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New rent-an-instrument scheme for north Mayo libraries

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Young library users in north Mayo can now pick up a trombone, flute or even a set of bagpipes from their local library thanks to a new rent-an-instrument scheme to be launched next Thursday.

Son of Ernie O’Malley to give a talk on O’Malley’s life in Castlebar

Mayo County Library is starting the year with a once-off opportunity to hear about the life of Castlebar born revolutionary hero Ernie O’Malley by his son. The talk entitled Ernie O'Malley, A Life Spent Beyond the Pale will be delivered by Cormac O’Malley in Castlebar Library on Friday January 16 at 7.30pm and is free to the public.

Historic website to be launched by Minister

An exciting new website, recording one of the most momentous decades in history, will be launched next week in Castlebar library. Centenarymayo.ie will document all the major events that occurred in Ireland and also abroad from 1913 to 1923 as they relate to Mayo. World War One, the War of Independence, the Civil War, the women’s movement, as well as the every day life of the time will all be covered on the site.

Excitement building ahead of Féile na Tuaithe next weekend

Féile na Tuaithe, the free family festival which celebrates country life, is making its highly anticipated return to Turlough next weekend (May 24 and 25) and is expected to bring more than 20,000 visitors to the grounds of Turlough Park over two days.

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Poetry Tree on tour of Mayo

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The Poetry Tree has been doing a tour of some of Mayo’s bigger libraries. The tree has just left Ballina Library and the poetry tree is currently in Ballinrobe Library. So far the tree has visited Castlebar Library, it made a special appearance in the foyer of the Clew Bay Hotel during the Rolling Sun Literary Festival in Westport, and then moved to Westport Library.

Branar coming to Roolaboola

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The evenings are drawing in, Halloween is just around the corner, and there’s a buzz of activity at the Linenhall Arts Centre that can mean only one thing. RoolaBoola, the Linenhall’s annual children’s arts festival is back for its 15th year of fun and creativity over the October Bank Holiday Weekend. It is a festival that has established itself as a firm favourite not just for young people but also their families. The success of RoolaBoola is down to imaginative programming that seeks to deliver the very best experience to audiences and workshop participants.

Mayo libraries support World Refugee Day

No one chooses to be a refugee. This World Refugee Day, borrow a refugee book from your local library and show you care!

Children’s reading charity

This summer, throughout the months of July and August, Castlebar Library will again run its popular Summer Reading Challenge.

Mayo County Council Writer in Residence 2012 programme concludes

After a very successful month Eoghan Mac Giolla Bhríde, Mayo Writer In Residence 2012 concludes the last week of his residency in Mayo. Over the course of the month Eoghan has worked with a wide variety of schools and groups across the county.

 

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