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The Woodlands BNI group, which is made up of 15 business people from Kiltimagh and surrounding areas who work together to build the local economy (and meet locally every Wednesday morning in the Kiltimagh Park Hotel) was recently the recipient of the regional Pride of BNI Award.
Mayo writer Mike McCormack is celebrating this week after an amazing double swoop in the world of literary awards. On Wednesday night he was named as the Irish Novel of the Year at the Bord Gais Irish Book of the Year Awards and last weekend, he won the £10,000 Goldsmiths Prize for Fiction — both for his third novel Solar Bones, triumphing over a shortlist which also included Irish writer Eimear McBride and Irish-Canadian writer Anakana Schofield.
Éadaoin Ní Mhaiciín, from Claremorris, won the fiddle competition at the recent Oireachtas Festival in Kilarney. The annual Oireachtas Festival is a mecca for lovers and performers of the traditional arts, and this year’s competitions again received a huge number of entrants aged from six years to 68. The range of competitions included storytelling, sean-nós dancing and singing, and the famous lúibíní competition in which two people perform a rhyming story through song.
Creative students from Our Lady’s Bower Secondary School, Eleanor Dwyer, Jennifer Siak, and Emma Clarke, were announced as the overall winners at the Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture Grand Final 2016 in the 3Arena, Dublin on April 14.
Galway was announced as the overall winner at the Irish Youth Music Awards on Saturday. The group of young people from Youth Work Ireland Galway was represented by local band JANAJ, who gave an energetic performance in the Aviva Stadium at the national final of the competition.
SCOOPS, THE Dublin band whose debut EP Scenes Of Joy went straight in at Number 2 in the iTunes Album charts behind Adele, play Monroe’s Live on Friday April 29 at 9pm.
DRUID THEATRE Company's epic DruidShakespeare production has won a record five awards, including the Best Production award, at the prestigious Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards, which took place in Dublin last night.