News from County Mayo

Ballycastle says Goodbye to Ireland's Oldest Woman

When: Saturday, 30 January, 2016

Molly Madden (nee Keane) passed away at the Moy Ridge Nursing Home in Ballina earlier this month. Molly became Mayo’s oldest ever living person on August 25, 2015 as she overtook Helena Gibbons of Ballindine as Mayo's oldest recorded woman.  Ms Gibbons lived 108 years and 260 days.

Ballycastle (Mayo)
Molly Madden in the company of her children on her 109th birthday in December 2015

Islandeady Graveyards are Mapped

When: Tuesday, 9 July, 2013

The mapping of the graveyards in the parish is a great resource for those seeking to find out more about their ancestors. It means that those who can travel to the parish as well as those who are far away, can conduct research and locate a grave plot and headstone.

Islandeady (Mayo)
Headstones

Islandeady Gathering

When: Wednesday, 1 May, 2013

Anyone interested in or connected to the Parish of Islandeady is invited home for a weekend of celebration in May. Some of the events planned include a visit to the national schools as part of a trip down memory lane.

Islandeady (Mayo)
Street Music

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