SuperValu extends sponsorship of annual Tidy Towns awards

THE Minister for Regional Economic Development Michael Ring has announced that SuperValu will sponsor the TidyTowns Competition from 2017 to 2021. Speaking today Minister Ring said “SuperValu has been the sole sponsor of this competition for the past 25 years and I am delighted to confirm that my Department and SuperValu will continue to work […]

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Mayo to benefit from Arts Council investment of more than €310k

THE Arts Council – the government agency for leading the development of the arts in Ireland – has today announced funding of €314,500 for Mayo in 2017. The Linenhall in Castlebar (€193,500), Ballinglen Arts Foundation (€56,000) in Ballycastle, Ballina Arts Centre (€50,000) and the Achill Heinrich Böll Association (€15,000) are the four local centres and […]

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Council houses for Knockmore are back on the plans

BALLINA area councillors have welcomed plans to construct eight houses in Knockmore village. The north Mayo village was the next place on the list for a council-led housing development before the economic crash curbed development in 2009/10. Now, well over half a decade later, the council is recommending the construction of eight houses in Knockmore […]

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New year to bring 60 new jobs to Ballina

Up to 60 new jobs are to be created in Ballina when a new nursing home currently under construction near Morrison Terrace on the banks of the River Moy opens early next year. The new facility is one of three Mayo nursing homes that have recently been acquired as part of a major investment in […]

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