Tír Chonaill Stone Festival 2016

The Tír Chonaill Stone Festival 2016 in Glencolmcille, Donegal includes the unveiling of an ambitious collaborative sculpture project marking the centenary – a large 32 county map of Éire ‘Stones of Éire’ made from all native stone by masons from the whole of Ireland. Kilmovee native Dom Keogh was tasked with carving County Mayo, and has designed a…

Success for Jerry Towey in South Africa

Huge congratulations to Jerry Towey who was in South Africa this past week flying the flag for Ireland, Mayo and more importantly the parish of Kilmovee. Jerry finished 3rd in the C4 24.6k Time Trial on Saturday, sharing a podium with the World Champion and picked up another medal when he in very tough conditions finished…

Photos: Kilmovee Bealtaine Arts Festival Launch

Kilmovee Foróige Club presented their play “Eirí amach na Cásca” to open the night and this year’s Bealtaine Festival. Brian Hoban Tourism Administrator at Clogher Heritage Centre, and one of the foremost heritage specialists and guides in Mayo officially launched this year’s events. Local poet Pete Costello also attended last night and recited his recently written poem “Easter 1916…

Editors Blog: Sustaining Kilmovee Info

Firstly, thanks to the individuals & clubs, groups & organisations that have contributed so far. Almost halfway now…. Hosting is vital to ensure the site stays online, the photos make up such a huge part of Kilmovee Info keeping you our users, residents & the diaspora informed about our community. Yes, our hosting is expensive…

Photos: Adult Recreational Hurling

It was great to see lots of people enjoying the adult recreational hurling with Adrian Hession (Mayo GAA) that took place on Kilmovee Astroturf this evening. It’s also great to know that our superb facilities are being used regularly and by such wide variety of sports. I popped along and fought with a faulty camera to…

Photos: Cois Tine – April 2016

Another great night of entertainment from local musicians, singers and story tellers was held in Kilmovee Community Centre as the monthly Cois Tine continued to offer a sample of times gone by, this event is put on every first Monday of the month and is free to attend. If you’re visiting I can’t recommend it…