On This Day In Mayo seeks to tell the story of Mayo by connecting the 366 days of the year with an event of significance relating to the county, or with an event pertaining to a person from the county.
There is a compelling story attached to every date – from the first time the iconic green and red of Mayo was worn to the kidnapping of a Ballina councillor which led to the election of his rival.
Other well-known events such as the Landing of the French in Killala, the Apparition at Knock and the discovery of the Céide Fields are also examined.
Tá scór de na scéalta scríofa trí mheán na Gaeilge fresin.
Stretching from the 12th century all the way up to April 2023, it is a timeless collector’s item for anyone from or with a grá for Mayo.
There are stories of triumph and tragedy, politics and pugilists, revolution and renewal. Learn about Mayo’s pioneering men and women, fighting men and women, resilient men and women. On This Day In Mayo masterfully conveys the richness of Mayo and those from the county in a riveting read.