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A group of Mayo musicians, singers and dancers who travelled to New York last week to premiere the Fainne Oir orchestral and contemporary dance work created by Castlebar composer and Musical Director, Kathy Fahey, are now enjoying the fruits of their labour as rave reviews for the production both nationally and internationally roll in.
Coillte have moved this week to dispel fears of some members of the public following the felling of trees near Belleek Woods in Ballina recently.
Claremorris Historical Society has invited the community to the launch of the second edition of its annual journal, Clann Mhuiris in Claremorris Library, this evening, Friday November 16.
The rivalry between Galway and Mayo is as old as the provincial championship itself. The Connacht GAA Council was actually founded on the same day that Galway and Mayo contested the first ‘official’ Connacht senior football final. That game was played in Claremorris in November 1902 and was won by Mayo. Galway played “with the wind and the incline” in the first half while the vast crowd agreed to “keep strictly outside the field of play”, something the organisers clearly regarded as an unexpected bonus.
Galway is home to a large number of Mayo people and people with Mayo connections, many of whom will be interested in the upcoming 'Exploring Mayo' talk by Bernard O'Hara.