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Saturday 1st January 2005
New Year's Day 2005 - Happy New Year!

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Conor Donoghue is the first New Year Baby born at MGH, Castlebar. Click photo for details from Ken Wright.
Conor Donoghue is the first New Year Baby born at MGH, Castlebar. Click photo for details from Ken Wright.

A Happy and Peaceful New Year to all our Readers, Volunteers, Contributors and Photographers.

Happy New Year: Send an electronic New Year's Card to your friends and family from Castlebar.

Tsunami Appeal: Goal, Trocaire, Unicef, Concern and the Irish Red Cross are all taking donations. Click for phone numbers and website contacts for all of these organisations.

Searching: Search by business, category or address - we have introduced a new, improved search facility for the Castlebar Business Directory.

Panto Time: Book early for the Panto - Panto at the OK Corral 19 to 23 Jan 2005.

Christmas Photos? If you have a digital camera why not photograph your impressions of Christmas 2004 and upload them to Castlebar.News? Just follow these instructions - or you can simply .

Sunrise - Sunset: Your photos - Sunset over Castlebar from Green 'n Red. Just before sunrise on 21st December and a complete winter solstice sunrise sequence.

Click for more Christmas Day Swimmers.

Swimming in the Snow: Saluting the brave souls who swam on Christmas Day in Lough Lannagh

St. Peters, Snugboro National School website is in Christmassy mode with nativity plays and Christmas Carol Service Photos.

Snugboro National School Nativity Play.
St. Patricks School Magazine - Click for the Christmas 2004 Issue

St. Patrick's School Magazine:  Read their Christmas 2004 Issue. Armenia 'shoebox' donations, Poems, Stories, Prizes, Environment - all in a day's work for the St. Patrick's Boys!

Castlebar.News Updates

From the Mayo News: High contamination levels in Mayo water supplies - Council plans to improve quality of life in Mayo - ‘Bonfires over Bohola’

From the Western People: Mayo Gardaí shine a light for Bright Eyes - Gardaí nab three in raid on popular car auction - Pursuit of peace in FF is proving elusive

Childhood Memories: Down memory lane - a special exhibition of childhood in the 1950s at the National Museum of Ireland, Country Life Turlough.

Christmas Party Group from GMIT. Click for lots more Christmas Party Photos from Michael Donnelly.
Christmas Party Group from GMIT. Click for lots more Christmas Party Photos from Michael Donnelly.

Mayo Ancestors: Over 1300 requests searching for Mayo Roots and Connections - can you help them?

Classified Adverts: If you have something to sell or buy - cars, property, electronic equipment, furniture, etc. why not try our free online classifieds.

Castlebar Sport

The Sports Section: Lots of updates from local sporting organisations in our sports section. You can publish your results and club notices here.

Rugby: Get the weekly news from Castlebar RFC.

Swimming: Read the latest from Castlebar Swimming Club - National Finals, Community Games, Connacht Interprovincials.

Castlebar Celtic: Two Celtic player on Irish U-15 team that played against Holland on 2nd Dec 2004.

Castlebar Golf Club New item - Castlebar Golf Club results - find out who's hot on the golf course

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