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Ballina’s fallen to be remembered in World War One memorial

More than 150 men and women who left Ballina to fight in the Great War from 1914 to 1918 are to be remembered and honoured in a new memorial at the Killala Road Green Park, Ballina.

Two awards for Mayo at LAMA awards

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At the annual LAMA awards in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Santry, the In Humbert’s Footsteps picked up the Best Gathering Event award for Ireland. It beat off stiff competition from 10 other events from all over Ireland including the hotly tipped JFK Homecoming event in Wexford.

In Humbert’s Footsteps picks up national LAMA award

There was celebrations for Mayo at the Local Authorities Members Association (LAMA) awards on Saturday night when In Humbert’s Footsteps picked up the Best Gathering Event for Ireland. The festival which saw re-enactments of General Humbert’s march through Mayo during 1798 in Killala, Kilcummin, Lahardane, and Castlebar saw off competition from 10 other events for the award.

Ballina’s running ambitions on track with funding boost

Amibitions to develop facilities in Ballina to make the town a major running, walking and cycling destination, similar to west Mayo’s Greenway, got a boost yesterday (Thursday).

Ballina wins Pride of Place awards

Mayo Fianna Fáil TD Dara Calleary has expressed his satisfaction that Ballina has been crowned the winner of the 2013 Pride of Place for towns with a population of more than 2,000.

Newman Institute gets ready to dance

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The Newman Institute are embarking on a very popular fundraising event on Saturday, November 16 in Hotel Ballina. Sixteen budding dancers have volunteered to compete for the prestigious prize of winning champion of the dance floor competition. The couples have been involved in an intensive dance training campaign for months under the stewardship of choreographer and dance instructor Marie Brennan. The main sponsor for the event is Paddy Connolly 4x4, Killala Road, Ballina. Each dancer has also secured a sponsor for raising funds. Proceeds from all the fundraising organised by the Newman's Institute's fundraising committee will go towards establishing a student bursary as well as contributing towards the running costs of the Institute.

Minister of State Ring welcomes funding for Killala Pier

Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring has welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney of funding for the reconstruction of the harbour walls and for safety aspects at Killala Pier.

Mayo men make their mark in Sligo

There were a number of Mayo competitors in action last Sunday in the Sligo Loose Surface Autocross, achieving some impressive results.

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.

Mayo features in 50 Secrets of the Wild Atlantic Way

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A major international promotional push has been announced this week by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring to profile Ireland’s first long-distance driving route, the Wild Atlantic Way, which will be open in March 2014. Fáilte Ireland has developed a suite of exciting promotional material which is being targeted today at 500 key overseas operators through Tourism Ireland’s overseas market offices around the globe.


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