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€285,000 for Mayo Piers at Ballyglass, Old Head, and Blacksod

Piers at Old Head, Blacksod and Ballyglass are to receive €285,00 in total funding as part of a national programme for the repair and development of piers and harbours, An Taoiseach Enda Kenny has announced.

A weekend of thrillers just gone

Last Sunday, Outside the Box made its way along to Ballyglass for the clash of the top two in the Premier A division and did not leave disappointed, as Swinford held out against their hosts to record a 3-2 win and send them top of the table by two points. The game itself was the proverbial game of two halves with Swinford looking home and hosed 10 minutes before half time after going into a 3-0 lead, but the straight red card needlessly picked up by midfielder Padraig Noone just before the break turned the game on its head. Up to that point Val Kenny’s men had been bossing the game with their number nine Alan Carter the main man on the pitch, scoring two goals and causing all kinds of problems for Tom Connolly’s side.

Champions drop points at home

In a truncated round two of the Elverys Sports Super League where the games between Ballyheane and Westport United and Castlebar Celtic and Moy Villa were postponed the big news from the weekend was Straide and Foxford United's 2-0 win away to the champions Ballina Town in Belleek on Sunday afternoon. The newly promoted side who picked up a 3-2 win away to Manulla last weekend made it two wins from two so far this season with the goals coming from Conor Sherry and Stephen Wallace. The tangerine clad side will be looking to make it three wins from three next week when they host Castlebar Celtic on the banks of the Moy. On Saturday night another of the Super League new-boys Charlestown Athletic who earned a point against Ballyheane last weekend thanks to two late goals picked up their first win of the season with a 2-1 win over Fahy Roves in Charlestown. Goals from Jacob Gawalkiewicz and Thomas Meehan put the east Mayo side into a 2-0 lead, before Fahy Rovers cut the gap back to a single goal after finding the net from the penalty spot. Next up for Charlestown Athletic is a trip to the Sportspark and a game against Westport United next Sunday afternoon.

Two decommissioned Garda stations for sale

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They may have lost their local Garda stations but three Mayo communities have gained some benefit at least as the vacant buildings are being handed over for the use of community and voluntary groups.

Over the ‘Moone’ in hit show

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Two young Mayo actors are currently showcasing their talents on Sky One hit show Moone Boy. Ian O’Reilly from Moorehall, Ballyglass, and Siubhán Conlon from Carnacon who learned their trade at All Stars Academy of Performing Arts in the Ballyheane studio are rubbing shoulders with a number of stars on the hit TV show. Ian who stars as Padraig in the show, also appered on the Late Late Show last Friday night to talk about the new series. Siubhán plays Trudy in the show starring and created by Hollywood star and Roscommon native Chris O’Dowd (Bridesmaids, Girls, The It Crowd).

Mayo crèche wins top award

Inspirational stories of courage and bravery were heard at the Maternity & Infant Awards 2013 in association with Gaviscon Extra, which were held recently. The awards celebrated inspiring individuals who have touched the lives of those around them, while also recognising the leading maternity products and services tested by real mums and dads.

Mayo international cup is back for its second outing

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The second Mayo International Cup 2013 is an elite soccer tournament, taking place across Mayo this weekend kicking off today, August 23 and running until Sunday and it will see five teams taking part. The five teams are the Castlebar FAI Regional Centre of Excellence u15s, Republic of Ireland u15s, Millwall FC, Bradford District Metropolitan (UK schools champions 2013), and Glentoran FC from Northern Ireland.

Y2Kutz and Kozmik Beauty

Y2Kutz and Kozmik Beauty first opened its doors in February 2000 in Castlebar and after much success Helen Malone decided to expand her business to the south Mayo town of Claremorris which opened in 2005.

Mayo League Soccer Fixtures

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Burke brings council back home for the day

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As has now become tradition, the second last full meeting chaired by the outgoing Cathaoirleach of Mayo County Council packs up from the chamber in Áras an Chontae in Castlebar and hits the road to the home town or village of the outgoing Cathaoirleach. On Monday this week, the community centre in Ballyglass was the setting for the May meeting of the council, the home village of Cathaoirleach Cllr Cyril Burke.


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