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Thousands of Irish are still sailing

“Thousands are sailing, Again across the ocean, Where the hand of opportunity, Draws tickets in a lottery,” goes the second chorus from The Pogues’ song ‘Thousands are Sailing’ from 1988. While that song has its basis in the emigration history of the past, it is pretty relevant today with the most recent release of information from the Central Statistics Office.

Annual US/Ireland Legal and Business Symposium to take place in Westport

The third annual US/Ireland Legal Symposium of the Brehon Law Society was officially launched last week by the Western Development Commission and Mayo County Council on behalf of the Brehon Law Society of Philadelphia in the presence of Mary Robinson, former president of Ireland, former UN high commissioner for human rights, and current UN Special Envoy for the Great Lakes region of Africa.

Museum of Country Life makes most popular tourist attractions list

Fáilte Ireland, the national tourism authority, has published its listing of Ireland’s top visitor attractions for 2012. National Museum of Ireland – Country Life, Turlough Park is among the list of top free attractions, recording 99,682 visitors.

EU action on mackerel welcomed by MEP Higgins

MEP for Ireland North West and member of the European Parliament's Fisheries Committee, Jim Higgins, has welcomed proposed EU measures announced this week to limit the over-fishing of North Atlantic mackerel stocks.

Eight Connacht youngsters on Ireland summer squads

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By Linley MacKenzie

Mayo businesses contribute some €1.09 million to local charities and community groups

In Mayo in 2012, local businesses donated a total of €1,093,638 in cash and in kind donations to local charities and community groups. Some 990 hours were volunteered by local employees and some 185 community partnerships were supported by 19 companies.

Journey Through Ireland launches its 2013 coach tours brochure

Journey Through Ireland is an Irish owned and operated company specialising in providing personalised and exceptional value tours in Ireland. With over 30 years experience in the industry the crew know what their customers want and pride themselves on providing a first class service.

New survey finds eighty six per cent in northwest support Ireland’s EU membership

With Ireland just a few weeks into its EU presidency, a new European Movement/Red C poll has shown that 86 per cent of those polled in the North West EU Constituency believe that Ireland should remain part of the EU, with 83 per cent believing that Ireland has benefited overall from its membership of the EU.

New survey finds eighty six per cent in northwest support Ireland’s EU membership

With Ireland just a few weeks into its EU presidency, a new European Movement/Red C poll has shown that 86 per cent of those polled in the North West EU Constituency believe that Ireland should remain part of the EU, with 83 per cent believing that Ireland has benefited overall from its membership of the EU.

Great expectations for Ireland's seventh EU presidency

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Ireland has both the privilege and the responsibility of hosting the presidency of the Council of the European Union from January 1 until June 30 2013. Holding the presidency is an important role at any time, but the expectations for this forthcoming presidency are even greater given the challenging circumstances that both the Union and Ireland face.

 

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