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After his sold-out performance in December, Phil Coulter will return to Westport Town Hall Theatre to perform his hit show 'Pure Gold' on Saturday, July 21st at 8pm.
A pupil from St Colmcille’s Quay School in Westport is celebrating this week after winning an award in a major poetry competition. Eleven year old Sybille de Pluvie, who hails from Brittany in France, moved to Westport last year on a cultural and learning experience with her family.
Mayo County Council were told this week it was time for them to make a decision on what they are going to do with the old convent site in Westport — In essence, they were told that either they put forward plans for it or consider selling it.
The annual celebration of gastronomy that is Westport Food Festival takes place from Friday, June 23, to Sunday, June 25. The organisers are promising a programme with something for all ages, from mini chefs right up to fully fledged foodies. The highlight of the busy festival weekend is an exclusive Midsummer Banquet at Westport House. Fittingly, Westport House was the location for the launch by Michael Ring, Minister of State for Regional Economic Development.
It certainly will be destination Westport this May as the town hosts an airshow, loop-the-loops will swirl around the sky, and pilots will conduct nifty tricks with precision and a daredevil attitude, creating a day for the whole family to enjoy along Westport Quay on Sunday, May 14.
The Rolling Sun Book Festival, set in Westport, County Mayo, is a quirky boutique festival that indulges bookworms and connoisseurs of music, song, and poetry. Set in the shadow of the ancient spiritual mountain, Croagh Patrick, it evokes the many layers of Irish culture in the best bardic and poetic traditions. The festival kicked off last night, Thursday November 3, with poet Ger Reidy launching Lady Cassie Peregrina a poetry collection by Terry McDonagh in the Custom House Studio and will continue with a jam packed number of days until it finishes on Sunday November 6.
If they are going to do it tomorrow evening, then Westport are going to do it the hard way by winning their third game in seven days when they take on Kiltimagh in the Mayo Intermediate Championship final. Damien Loftus' men needed two attempts to get past Shrule-Glencorrib in the semi-final, with Wendesday night's reply win not looking like it was even a possibility with 15 minutes gone.
Last weekend they celebrated the opening of their new home with a comfortable 4-0 over Glenhest Rovers in the FAI Junior Cup third round, and this Sunday Westport United will be hoping to have some more celebrations as they look to claim a three-in-a-row of Super League titles.
Following the news last week that Foxford had been deemed as being 'not cost beneficial' to have flood prevention works carried out on it as part of the Western Catchement Flood Risk Assessment and Manangment (CFRAM) scheme, Westport fell to a similar fate this week. And like the response from local representatives in Foxford last week, there was disappointment and bemusement from the elected members of the West Mayo District at this news.
The Westport Civic Trust has long contributed to the town's Arts Festival, and this year is proud to announce that Brian Leyden, the noted novelist, short story writer, memoirist, playwright, screenwriter, librettist and editor will give a reading of some of his works. This will be at The Creel, on the Quay in Westport on Thursday, September 29 at 8pm.