New walking and cycling track plan is a ‘no-brainer’

By Paul O’Malley A Swinford area councillor has proposed that the old bridge at Cloongullane should become part of an eight-mile walking and cycling track between Swinford and Foxford. Cllr Neil Cruise welcomed the impending opening of the new Cloongullane...

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Iconic Mayo venue hosts event to commemorate Collins

In July 1922 Foxford Woollen Mills presented a specially commissioned travel blanket to the newly appointed Commander in Chief Michael Collins. This blanket, which was woven in olive, gold, and white in a melange yarn, using a traditional Foxford check,...

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Extensive works on replacement of troublesome water mains to commence

Extensive works on replacing a troublesome cast iron water mains in a Mayo town has been welcomed by a local...

Friday, 29/07/22 - 4:58pm Read More

Funding for Small Scale Local Festivals and Summer Schools in Mayo

Michael Ring TD has welcomed the funding allocation of €12,500 for three events to support Small Scale Local Festivals and...

Friday, 22/07/22 - 10:26am Read More

West is truly awake at Bloom Festival 2022

The work of a Mayo furniture designer was recognised with top honours at this year’s Bord Bia Bloom Festival, held...

Wednesday, 15/06/22 - 2:20pm Read More

Civil works in Mayo town are completed

Civil works in Foxford have been completed, it has been announced. Works, which began on May 16, have been completed...

Friday, 10/06/22 - 9:59am Read More

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Western People: January 29, 1992