Mayo Town Awarded Destination Award for Excellence in Customer Service 

Westport, one of Ireland’s most popular visitor destinations has today, (Friday, 31st August) become the first Irish town to be awarded Fáilte Ireland’s Destination Award for Excellence in Customer Service. To achieve the award, tourism businesses in Westport undertook Fáilte Ireland’s Accredited Service Excellence Programme with over 300 local tourism frontline staff across 18 businesses […]

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Ballycroy National Park Receives €2.1m Funding

Fáilte Ireland has announced funding approval for a €2.1m 56km cycle track through part of the Ballycroy National Park. As well, the National Parks and Wildlife Service announced the renaming of the National Park to the Wild Nephin Ballycroy National Park. When completed, the project will see the upgrading of the existing Western Way to […]

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50,000 euro secured under Clar Funding for Louisburgh NS

€50,000 euro has been sanctioned for Scoil Náisiúnta Phádraig Naofa, (Louisburgh National School) Louisburgh under the Clár Programme, Safety Measures. The Minister for Rural and Community Development Minister Ring told Midwest News today he sanctioned the funding under the 2018 Clár Programme – safety measures for schools and communities. The funding approved for Scoil Náisiúnta […]

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Crimlin groups wow audiences at international music festival

THREE groups from Mayo who travelled to Viseu in northern Portugal have returned home after an unforgettable experience at the Europeade International Folk Music and Dance Festival. Europeade is an annual event which is held in different cities throughout Europe and this year’s event attracted over 5,000 participants. The three groups, Crimlin Batafada Pipe Band, […]

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