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Are you up to taking on the Bangor Trail?

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Did you ever want to complete the Bangor Trail? Then this month's guided crossing of the trail organised by Nephin Beggers on Saturday, June 15, could be just the opportunity for you.

Marine Institute Newport facility to hold open day

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The Marine Institute's Research Facility in Furnace, Newport, will open its doors to primary school students this week, and hold an open day this Sunday April 14 from 11am to 4pm.

Man dies after car discovered in Newport River

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Gardaí are investigating a fatal road traffic collision at Quay Road, Newport.

Centenary of St Patrick's, Newport church construction celebrated

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John Sisk and Son Ltd on Friday, celebrated 100 years since the building of St. Patrick’s Church, Newport. The occasion was marked with a Mass celebrated by Fr. Tod Nolan PP at St. Patrick’s Church, followed by a reception at the Castlecourt Hotel in Westport.

Taoiseach announces €6 million investment and 20 new jobs in Newport

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Taoiseach Enda Kenny on Saturday, announced the creation of 20 new jobs and a €6 million investment in the Marine Institute's facility in Newport.  The 20 new positions will be based at the Marine Institute, Newport, where they will be engaged on a number of research projects funded from a secured pot of €6 million in research grants from a number of agencies including Science Foundation Ireland, Interreg, EU H2020/European Research Council, European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) and the British Research Council.

Welsh male voice choir to perform in Mayo

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Pen-y-Bont Fawr is a small village in north Wales, moulded into the foothills of the Berwyn Mountains between Llanfylin in the south and Bala in the north. Although a small village, it can claim the envied distinction in having produced a thriving male voice choir. Sixty three years ago the embryonic Cor Meibion Penybontfawr choir was formed by a small group of like-minded and enthusiastic individuals. Nurtured by success and support the choir now has more than 40 members. 

Great Irish drives highlighted by Continental Tyres

A ‘Drives of Ireland’ survey of Irish drivers has shown that the Wicklow Mountains in Dublin/ Wicklow is the favourite drive in the country.

Great Irish drives highlighted by Continental Tyres

A ‘Drives of Ireland’ survey of Irish drivers has shown the Wicklow Mountains in Dublin/Wicklow is the favourite drive in the country.

David Jones: The Poet as ‘Maker’

Poet, artist, and essayist David Jones (1895-1974) belongs to a recognisable group of British visionaries that includes William Blake and Mervyn Peake, whose work eludes categorisation.


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