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Black pudding – the new superfood

It is official: black pudding has been declared a superfood for 2016, joining seaweed, black beans, avocado oil and birch water on the list.

Conference on mobile technologies in teacher education in city

Technologies to be used in the classrooms of the near future will be discussed at a major conference on teaching technology being held in the city this week.

Derelict sites coming back to the fore of attention for council

Mayo County Council is working its way through a review of the council's Derelict Sites Register since earlier this year and, according to council officials, the issue of derelict sites and getting them cleaned up and sorted is "coming back much more on the agenda".

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Westport United claim the title in style

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Westport United retained the Elverys Sports Super League title on Sunday thanks to a 7-1 win over Conn Rangers at the Sports Park. They had to come from behind as Johnnie Cocozzoa gave the North Mayo side an early lead. Westport Utd under the tutelage of John Brennan this season rallied and pushed 3-1 clear at the break thanks to goals from Mark McNally, Joe Lawless and Pat Fitzgerald. It was more of the same in the second half where they put on a show for the Westport faithful. McNally grabbed another along with goals from Jamie Fallon, Danny Scahill and David Hoban wrapping up a comprehensive win.

Newport footpath improvements to commence

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Works to replace the footpaths on Newport Bridge will commence within the next couple of weeks, according to Mayo Sinn Féin General Election candidate Cllr Rose Conway-Walsh, who raised the question at this week’s West Mayo Municipal meeting. 

Fab fortieth Westport Arts Festival starts next week

The 40th Westport Arts Festival kicks off next Wednesday, September 30, and this year’s festival features an eclectic mix of events for all ages across all art forms. The literary programme for this year’s festival includes the award-winning writer, John Banville, whose novel, The Sea, won the Man Booker Prize. There will also be readings from Donal Ryan, Martin Dyar, Geraldine Mills, and Orfhlaith Foyle. Dr Eimear O’Connor, art historian and author and curator, will give a presentation on Seán Keating and the Art of the Rebellion. The winners of the festival’s Poetry Competition will be announced at a special prize-giving evening of poetry and music in The Creel, featuring writer and singer-songwriter, Orlagh de Bhaldraithe.

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Mayo Rape Crises Centre AGM

Community Diary 04/09/15

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Newman Institute course

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The Men’s Community Initiative at Áras Inis Gluaire

 

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