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Easter Egg Hunt at Westport House

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An Easter Egg Hunt will take place on Easter Sunday, April 21, at Westport House, from 11am to 6pm and all are invited to enter to win some great prizes and look high and low for clues while enjoying the gorgeous surrounds of Westport House and its stunning grounds.

Yew Tree Ball sees Mayo's celebrate in the capital

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The Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin was transformed into a sea of green and red last Saturday night which saw the Mayo Association Dublin celebrate their annual awards gala The Yew Tree Ball.

Business All-Star for Westport Adventure Park

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A west Mayo adventure park has become one of the first businesses in the country to achieve a new quality mark, signifying it meets the highest standards of service and trust.

Jane Hughes exhibition in Westport

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Custom House Studios is hosting an exhibition of paintings by Jane Hughes entitled Architecture of Emotions which opened last week and will run every day until Sunday, June 10.

United claim historic four in a row

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Westport United complete historic Super League four-in-a-row, while play-offs are required to settle the final relegation spot in both the Sports Super League and the Premier Division.

Two hundred and fifty year old Westport shows no signs of aging

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Westport’s epic All-Ireland Intermediate final win last Sunday has come at the start of what is set to be an exciting year for the town. The westerners made history in the capital by becoming the first Mayo side to take the Intermediate title. While the people of Westport relocated from Croagh Patrick to Croke Park for a few nervous hours, they returned late Sunday night to a town that is planning to mark its own historic milestone. On March 17 1767, John Browne, Baron Mount Eagle, placed a notice in Faulkner’s Journal announcing his ambitious vision. "A New Town is immediately to be built near the Old Town of Westport in the County of Mayo, according to Plans and Elevations & already fixed upon, consisting of a large and elegant Market house, situated in the centre of an Octagon area of 200 feet, and to be enclosed with Twelve large well finished slated Houses, together with three avenues for Streets of thirty slated Houses, and several very large Streets for [a] great number of thatched Houses and Cabins," so read part of Browne’s announcement.

Westport back in the big time and now looking for more

Westport made light work of having to play three championship games in seven days last Saturday night when they cruised home to a six point win over Kiltimagh in the Mayo Intermediate Championship final in MacHale Park. On Sunday, they will be back in Mayo GAA HQ where they take on Galway champions Monivea-Abbey for a place in the final of the Connacht Club Intermediate Championship.

€10,000 raised for Western Care in Westport House open day

A fortnight ago, Westport House's annual open day in aid of and in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Western Care Association was held and it was a massive success. They were blessed with great weather, a great turnout, great atmosphere, great entertainment, great craic and a really great charity. Westport House was delighted to announce that €10,000 was raised through the event for Western Care. Both Western Care and Westport House would like to thank all of the people who gave generously to all the bucket shakers and in the raffle - instead of paying for admission to Westport House on the day.

Free open day at Westport House in aid of Western Care

Westport House is holding its annual open day from 12 noon to 6pm on Sunday May 29. The Browne family and their onsite adventure partners open up their venue which has been awarded The Best Family Holiday Destination in Ireland and all of the facilities for no charge in the hope that the public will dig deep for this year’s charity partner, Western Care which is celebrating 50 years of providing services for people with disabilities and autism across Mayo.

Modern Wife, Modern Life in Westport

Modern Wife, Modern Life continues its tour of Ireland in 2016, and will be on display at Westport Library until Friday April 29. The exhibition, curated by Ciara Meehan, covers several themes: the growth of women’s magazines, advice for newly-married wives, beauty and presentation, the Housewife of the Year competition, new technologies and the home; women behind the wheel, and wives who go out to work.

 

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