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Annual US/Ireland Legal and Business Symposium to take place in Westport

The third annual US/Ireland Legal Symposium of the Brehon Law Society was officially launched last week by the Western Development Commission and Mayo County Council on behalf of the Brehon Law Society of Philadelphia in the presence of Mary Robinson, former president of Ireland, former UN high commissioner for human rights, and current UN Special Envoy for the Great Lakes region of Africa.

City man appeals to public to support his fundraising walk

A city man will undertake a major fundraising walk this month in aid of a Dublin hospital.

Forbes journalist apologises for describing President Higgins as an 'acknowledged homosexual'

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A Cork-based freelance journalist has apologised for mistakingly describing Irish President Michael D Higgins as an “acknowledged homosexual” in an article written for US business magazine, Forbes.

Clarke Collection book club discusses Dear Old Ballina

Well known local historian, author and former Western People editor Terry Reilly will be in attendance at the Jackie Clarke Collection on Pearse Street, Ballina next Tuesday, July 23 for the latest sitting of the collection’s book club.

Mayo man appointed new head of NUIG’s law school

Mayo man Donncha O’Connell is the newly-appointed head of the School of Law at NUI Galway.

Mayo man appointed head of NUIG’s law school

Mayo man Donncha O’Connell is the newly-appointed head of the School of Law at NUI Galway.

Lord of the Dance star helps Manchester troupe stage reunion for Mayo Gathering

The Manchester based multi award-winning Irish dancer; James Keegan who is one of the principal dancers of the world-famous Lord of the Dance show is just one of the stars who has confirmed his appearance at a special Young, Gifted & Green (YGG) reunion concert for the Manchester-Mayo Gathering. The special event will take place on Friday, August 2 at the prestigious Ballina Arts Theatre in County Mayo, Ireland. It will feature performances from former members of YGG and the Keegan Academy of Irish Dance, along with a host of special guests from Manchester and performers from Mayo which include the Atlantic Rhythm Production company and Carmel Gunning. The group is still looking for other performers and companies from Mayo who would like to get involved with the event.

Jackie Clarke Collection to mount special Gathering exhibition

As part of the Mayo North Gathering festival, which takes place from August 1 to 9, the recently opened Jackie Clarke Collection in Ballina will mount a specially themed exhibition which will be of particular interest to emigrants and others coming to Mayo for the festival.

Visit of Tutu to Ballina raises temperatures in Ballina chamber

The upcoming visit of Bishop Desmond Tutu to Ballina did not meet with the unanimous approval most would have expected at Wednesday night’s meeting of Ballina Town Council.

Visit of Tutu to Ballina raises temperatures in Ballina chamber

The upcoming visit of Bishop Desmond Tutu to Ballina did not meet with the unanimous approval most would have expected at Wednesday night’s meeting of Ballina Town Council.

 

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