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Mullingar’s sailing club gears up to celebrate 50 years

Mullingar Sailing Club is 50 years old this year and will be celebrating with a commemorative publication to be launched in May.

Engineers Week in the city to highlight vital role of the profession

Engineers Week, an annual campaign to present the possibilities a career in engineering can offer and highlight the vital role played by engineers in sustaining the community, is taking place in Galway from February 9 to 15.

Gathering the Mayo genes with National Geographic

On Sunday June 23 the people of Mayo will have an opportunity to explore their roots and to discover the diverse paths which successive waves of wanderers, migrants, invaders, and explorers have followed to reach their home here on the edge of the wild Atlantic.

Galway Bay Sailing Club Regatta is flagship event of Sea Festival weekend

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The Galway Bay Sailing Club’s Annual Regatta will be the main event of the first ever Galway Sea Festival taking place over the June bank holiday weekend this summer.

Naval vessel LÉ Eithne to feature in In Humbert’s Footsteps

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The committee of In Humbert’s Footsteps, Mayo’s flagship Gathering event, have welcomed the announcement that the Irish navy’s flagship vessel, the LÉ Eithne, has been made available by Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence Alan Shatter to take part in the August festival.

Athlone man shortlisted for major sailing award

A local man has been shortlisted for one of the Irish Sailing Association’s (ISA) prestigious annual awards. Vincent Rafter, from Athlone, earned his nomination in the Volunteer of the Year categoryfor his contribution to the Lough Ree Yacht Club.

Mayo sailing boats to be involved in Volvo sailing festival

A fleet of up to 30 sailing boats from Mayo will be given pride of place at the finale of 39,000 mile round the world Volvo Ocean Race in Galway. The boats will take part in the spectacular Parade of Sail on Galway Bay on Sunday July 1.

Volvo gets royal boost as Prince Harry keen to attend Galway finale

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Britain’s Prince Harry is expected to visit Galway city this summer for the finale of the Volvo Ocean Race, in what would be the first visit by a British royal in more than a century.

Mayo sailing club hosts winter lecture

Civic reception awarded to Commodore Mark Mellett

Castlebar Town Council this week awarded Commodore Mark Mellett a civic reception. Mellett, who is a native of Rathbawn Road, has risen to the rank of Flag Officer Commanding Naval Service, or as Mayor of Castlebar Cllr Ger Deere described him, “To you and me he’s the man in charge of the Irish Navy”.

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