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Mayo delegation travelled to US for St Patricks Day

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A delegation from Mayo County Council participated in the St Patricks Day parade in Philadelphia on Sunday last with the Mayo Association of Philadelpia, which had Mayo man Sean McMenamin as its grand Marshal for the 2019 parade.

Successful St. Patrick’s weekend festival tinged with loss of life tragedies

Well, well, so much has happened in the last seven days that it truly is difficult to know where to begin, or on what topic. But we’ll start with a good one, the St. Patrick’s Day parade which was held in Athlone on the Saturday, March 16, rather than on the 17th. There was a lot of Facebook criticism about the decision to shift back to the Saturday, but the volunteer committee who are the backbone of the parade arrangements stuck to their guns, and it turned out to be a great success.

Two chances to see a Danish thriller

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DEMOTED TO deskwork, and waiting a disciplinary hearing, Asger is working the night shift in an emergency call room when he receives a message from a woman who has been abducted.

The slow pealing of the bell

I have heard too many funeral bells this winter. I have donned my funeral coat more than I wished to. I have shuffled along funeral lines and proffered my sympathies to trembling hands, damp from the tears dabbed momentarily. I have accepted sympathies too. I have been in the lines and among the lines. I have said goodbye to people I loved and respected. I have hugged colleagues and friends who shake with sadness and shock. I have had the obligatory cup in my hand at wakes, picked at fruit cake baked by the loving hands of saddened neighbours.

Pálás Cinema wins two Civic Trust Awards

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The Pálás Cinema was celebrating last weekend following winning two Civic Trust Awards at the 60th annual ceremony in Manchester - including a special award for community impact and engagement.

St Patrick's Day @ DNA

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JAZZ MUSICIAN and performer Rick Swann, regarded as one of Ireland’s finest trumpet players, is coming to DNA Nightclub, Eyre Square, this St Patrick’s Day, Sunday March 17.

Can you be the ‘Bainisteoir Réigiún?'

Údarás na Gaeltachta is looking to build on its recently-published 2018 growth figures with an innovation-based approach for 2019, after a year that saw the strongest job creation figures in 10 years, along with the creation of Ireland’s most ambitious digital hub network, gTeic, and an unprecedented community-based language planning initiative.

The Biggest 90’s - 00’s Crazy Disco… Coming to DNA Nightclub!

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After selling out Dublin’s Three Arena, the biggest disco concert is now going on a club tour, starting with DNA Nightclub & Venue on Saturday, 23rd March. The “Biggest 90’s – 00’s Crazy Disco” will take you back in time and bring you all the magic of the Three Arena concerts in a club setting. During the night you will hear all of your favourite 90’s and 00’s hits from all of the ‘Biggest Disco DJ’s’.

Homeless presentations up twenty five per cent in Mayo last year

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The presentation of people seeking support for homelessness in Mayo rose by a quarter in 2018.

 

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