The 17th green on The Straits, a par 3 There's a beautiful links golf course in Wisconsin called Whistling Straits, and it looks like it could be in Ireland. There’s a beautiful links golf course in Wisconsin called Whistling Straits, and it looks like it could be in Ireland. The 43rd Ryder Cup matches will be held on September 24 to 26, 2021, on the links-style course … [Read more...] about Whistling Straits to Host Ryder Cup
Mayo Day, the day in the calendar year that recognizes County Mayo, its people, and all things Mayo returns on May 1st in true Irish style.
The first county in Ireland to dedicate a day to its own name will present a special celebration of the heritage, culture, achievements, diaspora and community spirit of Mayo people everywhere.
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Mayo on the west coast and Louth on the east, boast some of the most historic sites in Ireland, and now locals living in the area of the Cooley Peninsula and Ballina can expect many the curious traveler on the trail of President Joe Biden’s Irish ancestors. (All images: Tourism Ireland). Wee Louth and Mighty Mayo – what do they have in common? Well, certainly not … [Read more...] about Biden Country
A year-long celebration is underway to commemorate the 250th anniversary of Swinford, a County Mayo town as proud of its heritage as its time-honored strength of community. ℘℘℘ The words were painted high on a whitewashed brick wall, just above a red and green Mayo flag flapping in the wind. MELLETT’S DRINKING EMPORIUM ESTB 1797 “Is it … [Read more...] about In East Mayo: A Community Where Past Is Prologue
My paternal great-grandmother Violet May Carroll McHale was born in 1906 in Castlebar, Mayo, and raised as a farmer’s daughter. She and her sisters (Delia, Lucy, and Jane) did much of the grunt work that was usually reserved for males, since their father Martin had a bad leg and couldn’t do it on his own. Violet eventually had to leave school completely at about age 10 to help … [Read more...] about Photo Album: An Ocean Away