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Bandleader Brendan Ward
Dies at 97

Legendary Irish musician and Mayo native Brendan Ward died Saturday, July 24th in Rochester, New York. By Kevin O’Connor Mr. Brendan Ward, who has died at his daughter’s home in Rochester, New York on July 24th was hailed in his native Mayo as a musical genius. Foxford-born Brendan Ward (who was 97) learned the violin andRead more..

News: Big Rise in Traffic at Knock Airport

Knock Airport, the brainchild of the late Monsignor James Horan, has proved critics wrong by reporting a dramatic increase in passenger numbers this year. The airport, built in a County Mayo bogland, recorded 200,000 passengers in 2002. Figures for 2004 are estimated to have doubled with a notable rise in charter flight business. Despite beingRead more..