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New Citylink Castlebar-Dublin Airport route will service Athlone TUS bus stop

Citylink has launched a new bus route - 721, in Castlebar and Tuam, one which will be a welcome addition to an already successful and established privately owned transport service and forms part of our strategic expansion program for 2023/24.

Castlebar Samaritans launch their service on Thomas Street

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Castlebar Samaritans, the latest addition to the Samaritan network will be officially launched in 21 Upper Thomas St., Castlebar on Monday, August 28 at 5.30pm.

A welcome message from 1798 Castlebar Festival Chairman - Ronan Moran

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1798 commemoration in Castlebar Library

Mayo County Library is hosting a major commemoration of the 225th anniversary of the 1798 rebellion in Ireland also known as ‘The Year of the French or Bliain na bhFrancach’. The programme coincides with 1798 Music Festival which will be held in the town over the weekend and its focus on history and heritage complements the more public events of the festival. The commemoration event will consist of:

Culture Night ‘late’ events

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Last year, over 742,000 people attended more than 1,700 Culture Night activities. This year, the 18th Culture Night programme will take place on September 22nd, and the events ‘coming of age’ promises an even bigger explosion of colour, music, dance and art on the streets of our towns and cities.

Give up your bed for Simon this October

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Galway Simon Community invites everyone – individuals, families, schools, companies and clubs, – to give up their bed for one night, on Friday October 6, with one purpose, to change the lives of those facing homelessness in Galway, Mayo and Roscommon.

Castlebar Prison and the 1798 Rebellion

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When the English forces regained control of Castlebar after the departure of General Humbert, the greater part of the County Prison on the Green was taken from the control of Governor Henry Moran and set aside for military purposes. Provost Martial William Clavroge assumed responsibility for the military section and military prisoners. Apart from a few common criminals, the prison population of 190 comprised captured Irish rebels, deserters from the British military and militias, and political prisoners such as John Moore.

Naews in Brief

Taoiseach on Mayo Visit this week

225th Anniversary of the Races of Castlebar

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On the road between Castlebar and Belcarra, near the village of Tully, a small stone bridge fords a slow-moving river. The river runs through low boglands in the townland of Logaphuill parallel to the Cottage Road and east of French Hill.

Galway International Arts Festival and University of Galway announce new five-year strategic partnership

Sustainable practises and development of the creative industries in Galway are among the goals set out in the new five-year strategic partnership between Galway International Arts Festival and University of Galway, announced this week.


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