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The Inishbofin Summer school is Ireland’s longest running environmental school, which has welcomed a host of scientists, poets, writers, artists to work with teachers and the general public over the last 35 years. The school, which was first established by Leo Hallissey and Clare O‘Toole in 1984, has grown to become a highlight in the island’s yearly calender.
Television viewers across Ireland are to get an insight into life on Mayo’s furthermost outpost - the tiny island of Inishturk, located 14 kilometes off the coastline. It has a population of just 55 people.
The small island community on Inishturk is facing its first Christmas ever without basic medical cover.
In Humbert’s Footsteps, an historical reenactment of the French invasion of Ireland in 1798, has been shortlisted for three prestigious national awards.
The third annual Clew Bay half marathon will take place on Saturday July 20, starting and finishing in Louisburgh. The race will be run over a variety of landscapes and will feature breathtaking scenery of mountains, boglands, sea, and the islands of Inishturk, Clare Island, and the many other islands of Clew Bay. The course is challenging and exhilarating, its winding roads and ever-changing scenery making it a very enjoyable run.
An island which had been owned by a man who appeared in the Secret Millionaire show on RTE has been sold for more than €2.85m.
On Saturday week, February 16, The Seasons, a silent film made in 1935 by Dr John Benignus Lyons, will be screened at the Museum from 3pm to 4pm. The film meticulously records the social, educational, religious and agricultural life of Kilkelly in Mayo. No booking required and it is an all ages event.
Tomorrow morning, Saturday, January 12 from 11am to 1pm, the Mayo Genealogy Group will be holding its drop-in group.
The community of Inishturk Island extends a sincere thank you to all musicians who gave their time for the recent music night.
If you would like to practise your Irish and have a bit of craic at the same time, go to Inishturk on Saturday October 22.