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Mary Robinson visits NUIG to mark the new Ballina Visitor Centre

Former President of Ireland Mary Robinson, visited NUI Galway to mark the beginning of a new partnership with the university around an exciting development for the Ballina region. Recent plans have been unveiled to establish a Mary Robinson Centre in the former president’s home town of Ballina. The centre, supported by Mayo County Council and Ballina Town Council, will be established at Mary Robinson’s birthplace and will include both a visitor centre and an academic research centre, supported by NUI Galway and focused on scholarly research and education in the fields of human rights and women’s leadership.

Over €360 million invested in capital projects in Ballina in last decade

The town of Ballina has benefited to the tune of €364,308,000 from capital investment in the town from both public and private investment over the past decade. The figures were given to the members of Ballina Town Council on Wednesday night by acting town manager Paul Benson in a presentation which had been requested at the previous month’s meeting by councillors.

Mulherin welcomes start date for consultant psychiatrist services in Ballina Primary Care Centre

Ballina based Fine Gael TD, Dep Michelle Mulherin this week has welcomed the news that a consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist has been recruited to work out of the Ballina Primary Care Centre and will be starting on Monday, December 3.

Mayo-based Project Maths support system rolled out

A new website created in Mayo, www.TheMathsTutor.ie, had its official launch at the MathsFest 2012 education show in Cork on Saturday October 20.

O'Mahony slams Sinn Fein councillor over bus claims

Fine Gael TD for Mayo, John O’Mahony, has dismissed criticism by Roscommon Sinn Fein councillor, Michael Mulligan, of his role in the removal of local bus services to Carracastle. Cllr Mulligan incorrectly stated at a public protest that Deputy O’Mahony could have acted to prevent changes to bus services to Carracastle.

Mary Robinson visitor centre to be opened in Ballina

In an exciting new development for the west plans have been unveiled to establish a Mary Robinson centre in her home town of Ballina. The centre is to be established at Mary Robinson’s birthplace in Victoria House, on the banks of the River Moy, and will include both a visitor centre and an academic research centre, supported by NUI Galway and focused on scholarly research and education in the fields of human rights and women’s leadership.

Cruffs and Scruffs Dog Show and Summer Fete

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North West SPCA, which is a registered charity based in Ballina, but which works throughout Mayo and the north west, is organising a Cruffs and Scruffs Dog Show and Summer Fete. The event will take place on Sunday August 26 from 12 noon to 6pm, at Rehins, Ballina, close to Hotel Ballina.

Laser and skin treatment practice in Ballina

Mayo Derma-Lase Clinic is a new Laser and Skin treatment medical practice based in Ballina, managed by Selene Daly. Selene is an experienced dermatology specialist with almost 10 years clinical experience in a medical environment.

Moffat School of Irish Dance presents Children of Lir at Ballina Arts Centre tonight

As part of this year’s Ballina Salmon Festival, Ballina Arts Centre will present The Children of Lir, by the Sheila Moffat School of Irish Dancing on tonight, Friday, July 13. The Ballina-based school will tell the classic story of how four young children were transformed into swans, destined to spend 900 years on the lakes of Ireland, by a curse from their stepmother, through the traditional form of Irish dance.

Michelle O’Sullivan launches her first collection of poems

Ballina Arts Centre celebrates the publication of the first collection of poems by Michelle O’Sullivan with a launch and reading by the Ballina-based poet on Tuesday, July 17, at 7pm. Michelle will read from the collection and fellow poet Sean Lysaght will be guest speaker on the night.

 

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