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A special concert will take place in Oughterard as a result of a request in a local man’s will.
Ireland’s trout capital Oughterard is set to celebrate the start of the fishing season with the four day International Mayfly Festival which begins today (Thursday).
Before the cattle marts took over the selling of livestock and farm produce, that important aspect of farming took place on fair days. The main street or the square of the town would become a heaving mass of people, animals, carts and stalls. The marts offered a point for disease control, and traceability that eventually became the norm. But before that, to pass through a town on a fair day was to witness rural Ireland in full flow. Fairs were busy, messy, and lively occasions, and very much looked forward to by both the shop keeping and farming communities. There was a May Fair, an August Fair and another around December 8. Not only were animals bought and sold, but friends met, couples exchanged glances; clothes and boots were bought, and glasses of porter sealed a deal.
A seven-year-old boy has been recovering in hospital after being airlifted from the scene of a car crash in Clifden this week.
On Tuesday December 13, world famous singer and composer Liam Lawton will be performing live in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Castlecomer. Special guests on the night will be the Castlecomer Male Voice Choir and the concert is in aid of the church renovation.
On Saturday June 18 a commemoration was held to remember the 90th anniversary of the Coolbawn Ambush in which Sean Hartley and Nicholas Mullins lost their lives when they were involved in an engagement with Crown Forces on June 18 1921.
LIAM LAWTON, the acclaimed singer, composer, and performer, will play the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Oughterard, on Friday December 17.
All roads lead to the Community Hall, Castlecomer on Saturday November 8 at 8 pm for the official launch of a CD by the members of Castlecomer Male Voice Choir.
The funeral is taking place this morning (Friday) of Michael ‘Blunt’ Brennan who was fatally injured in a stabbing incident in a house in Castlecomer on Tuesday December 30, last.
Cllr Marie Fitzpatrick is indeed a force to be reckoned with.