Home is where the heart is: returning to Mayo after 40 years ‘on the road’

Renowned Kiltimagh poet Terry McDonagh reflects on returning to his native place after an absence of 40 years. I’m here now. Returned. Back where it all began: in Killedan, Kiltimagh – my old-new home – a new chunk and chapter....

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Playwright launches play based on 2004 Mayo killing

A South Mayo playwright will debut his latest play via the internet next week. Ballinrobe native, Mick Donnellan will broadcast his latest play, ‘Nally’, via Youtube on Wednesday evening next. The play is loosely based on the events of October...

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‘The beginning of the return to normal’: Celebration of queer artists in Ballina

After a long period of Covid-enforced closure Ballina Arts Centre will re-open on Saturday, June 5. The venue will be...

Sunday, 30/05/21 - 10:43am Read More

Talented Mayo artists bring gift of music to the garden gates

Two acclaimed Mayo musicians will present a performance of traditional music and song free of charge later this month on...

Sunday, 23/05/21 - 1:24am Read More

Rock star returns to Mayo roots for inspiration

The latest installment in a storied musical career for Matt McManamon is greatly inspired by his time spent in his...

Saturday, 30/01/21 - 8:02am Read More

Amazing Grace: Legendary Mayo shop revived during lockdown

By Marian Duggan In 1950, John and Noreen Hopkins turned down an opportunity to work in India to open a...

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Mayo band lined up for primetime TV slot

Mayo woman nominated for prestigious TV award

Fleming flags fears for the future of live music

‘Annie’ aims for All-Ireland glory