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Star Wars and superheroes for family day at Mayo Leisure Point

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There is a treat in store for fans of Star Wars and superheroes next Saturday (July 25) in Mayo Leisure Point.

Hit the dancefloor to the sound of big band music

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Fans of jazz, swing, blues, and the ‘big band sound’ are in for a treat next weekend at the Royal Theatre, Castlebar.

Mullingar Classic and Vintage Club launch second annual show

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A little over two years ago John Gavin and Giovanni Toselli decided to establish a club for the growing number of vintage and classic vehicle enthusiasts in the county.

Athlone’s Caoimhe to be princess for a day

Caoimhe McCormack from Athlone is a beautiful seven-year-old little girl with dreams like all girls her age. However, Caoimhe’s young life is full of painful treatments and hospitalisations.

Casino night to raise money for Albalta school playground

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A charity casino party night will take place at The Ardilaun Hotel on June 28 to raise funds to provide a playground at a city school.

From humble beginnings to a digital school of distinction

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In 1961, Seán Keane, a parent of a child with an intellectual disability, wrote a letter to the Connacht Tribune. He was looking for what all parents want for their children, a chance for them to achieve their full potential whether they be disabled or not. He got no response, so two months later he wrote again, this time a reply to his own letter. The National Association of Mentally Handicapped in Ireland had just been established, it saw the letter and it asked the local Irish National Teachers Organisation in the shape of Mick Raftery and Mícheál McSweeney to call a meeting.

Five local schools to benefit from summer works

Credit union staff get into the groove for charity

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Staff at Castlebar Credit Union are swapping balance sheets and accounts for sequins and dance shoes in their most ambitious fundraiser to date.

St Anthony’s Special School open and enrolment day 2013

St Anthony’s is a co-educational special school in Castlebar providing primary and post-primary education for children between the ages of four and 18 years who have mild general learning difficulties. St Anthony’s also caters for children who may have additional difficulties such as autism, assessed syndromes, visual or hearing impairment, physical disability, or ADHD.

The Irish Wheelchair Association – Providing essential services to people with disabilities in Mayo

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The Irish Wheelchair Foundation (IWA) was founded in 1960 by a small group of wheelchair users committed to improving the lives of people with physical disabilities in Ireland. Today there are 20,000 members and more than 2,000 staff, as well as many volunteers who are dedicated to enhancing the community-based organisation.


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