Gaol Siar Newsletter 26th July – 2nd August

Want to Know more about the wild plants around us? If so join one of Gaol Siar’s guided foraging walks this July. On our walks we identify the wild plants, talk about their properties, medicinal uses, swap & share recipes and also talk about the folklore of the plants. July is the best month of […]

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Record number of venues to open for Culture Night 2015

Culture Night 2015 will take place on September 18th and plans are afoot to make the night an unforgettable cultural experience for Mayo audiences.  Cultural organisations and groups are busily preparing varied programmes of activity for the evening.  Mayo has been participating in the national event since 2009 and the number of participants has steadily […]

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Funds for local food and artisan markets

Funding is available for the organisers of food and artisan markets in mayo. A new government fund is available to rural towns and villages with populations of up to 10,000 people with potential funding of between 5000 to 10,000 for development of existing or start-up local food and artisan markets. Fine Gael TD John O’Mahony […]

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