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Moone Boys swap onscreen antics for Reek jaunt

Moorehall’s own TV star Ian O’Reilly and his onscreen best pal David Rawl are swapping larking around with Chris O’Dowd on the set of Moone Boy for a jaunt on the Reek tomorrow (Saturday).

Week on the Reek kicking off soon

Mayo Roscommon Hospices’s big summer fundraiser, A Week on the Reek, kicks off next Friday on August 1 and runs until August 8.

Thousands to flock to Croagh Patrick for Reek Sunday

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Upwards of 30,000 pilgrims are expected to flock to Croagh Patrick on Sunday for the annual Reek Sunday pilgrimage on the holy mountain. While the thousands of pilgrims make their way up the mountain, the Mayo Mountain Rescue team will be co-ordinating a massive effort on the ground to ensure that any climbers who get into difficulty on the mountain will be quickly taken off the slope.

Hospice is running three exciting summer challenges

Mayo Roscommon Hospice has organised three great events to get outdoors and active this summer and raise funds for local palliative care services at the same time.

Naughton family honour son with Croagh Patrick climb

Hundreds of friends of Martin Naughton (23) who lost his life in a tragic road crash on the N17 at Knockdoe this time last year will climb Croagh Patrick next month in his memory and to raise funds for the National Rehabilitation Hospital in Dun Laoghaire.

Westport Country Lodge hotel is home away from home

For a home away from home this summer, the Westport Country Lodge is a 21-bedroom boutique hotel which lies within the breathtaking scenery of west Mayo and is just three kilometres from Westport town centre.

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.

Code of practice for Croagh Patrick

A discussion seminar will take place in Murrisk regarding the development of a code of practice for Croagh Patrick on Thursday December 5 in The Tavern, Murrisk.

Influential American tour operators eye Mayo

A group of influential American tour operators visited Mayo recently. They followed an action-packed itinerary, which also took in Galway, Sligo, Donegal, Belfast, and Dublin. These tour operators are responsible for making the travel arrangements for a range of large groups across the United States – including choral, pilgrimage, Christian heritage and educational groups. Their fact-finding visit was a fantastic opportunity to showcase what Mayo and Ireland has to offer such groups. They enjoyed a tour of Westport House before visiting the Croagh Patrick Visitor Centre and the National Famine Monument in Murrisk. Carefully selected and invited here by Tourism Ireland in New York, the itinerary for the tour operators was designed by Fáilte Ireland.

Rocking to the summit for LARCC

We’ve all heard of charity runs and cycles. But how about a charity run, cycle, climb, and obstacle course?


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