Martin wins Farming for Nature Award

ACHILL farmer Martin Calvey, of Achill Mountain Lamb, has won the inaugural Farming for Nature Award. One of six short-listed farmers, he was announced as winner by MEP Mairead McGuinness at a special ceremony in Kinvara, Co. Galway, on Saturday. Ms. McGuinness said the awards highlight the reality that many farmers are acutely conscious of […]

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Mayo winners at Irish Auto Trade Awards

THREE businesses from Mayo were national winners the Irish Auto Trade Awards 2019 in Citywest Hotel in Dublin. Now in their 5th year, the awards are a celebration of excellence in the Irish auto trade in Ireland, a sector that accounts for over 35,000 jobs. Togher Tyres, Castlebar, won Tyre Retailer of the Year for […]

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Mayo volunteers hailed at Foróige conference

Foróige volunteers from all over Ireland, including Co Mayo, gathered in Hotel Kilkenny earlier this month for Foróige’s 48th annual volunteer conference. Foróige has more than 5,500 volunteers working in its 600 youth clubs, 160 projects and programmes such as the Aldi Foróige Youth Citizenship Programme, Leadership for Life, Be Healthy Be Happy, and Entrepreneurship. […]

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Milltown shop sells €4.5m winning Lottery ticket

Speculation is rife on the Galway/Mayo border as to the identity of Ireland’s newest millionaire after it was revealed that a shop in the village of Milltown had sold a winning quick pick National Lottery ticket worth almost €4.5m. The ticket was sold in Ryan’s Daybreak and Post Office in the border village on Thursday […]

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