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New appointments to the board of Gnó Mhaigh Eo

The board of Gnó Mhaigh Eo has appointed four new board members in recent months.  Earlier this year, Colleen McMahon of Rua, Castlebar, and Caroline Price of Oileán Éadaigh – West Mayo Brewery, joined the board of directors, bringing with them their knowledge and first-hand experience of working in business in Mayo. Rua was the recipient of Gnó Mhaigh Eo’s Gradam Gnó – Business with Irish Award last year, and West Mayo Brewery was one of the other companies on the shortlist for the award.

St John Ambulance Ireland announces new division in Mayo

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An exciting addition to community first aid and training services has been welcomed in Mayo this week with St John Ambulance Ireland announcing a new Mayo division commencing activities in April 2016. St John Ambulance is a voluntary first aid and ambulance charity that has been at the forefront of emergency care and training in Ireland for more than 100 years. The organization has a proud history in Ireland, for example during the 1916 Rising more than 600 St John Ambulance volunteers from across Dublin helped to treat the wounded on both sides of the conflict. This contribution was recently recognised with St John Ambulance participating in the Rising commemorations at the GPO this Easter.

Mitchels’ hearts broken in Croker

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Mayo supporters left Croke Park yesterday with that all-too-familiar feeling when Castlebar Mitchels saw their dreams of becoming the third Mayo side to claim the Andy Merrigan Cup go up in smoke as a classier Ballyboden St Enda’s side eased home to claim the All Ireland title on a score of 2-14 to 0-7 in GAA headquarters.

Leader local development strategy submitted

The Mayo Local Community Development Committee Local Action Group (LCDC- LAG) has submitted a Local Development Strategy to the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government (DECLG) for the delivery of the LEADER Programme in County Mayo for the next five years.

Galway Choral Association charity concert

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THE GALWAY Choral Association perform Duruflé’s Requiem Opus 9 in St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church, this Saturday at 8pm, as part of a fundraising concert for Enable Ireland.

Big improvement as IBAL survey shows Castlebar is clean to European Norms

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The final litter survey of 2015 by Irish Business Against Litter shows Castlebar to be Clean to European Norms, in 23rd spot among the 40 towns surveyed. The town was deemed ‘littered’ back in 2013, when it was last surveyed.  There was a slight fall-off in the number of litter-free towns across Ireland, but no towns were deemed ‘litter blackspots’ and only one was ‘seriously littered’. The winning town will be announced at a function at lunchtime today in Buswells Hotel in Dublin.

Newline works begin in Castlebar

An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, stopped by Newline in Castlebar on Monday morning to see the work that has begun on widening the street. Commenting on the works, An Taoiseach said: "As far back as I can remember Newline has been a bottleneck for the town of Castlebar.

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Breaffy and Mitchels to battle it out to be the best

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Since the last time that these two neighbours came together in the senior championship, Breaffy have won their two league meetings, a 2-13 to 0-7 win in 2014, and a 3-9 to 1-12 victory in the spring of this year. But it is the meeting before those two that was the last big one, with Mitchels claiming their 28th senior title on a rain soaked day back in 2013.

A feast of sport and a turn up for the books

What a feast of sport we had last Sunday. Two quality performances by Breaffy and Castlebar in the Mayo championship semifinals followed by as gutsy a performance as you are likely to see by the Irish Rugby team, only to be deflated by the Republic of Ireland soccer team failing to gain automatic qualification for the Euros when they were defeated by Poland.


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