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A bataille of festivities for Mayo

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Get ready to experience Mayo’s largest Gathering celebration, In Humbert’s Footsteps, which is set to take place in Kilcummin, Killala, Lahardane and Castlebar from Thursday 15 to Sunday 18 August 2013. With participants coming from France, England, Northern and southern Ireland and further afield, the historical re-enactment of the 1798 invasion of Ireland by French forces under the command of General Humbert promises a host of events for all the family, locals and visitors alike; with many of the events free of charge. Appealing to a general audience, over 10,000 visitors are expected in Mayo for these avant-garde festivities.

Naval vessel LÉ Eithne to feature in In Humbert’s Footsteps

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The committee of In Humbert’s Footsteps, Mayo’s flagship Gathering event, have welcomed the announcement that the Irish navy’s flagship vessel, the LÉ Eithne, has been made available by Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence Alan Shatter to take part in the August festival.

Council awards €22,500 to Galway Sea Festival

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The inaugural Galway Sea Festival, which hopes to bring in a higher number of tourists during the June bank holiday weekend by holding up to 50 events promoting the city’s maritime history, culture, and environment, has been awarded funding of €25,500 by Galway City Council.

Let’s get excited — Volvo adrenalin starts to flow as schools programme is set to launch

Schools around the west will be able to get caught up in the excitement and drama of the Volvo Ocean Race through the Ocean Explorers programme being overseen by the race finale organisers.

Civic reception awarded to Commodore Mark Mellett

Castlebar Town Council this week awarded Commodore Mark Mellett a civic reception. Mellett, who is a native of Rathbawn Road, has risen to the rank of Flag Officer Commanding Naval Service, or as Mayor of Castlebar Cllr Ger Deere described him, “To you and me he’s the man in charge of the Irish Navy”.

Civic reception awarded to Commodore Mark Mellett

Castlebar Town Council this week awarded Commodore Mark Mellett a civic reception. Mellett, who is a native of Rathbawn Road, has risen to the rank of Flag Officer Commanding Naval Service, or as Mayor of Castlebar Cllr Ger Deere described him, “To you and me he’s the man in charge of the Irish Navy”.

Novel setting for Galway Simon poker night

On Saturday September 25 gambling enthusiasts will have the opportunity to participate in a poker night in aid of the Simon Community, which will take place in surely the most novel setting ever for a poker game in Galway.

Galway race officers meet over security

While the safety of the crews in the Volvo Ocean Race has been paramount this week as the fleet heads to China in torrid conditions, security matters were also on the agenda in Galway as organisers prepare for the May stopover.

Irish Navy to host a 1930s theme night in aid of Galway Simon

To mark Galway Simon Community’s 30th Anniversary they will be holding a very unique fundraising event aboard Ireland’s largest Navy Ship. Creating a 1930s theme, the Boatleggers Bash will take place on the L.E. Niamh in the Galway Harbour on Friday September 11.

 

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