Mayo Association Dublin Photo Albums
Have a look through a selection of snapshots from our recent events.
Mayo Association Dublin was the main sponsor of the sixth annual Mayo Manchester Tradfest Gala Concert at the Ballina Arts Centre on Saturday 4 August. The event formed part of the week-long Mayo Manchester Tradfest, now firmly established as one of Ireland's biggest Traditional Irish Music, Song and Dance Festivals.
We welcomed over 200 Mayo folk to our Summer Party 2018 in the Iveagh Garden Hotel (Dublin’s new stunning four-star hotel on Harcourt Street) on Thursday 5 July. Here’s a snapshot of Association members who enjoyed this year’s summer soirée and we were delighted to meet and greet so many newcomers to what has become the highlight of our social calendar!
A huge number of guests, who joined us for the Mayo Association Dublin Summer Party 2017 on Thursday 21 July at the trendy gastro bar Lemon & Duke, were treated to a delicious gourmet BBQ, a special Mayo-themed Conncullin Gin & Tonic (courtesy of Connacht Whiskey Distillery) not to mention great ‘ceol agus craic’!
2017 marked the 21st anniversary of our Annual Business Lunch in the InterContinental Dublin Hotel, Ballsbridge on Friday 10 November 2017. Fitting tributes were paid to the five founding members – former High Court Judge Margaret Heneghan, Mary King, John Garavan, Noel Howley and the late Sheila Gunning.
Mayo’s 2018 Annual Award winners were announced at a special press launch on Thursday 18 January in Dublin’s Ballsbridge Hotel, in advance of the presentation to the ‘Virginia Gallagher Mayo Person of the Year’ Sister Maureen Lally from Islandeady; the ‘Meitheal of the Year’ Comharchumann Forbartha Ionad Deirbhile Teo (CFID) from Blacksod, and the ‘Young Mayo Person of the Year’ athlete Michaela Walsh (18) from Swinford at 'The Yew Tree Ball' on Saturday 10 February.
We celebrated the achievements of the 2018 Annual Award Winners – Sr Maureen Lally (Virginia Gallagher Mayo Person of the Year); Comharchumann Forbartha Ionad Deirbhile (Meitheal of the Year) and Michaela Walsh (Young Mayo Person of the Year) – at our rebranded ‘Yew Tree Ball’ on Saturday 10 February. Here’s a snapshot of the award winners with their families and friends, and also our committee members who ensured that the event was a sell-out success!