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InterAction - a theatre and arts festival online in May

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THE COVID-19 lockdown and restrictions may have prevented us from going to the theatre and the art galleries, so instead theatre and exhibition is coming to us.

Array of activities planned for Midlands Science Festival

As the forthcoming annual Midlands Science Festival grows closer, local development agency Midlands Science is preparing to provide an array of incredible events and science fun across the Midlands region.

Cannon welcomes progress in bringing Turoe Stone home to Bullaun

An East Galway TD has welcomed progress in efforts to return the Turoe Stone to Bullaun.

Array of activities are planned for Midlands Science Festival

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As the forthcoming annual Midlands Science Festival grows closer, local development agency Midlands Science is preparing to provide an array of incredible events and science fun across the Midlands region.

Moycullen Heritage in the spotlight at awards ceremony in Glasgow

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A voluntary, community group from Co Galway has won a top heritage award at a ceremony in the Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow.

Mary Robinson to launch Kitchen Power exhibition in Museum of Country Life

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Former President of Ireland, Mary Robinson, will this afternoon launch the exhibition 'Kitchen Power: Women’s experiences of rural electrification' at the National Museum of Country Life at Turlough Park House at 12pm.

Memories from Mayo included in new National Museum of Ireland book

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Happy Days and Hard Times - a collection of visitor memories at the National Museum of Ireland, Country Life - has just been reissued for print, due to its initial success.

What should it be... Lough Corrib and Loch Coirib?

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‘Westward Ho! Let us rise with the sun, and be off to the land of the west - to the lakes and streams - the grassy glens and fern-clad gorges - the bluff hills and rugged mountains - now cloud-capped, then revealed in azure, or bronzed by evening’s tints, as the light of day sinks into the bold swell of the Atlantic….’ So begins Sir William Wilde’s famous Lough Corrib - Its Shores and Islands (published 1867), adorned with wonderful woodcuts, as he calls us all to join him as if in a bi-plane, to swoop and dive over its 200km of clear water, fed from rushing streams off the Connemara mountains, giving life to its foreshore and islands where people have lived since the dawn of time, fishing its shallows and its dark deeps; and where monks sought an earthly haven for prayer and solitude.

Mayo Day goes Green for The Mayo Word

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Mayo County Council will be introducing several ‘greening’ elements to this year’s showcase Mayo Day event at the National Museum of Ireland, Country Life, in Turlough House on Saturday, May 4.

Mary Travers and the price of her honour

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