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From Cape to Cape in a Volkswagen Touareg

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On Sunday (September 21) three drivers set out in a Volkswagen Touareg in pursuit of a world record time over a route that connects the northern tip of Europe with the southern tip of South Africa: From North Cape to Cape Agulhas.

European Capital of Culture should provide a lasting legacy, say councillors

Providing permanent structures for culture to flourish, such as a school of music and performing arts, would be the ideal legacy for a city that will be putting forward a bid for the European Capital of Culture 2020, a bid which requires support from all sectors.

Large volume of call-outs for Mayo Mountain Rescue Team in past few weeks

The last few weeks have been among the busiest in the history of Mayo Mountain Rescue Team. Team leader Mary Walsh noted that since Reek Sunday, at the end of July, to September 7, the team have responded to 14 call outs. “It is unprecedented in the history of the team that we have had such a concentration of call-outs in the last number of weeks,” she said. Similar sentiments were expressed by deputy team leader Declan Conway, who remarked that in all his years on the team, he had never seen such a demand for its services.

Mayo Mountain Rescue honoured by President Higgins

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Members of Mayo Mountain Rescue were recently honoured as guests of President Michael D Higgins and his wife at a garden party in Áras an Uachtaráin. The occasion was to acknowledge the hard work done by all the voluntary rescue services in Ireland.

Good news for Mayo AC athletes after full results of National 10K

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After a tense wait of almost three weeks there was great news for Mayo AC following publication of the results from the National 10k Championships held on April 15 in the Phoenix Park. They came away with rich sprinkling of five gold, three silver, and two bronze with medals for four teams and in six individual categories.

Woman rescued from holy mountain just days before Reek Sunday

“Whatever you do, take your time and stay safe,” advised Colm Byrne, team leader of Mayo Mountain Rescue, when asked about giving advice to people climbing Croagh Patrick on Sunday next, Reek Sunday.

The Galway Mountain Rescue Team fears cuts will leave emergency calls unanswered

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The year is 2011 and it is a cold, wet, miserable November’s evening. The team leader of the Galway Mountain Rescue Team is working late, finishing up a few last minute jobs for the following morning. It has been a long day, and he looks forward to finishing work and heading home. His decision on where to get dinner is soon interrupted by the sound of his emergency phone.


Triple gold for Joseph’s duo

Marathon efforts of Team Midlands Simon continue

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Midlands Simon Community are asking for people to show their solidarity for those experiencing homelessness in Westmeath by supporting their team for this year’s Lifestyle Sports adidas Dublin Marathon, to take place on Monday October 26.


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