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Excitement is building in the south Mayo and north Galway regions as the hugely popular Ballinrobe Festival returns after a three-year absence enforced by Covid-19.
Knowledge of how to read the sea is a rare gift. Patrick Oliver, one the last of the Claddagh fishermen, who once had a fleet of 200 boats in the bay, carries on the family tradition successfully catching lobster and crab. Patrick knows the local coastal waters like few others. When on Thursday morning August 13 2020, he heard that the two young women, Sara Feeney (23) and Ellen Glynn (17), who had set out from Furbo beach on their inflatable paddle boards the evening before, were still missing, he phoned his brother Dave who had been out all night on the Galway lifeboat searching.
The final chapter in the history of Shakespeare and Company, the famous Paris bookshop, began with the publication of James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake, in May 1939. The shop closed in December 1941 when a Nazi officer saw a copy of Joyce’s book in its window and asked to buy it. Sylvia Beach refused saying it was her only copy, and was not for sale. The officer threatened to return and confiscate her entire stock, and left. He returned the next day and demanded she sold him the book. Again Sylvia refused, and the officer, ‘trembling with rage’ warned that he would be back that afternoon and seize all her books.
HELEN HANCOCK, the acclaimed Oranmore based soprano will next week give a concert to raise funds for UNICEF Ireland.
The Mayo senior camogie team made the long trip to a scenic, cool but sun-drenched Cooley Kickhams GAA club to play Louth in their refixed Division 4 round one match.
RE/MAX, the world’s number one real estate brand, has taken over the long established estate agency of Property Partners John Earley.
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It was a historic day for Mayo camogie, as they marked their first season of adult camogie after a lengthy absence with a 3-8 to 1-12 victory over Tyrone to claim the Nancy Murray Cup at Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada.
Saturday afternoon is going to be a busy day on the inter-county scene, with the Mayo senior footballers getting their league campaign up and running, and the senior hurlers taking on Roscommon in their second league game.
Students from Coláiste Naomh Eoin on Inis Meáin have won the 2020 ESB Engineers of Imagination award at ESB Creative Tech Fest for developing an interactive small raft using circuitry and motors.