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Mayo is bracing itself for the influx of some of the most talented young football players in Europe next week when the the UEFA U16 Development Tournament takes place in venues across the county. The Republic of Ireland will take on Northern Ireland, Lithuania, and Denmark in the women's tournament, while in the men's tournament the Republic of Ireland will face off against Northern Ireland, Kosovo, and Denmark.
A new year in the life of Mayo Association Dublin was marked by the 2017 annual general meeting held recently in the Sandymount Hotel, Dublin 4. The new chairperson is Julie Doyle, the fifth female chair since the association's foundation in 1905. Another woman to take a position at the top table is Grace Heneghan, who will take over as secretary. They join Bernardine Walsh-Cummins (public relations officer), Michael Kealy (treasurer), Mona McGarry (president), Eddie Melvin (vice president), and Frank Fleming (honorary life president) who were reappointed to their offices for a second year.
The Mayo Association Dublin hosted their annual awards banquet in the Ballsbridge hotel, Dublin, last Friday night. Over 520 guests were in attendance at the event which saw Maria Walsh, former Rose of Tralee, act as MC on the evening.
The stories of six Mayo people feature prominently in a new book recalling memories of the roll-out of the rural electrification scheme across the country 70 years ago this month.
Joan Freeman, Founder of suicide and self-harm crisis centre Pieta House, will launch Darkness Into Light 2016 (DIL 2016) in association with Electric Ireland in The Ballina Manor Hotel, Mayo, this evening, Monday, April 4 at 7pm.