The Soroptimist North South Conference, will be hosting a ladies day in the Mayo Peace Park at 11am on Sunday the 11th of May 2014, this will mark the 100th anniversary of world war one and the extroadinary part women played in it.
That night at 8pm ,we are holding a special Centenary Concert in Christ Church, Castlebar to mark the participation of so many young Irish men & women in that horrific war. Contact , firstname.lastname@example.org for tickets
The news that a new world war one memorial is to be unveiled in Ballina is most welcome. The local committee are to be congratulated on their fantastic work and achievement. Well done to all concerned. It is expected that Achill Island will be following their example at some stage over the next year.
The sad death has occurred of Mr Johnny Garvey, a Royal Air Force world war two veteran, from Buncom, Ballyheane, Castlebar. We extend our deepest sympathy to his family. A fireside interview with Johnny Garvey was recorded some years ago and is featured in the video section of this website.He died aged 97 years.