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Centenary of Spanish Flu outbreak in Mayo to be remembered

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A special talk exploring the devastating impact of the Spanish Flu outbreak in Mayo 100 years ago, will take place on Tuesday, September 11at the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life in Turlough Park, Castlebar, County Mayo.

Reminiscing in Athlone Library during Heritage Week

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The theme of Heritage Week 2018 was sharing stories and what better way than to have a cup of tea and reminisce in the Aidan Heavey library in Athlone!

Historic Fitzgerald books come home to Turlough Park

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A beautiful collection of 19th century books, including bound volumes of the famous satirical magazine Punch, has returned home to historic Turlough Park, now the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life.

Museum of Country Life to share travel poster collection online

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The National Museum of Ireland - Country Life has made a fascinating collection of early travel and tourism posters, used to promote Ireland in the infancy of the tourism sector here, available to view online for the first time. The posters form part of the National Folklife Collection and were previously on display at the museum in the exhibition Come Back to Erin: Irish Travel Posters of the 20th Century, which was curated by the late Dr Séamas Mac Philib.

Ruane to step away from politics leaving a hole for SF to fill in county town

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Sinn Féin Councillor, Thérèse Ruane has announced that she will not be contesting the next local elections and is to step down as a Mayo County Councillor at the end of this year. Ruane was first elected to Castlebar Town Council in 2009 having be co-opted on to the council to replace Noel Campbell, she subsequently won that seat in the next Town Council elections and in 2014 was elected a member of Mayo County Council in the Castlebar Municipal District getting 1,375 first preference votes and taking the third seat in the district. She was also part of two person Sinn Fein ticket in the 2011 general election where she was given 2,142 first preference votes.

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.

Bonamh Market comes back to Castlebar

Mayo Heritage Week agus Gnó Mhaigh Eo, will be bringing back, for one day only, the traditional bonamh and farmers’ market that took place for years on Rush Street, on Saturday next, August 26.

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Step back in time with the Bonamh Market in Castlebar

After the success of the last two years' Bonamh Market in Castlebar, the organisers are delighted to announce that this year will be a two-day event. The fun starts on the evening of Friday August 19 at 8pm with the Piggy Grand Prix, followed by live music. The market will take place once again in Rush Street. The market is being run in association with Mayo Heritage Week, the 1916 Commemoration, Gnó Mhaigh Eo, and by Craftworks Mayo to showcase the best of Mayo products.

Saturday Forum is off to the movies

Budding film producers take note. This week’s Saturday Forum, April 30 on CRC 102.9fm is off to the movies. Presenter Noel Campbell will be joined in studio by Orlagh Heverin, writer/director and assistant arts officer with Mayo County Council, and Keith Heneghan, photography graduate and filmmaker with Mayo based firm Arasure Visuals.

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