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Student grants on Facebook

Mayo County Council is the first county in the country to inform its students about the availability of Higher Education Grants on Facebook. An information page has been set up to assist students and their parents through the application process for a Higher Education Grant. Mayo County Council will continuously update this page and their website over the coming months.

How low can HSE go?

Labour’s Dr Jerry Cowley has slammed proposals contained in an HSE draft document to put time restrictions on the duties being carried out by home helps.

Could Ireland’s next general election mirror the drama of Britain’s?

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Political anoraks will have enjoyed - and indeed are still enjoying the fallout from - the past month as the first genuinely competitive British general election since 1992 has played out.

International mental health seminar in Mayo

Leaders in the field of mental health will meet in Mayo on May 17 and 18 next to meet providers, service users, carers, and family members and to overview the services and share information on how inclusion at all levels, clinical, operational, and strategic is being promoted within the service.

Mayo Labour Party to be reorganised following Cowley admittance

The Labour Party in Mayo are looking forward to a reorganisation of the party triggered by the news that Mulranny Dr Jerry Cowley has joined the party.

An Lon Dubh excels in yawl race but the Ole Fox has his revenge

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The cat is among the pigeons in Achill these days thanks to a truly exciting series of yawl races in Derreens, Achill over the weekend. Indeed everyone agrees that there’s no better location for yawl racing than Derreens where many scores of people watched the weekend races from the Achill and Curraun shores. The panoramic view for spectators was only equalled by the thrills experienced by those who watched the yawls battle it out to be first to the finishing line in the annual Cruinniu Badoiri Acla.

Yellow Rose leads the way

There's so much more to yawl racing than meets the eye! That's the verdict of people here generally as the annual Cruinniu Badoiri Acla continues to thrill the local population and visitors alike. This weekend past was no exception for great yawl racing despite “feast to famine” weather conditions which ranged from raging storm to midge friendly calm. Saturday's race in Tonragee (which translates as “back to the wind” ) was cancelled due to too much wind.

New book celebrates Mayo’s emigration stories

The emigration stories of five Mayo people who left home in the 50s and 60s are told in a new book, Coming Home which has been produced by the Safe Home Programme and was launched by Foreign Affairs Minister Micheál Martin TD.


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This week I'm going to have a look at how the European elections are shaping up around the county.

New ambulance centre for Mulranny

The HSE west has officially taken over the industrial units at Mulranny Industrial Park for conversion to the new HSE west ambulance base.


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