Westport writer makes shortlist of RTÉ short story competition

Sun, Sep 26, 2021

Hugo Kelly from Westport, is among 10 writers from almost 2,800 entries to be shortlisted for the RTÉ Short Story Competition in honour of Francis MacManus.

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Fund-raising campaign to keep Kiltimagh Museum doors open

Sun, Sep 26, 2021

A GoFundMe campaign has been set up to help secure a future for Kiltimagh Museum.

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Essential watermain improvement works due to begin in Swinford

Sun, Sep 26, 2021

Essential works will begin this week to replace an old watermain in Swinford that is prone to high levels of leakage.

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Launch of the Safeguarding Children and Young People in Mayo Initiative

Sun, Sep 26, 2021

A new initiative is about to launch in Mayo to support organisations across the county that provide activities for children and young people.

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Mayo native Company Quarter Master Sergeant receives award from President

Sat, Sep 25, 2021

Supreme Commander of the Defence Forces, President Michael D Higgins, this week welcomed a small group to Aras an Uachtarán where he presented serving members with Defence Forces Values Awards.

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Tubber Hill public art launched in Westport

Sat, Sep 25, 2021

A new Public Art Project was recently launched in Tubber Hill in Westport, much to the delight of the residents. The initiative is a new participative public art commission that was awarded by Mayo County Council via open competition to Visual Artist Cathal Mc Carthy working in collaboration with Mary C Reilly Poet and the Tubber Hill Residents.

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Sensory Garden in Ballina moves a step closer

Fri, Sep 24, 2021

The proposal to create a sensory garden in Tom Ruane Park at Clare Street in Ballina moved a step closer this week, after it received full backing from the elected members of the Ballina Municipal District for part eight planning, at their September meeting which took place virtually this week.

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Hedge cutting restrictions baffle Ballina councillors

Fri, Sep 24, 2021

Councillors in the Ballina Municipal District expressed their dismay this week that the council had to get permission from landowners to cut hedges that could be causing road safety issues.

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20 social houses approved for Polranny - Calleary

Fri, Sep 24, 2021

Mayo Fianna Fàil TD Dara Calleary has announced that 20 new Social Houses are to be constructed at Polranny, Achill Sound.

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Access For All Mayo group launches this week

Fri, Sep 24, 2021

In a bid to improve accessibility of public spaces across the county, newly formed Access for All Mayo Group (AFAM) is appealing to members of the Mayo community to join forces with the group to create a strong voice which will highlight the problems encountered in the area and effect change.

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Council to throw weight behind Fleadh drive for Ballina

Fri, Sep 24, 2021

Mayo County Council has thrown its weight behind a call to bring Fleadh Cheoil na nEireann back to Ballina in the next few years.

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'Hurlers on the ditch' who abused players called out by councillors

Fri, Sep 17, 2021

At their monthly meeting this week the elected members of Mayo County Council paid tribute to the Mayo senior football team in their efforts to win the All Ireland Senior Football Championship, which ultimately came up short last Saturday - and they also hit out at criticism that had been levelled at the players on social media since the game.

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