Do you have an exciting idea for a new festival or event? Will it attract overseas tourists to Ireland?

Fáilte Ireland is looking for innovative ideas that have the potential to become part of Ireland’s exciting festivals and events calendar.    This new fund – “What’s the Big Idea?” –  is designed to support the development of innovative ideas for new festivals and participative events that will appeal to target visitor segments and deliver […]

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Mayo celebrates Connacht’s great win

Connacht captain John Muldoon said he will never forget the welcome afforded to them when they arrived back in Ireland West Airport in Knock with the Pro12 trophy in the early hours of Sunday morning. Over 2,000 delighted fans were at the airport to greet the victorious squad when they touched down before 1am on […]

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Phase Two of Westport CCTV to be Rolled Out

THE roll-out of phase two of the Westport CCTV system is due to be completed in the next 12 months with cameras expected to cover the Octogan and Newport Road area.The launch of phase two of the Westport CCTV system took place last week in Westport Garda Station with members of Mayo County Council, Westport […]

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Wasn’t Expecting That!

While driving around Belmullet, Co Mayo yesterday Clement Shevlin spotted something out of the ordinary. Clement, who’s a Galway native, was driving down Hospital Road in the town when he spotted a large camel basking in the sun on the side of the road. Now we know it is hot in Ireland at the moment, […]

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