Mayo v Dublin Match, Traffic Management Plan

Castlebar Gardaí, in conjunction with Mayo GAA County Board, have put in place a traffic management plan for fans travelling to the Mayo v Dublin game in Castlebar this Saturday evening at 7pm. The Gardai have requested that fans do not park on the N5, east of Mulroy’s roundabout. Alternative car parking can be found […]

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Community First Responder Scheme being set up in Castlebar

Community First Responder Scheme operates whereby the ambulance service upon receiving the 112 or 999 call, in addition to the usual ambulance/EMS personnel, simultaneously dispatches a rostered on-call community-based first responder. Community First Responders are dispatched by the HSE National Ambulance Service (NAS) to life threatening emergencies such as cardiac arrest, adult chest pain (suspected […]

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Rhode Island Project

Would you like to do Business in the USA?

The ‘Ireland West International Trade Centre’ is a collaborative partnership developing a soft landing platform in the US for companies, businesses and entrepreneurs based in the West and North West of Ireland. Our strategy is to assist indigenous companies explore export opportunities in the US. Our objective with our partners in Rhode Island is to […]

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Three Mayo winners at CIE Tours International Awards

Glen Keen Farm, Louisburgh, has won the accolade of the Best Tour Feature in the prestigious CIE Tours International Awards. The Glen Farm is unique in Ireland, due to its size, location and natural beauty. Glen Keen is one of Ireland’s largest sheep farms on the Wild Atlantic Way, over 1,400 acres in size, this […]

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Six Mayo Nursing Homes to Receive Over €15m in Funding

An investment of over €15 Million for six nursing homes in Mayo has been announced. An Taoiseach Enda Kenny, has said that the announcement of €15 Million for nursing homes in Mayo will make a significant difference for elderly people in our communities, “Six Nursing Homes in Mayo are to receive a total of €15,070,000 […]

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Hundreds of Kayakers to gather in Castlebar

Hundreds of kayakers from Ireland’s third level colleges are to gather in Galway and Mayo from Friday 5 to Sunday 7 February for the 2016 Kayaking Intervarsities, hosted by students and staff on the Outdoor Education degree programme at GMIT Mayo. Over 500 competitors from 16 colleges will compete in the Kayaking Intervarsities which is […]

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Swinford native through to the live rounds on ‘The Voice’

Erin Rice from Swinford was selected on Sunday Evening’s episode of The Voice of Ireland for the live round battles of the competition. She was selected by former S Club 7 member Rachel Stevens in the blind auditions for her rendition of Ray Charles’ “I Got A Woman”, and she will now compete as part […]

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Four GMIT business students, John Waldron from Galway, John Brennan, Kilkelly, Co Mayo, John Pigott, Athlone, and Ian Kelly, Castlebar, Co Mayo, were runners-up in the national Irish Tax Institute Fantasy Budget competition 2016. The students, are studying for a Bachelor of Business in Economics & Finance at the Galway campus. Over 600 students from […]

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Cora Staunton commits to another year in the Mayo jersey

Mayo fans breathed a collective sigh of relief at the news that Cora Staunton would be committing to a 22nd successive season of inter-county football. The Carnacon superstar and ten-time All Star played a starring role in Mayo’s 2-8 to 0-7 win against Cork in Sunday’s  Lidl National League match, scoring a trademark goal. Staunton, […]

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Claremorris Company CBE creates 40 new jobs

Claremorris based tech firm CBE Software is to create 40 new jobs in an R&D-led expansion that will see the company’s workforce expand to 150 people by the end of 2017. CBE, which was founded in 1980, develops and supplies point of sale solutions for the retail and hospitality sectors. The company sells its products […]

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Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring tests his cricket skills at the launch in Ballyhaunis  of a Û2m plus national investment package to establish Community Sport and Physical Activity hubs across the country. Watching anxiously at the launch were  Mayo Sports Partnership's Charlie Lambert, Cricket Ireland's Warren Deutron, Irish Sports Council's Pat O'Connor and members of Ballyhaunis Cricket Club. Picture Henry Wills.

Ballyhaunis Community Sports Hub provides Inclusive Opportunities for All

Following an identified need for a cricket practice area and to provide increased inclusive opportunities for participation in the Ballyhaunis area an application was made by Mayo Sports Partnership to Sport Ireland for Dormant Account funding towards a Community Sports Hub. This application was made in collaboration with the Ballyhaunis Sports Network which includes representatives […]

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Breaffy’s Aidan O’Shea to swap Gaelic Football for the NFL

The towering Mayo All Star is heading stateside next month to try his hand at American football. However Mayo fans needn’t worry about losing one of our star players, the temporary move is part of the TV documentary ‘The Toughest Trade’  where GAA sports stars swap roles with athletes from professional sports to compare the […]

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Dun Briste from Downpatrick Head sea cave, Co Mayo, Ireland.

Drone Footage of Downpatrick Head by Aerial Photography Éire

Video: Aerial Photography Éire DownPatrick Head is a headland between Ballycastle village and the archaeological site of Ceide Fields. It commands breathtaking views on the Atlantic, the Staggs of Broadhaven to the west and high stunning cliffs to the east. Here Saint Patrick founded a church whose ruins can be seen todays. There are also a […]

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