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Community groups from Mayo donned their walking and running shoes over Christmas and raised over €5,000 for GOAL to support its overseas development programmes.
The Louisburgh Clew Bay Half Marathon and 10K event for 2017 went off this year without any hitch.
The community in Lecanvey have come up with a proposal that could see the wear and tear on the traditional pilgrimage path on Croagh Patrick halved. The West Mayo Municipal District held their march meeting in the Lecanvey Communty Centre and before the meeting got going, they were briefed on the proposal by members of the Lecanvey Community Centre Committee
They have been playing football on the shores of Clew Bay in Louisburgh for well over 100 years, but in 1929 the club was officially formed and in the 87 years in between they have given their supporters some great days, winning an intermediate title in 2003 to go with junior titles 1950, 1987, and 1994 and most recently four weeks ago when they saw off Balla right at the death, thanks to a Kevin Gibbons belter of an effort when the game was moving into injury time.
"Some people think I'm mad, facing the car for home on a Friday evening at 4.30pm, but during the summer where else would you rather be than at home in Louisburgh, as long as the weather is good of course." Austin O'Malley has been there and done it all before but he is still making the long trip home from his home on the east coast each weekend to try to help get Louisburgh back over the line in the junior ranks of Mayo football.
Mayo County Council's water safety officer has highlighted some startling drowning statistics this week as part of an appeal to encourage people to stay safe in and around water as the busiest holiday weekend of the year gets underway.
A company which provides adventure trips on Clare Island off the Mayo coast was selected by a panel of top travel journalists as one of the best places in the country to enjoy a day out.
The Connacht Property Auction organisers say they have noted a sharp increase in enquiries from buyers over the past few weeks ahead of their auction next week.
Any one of the hundreds of people who have taken part in the annual Clare Island 10k run/walk in aid of Cancer Care West, understand what makes it such a unique event.
This year’s Clare Island 10K takes place on Saturday April 18, and a limited number of places are still available.