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AIB’s Better Ireland Programme has announced details of the three children’s projects short listed by each branch for the current 2009/2010 programme.
A leading west of Ireland musical society has launched a novel search for as many Grace O’Malleys as it can find – and it’s all to do with its forthcoming show about the legendary pirate queen of the same name.
In the summer, Ballinrobe has the Queen of the Lakes – now it will have its very own Pirate Queen festival in February.
The annual Tuam 8k road race which took place on Sunday was eagerly awaited by many athletes. Training has been frustrated and many races cancelled due to the weather. However, there was a good turn-out by Mayo AC among the 273 rusty and rested runners for the two lap race in Tuam. Gerry Ryan (GCH) retained the title with a clear victory in 25.02. a few seconds outside his 2009 winning time of 25.10. Paul Buckley (Ferbane AC) was second in 25.39 and Mayo AC’s John Byrne came home in third in 26.02. This was an excellent performance by the Straide man in his first race back after dislocating a shoulder in November.
A review is to be carried out into the pay and display procedures in place in Ballinrobe and Claremorris.
There were no ‘real’ emergencies unattended to by Mayo County Council during the bad weather which brought the country to a standstill over the Christmas period and beyond, and it was “no harm that we had to stay inside and talk to each other”, a senior council official said on Wednesday evening.
Permission has been awarded to a voluntary committee in Ballinrobe to carry out works at the local cemetery, but it is highly restrictive.
A Ballinrobe councillor has insisted that a representative from that area meet with the National Roads Authority to discuss the dire state of the N84 Partry to Shrule section.