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Poet Paul Duran to read in Achill

One of Ireland's foremost poets, Paul Duran, is to read from his latest publication in Achill this evening.

Mayo’s Gourmet Greenway is a gastro sensation against scenic Clew Bay backdrop

Some of Mayo’s leading artisan food producers were celebrated recently at the launch of the 2014 Gourmet Greenway in the Mulranny Park Hotel.

Charity walk on Clare Island for Western Care Association

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Details of the 2014 Clare Island Charity Walk were announced at the launch in Walshe’s Bridge Inn, Newport this week. This, the seventh year of this great walking event, will take place on Saturday, June 28 and all funds raised will go to Western Care Association local services. Speaking at the launch Clare Island Walking Committee chairman, Willie Murphy, stated that he and his committee are delighted to be supporting Western Care Association this year. Western Care is a community based organisation that provides support to more than 1,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities and their families throughout County Mayo. The Annual Clare Island Charity Walk has grown from strength to strength over the years and the hard working committee have raised in excess of €100,000 for local and regional charities and causes over the past six years. It provides a great opportunity to visit the idyllic Clare Island and experience the beauty and scenery of the island and Clew Bay.

Westport celebrates St Patrick in style

Westport has a jam-packed programme of free events planned over four days to celebrate Ireland’s patron saint in the shadow of his holy mountain this St Patrick’s weekend.

Nevins is well worth a visit over the holidays

Nevins is one of the oldest premises in the area and was established in the early 1800s. Situated on the main N59 road between Newport and Mulranny, it enjoys scenic Clew Bay and Nephin mountain views. Nevins’ cosy front bar is an ideal location to kickback and enjoy a drink by the fire. Drop in and enjoy their fresh home-made food in their spacious lounge. At Nevins they endeavour to cater for all our customers’ dietary needs with a wide selection of specials on a daily basis. They have an extensive bar food menu which is available daily from 9.30am to 9.00pm.

Launch of Endurance Challenge in Westport

Organisers of the Endurance Challenge 2,068km triathlon, which will take place in August 2014, will be in Westport on Friday October 25 and Saturday October 26 for a regional launch to drive awareness of and support for the event, which will include a cycle tour of the west and a marathon in Westport.

Festival of the Pirate Queen

Come to Louisburgh on Saturday September 14 for the Festival of the Pirate Queen.

“Mayo Home” released by Coda and the Clew Bay Pipers

Mayo groups Coda and The Clew Bay Pipers have recently collaborated to release a very well received new single called “Mayo Home”. “Mayo Home” is a tribute song to the county of Mayo and its people. Coda and The Clew Bay Pipers hope that it will inspire all Mayo people wherever they are but most importantly the Mayo football team in their endeavour to bring Sam back to the red and green county in almost 62 years!

Festival of the Pirate Queen

It has been more than 500 years since the Pirate Queen, Grace O’Malley, commanded the seas from Scotland to Spain from the west coast of Ireland. Can any modern day woman match the determination and bravery of this great Irish legend? The organisers of a new adventure race have thrown down the gauntlet to the women of Ireland. This event will take place on Saturday September 14 on Clare Island. The race course is over 26.6km and involves running, cycling, climbing, and walking the plank. The adventure race is part the Festival of the Pirate Queen which will run for the first time from September 13 to 15.

Third Westport Food Festival all set for September

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If three is a magic number the third Westport Food Festival, which was launched this week, will put a spell on food enthusiasts young and old. Taking place from September 6 - 8, the community-based programme of events includes many new and some old favourites, with something for every pocket and palate.

 

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