently running in the National Museum of Country Life in Turlough House.  In this multimedia exhibition visitors meet migrant women who have made their home in Mayo in recent times.

Fulbright scholar and Notre Dame anthropologist joins GMIT as guest lecturer

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GMIT has announced that Fulbright scholar and University of Notre Dame anthropologist, Dr Deb Rotman, has joined the GMIT Culture and Environment programme as a guest lecturer for the 2015/16 academic year. Dr Rotman will collaborate with GMIT Mayo and UCD on her project, “Clachans and Cultural Landscapes of County Mayo, Ireland: Local History, Folklore, and Archaeology of 19th-Century Domestic Sites.”

 

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