Proud day for US bishop with strong roots in two Mayo villages

By Marian Duggan It’s a proud day for two Mayo villages as one of their own is ordained a Bishop in the United States this evening. Fr Kevin Sweeney, a priest in Brooklyn, visits the county every year to catch...

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US Presidential hopeful eyes Mayo homecoming should he beat Donald Trump in election race

Democratic US Presidential candidate Joe Biden is eyeing a visit to Ireland within months should he defeat current President Donald Trump in the election this November. The former vice President to Barack Obama has roots in Knockmore, County Mayo from...

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Brilliant bronze as Armstrong lasts the pace

Local athlete Hugh Armstrong pictured on the winners podium having come 3rd in last Sunday's KBC Dublin Marathon. Also included is winner, Stephen Scullion; 2nd prize winner, Mick Clohisey and Jim Aughney.
By Cóilín Duffy Knockmore native Hugh Armstrong delivered strongly at the KBC Dublin Marathon yesterday (Sunday), to record a personal best and finish as the third Irish...

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Colin’s story a hit at Toronto Film Festival

Colin Barrett with Calm With Horses cast and crew at the Toronto Film Festival
Knockmore native, Colin Barrett, crossed from the literary to the movie world last week when he attended the Toronto International Film...

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