Belmullet crowned Mayo’s most enterprising town

BELMULLET has been crowned Mayo’s most enterprising town at an awards ceremony held in the Abbey Hotel, Roscommon. The Bank of Ireland Enterprising Town Awards have been organised in collaboration with four county councils and their economic teams in Roscommon, Mayo, Laois and Kildare to celebrate enterprise by bringing businesses and community groups together to […]

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Westport welcomes Harvest hoedown

Details of a major country music festival to take place in both Westport and Enniskillen were announced at Westport House this week. Aiken Promotions, one of the largest promoters of music events in the country, are holding events at the historic estate in Westport and at Enniskillen Airport on Saturday and Sunday, August 26 and 27 next […]

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Clew Bay People of the Year Awards launched

The inaugural Clew Bay People of the Year Awards were launched in the Castlecourt Hotel last week. Westport Lions Club, in conjunction with The Mayo News, are spearheading the awards which will be presented at a gala dinner in the hotel on March 24, 2017. Announcing the awards, President of Westport Lions Club, Darren  Cawley, […]

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Water services to be upgraded in two Mayo communities

IRISH Water has announced details of a €1.2 million upgrade to wastewater services in two areas of Mayo. A contract has been awarded to TES Limited to upgrade the existing wastewater treatment plants in Belcarra and Lahardane which serve a combined population of almost 1,000 people. The benefit of these works will see a vast […]

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Farmer of the year donates prize money to Friends of Grace

The parents of south Mayo girl Grace O’Malley have expressed their sincere gratitude to Claremorris man Kevin Moran, who donated €3,000 to the Friends of Grace Trust.  Kevin, who won ‘Young Farmer of the Year’ award from Macra Na Feirme, donated the €3,000 prize money to the Trust which helps Grace’s fight against Spinal Muscular […]

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