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Achill gets ready for Sheep Dog invasion

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Excitement is the air in Mayo following the announcement that the The Irish National Sheep Dog Trials are scheduled to take place for the first time in the county, on Achill Island from Thursday, July 19 to Saturday, July 21.

People of the Tribes : Meet Jackie.

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My name is Jackie Meenahan form Ballina Co.Mayo. I'm at this job most of my life, I had a fish shop in Ballina which I retired from many years ago, I was fed up doing nothing so I decided to go on the road around the country selling seaweed and I've never looked back since. Its great for my mental health, I come to Galway every Friday to the Moycullen market, make a few bob selling the ol dillisk which comes from Achill Island and make new friends along the way.

Wonders of the Wake to bring a treat to Achill

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Lovers of Irish music are in for a treat this coming May Bank Holiday Sunday, May 6, in Achill, with the world premiere of a new trad arts show Wonders of the Wake.

Startup Weekend West comes to Achill

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In the age of the Internet of Things, urbanisation and Elon Musk… what lies in store for our cities, towns, and villages?

Mayo Stages a roaring success in Achill

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Conditions were perfect for the return of the Mayo Stages Rally to Achill Island. After the success of last year’s event, clerk of the course Trevor O’Connell and his team rose to the occasion to make an every bigger and more spectacular event.

Quay Bar and Brasserie at The Lodge at Ashford Castle

Situated on the outskirts of the charming village of Cong, The Lodge at Ashford Castle is the ideal destination for those seeking a cosy hideaway retreat which is still close to the heart of everything the region has to offer. Only 40 minutes' drive from Galway and neighbouring Westport and Connemara, the hotel is superbly located for an adventure of exploration or an opportunity to simply sit back, relax, and completely unwind.

A 'positive and uplifting' book about death

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DEATH IS one of the very few experiences everybody will have. It is looked on with fear and suspicion, and is rarely, if ever, welcomed as a subject of conversation.

Ring and Naughten launch €2 million crackdown on illegal dumpers

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The Minister for Rural and Community Development and TD for Mayo, Michael Ring TD, and the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten TD today announced a €2 million crackdown on illegal dumpers.

Achill getting All Shook Up over musical

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Achill Island is getting ready to get All Shook Up as the Achill Musical and Dramatic Society get ready to stage their second musical this week.

Hearth Project up and running in Mayo

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The Hearth Project in Mayo — which brings art into the homes of older people who are isolated geographically or restricted for other reasons — has received funding from Healthy Ireland for 2018. Each participant is visited by a skilled artist who is experienced in working with older people. The artist travels to the home of the older person weekly and facilitates a one to one workshop there.

 

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