Community Diary

Mayo Community Diary

Fri, Jul 07, 2023

Swinford Agricultural Show next month
The 33rd Annual Swinford Agricultural Show takes place on Sunday the 27th of August at Heeran's Farm Kiltimagh Rd (F12 HF78). Mayo's premier livestock show with some new classes added! All the usual categories, Cattle, Sheep, Equine, Poultry, Home Industries, Baking, Flowers, Vegetables, Arts & Crafts. Entertainment on the day for all the family! A day to enjoy, A day to Remember. More info at

Local News

Rural Mayo losing 'basic community services' as Lahardane GP clinic closes

Fri, Sep 29, 2023

Independent election candidate Harry Barrett has hit out at the Government, and at Fianna Fail in particular, for failing to secure a primary care physician for Lahardane ahead of the position becoming vacant on October 1.

Old Mayo

Castlebar Fever Hospital – a vanished memorial to culpable indifference

Fri, Sep 29, 2023

Castlebar Fever Hospital was the first structure demolished in 1965 when works on what would become the Sacred Heart Hospital commenced. The Fever Hospital and the Workhouse that shadowed it are at the top of the list of former public spaces in Castlebar with a dark and terrible history.


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