Get set for first Great Burrishoole Lakes Run

The first Great Burrishoole Lakes Run will take place on bank holiday Monday, August 6, at 9.30 a.m. in Newport. Starting and finishing at Derradda Community Centre, the run takes you on a 18.5k route around Furnace and Treenbeg, with breath-taking beautiful views of Lough Furnace and Lough Feeagh as well as the magical Wild […]

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€150,000 for two Mayo playgrounds

FUNDING of €149,964.71 is to be invested in playgrounds in Newport and Ballintubber under the LEADER Programme. The funding, announced today by Minister Michael Ring, will be provided by his department through the Mayo LEADER Local Action Group. In Ballintubber, €74,984.91 will go towards the development of a community playground. An upgrade and expansion works […]

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Funding boost for 15 Men’s Sheds in Mayo

A funding boost – €500,000 – to support the work of Men’s Sheds throughout Ireland has been announced. As part of the measure, Minister Michael Ring has made provision for €21,739 to be provided to the 15 Men’s Sheds in Mayo, pending successful applications by the individual Sheds. This capital funding provides small grants to […]

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