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All-Ireland chowder cook-off

Kinsale Good Food Circle want your help to find the best chowder chef in Ireland.

Choral highs as world famous organist comes to Newport

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World famous conductor and organist, Mark Duley, is to perform in St Patrick’s Parish Church, Newport, with his choir Collegium on this Sunday evening (March 29).

Newport’s Lisa Ryder is making a name for herself in the fashion industry

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Newport based fashion designer Lisa Ryder launched her new business just over three years ago, but already she is making a name for herself in the exclusive world of high-end handbag design.

Mayo pigs go on parade in the capital

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Three little pigs from Mayo have been let loose on the streets of Dublin.

Newport and Ballina to welcome the Rás

Mayo is to become a focal point of cycling interest this summer when the An Post Rás comes to the county, with two stages finishing in Mayo, one in Newport and the other in Ballina. Newport will host the finish of stage four of the race on Thursday May 21, and will host the start of the next stage the following day which will wind through northwest Mayo before finishing in Ballina.

Cousins of Rory Staunton to compete in Hell and Back to raise funds for sepsis awareness

When Rory Staunton died from sepsis at age 12 years in April, 2012 he left behind a huge grieving family in Mayo. Cousins, who Rory considered some of his best friends, gathered to mourn the passing of a loving young boy who always brought a smile to everyone’s face. Rory was intensely proud of his family and he and his little sister Kathleen looked forward every year to spending their summers in Mayo. He stayed in Knappagh, Westport, and loved day trips to Thallabawn Beach near Louisburgh with most of his cousins, and visits to his cousins in Glenhest, Newport, Castlebar and Kiltimagh.

Culinary delights from The Ardilaun, free flights and entertainment at Galway’s first digital summit

Galway’s first digital summit for Galway, organised by David Glynn and Maricka Keogh from Online Marketing in Galway, takes place in The Ardilaun on Thursday January 29.

Seaweed cutters fear for the future

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The application by a single company, BioAtlantis Teo, for exclusive rights to cut and harvest seaweed in Clew Bay has sparked major fears among local farmers who have traditionally cut seaweed in the area. Such has been the concern to the application for 10 year exclusive rights lodged by BioAtlantis Teo a new community group the Clew Bay Seaweed Association was formed recently.

Ring welcomes further approval for works at Rossow Bends

Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring this week warmly welcomed the announcement by the National Roads Authority that further road works will take place on the N59 Rossow Bends at Kilmeena, Westport. The N59 Rossow Bends scheme, between Newport and Westport, is 1.8km in length and continues from the N59 Kilbride Scheme which was completed 2012. The Rossow Bends section is part of the overall N59 Westport to Mulranny Road Improvement Scheme.

Connacht Cyclo Cross league round 2 Castlebar

Round two of the cyclo cross league was held at the grounds surrounding Lough Lannagh, Castlebar, the beautiful setting with Croagh Patrick as a backdrop was a hilly technical affair. Experience was the key and the results were dominated by riders from outside the province, with Tim O Regan, DID Dunboyne, and Peter O Farrel,l Wheelworx Dublin, having a fierce battle that was only sorted out on the penultimate lap. The 1.2k lap had to be negotiated 14 times with many riders taking a spill or two on the off camber sections.


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