National Lottery Funding to be shared among 6 voluntary health organisations in Mayo

6 voluntary health organisations in county Mayo will receive 235,200 in Funding from the  National Lottery. The funding is shared among the following groups : Castlebar Social services will receive €50,000, Kilmaine Active Retirement €200 euro, Brickens Housing Association €45,000, Hope House in Foxford receives €100,000, Care Association in Ballyhaunis will receive  €20,000 and The Castlebar Mens Shed.  

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Mayo man approved as new Chief of Staff of the Irish Defence Forces

A Mayo man has been approved by Government as the new Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces It is the first time a naval officer has been appointed to the position of Chief of Staff. Admiral Mellett is the current Deputy Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces a postion he has held  since November 2013, he […]

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Mayo Couple Win €200,000 From Scratch Card

A married couple from Co. Mayo are still celebrating a huge windfall  when they bought an All Cash Spectacular Scratch Card in Centra, Market Street, Killala, and won the massive top prize of €200,000. The couple who want to remain anonymous  collected their winning on Friday on last week Speaking outside National Lottery offices in Dublin after they claimed their […]

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Manchester Tradfest expected to attract 40,000 visitors to Mayo

Just over Five hundred performers will take part in fifty events at this year’s 2015 Mayo Manchester Tradfest which is being staged in and around Ballina in North Mayo. The week long Traditional Irish Music and Dance extravaganza takes place from Friday 31 July until Wednesday  5 August is expected to attract just over 40,000 […]

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