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MAYO DAY: Ár bPobal- Our People

Mayo County Council are delighted to collaborate with TG4 for Mayo Day 2021 with this TV extravaganza.

Join presenters Eibhlín Ní Chonghaile and Dáithí Gallagher in a one-hour flagship programme broadcast on Mayo Day, 1st May on TG4 at 9:30pm, and on the TG4 Player worldwide to celebrate all things Mayo. The programme will feature the best of Mayo music and culture, conversation and craic, highlighting our innovation and creativity and showcase the beauty of this Atlantic county.

We are delighted to bring you guest appearances from the Mayo diaspora in every corner of the planet and even beyond, with Aeronautical Engineer Norah Patten due to drop by. We chat with photographer Fergus Sweeney about Blacksod Lighthouse and continue to head along The Lost Valley and sample local produce on The Gourmet Greenway. We look forward to sharing the story of the Ballinglen Arts Foundation in Killala and so much more.

The standard of musical performances will be exceptional with Matt Molloy of The Chieftains, Laoise Kelly, Billow Wood, Chantelle Padden, Lisa Canny, Emer Mayock, Tom Doherty and family and more.

There are over 3.5 million people from all over the world with Mayo connections. Some of them tell us about their lives abroad. We hear from Andrew Walsh professional chef who runs three restaurants in Singapore: Dr Lisa Ní Chuinneagáin, a flight doctor located in the UK.while Mary O’Halloran from brings us some tales from the city that never sleeps.

Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.

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