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New book examines changes in bird species migration to Clare Island

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110 years ago Robert Lloyd Praeger brought a group of eminent European scientists to Clare Island to map the flora, fauna, geology and archaeology of the small, exposed Atlantic island off the coast of Mayo.

Four Mayo communities to receive funding under Town and Village Covid-19 Support Scheme

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Four communities in Mayo are to share funding of almost €114,325 under the Government's Town and Village Renewal Scheme.

Bertra regains Blue Flag status

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With the summer season starting to kick into gear and the lockdown restrictions easing around the country, there was good news for Mayo this week with the announcement that ten beaches in Mayo have been awarded Blue Flags. Included in that number is Bertra which lost that status last year.

Twelve beaches in Mayo have excellent quality bathing water - EPA report finds

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The quality of bathing water at 12 of 15 beaches in Mayo was found to be excellent, with a further three classified as having good quality water, according to the latest report from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

News in Brief from around Mayo

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News in Brief from around Mayo

Climate Strike events in Mayo today

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Fridays for Future Mayo, supported by XR Mayo, will be organising a local climate strike in Castlebar, today, Friday, November 29.

How Aran looked in the 1930s

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When Thomas H Mason stepped onto the pier at Kilronan, Inishmór, in the summer of 1932, he described his feelings of surprise and sense of confusion. Writing in his masterly The Islands of Ireland * he realised that he was plunged into an Ireland he did not recognise. As an Irishman coming from the east coast, and geographically still in Ireland - he believed that he could have been 1,000 miles from Dublin.

How Aran looked in the 1930s

When Thomas H Mason stepped onto the pier at Kilronan, Inishmór, in the summer of 1932, he described his feelings of surprise and sense of confusion. Writing in his masterly The Islands of Ireland * he realised that he was plunged into an Ireland he did not recognise. As an Irishman coming from the east coast, and geographically still in Ireland - he believed that he could have been 1,000 miles from Dublin.

Mayo loses two Blue Flag beaches

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Mayo lost two of its Blue Flag beaches - it was announced this week - after both Bertra and Golden Strand were not included in Mayo County Council's selection for beaches to be considered for the award.

Play your part to grow tourism for Clew Bay

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Fáilte Ireland is inviting local tourism businesses, tourism and community group members, as well as all other interested parties and individuals, to take part in a series of workshops running from Tuesday, April 9 to Tuesday, April 16 along the Mayo coast.

 

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