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Castlebar youngsters get selected for Fresh Film festival

A group of Castlebar youngsters submitted a film recently that was shortlisted at the Fresh Film Festival. The Fresh Film Festival has run for 17 years and allows young film makers from eight to 16 years old to make their own film. The final 50 short listed films were screened at a Limerick cinema in March.

Castlebar Grow it Yourself

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Emergency funding for Mayo schools

An allocation of emergency funding to two Mayo schools has been welcomed locally by Fine Gael TD Michelle Mulherin.

Extra classroom at Caltra school

Caltra National School is to get a new 80m2 classroom, following approval and funding from the Department of Education.

Bull’s a hit as community supports unusual raffle to fund school

Determined to give their national school a brighter future parents, locals, and the business community of Glinsk have pulled together in the hopes of raising €50,000 in a raffle with a difference, the first prize being a pedigree Limousin bull.

Youth Orchestra workshop

This February, Mayo Youth Orchestra will join choice young national music ensembles, to perform at the 18th Festival of Youth Orchestras in the National Concert Hall.

Foxford plans for The Gathering 2013

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The Gathering Ireland, the Fáilte Ireland tourism initiative, has the potential to rekindle relationships with relatives, neighbours, and friends, while forging new ones with the Irish Diaspora across the globe. The Foxford community in association with Ireland Reaching Out, the not for profit organisation, are working through voluntary effort at parish, village and townland level, to identify those who emigrated, and trace them and their descendants worldwide. Traditionally, the town, like most towns in the west of Ireland, suffered from the effects of emigration, the loss of family members, and a missing generation in the community, effectively leaving townlands devoid of their former population. Unfortunately, emigration has once again became a modern day reality as our young people seek out opportunities across Europe, Australia, and the USA.

Westmeath County Council are winners of Sustainable Environment Award

Westmeath County Council has scooped the Chambers Ireland award for its Eco-Friendly Schools competition, under the Sustainable Environment category.

Hundreds of volunteers honoured at County Mayor’s Awards

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More than 250 people from community and voluntary groups from all around County Galway were honoured at the County Mayors Awards Ceremony last weekin the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa. The awards recognise and celebrate community and voluntary activity around County Galway. Eleven awards were up for grabs after a public call for nominations was made back in September.


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