Mayo Association Dublin Networking Breakfast

Mayo Association Dublin is hosting a networking and mentoring breakfast for Mayo people based in Dublin, with the idea being to connect Mayo people who are starting in their career with people who have already made progress – allowing for mentoring and networking at all levels. The event will take place in Byrne Wallace on […]

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Drivers urged to take care at roadworks

The Road Safety Office of Mayo County Council is calling on all motorists to take extra caution at roadworks on our roads. Reports have come in of people jumping the red light at roadworks and speeding through work sites throughout the county, especially on the Newport-Westport road at Kilmeena. Mayo County Council have liaised with […]

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€2.3m. allocated for Mayo rural regeneration projects

FUNDING to the tune of €2.3 million has been approved for seven projects in Mayo under the rural regeneration and development fund. Three of the projects are solely within the county while the other four projects cover a number of counties including Mayo. The Rural Regeneration and Development Fund aims to revitalise rural Ireland by […]

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Mayo comedian on Ireland’s Got Talent

A MAYO comedian/actress will take to the stage this Saturday night as Ireland’s Got Talent continues on Virgin Media One. The talent is international this week with a singing nurse from the Philippines, an aerial trio from across Europe, while closer to home Daniel O’Donnell fans are in for a treat as an adorable tribute […]

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From Mayo with love: making chocolates for the Dutch on Valentine’s Day

Chocolate maker Deborah Kilroy co-owns Van Velze’s chocolaterie and patisserie in Amsterdam Deborah Kilroy is a chocolatier who co-runs Van Velze’s chocolaterie and patisserie in Amsterdam. Originally from Carracastle, Charlestown, Co Mayo, Kilroy met and fell in love with Dutchman Rob in Australia in 2002. They opened their own chocolate shop in the Dutch capital in September 2008. When did you leave Ireland? […]

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UPSTART 2019

Mayo County Council’s Arts Service is now inviting applications for UPSTART 2019.  The deadline for applications is 5.00 p.m. on Wednesday 3rd April 2019. Mayo County Council’s Arts Service has made a considerable commitment to the development of quality Arts and Disability activity in County Mayo through flagship projects and ongoing programmes. Since 2010, through […]

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Tourmakeady’s premium craft vodka is just the spirit

A GAELTACHT distillery has scored a historic first by being granted a licence to sell its product from its premises to the general public. Lough Mask Distillery, based in Killateeaun in the Tourmakeady Gaeltacht, on the shores of Lough Mask, is the first whiskey distillery in Ireland to be granted a licence to sell its […]

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Inaugural Mayo History Conference

What is hoped will be the Inaugural Mayo History Conference is to be held in the Gateway Hotel, Swinford, on Saturday 2 March, as part of the town’s 250 plus celebrations. This bustling east Mayo town was established in the second half of the eighteenth century by the Brabazon family, who received land in the […]

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Diversions in Place at N17 – Charlestown

Mayo County Council are aware of an incident in Charlestown this morning, following which the main street is closed to traffic. The area has been closed off due to health and safety as remedial works are underway. Mayo County Council are liaising with Gardai, who are at the scene, and diversions are in place for […]

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