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Excitement building for first ever Mayo Day

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Mayo will become the only county in Ireland to claim a day all of its own tomorrow (May 2), when the first ever Mayo Day celebrations kick off in earnest across the globe.

And us with the big happy heads on us...

I remember about a decade or more ago sticking my notebook under the nose of the then Health Minister Michael Noonan, when he was in Castlebar opening the hospital or something and asking him a question about something health related for the Galway area. And in the way he had about him back then, in the days before he was canonised, he cocked an eye and said to me “Right sonny, you're here from a Goll-way paper. This is not a day for Goll-way. Today is Mayo's day, not Goll-way's day.”

Inaugural Mayo Day to be celebrated around the world

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Plans are hotting up for the first ever Mayo Day celebrations on May 2.

Niagara Falls light show for inaugural Mayo Day

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A Kiltimagh man and a New York politician with strong links to Westport are hoping to light up one of the world’s best known landmarks - Niagara Falls - in green and red for the first Mayo Day celebrations on May 2.

Galway sites go gold for childhood cancer

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BY EBHAN LOUGLIN

Craig Davidson - bare knuckle tales of a Canadian writer

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BARE KNUCKLE boxing and dog fighting in small Canadian cities; the activities are cruel, often barbaric, but the people taking part in them have their reasons, however misguided, however tragic. It’s just not black and white.

Galway landmarks to ‘Light It Up Gold’ for childhood cancer awareness

A number of buildings and landmarks around the country, including the fountain in Eyre Square and the g Hotel in Galway city, will be bathed in gold from September 1 as part of the inaugural ‘Light It Up Gold’ iniative which aims to raise awareness of childhood cancer.

Galway Meet and Train reunion

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A group of Galway women, who from humble beginnings have tackled marathons all over the world, will hold a special reunion in the city later this month.

Massive global tourism boost for St Patrick’s Day

Myriad iconic attractions around the world are to ‘go green’ this year to mark St Patrick’s Day and to kick off Tourism Ireland’s major first half promotional drive to develop overseas tourism.

 

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