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An end to raw sewage discharge in Killala Bay only weeks away

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Irish Water, working in partnership with Mayo County Council, will commence operation of a new wastewater treatment plant in the coming weeks to stop the discharge of untreated wastewater being discharged into Killala Bay.

There was a story told of a mermaid seen at Killala Bay

Continuing his wry and sardonic observations on the personalities, and the heaving populated life that he encounters on the roads, towns and villages along the way, the young William Makepeace Thackeray continued his journey through Connemara. In 1842 he spent four months on an extensive tour of this island, and later published his observations in the well received Irish Sketch Book to which he added numerous drawings mainly of the people he met. Yet for all his sceptical comments he is genuinely moved by the landscape of Connemara, and writes eloquently on intimate moments.

There was a story told of a mermaid seen at Killala Bay

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Continuing his wry and sardonic observations on the personalities, and the heaving populated life that he encounters on the roads, towns and villages along the way, the young William Makepeace Thackeray continued his journey through Connemara. In 1842 he spent four months on an extensive tour of this island, and later published his observations in the well received Irish Sketch Book to which he added numerous drawings mainly of the people he met. Yet for all his sceptical comments he is genuinely moved by the landscape of Connemara, and writes eloquently on intimate moments.

Ballina councillors look for culling of seal numbers

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The elected members of the Ballina Municipal District have agreed to send a letter to the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine to request the cull of a number of seals in Killala Bay.

The awaking of Augusta

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Isabella Augusta Persse (later Lady Gregory), grew up in Roxborough House, Co Galway, a large rambling estate house, with magnificent gardens, commanding some 18,000 acres over which her father Dudley Persse presided with almost feudal authority. His 13 children knew their wheel-chaired bound father as The Master.*

Almost a half a million euro announced for harbours and slipways in North Mayo

Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring has welcomed the announcement of €247,500 which has been allocated to Mayo County Council for development and repair projects on harbours and slipways.

Massive interest with something for everyone in DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard’s September auctions

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The Radisson Blu Hotel is the place to be tomorrow afternoon for DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard's eagerly awaited September auction. Following a hugely successful July auction which saw a 98 per cent sales rate, the auction team are very excited about tomorrow's event and are, as usual, expecting a large turnout.

DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard launches super September auction

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With a definite nip in the air and a return to some form of routine and normality for most people, September also sees the launch of DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard’s autumn auction. The company had a hugely successful July auction which saw local auctioneer James Heaslip, MIPAV, MCEI, who heads the DNG auction team, face a test of endurance to keep up with the onslaught of bids during a fast and furious auction.

Almost eleven per cent of submissions to Constituency Commission relate to Mayo

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This week saw the closing date for submissions from members of the public to the Constituency Commission, and of the 369 submissions made to the commission (as were published on the commissions website as of lunch time yesterday), 40 of them related directly to county Mayo and the south Mayo area in particular.

 

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