Public art commission at visitor centre in Mayo officially launched

The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) has announced the official launch of ‘Under Darkening Skies’ a public art commission by the visual artist Susan Mannion at the Ballycroy Visitor Centre at Wild Nephin National Park. The artwork was commissioned...

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International Dark Sky Week gets underway in Mayo

International Dark Sky Week gets underway today, running from April 22-30. It is a global affair, organised annually by the International Dark Sky Association. On this global stage, Ireland is playing a leading role, particularly in Co Mayo, home of...

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Mayo students win Memorial Scholarship awards

  Two students from Mayo were presented with Memorial scholarship awards by DCU at a ceremony. The event saw 23...

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Western People: February 5, 1992

A look back at the events around the county 30 years ago as chronicled in the Western People.      ...

Saturday, 05/02/22 - 2:01am Read More

Western People: January 29, 1992

A look back at the events around the county 30 years ago as chronicled in the Western People.      

Saturday, 29/01/22 - 12:55am Read More

National Park naming issue could impact tourism, warn councillors

Councillors in the Westport-Belmullet Municipal District have warned that the issue of the renaming of the National Park in the...

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