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Margaretta D’Arcy Film Weekend

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A WEEKEND celebrating the films of activist, anthropologist, writer, and film-maker Margaretta D’Arcy, takes place later this month on the Aran Islands.

Major work begins on Rossport water scheme

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Work has started on the Shell funded €750,000 upgrade of the Rossport Group Water Scheme (RGWS) which is being funded by Shell Exploration & Production (Ireland) Limited (SEPIL).

Broadband boost for rural Mayo

Some 105 rural locations across Mayo are set to benefit under a new broadband strategy.

Rossport woman celebrates Winning Streak windfall

What If, Why Not? Adventure Film Festival

FILMS ABOUT individuals who surf the highest waves, row across oceans, and explore remote parts of the globe, along with talks, and music gigs, feature in a new film festival.

Rossport protester before court

A protester from the Rossport Solidarity Camp was before Ballina District Court this week for public order charges arising out of an incident which took place on July 31 2012 at Gurteens, Ballina.

Former GAA president launches Gaelcholáiste Chomáin book

The Coláiste Chomáin commemorative book, Ceiliúradh Oideachais i gColáiste Chomáin, has been launched by former GAA president Dr Mickey Loftus. Twenty miles north of Belmullet, Gaelcholáiste Chomáin was established by Gael Linn as a secondary school in 1959.

Socialist Party delegation joins gas protesters this week

A number of representatives from the Socialist Party were due to come to north Mayo yesterday to join in with Shell to Sea protesters at Shell’s tunnelling compound at Aghoos. The Socialist Party delegation was headed by Dublin MEP Paul Murphy, who took over the seat won by Joe Higgins at the last European elections following Higgins’ election to the Dáil in February. The group joined local protesters at the tunnelling compound yesterday (August 25).

The Pipe DVD to be launched in Charlie Byrne’s tomorrow

The Pipe, the award-winning Irish documentary on Rossport’s struggle against the economic might of Shell, will be launched on DVD in Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop tomorrow at 6pm.

Something new to be good at...

In the same way that pre-Michelle Smith, the Irish Olympic swimming team used to hail a competition a success if none of them was drowned, let’s be honest, weren’t we glad when both the Queen and Obama got out of Ireland alive? Not that there was ever a serious threat to their respective healths while they were here, but there was always the fear that a member of the South Offaly-North Tipperary branch of Al Qaeda might attack him with a hurl or that that dissy-dent republicans might savage the Queen with a Turbot snatched from the shelves of the English Market. We all breathed a sigh of relief when their planes left the ground and rose into that part of sky that Cork radio presenters know as non-indictable international airspace out of our jurisdiction.

 

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