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Brewing up a whole new sector in Mayo

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There is a whole new sector brewing in Mayo.

Medieval pilgrim paths could be big tourist attraction

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The age-old practice of repenting for one’s sins, soul searching, and attempting to curry favour up above, on a grinding penitential pilgrimage is being revived.

Get your poems in for St Patrick

There is less than two weeks to the closing date of Westport Town Council’s Poetry for Patrick competition.

Community Diary

Meeting on bank debt

‘Comedians are megalomaniacs!’

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NEIL DELAMERE, one of the biggest names on the Irish comedy scene, is coming to the Town Hall Theatre this month with his acclaimed new show, Delamere Mortal.

Plans afoot for The Gathering in Westport

Westport is co-ordinating a number of ideas in preparation of The Gathering 2013—a year long celebration, which will encourage as many of the Diaspora as possible to return to the country, According to festival co-ordinator Dermot Langan, October 31 is the deadline for all ideas so that a calendar of events can then be prepared for the Westport area. Mr Langan said: “as Westport is the best place to live it is also the best place to gather.”

St Patrick in his own words

THE FIGURE of Saint Patrick has dominated the Irish cultural landscape in a way that few other national icons, such as Uncle Sam or Saint George, ever have.

Stigma around mental health to be addressed

See Change in association with Mayo County Community Forum will host a public meeting about mental health stigma, and what can be done to reduce it, in the TF Royal Hotel, Castlebar, on Monday November 29 at 8pm.

Oranmore to celebrate St Patrick’s Day with seven day festival

St Patrick’s Day is not so much a day anymore as a festival celebrated over a series of days and Oranmore is no exception, as the town is set to make the national day into a week long festival.

Bush, the Stones, and the World Fleadh - it’s all in a day’s work for Frankie Gavin

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Frankie Gavin is to headline a major concert of Irish traditional music this weekend at The World Fleadh festival. It’s all part of what’s been a momentous 12 months for the fiddle great, from playing for George W Bush to hanging out with Keith Richards.

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