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Artist looking for your creative responses to the Wild Nephin Ballycroy National Park

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Mayo County Council’s Arts Service, The Office of Public Works (OPW) and the National Park & Wildlife Services, are delighted to announce that the visual artist, Susan Mannion, has been selected for the public art commission at the Wild Nephin Ballycroy National Park.

Wild Nephin cycle event for Nurture Africa

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A fundraising cycle in aid of Nurture Africa - an Irish charity based in Nansana, Uganda, will take place on Sunday, July 21.

Nephin Up and Over Challenge takes place tomorrow

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The Up and Over Challenge is now in its third year and is growing from strength to strength.

Are you up to the Nephin challenge?

The Up and Over Challenge will take place over the Nephin Mountains on Sunday, April 2, where participants will be tested on a route that will bring them on a 5km run from Lahardane village to the forest at Carrowskeehan, then up Nephin mountain, before the descent back towards Cloghbrack, and a further 5km run back into Lahardane village.

Nephin Theatre Group brings Flight FR254 to the Linenhall

Nephin Theatre Group brings Flight FR254, a new comedy by Martin Donohoe, to the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Wednesday October 7 at 8pm.

Atmospheric chamber music festival launched in Westport

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Cathaoirleach of Mayo County Council, Councillor Michael Holmes, was on hand in the Holy Trinity Church, Westport, last Sunday to officially launch a music festival with a difference for Mayo this September.

Ballycroy National Park is open for the new season Young Luke

Ballycroy National Park visitor centre reopens for the 2015 season today, Good Friday, with a series of special events for all ages. Ballycroy National Park covers 11,000 hectares in area and comprises the Nephin Beg Mountain Range and the Owenduff Bog, the largest intact active blanket bog in Ireland.

Mayo man crowned as Manchester’s Cabbage King

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A 57-year-old Mayo man, Paul Cawley, has just won the 2014 prize for the biggest and best looking pair of cabbages in the annual Levenshulme Allotments Produce Show. The giant cabbages were planted on St Patrick’s Day and grew to an enormous 50 inches in circumference.

Mayo north Gathering Christmas card now on sale

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With plans for the Mayo north Gathering festival progressing well, organisers are asking local people to avail of a novel way of inviting their overseas friends and relations to the festival which will run from August 1 to 9, 2013. A distinctive Mayo north Christmas card, featuring a picture of a snow covered Nephin and Lough Conn, is now on sale at various outlets throughout the region as well as from the Tourist Office in Pearse Street, Ballina.

Derrymartin residents still have no water connection

Up to eight households in the Derrymartin area of Castlebar still have no connection to running water despite “all that needs doing is the opening of a valve” according to Fianna Fáil councillor Blackie Gavin. The Castlebar based councillor has raised the issue of the plight of the people in Derrymartin on a number of occasions at different council meetings. At this week’s Water Supply and Sewerage SPC of Mayo County Council, Cllr Gavin called for the committee to “write out to whoever is in charge of the Nephin Valley Group Water Scheme and get them to turn on the water supply to the Derrymartin scheme, there are seven or eight houses there who have gone long enough without water.”

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