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Greenway development will not prevent rail re-opening, confirms CIE

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CIE has confirmed that the development of the Quiet Man Greenway along the Tuam to Athenry railway line will not prevent it from opening the rail line again for train use, if such services were ever reintroduced.

Greenway extension progress boost as funding is announced

As the town of Athlone continues to thrive from a development viewpoint, it has been announced that funding of €3 million has been made available from Government for the continuation of the Greenway from the White Gates on the Ballymahon Road to the Marina with the focal aim being the eventual traversing of the river Shannon with an iconic pedestrian bridge.

Symphonic Waves Youth Orchestra makes its stage debut

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The west of Ireland’s newest youth orchestra, Symphonic Waves, will give its first performance of 2018 this evening in Clonbur, Co Galway.

Album review: The National

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LIVE ALBUMS are very much a 1970s phenomenon, a chance to vicariously attend a concert by a band who would never play your town. They have also been among the classic 'contractual obligation' releases.

Mayo athletes continue to impress as season gets moving

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Last Sunday saw the annual Belcarra 8k take to the roads around the west Mayo village, the winner was Moy Valley AC runner Michael Canty, with Mayo AC's Sarah Syron the first female to cross the finish line.

Westmeath artist Mark Garry’s work chosen for national collection

Hennessy Ireland and Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) have chosen a work by Westmeath contemporary artist Mark Garry to be purchased by The Hennessy Art Fund for IMMA Collection 2017.

Prose, poetry, and drama - Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering

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AUTHORS, POETS, and dramatists - from Ireland, Canada, and the USA - will read from their work at the July Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering in the Galway City Library, St Augustine Street, next week.

Mayo travels east to secure national success

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Mayo Community Games is a very proud voluntary body which has made a huge contribution to the games since they were formed in 1973. Once you entered the Sports Ireland National Sports Campus in Dublin for the National Community Games May Festival it was very clear that Mayo was truly represented by the wonderful colour of flags and Mayo tracksuits everywhere. Mayo Community Games was involved in swimming, table tennis, futsal, marathon, mixed distance relay, gymnastics, quiz, and soccer. The Mayo participants' first visit to the campus yielded tremendous success with five sets of gold medals, three sets of silver, one set of bronze, and a set of fourth place medals. Eight individual medals were successfully secured with two gold, two bronze, and one fourth place making their way back to Mayo.

Mayo women take home gold at National 10k championship

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Mayo AC were represented by 16 runners at the National 10k Championships which took place in the Phoenix Park Dublin recently. The race was run in conjunction with the annual Great Ireland run, with 5,000 participants taking part in 10k, 5k, and Junior races. The one lap 10k course is relatively fast up to the five kilometre mark, but has extremely tough uphill sections from there to the finish. Conditions were good as almost 500 club athletes competed for individual category and team medals.  

Popular 5k series a sell-out

The famous Connemara marathon races return this weekend to the west of Ireland.

 

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