These boots are made for walking: festival organisers refuse to accept defeat

The 53rd Castlebar International Four Days’ Walks should have begun yesterday (Sunday). The long-running festival is among many events cancelled because of the Covid-19 pandemic but organisers marked the occasion with a socially distanced 10km walk in Castlebar. “We are...

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Ceremony planned to mark the anniversary of double murder of Mayo gardaí

By Marian Duggan 40 years has passed since Detective Garda John Morley and Garda Henry Byrne died in the line of duty, and a ceremony in their memory is planned for the anniversary of their deaths on July 7. The...

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Cancellation of Mayo festival marked in most apt way imaginable

Next Saturday, July 4, the 53rd Castlebar International Four Days’ Walks should have been taking place. The long-running festival was...

Tuesday, 30/06/20 - 7:50pm Read More

Lissadell gigs will give boost to North Mayo

  The owners of Sligo’s iconic Lissadell House say the plans to make their historic property a major concert venue...

Friday, 26/06/20 - 8:06am Read More

Normal People author to guest at hometown festival

The Wild Atlantic Words literary festival has announced that Sally Rooney will be taking part in this year’s festival in...

Monday, 22/06/20 - 3:59pm Read More

Catastrophic losses have been forecast for tourist hotspot

By Paul O’Malley The tourism sector in Westport is looking to quickly bounce back from the Covid-19 lockdown, especially if...

Thursday, 28/05/20 - 4:52pm Read More

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