West Mayo business awarded coveted All-Ireland Business All-Star accreditation

A WEST Mayo adventure park has become one of the first businesses in the country to achieve a new quality mark signifying that they meet the highest standards of service and trust. Westport Adventure Park, Knappagh, has been awarded the coveted All-Ireland Business All-Star accreditation – an independently verified standard mark for indigenous businesses, based on […]

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Family Centre, Castlebar celebrates 20 years of supporting the community

On Monday last the Family Centre hosted a number of events throughout the day to celebrate 20 years of supporting the community. Following the Tommy Marren Show live from the centre that morning, Tommy launched the new upgraded website www.thefamilycentre.com Cllr Blackie Gavin, Cathaoirleach of Mayo Municipal District, was the first person to sign the […]

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Ballyhaunis based entrepreneurs compete for EY Entrepreneur of the Year title

TWO entrepreneurs based in Mayo are in contention for the coveted title of EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018. The awards night will take place on Thursday, October 25 in Dublin. Sisters Áine Lecky and Eibhlin Murphy from Major Equipment, are among the  24 shortlisted finalists. Áine Lecky and Eibhlin Murphy will compete in the International category. Their company, […]

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Garda have a treat for road users this Halloween

As Halloween approaches Gardai in Co. Mayo have a new trick up their sleeve or is it a treat in their boot? In an innovative move designed to reduce the death toll on Irish roads, all Garda cars in Co Mayo are to carry a stock in all their patrol vehicles of high-visibility vests to […]

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Clare Island Salmon on World Taste Atlas

Clare Island Salmon is truly on the global map. It has been included on the world’s first food atlas which has been launched at www.tasteatlas.com.  The idea of the atlas is to promote ‘eat local’ culture, as well as to inform travellers and food lovers about local ingredients and traditional dishes from all around the world. The […]

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Recipients of RehabCare Mayo People of the Year Awards 2018 announced

THE recipients of the 2018 Mayo People of the Year Awards have been announced at a press conference at Breaffy House Hotel, Castebar, this evening. The event, now in its 26th year, is organised annually by Mayo RehabCare, Mayo County Council and The Connaught Telegraph. The awards will be presented at the gala banquet in […]

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Achill International Harp Festival 2018

The ACHILL INTERNATIONAL HARP FESTIVAL returns for its third year this October Bank Holiday Weekend 26th-29th We have an action packed weekend in store with something for everyone at this year’s Achill International Harp Festival. A host of International and Irish artists will provide tuition at harp workshops and workshops for all instruments. If dancing […]

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Mayo County Council welcomes announcement of new Ryanair service between Ireland West Airport Knock and Cologne, Germany

Mayo County Council are delighted to welcome the announcement from Ryanair of its new service connecting Cologne, Germany, to Ireland West Airport in Co. Mayo. The announcement of this twice-weekly direct service connects Mayo with Germany’s fourth largest city and one of its most beautiful tourist spots. Chief Executive of Mayo County Council, Peter Hynes, […]

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Road Safety Rules in School – Radio Competition

Midwest Radio in association with the Road Safety Authority and Mayo County Council are pleased to announce the ‘Road Safety Rules in Schools’ competition. The competition is running for both National and Secondary Schools. The winning National school will receive a cash prize of €1,000 for their school and their winning video will be shared […]

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