Garda Colm Horkan will be honoured with a new GAA pitch being built for his local club.
It has often been said that you don’t miss something until it’s gone.
Under lockdown, I can imagine that there are many ‘at home’ reminiscing fondly about their last pint in the local or harkening back to a time, when their daily activities had not been curtailed by a global pandemic. It’s only human nature, as they say.
Today, the third Sunday in May, is our National Famine Commemoration Day. County May was one of the worst affected by the events of 1845-1850 in terms of deaths, emigration, evictions and lost communities.
New York, N.Y.—Margaret Duffy, a native of Charlestown, Co. Mayo, and Chair of the Board of Directors of the New Ireland Fund, Inc., had the honor of ringing The Opening Bell® of the New York Stock Exchange March 13.
Jim Waldron, president of the County Mayo Foundation, a New York-based non-profit organization set up to support initiatives that strengthen civic engagement and support communities across County Mayo, has been nominated to Irish America magazine’s 32nd Annual Business 100 List.
County Mayo Foundation Marks World Heart Day, Supports Programs that Save Lives in West Mayo New York, N.Y
World Heart Day is Sept. 29 and the County Mayo Foundation is doing its part to raise awareness of cardiovascular disease (CVD) by assisting Croí, the West of Ireland Cardiac Foundation with a crowdfunding campaign in the United States.
New York, N.Y.—The County Mayo Foundation officially launched its “Be a Part of the Start” campaign in New York City May 16, a geographically-targeted crowdfunding platform that is the first such initiative outside of Ireland to target County Mayo’s 2.5 million diaspora in the United States.