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Mitchelstown Tourism

By |2024-01-24T13:57:20+00:00January 24th, 2024|Categories: Blog, Featured on homepage|Tags: , , , , |

Do you have a passion for some of the many wonderful attractions in Mitchelstown and surrounding areas? Would you like to help attract more visitors to the area and encourage them to stay for longer: creating a great place to live, interesting new roles in tourism-related activities and prosperity for our area? Join us on Thursday [...]

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Community Comeback

By |2023-12-21T19:54:06+00:00December 21st, 2023|Categories: Blog, Featured on homepage|Tags: , , , , , |

Community Comeback is an initiative from Muintir na Tíre to encourage community groups to reactivate and re-engage after the COVID pandemic. It recognises that community groups are the lifeblood of rural Ireland and are the best vehicle for ensuring community viability in areas which may not have many other supports. It also recognises that community groups [...]

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Muintir na Tíre, Fr John Hayes and Northern Ireland: ‘Names and flags avail nothing’

By |2023-07-25T09:46:22+00:00July 25th, 2023|Categories: Blog, Featured on homepage|Tags: , , |

FOR nine decades the Irish social movement Muintir na Tíre (Irish for 'People of the Land') has been embedded in rural communities across the 26 counties. The organisation, founded by Limerick-born priest, Fr John Hayes, played a significant role in periods of the Irish state's social life in the 20th century. Its leading role in rural [...]

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