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Mayo orchestra to tour the county for anniversary celebrations

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Mayo Concert Orchestra is launching a tour of the county with performances in Castlebar, Belmullet, Achill, Ballina, Westport, and Ballintubber, to celebrate its 20th anniversary.

Out & About in Mayo

Choir fundraiser for Louisburgh Order of Malta tonight

Business-to-business networking event announced

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Businesses from all over Westmeath and Offaly are invited to participate at a business-to-business networking event in the Mullingar Park Hotel on Thursday September 15.

Going over the edge

Now that was a sad story about the millionaire owner of the Segway company, who died after falling from cliffs while riding a Segway motorised scooter. Jimi Heselden (62) crashed into the River Wharfe while riding the vehicle round his estate in West Yorkshire last week and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Let’s get Taoiseach’d

There are innumerable words for having had too much to drink, such as hammered, sloshed, wasted, and blotto. Now to this lexicon of debauchery we can add ‘Taoiseach’d’.

George Lee returns to business broadcasting

The very popular RTE radio show The Business presented by John Murray is to be taken over by newly returned RTE reporter George Lee for the Summer.

Dermot O’Meara asks if the bottom of the property market is in sight

It is often said that commenting on the property market is an inexact science. This has been especially true in the last decade in Ireland with all the commentators in the boom times saying that double digit growth in the value of property was going to go on for a long time as the economy was solid and the banks were strong and solvent. George Lee was always pessimistic, for up to 10 years in fact, preaching caution and finding fault with the economic policies of the various governments and booming property prices but eventually he was right, as much as a stopped clock will be right twice a day. He was bound to be right some day and history has proved him to be so in this instance.

Irish politics is a bit like The Sopranos

Over the past fortnight, Irish politics has resembled the final episodes of that classic crime drama The Sopranos. As that series rumbled to a climax, all it took was one stray bullet to set into train a series of events that saw one character after another take a hit.

Lee the loser in Fine Gael shocker

Did George Lee think he was going to be catapulted onto the front bench of Fine Gael without earning his stripes? Obviously he did. This whole debacle raises questions of the undoubted ability of celebrity candidates earning votes but then truly understanding what it takes to serve in public life.

Local support for Kenny’s leadership but some criticisms nationally

Enda Kenny’s fellow Fine Gael TDs in Mayo have rowed in fully behind the Castlebar man’s leadership of the party, however there remains some criticism nationally following a meeting of the parliamentary party on Wednesday.

 

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