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Leenavesta is a serenely beautiful townland nestled at the foot of the Sheaffrey Hills between the well known towns of Westport and Louisbourg. Croagh Patrick stands guard to the north and the Owenmore River threads its way though the valley as it flows down to join the Erriff. This is superb fishing country. Salmon, brown trout, and sea trout are the main quarry, but the sea angler also has Clew Bay, famous for its beauty and its international sea angling competition, within a few minutes’ drive.
Mary Mulchrone, a native of Fahy, Westport won back her Gael Force title after a one year lapse.
Experience this unique Pilgrim Journey with a difference. Walk in the footsteps of St Patrick along the once royal Chariot Road; be challenged by the 22 miles that was the Pilgrim Path down through the ages; absorb the rich heritage that is embodied at every turn along the way; have your spirits raised by the environment and the encouragement of companions; take time to discover a deeper meaning to life and to find greater peace in our relationship within ourselves, with others and with God.
The people of Kilkenny are in for a treat as the one and only Brendan O’Carroll hits Hotel Kilkenny on November 19 with his new show How’s Your Wobbly Bits?
Images of Mayo will be broadcast into one million homes across Australia later this year, after one of the country’s most popular travel programmes, Gurus Explore, filmed on location here over the weekend.
The Mighty Mayo Mountain Challenge 2009 takes place on Saturday August 22 where volunteers will climb Mayo's highest three peaks — Mweelrea (814m), Croagh Patrick (764m), and Nephin (806m), all in one day for Cancer Action Mayo.
A unique pilgrim journey with a difference. To walk in the footsteps of St Patrick along the once royal Chariot Road. To be challenged by the 22 miles that was the pilgrim path down through the ages. To absorb the rich heritage that is embodied at every turn along the way. To have the spirits raised by the environment and the encouragement of companions. To take time to discover a deeper meaning to life. To find greater peace in our relationship within ourselves, with others and with God.
A leading west of Ireland musical society has launched a novel search for as many Grace O’Malleys as it can find – and it’s all to do with its forthcoming show about the legendary pirate queen of the same name.