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Geraldine Mills' poetic trek into her family history

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THE OPENING verse of Geraldine Mills' new poetry collection, The Bone Road, reads: “They’re glad to see the back/of all the wind-crippled whins,/turn their heads from/the rain over Achill Island,/smoor the final fire.”

Is capitalism compatible with saving the planet?

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Insider thinks the answer to this question has to be: probably not. Capitalism is a voracious system forever in search of somewhere to put its money so that it can turn that money into more money.

Hundreds attend Achill meeting on potential emergency accommodation centre

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More than 200 people attended a public meeting in Achill on Wednesday night after it emerged that an emergency accommodation centre might be opened in The Achill Head Hotel at Pollagh. The meeting heard of the unsuitability of the location for the proposed centre, with attendees saying that the people who are seeking the accommodation are not the targets, but the Department of Justice which had failed to liaise with locals on the matter.

Sun shines on Ireland's biggest tradfest in Mayo

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The sun seemed to follow this year’s 2019 Mayo Manchester Tradfest on its tour around County Mayo for the week long seventh annual festival which ran over the first week of the month.

James Kilbane Irish folk shows in The Westport Plaza

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Mayo’s own James Kilbane & Friends will bring their Irish night of Irish song, great traditional music and culture every Thursday night to the Castlecourt Plaza Hotel, Westport for the months of August and September starting at 9pm.

St Colman’s Garden Fête next weekend

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The annual garden fête at St Colman’s Care Centre, Keel, Achill takes place on Sunday next, July 28, getting underway at 1pm.

Achill getting ready to take to the skies for Mayo International Kite Festival

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Fun, fresh air and frolics are promised for the 2019 Mayo International Kite Festival taking place on Saturday, July 20 and Sunday, July 21 at Keel Beach, Achill Island.

Mayo Manchester Tradfest gearing up for return this summer

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The award winning Mayo Manchester Tradfest returns to Mayo to stage its seventh annual week-long festival from Thursday, August 1 to Wednesday, August 7 in Westport and surrounding areas.

New Visitor Centre adds to the unique tourism experience in Achill

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Achill Island Sea Salt visitor centre and production facility officially opened

New Visitor Centre adds to the unique tourism experience in Achill

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Achill Island Sea Salt visitor centre and production facility officially opened

 

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