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Mayo venues open doors for Culture Night extravaganza

Some 23 free events have been planned in towns and villages across Mayo to celebrate Culture Night 2014 on September 19.

Deputy Mulherin rejects claim Taoiseach should have promoted more women

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Mayo Fine Gael deputy Michelle Mulherin has played down any suggestion that the Taoiseach should have elevated at least one woman from the backbenches to a junior ministerial role.

Viking weapons discovered in Lough Corrib

Viking weapons and boats, which have lain submerged for almost a thousand years, have been discovered in Lough Corrib.

One thousand take part in Spiddal ‘Slán le Séan’ Irish language rights march

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More than 1,000 people took part in a three mile march last Sunday to highlight the Government’s failure to provide necessary services through the medium of Irish in the Gaeltacht.

Grouse numbers out of the red on protected Mayo bogland

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The population of a protected bird that likes to hide in heather on a Mayo bogland has doubled.

Picture Palace campaign hots up as city aims for UNESCO City of Film status

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Far from being idle or derelict, work is “proceeding satisfactorily” at the Solas Picture Palace site, and the group behind the project to bring an art house cinema to Galway is launching a major campaign to ensure its completion within the next year.

Councillors to go to NRA

A delegation from Westport Town Council is to go to the offices of the NRA in order to meet representatives, as they “won’t come to us”.

Energy efficiency in historic houses

The Irish Georgian Society ( and conservation officers from Galway and Clare county councils are partnering to deliver a seminar on energy efficiency in historic houses. This half-day seminar will be held from 1pm today (Thursday) at the Loughnane and Quinn Memorial Hall, Labane, on the Galway to Gort road.

Rethink, Recycle, and Remake network event to help entrepreneurs turn waste into jobs

The key to the smart economy could be in your rubbish, according to the organisers behind a ‘Rethink, Recycle, and Remake’ free networking event which aims to stimulate and motivate entrepreneurs to turn waste into jobs.

Council races to spend one million on housing grants

Kilkenny County Council has a limited amount of time to draw down funding of up to €1 million before it reverts back to the Department of Environment, Heritage, and Local Government, according to the Quarterly Housing Report.


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