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19 Nov


The Nephin Up and Over Challenge starts with a 3.5km road run from scenic Lahardane village in North Mayo to the foot of Nephin Mountain, an ascent from Carrowskeheen and descent by Cloughbrack followed by a 6.5km road run back to Lahardane. Afterwards, there’ll be a prize giving ceremony in Murphy’s Pub, Lahardane Village, and of course some refreshments and entertainment too.

RUN FOR BOYLO – 22nd April

The 7th annual Run for Boylo will take on Sunday 22nd April 2018 in Foxford, Co. Mayo. This is both a 10km and 5km run/walk event. The race will be chipped timed and there will also be cash prizes for the 10km event. Registration IS at Foxford Sports and Leisure Centre from 9am-11:30 with all races starting at 12PM.   This event is going from strength to strength and draws big numbers each year. For more information please check out the Facebook page @RunforBoylo” for more details.

Mayo Pink Ribbon Golf Classic – 27th & 28th April

Ballina Golf Club are hosting this prestigious event, firmly established as one of the top Golf Classics in the Country.  Also incorporating the Mayo Open Amateur Singles championship 2017 with a massive array of prizes valued at up to €4,000….

Just €160 per team of 4 or €40 per individual

Contact 096 21050 – Ballina Golf Club for more information

Easkey Castle 5k/10k/10mile Fun Run – 29th April

The annual Easkey Castle 5k/10k and also a 10 miler fun run/walk/jog. Lots of cash prizes, chip timing and more…   Starting and finishing in Easkey Village with chip timing for all races with the help of  Live results on the Core Timing website are available as you cross the finish line, results will be posted to their facebook page within 1 hour of finish along with a text of your individual result to your mobile.

For more information see Facebook Easkey-Castle-5k10k10mile-Fun-Run


Fleadh Cheoil Mhaigh Eo Traditional weekend. The County Fleadh is an annual event which takes place in May each year. It is coordinated by Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann and it is hosted by one of sixteenth branches of Comhaltas (Ceoltóirí Éireann) within the county.

Foxford streets welcome visitors and provide backdrop to competitions

The town can expect to welcome over 1,000 visitors over the two weekends during which hundreds of contestants will take part in competitions in Irish music, song, dance, language and storytelling. The dancing competitions take place on Bank Holiday Monday 7th May 2018 and all other competitions on the weekend of the 12th/13th of May 2018.  The competition winners go on to represent Mayo at the Connacht Fleadh Cheoil, while the Connacht winners will advance to the All-Ireland Fleadh in Drogheda in August 2018. A full schedule of events will be published in the run-up to the Fleadh. For more information see