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Western Lakes enrolment night
On Thursday January 21 anyone interested in taking up cycling from the south Mayo/north Galway area can come to the cycling centre on the Kilmaine Road, Ballinrobe, between 6.30pm and 8.30pm and sign up as Western Lakes cycling club members. A free polo shirt will be given to all members who enrol on the night.
Connacht Junior Cup Junior cup weekend ahead weather permitting
So the snow and ice seems to have finally left us and depending on the weather over the weekend, the three remaining Mayo clubs left in the competition will go looking to make it past the first round proper. Ballinrobe, Ballyhaunis, and Westport all bowed out of the cup at the preliminary stage before Christmas. So Ballina, Castlebar, and border club Corrib are all left in the competition with a shout.
Westport suffering worst unemployment increases in Mayo
Unemployment is rising at an alarming rate in Westport where there are now 1,768 on the live register. The scenic town saw the largest percentage growth in unemployment in the county last month. The December figures show there has been a hike of 9.1 per cent or 147 on the November returns for Westport, and the situation has been described as “very worrying” by Dáil Deputy and Fine Gael spokesperson on Community, Rural and Gaeltacht affairs, Michael Ring.
Get voting for Mayo's AIB Better Ireland projects
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.
Worldwide search for Grace O’Malleys in Pirate Queen tribute
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.
Details revealed of Ballinrobe’s Pirate Queen festival
In the summer, Ballinrobe has the Queen of the Lakes – now it will have its very own Pirate Queen festival in February.
Mayo success in Tuam, Ballinrobe event for your diary
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.
Pay and display charges cheapest in Claremorris and Ballinrobe
A review is to be carried out into the pay and display procedures in place in Ballinrobe and Claremorris.
It was no harm we had to stay inside and talk during cold snap says engineer
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.
‘Scandalous’ restrictions imposed on Ballinrobe cemetery work
Permission has been awarded to a voluntary committee in Ballinrobe to carry out works at the local cemetery, but it is highly restrictive.