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Ballyglass RNLI’s all-weather lifeboat was requested to launch on Tuesday night by the Irish Coast Guard to go to the assistance of a local fishing vessel in difficulty, 25 nautical miles north of Erris Head.
"ABOVE WAS streaked blue, so divinely blue you’d believe in angels, so bright you couldn’t glance at it and not shudder...and amongst this hazy backdrop, I could hear the distant shearing of every make of lawn on the Island."
The Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) seized a quantity of lobster last week, which it said had been caught illegally off the Mayo coast, with the intention of being sold directly to the public and restaurants across the county.
Fáilte Ireland is inviting local tourism businesses, tourism and community group members, as well as all other interested parties and individuals, to take part in a series of workshops running from Tuesday, April 9 to Tuesday, April 16 along the Mayo coast.
The Ballyglass RNLI lifeboat responded to two back-to-back call-outs on Monday of this week, first to bring an injured fisherman to safety and then to assist a 10m fishing vessel that had broken down off the Mayo coast.
Coastal areas in Mayo today are preparing to batten down the hatches for the arrival of Storm Callum.
Marine scientists from NUI Galway returned home from an expedition recently with some stunning footage of Irish deep-sea waters, as well as samples set to be part of pharmaceutical research.
In the summer of 1840 two of London’s most prolific writers and journalists, Mr and Mrs S C Hall, set out from London for an ambitious tour of Ireland. They would later publish their journey and observations in Ireland - its Scenery and Character, a best selling three volume snap-shot of Ireland, sumptuously illustrated by engravings created by the best artists of its time*. It is a treasured collector’s item today.
The Céide Fields has won the prestigious Carlo Scarpa international landscape award for gardens. At a ceremony in the Céide Fields Visitor Centre in Mayo, Minister Michael Ring and Minister of State Kevin "Boxer" Moran welcomed the award which is now proudly on display in the visitors' centre.
The community of Erris and Irish Coast Guard were jointly honoured at the People of the Year Awards, with special recognition for the crew of Rescue 116 which was lost off the Mayo coast in March of last year.