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This weekend Foxford hosts one of the major cultural events in the county, Fleadh Cheoil Mhaigh Eo. This is the town’s second consecutive year hosting the county Fleadh and the fleadh will continue until Sunday, May 12.
Ballina Municipal District councillors have agreed to communicate their thanks and appreciation to Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring following the recent allocations for projects as part of the Town and Village renewal Scheme in the county. At a Municipal District meeting last week councillors were informed that all four projects in the county which had applied for funding were successful.
Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring this week allocated €1.34 million to help revitalise 14 towns and villages in Mayo. The funding was approved under the 2017 Town and Village Renewal Scheme. More than 280 rural towns and villages across the country are set to benefit from over €21 million in funding under the 2017 Town and Village Renewal Scheme. The scheme is a key part of the Government’s Action Plan for Rural Development.
In the 18th and early 19th centuries, thousands of Irish men and women arrived in Mexico and South America lured by the promise of adventure, fame and fortune. They were soldiers, spies, sailors, merchants and diplomats, and they and their children fought for independence and helped shape modern Latin America. Today, the names of streets, towns, schools, and football teams on the continent bear witness to their influence.
More than 500 Irish musicians, singers, and dancers are expected to take over the numerous venues in Ballina and its surrounding towns for the six day Mayo Manchester Tradfest. The week-long family friendly festival will feature a whole host of award winning performers involved in 10 key events and a further 60 fringe events, and is expected to attract some 50,000 visitors. The unique celebration featuring performers from Mayo and Manchester is launched on Friday July 29 with a special live two hour radio broadcast by Midwest Radio from Bar Square in Ballina. The free event will feature a host of VIPs and performers and runs from 6pm to 8pm.
Tomorrow, Saturday April 30, will see the second ever Mayo Day take place across the county and the globe, with 35 events planned for towns and villages in the county over the weekend. Mayo Day is a celebration of our 'Mayo-ness' in Mayo communities worldwide, it offers Mayo people at home and away an opportunity to celebrate all that is great about their progressive, can-do county.
Medtronic plc, a global leader in medical technology, services and solutions, this week announced a new manufacturing facility in Galway that will manufacture the market-leading IN.PACT® Admiral® drug-coated balloon (DCB) for the treatment of peripheral artery disease (PAD). PAD is a build-up of plaque in arteries throughout the body leading to reduced blood flow to the limbs, organs, and the brain. Patients with PAD are at higher risk for stroke and heart attack.
Global medical technology company Medtronic’s has announced it will construct a new manufacturing facility in Galway, that will manufacture the IN.PACT Admiral drug-coated balloon for the treatment of peripheral artery disease.