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'Mindfulness in Lockdown'

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It is a sunny morning as I sit and sip my coffee. There are many jobs to do and a small list beside me that already has some ticks on it. I love my lists and I especially love getting to tick them off. On my list I have piano practice, work on a new track, skincare, exercise, and meditate.

Mayo hoteliers urge government to address tourism crisis

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Hotel and guesthouse owners in Mayo and across the country are calling on the Government to introduce measures that will tackle the catastrophic crisis facing many businesses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ballina Twins to do 24 Hour TikTok Challenge for Western Care

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Thirteen-year-old twin sisters - Abi and Ava Galvin - from Ballina, have been keeping themselves busy over the past few months as - along with doing their homework, they have kept themselves entertained by making videos on TikTok - after their Dad Niall Galvin, promised they could get a puppy if the videos reached 100,000 likes.

Charlie’s Challenge Raises €11,033 for Breast Cancer Research

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On the Saturday of this year’s May bank holiday, hundreds of people were due to take part in the annual Mayo Pink Ribbon Charity Cycle; however the arrival of the Covid pandemic meant the event couldn’t go ahead.

Garrycastle GAA affording support to worthy charitable causes

Continuing in the theme of community spirit and support, most prevalent during the present pandemic, Garrycastle GAA host a fundraising initiative this bank holiday weekend, Saturday, May 30 and Sunday, May 31, when club members are encouraged to 'Timpeall na Tire'.

Poems for the Lockdown - Recession once again?

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THIS POEM was written over the June Bank Holiday weekend in 2008 and featured in my third poetry collection, Frightening New Furniture, which was published by Salmon in 2010.

What you’re feeling is what we’re all feeling

There is a scene in the film White Mischief where a permanently-sozzled character Alice de Janze played by Sarah Miles, makes her way to the window on a grand morning and looks out across the African plains, takes in the endless heat and staring at what lies before her, groans and says something along the lines of “Oh God, not another bloody beautiful day.”

The sombre apocalypse

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Lockdown started in Spain on March 14 but I had already stopped working by then after a client cancelled an English class to tell me that he had been in contact with people who were believed to have tested positive for Covid-19.

Closure of all public car parks at beaches in the county announced

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The Easter Bank Holiday weekend - which starts today - normally marks a time that Mayo sees a massive influx of visitors to the county. However, due to the Covid-19 crisis and travel restrictions, fears have been expressed this week that the county could see an increase of people travelling to Mayo to use holiday homes.

Income supports being processed as fast as possible says Cannon

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An East Galway TD has assured people in the county waiting for income supports that payments are being processed as fast as possible.

 

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