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Top international tour operators get a flavour of the Midlands

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A large group of international tour operators and buyers visited Kilbeggan Distillery and Old Locke’s Distillery Museum on a familiarisation trip to the Midlands. The group are in Ireland to attend Meitheal 2011, the annual travel trade workshop organised by Fáilte Ireland, in conjunction with Tourism Ireland. Meitheal is one of the largest tourism trade workshops and the most important event of the Irish tourism calendar.

Charlestown community rally to help local man see again

The true spirit of Meitheal support in Mayo has brought together musicians from the Charlestown community as they launch a CD to raise funds to help neighbour Rob McNichol regain his sight.

Is Cam/Clegg relationship manna for political idealists?

The election campaign across the water which has hogged our TV news bulletins for the past seven days turned out to be far more intriguing than any of us could have imagined. And of course, it has started to whet appetites on this side of the pond for the day when we too get the opportunity to vent our feelings and express our opinions electorally on how we think this country has been and should be governed. Britain, like ourselves is currently experiencing an economic crisis, but it has the greater population base and natural resources from which regeneration is more possible. The Irish have always had a keen interest on the personality of the occupant of 10 Downing Street, more so in the past when there was an inclination that a Labour incumbent complete with working class backing would take a greater interest in the “Ireland question.” Now that peace has broken out in Northern Ireland that factor is less pressing and so for the first time in generations, we are able to look at the British election through fresh eyes and not through the narrow prism of our own terrible issues.

Mayo Person of the Year and Meitheal winners announced

Last night (Monday) the Mayo Association in Dublin announced this year’s recipients of the Mayo Person of the Year and Meitheal award winners.

Mayo Person of the Year and Meitheal winners announced

Last night (Monday) the Mayo Association in Dublin announced this year’s recipients of the Mayo Person of the Year and Meitheal award winners.

Westport to host Turas na mBan

The town of Westport is to host Turas na mBan, a weekend dedicated to celebrating the journey of women, which takes place in the Knockranny House Hotel on Friday and Saturday October 17 and 18. This is the third successive year of this event, and on Friday evening the proceedings will get under way with music, dancing, singing, wine tasting, and oysters.

Thirteen Mayo tourism businesses attend national fair

Ireland’s largest tourism trade fair, Meitheal, took place last week in Dublin with a record attendance of 281 overseas operators and 300 Irish companies including 13 from Mayo.

 

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