Westport (Ireland)

Type: City
Name: Westport (Ireland)
Country: Ireland
Latitude: 53.810001
Longitude: -9.52
population: 6,200
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Westport’s Carraig Donn makes top one hundred list

Carraig Donn’s Westport store has been listed as one of the top 100 retailers in Ireland by the country’s largest industry body, Retail Excellence Ireland.The awards are the most prestigious of their kind in the retail sector.Carraig Donn is one of Mayo’s ... [Published Mayo Advertiser - 16 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

And the award for Best 99 is scooped by...

You know that moment when you’ve reached the end of your 99? There’s just the point of the cone left, with just a tiny glob of ice-cream on top. You wish you could make that final bite last just a little bit longer. Well, we’ve reached that point in our ... [Published Irish Times - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Crowds attend 73rd Virginia Agricultural Show

The Prize was won by a nine-year-old Holstein Friesian Cow name LuluNearly 15,000 people attended the 73rd Virginia Agricultural Show in Co Cavan today - one of the biggest shows in the country.€10,000 was given away in prize money for dairy cows.The ... [Published RTE Online - Aug 20 2014]
Entities: Agriculture, farmer, Cattle
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Need to see a dentist? Head to Westmeath – it’s cheapest

THE AVERAGE COST of a dental consultation in Ireland is €45, but the Rebel county is almost €20 more expensive.A new survey from private healthcare search engine, WhatClinic.com has found that the cheapest average price for dental consultations in the ... [Published TheJournal.ie - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Happy homecoming for challenge pair

AFTER the most gruelling cycle of their lives, Midleton athletes Seán Buckley and James Colbert triumphantly returned to Cork. The two men had performed the most Herculean of feats, managing a 120-kilometre swim of the River Shannon as well as a 10-day ... [Published Evening Echo - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Riding over hedgehogs, making cycling connections

At one point on my recent cycling trip in Ireland, I spotted a Tim Hortons coffee cup on the road.Laughing, I aimed with my front tire, but the litter blew away in the relentless wind along the Wild Atlantic Way.That, and the three other times I accidentally ... [Published Sudbury Star - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Mother swims for Daniel to raise asthma awareness

A devoted mother who lost her son to an asthma attack is to undertake a sponsored swim to mark what would have been his 30th birthday.Katrina Hall, 51, who herself has Fibromyalgia and ME which causes her severe mobility problems. will complete the 2,000 ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Cork duo on track for Triathlon record

Two cousins who have swum the length of the Shannon and cycled through every county in Ireland are on course to set an incredible triathlon endurance record.Endurance Challenge duo Sean Buckley and James Colbert last night completed the second leg of ... [Published Irish Examiner - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Saturday snippets: 16th August 2014

I have yet to receive a press release from Flybe announcing that they have pilots who  can fly better with one arm than some airlines fly with two.  Obviously their PR department has decided it might be too PC insensitive to do such a thing but you have ... [Published CD Traveller - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Run in the first Westport marathon next Thursday

Breakthrough Cancer Research is calling on people to join the first Westport Run on Thursday August 21. The run is part of an All-Ireland triathlon record attempt by two men who are trying to raise €500k for cancer research.James Colbert and Sean Buckley ... [Published Mayo Advertiser - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

On yer bike; JOE cycles the Greenway and enjoys what Westport and Mayo has to offer

2 hours ago by @seannolan_ Email author We’re not quite ready for the Rás just yet, but everyone should get on their bike and try the superbly designed an executed Greenway cycle path in Mayo.‘Sean, would you like to cycle across the wilds of Mayo?’ ... [Published JOE.ie - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

14 dead in Afghanistan road attack

Fourteen Shiite passengers were shot in the western province of GhorTaliban insurgents have halted minibuses in western Afghanistan, identified 14 Shiite passengers and shot them dead by the side of the road overnight, an official said.ShareGo ToThe buses ... [Published Sligo Champion - Jul 25 2014]

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"Dental treatment in Ireland can be a complete lottery. Even something as straightforward as a dental check-up can fluctuate massively depending on where you live, and can also vary quite dramatically between dental clinics in the same city or town."
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Westport’s Carraig Donn makes top one hundred list [Published Mayo Advertiser - 16 hours ago]
And the award for Best 99 is scooped by... [Published Irish Times - Aug 21 2014]
Crowds attend 73rd Virginia Agricultural Show [Published RTE Online - Aug 20 2014]
Happy homecoming for challenge pair [Published Evening Echo - Aug 20 2014]
Need to see a dentist? Head to Westmeath – it’s... [Published TheJournal.ie - Aug 20 2014]
Riding over hedgehogs, making cycling connections [Published Sudbury Star - Aug 20 2014]
How visit to dentist can cost you €43 more in C... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 20 2014]
Mother swims for Daniel to raise asthma awareness [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 19 2014]
Cork duo on track for Triathlon record [Published Irish Examiner - Aug 19 2014]
U.S. Ambassador to Ireland: Who Is Kevin O’Malley? [Published AllGov - Aug 18 2014]
Can the towns of rural Ireland rise once again? [Published Irish Independent - Aug 17 2014]
Saturday snippets: 16th August 2014 [Published CD Traveller - Aug 16 2014]
Sligoville - Jamaica's first free village estab... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Aug 16 2014]
Run in the first Westport marathon next Thursday [Published Mayo Advertiser - Aug 15 2014]
Top travel blogger explores Mayo this week [Published Mayo Advertiser - Aug 15 2014]
World-class performers for Westport Festival of... [Published Galway Advertiser - Aug 15 2014]
Top 10 Ireland for first-timers [Published Lonely Planet - Aug 14 2014]
What the visionaries witnessed [Published Irish Catholic - Aug 14 2014]
Galway to feature in new IrishTV travel series [Published Galway Advertiser - Aug 14 2014]
Take a walk on the Wilde side [Published Galway Advertiser - Aug 14 2014]
Chenoweth's health; James Franco's change; Sam ... [Published Windy City Times - Aug 13 2014]
Best beaches: for wilderness [Published Good Housekeeping UK - Aug 13 2014]
Achill beach chosen among the best in world [Published Mayo News - Aug 12 2014]
Colm O’Gorman takes to the hills for Amnesty [Published Mayo News - Aug 11 2014]
Rugged Ireland is the stuff of dreams [Published Sunday Post - Aug 10 2014]
US politician visited Mayo a month before car p... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 10 2014]
Mayo chefs and restaurants up for best in Conna... [Published Mayo Advertiser - Aug 08 2014]
Two Mayo scientists scoop major research grants [Published Mayo Advertiser - Aug 08 2014]
New attractions at Westport House [Published Mayo Advertiser - Aug 08 2014]
Service with a smile [Published Galway Advertiser - Aug 07 2014]
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