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One million Aussies to see Mayo on top TV show

Images of Mayo will be broadcast into one million homes across Australia later this year, after one of the country’s most popular travel programmes, Gurus Explore, filmed on location here over the weekend.

McGreal the maestro of Mayo Autocross

James McGreal did on Sunday what he has been threatening to do for a while — he took overall victory on a round of Mayo and District Motorsport Club’s Loose Surface Autocross. It marks a significant milestone for the popular Foxford man, a long time competitor and Mayo Motorsport Club stalwart, who counts the 2000 Border Rally Championship title among his many achievements. Only last year he had feared that his days of competing might have been over after sustaining a back injury following an accident on the Galway International Rally.

Big opportunities for Kilkenny intern in Senator McCain’s office this summer

Kilkenny student Adrian O’Higgins has had a hectic schedule since beginning his internship for former-Republican presidential candidate and long-serving US Senator, John McCain.

How a school produced extraordinary Irishmen

THE ROMAN Catholics of Northern Ireland have very little to thank British governments for, except a piece of legislation, which would help empower a generation to speak out against discrimination of Catholics in Ulster.

‘We’re not arrogant, disrespectful, greedy, uncompetitive,’ say Galway’s motor dealers

Galway motor dealers are furious over what they claim is a seriously unportrayal of their profession in the local media last week.

CastleCash YouthBank grants €3,225 to youth groups

The first grant award presentation of CastleCash YouthBank took place recently in the Youth Information Centre, Pavilion Road, Castlebar. Grants were distributed by the youth committee of YouthBank to local youth groups in Castlebar to run community initiatives. The event was attended by the newly elected Mayor, Councillor Michael Kilcoyne.

New health forum chairperson aims to slash hospital waiting lists

One of the most outspoken critics of the local health service was this week selected as the chairperson of the HSE West’s regional health forum at its meeting in Merlin Park Hospital.

Centralise Electoral Register

The State could save money if it centralised the Electoral Register, according to local Fine Gael TD, James Bannon.

Rossport residents meet SDLP leader

Rossport residents Willie and Mary Corduff and Vincent McGrath, chairman of Pobal Chill Chomáin, travelled to Derry last Friday where they raised concerns about the Corrib gas project with senior politicians and local media.

Underage soccer giants commence battle at Drom

The battle for underage soccer honours began in Salthill Devon’s Drom Soccer Park yesterday on the opening day of the Umbro Galway Cup.


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