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Back to league action after cup distractions

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Last weekend all eyes were on the divisional cup competitions with the Westaro Cup taking centre stage for the top flight clubs. League champions Westport United needed a penalty shootout to progress as Claremorris after the game finished 3-3 after extra time. Colm Keane struck two first half goals from free-kicks, with Andrew Peters and Matthew Peters both finding the net for Claremorris before half time in this entertaining encounter. Westport went in front for the third time not long before the full time time whistle, thanks to a Adam Mulchrone goal, but Oisin Brady leveLled it up again right on full time to send the game to extra time. No one could find the net in the additional periods and Westport emerged winners 5-3 on penalties.

1916 belongs to every Mayo town and village

The nationalist Irish Volunteers were established in November 1913 as a response to the formation of the unionist Ulster Volunteers in 1912. Members of the Provisional Committee of the Irish Volunteers selected areas around the country which they would visit with the aim of setting up Volunteer companies. Committee member Colonel Maurice Moore of Moorehall in Carnacon outside Castlebar chose to return to his home county to organise and mentor the men of Mayo. Moore had military experience since the 1870s with the Connaught Rangers and was well respected by both traditions.

Mayo slimmers lose incredible 24.5 tons in 2016

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Super slimmers in Mayo have lost a whopping 54013.25lbs (that’s 3858 stone or 24.5 tons) in weight – that’s the equivalent of 18 cars. Altogether the members of the Ballina, Ballinrobe, Ballyhaunis, Castlebar, Claremorris, Westport, and Swinford Slimming World groups are now 54013lbs lighter than they were at the beginning of 2016.

Land of the Giants Duathlon goes from strength to strength

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Claremorris will host the Land of the Giants Duathlon for the sixth time on Wednesday December 28. Last year saw a bumper crowd of more than 250 participants, and organisers are expecting even bigger numbers this Christmas.

Féile na Tuaithe is ready to bring the Museum to life

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Féile na Tuaithe in Turlough Park is one of the biggest free family festivals in the west and returns to the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life on Saturday May 21 and Sunday May 22. The festival was officially launched at the Museum of Country Life in Turlough, Castlebar, last week giving guests and visitors a glimpse of the dynamic programme on offer this year.

€151,000 allocated to Rushbrook and Millbrook Estates in Claremorris

Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring has announced that funding in the amount of €151,000 has been allocated to Rushbrook and Millbrook estates in Claremorris. Minister Ring said: “I am delighted to announce funding in the amount of €151,000 to complete works in respect of footpaths and lighting at Rushbrook and Millbrook estates in Claremorris.

DeCare Dental supporting local charities for fourteen years

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DeCare Dental’s Charity of the Year committee recently presented a cheque of €10,000 to Cancer Care West. Cancer Care West was DeCare’s 2015 chosen charity as nominated by DeCare’s employees and the proceeds of all fundraising activities throughout the year went to this very worthy west of Ireland charity which provides support to cancer patients in the region.

DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard November auction has something for all buyers

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Tomorrow afternoon will see leading Galway auction house DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard hold its final auction of 2015 in the Radisson Blu Hotel on Lough Atalia. Not for the first time, the St Francis Street based firm is expecting a huge turnout with its auctions proving to be a essential event for those interested in the west of Ireland's property values and trends.  

A week is a long time in parking and politics

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Last week the elected members of the West Mayo Municipal District thought they had secured a victory in their battle against on street parking charges in the towns around the district, when all of the councillors backed a proposal that on street parking charges would be "taken off the agenda". However on Monday morning, when the Municipal District met to discuss their discretionary budget for the coming year the item was very much back on the agenda.

‘Meet the Buyer’ events for primary care centres projects

Suppliers or contractors wishing to work on new primary care units are invited to attend a number of meetings in Ireland next month.


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