Mayo County Council welcomes formal approval of funding for Ballina Innovation Quarter

Mayo County Council welcomes good news today from the Minister of Housing, Eoghan Murphy TD, that the Council has received formal approval of Urban Regeneration and Development Fund funding for the Ballina Innovation Quarter project. A sum of €3.2 million government funding under the Urban Regeneration and Development Fund 2018 was approved for the transformation […]

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Culture Night 2019 – Wrap Up In Culture

Culture Night returns on Friday 20th September. It is a free, country-wide event that promotes our culture and the sharing of it. It celebrates all kinds of creativity and with over fifty events happening across county Mayo on the night, you’re bound to find something exciting in a venue near you. Last year almost 4,000 […]

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First Climate Fest to take place in Mayo this September

Climate Fest is a day of talks, workshops, performances and conversation aimed at helping you to make simple changes to your day-to-day life that will help tackle the climate emergency. Workshop topics include: Tips for Sorting, Recycling and Reducing Food Waste in the Home Sustainable Transport and Electric Vehicles Energy Hacks for the Home Easy […]

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North Mayo – Top Things To Do – Killala

Killala is a picturesque seaside village in north Mayo and it is famous for the role it played in the 1798 rebellion, when General Humbert arrived from France to unite with the Irish, and fought against the English forces in the area. The town and surrounding area is a treasure trove of historical monuments and […]

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Achill International Harp Festival 2019

The 2019 Achill Harp Festival will run from Friday 25th October to Monday 28th October in the beautiful surrounding of Achill Island along the Wild Atlantic Way. The festival is focused on the harp as a significant symbol of Irish culture but also highlights world music, song and dance. There will be concerts and late night festival club, […]

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Roadside hedge cutting urged to ensure road safety

Mayo County Council are calling on all landowners, farmers and householders to ensure their roadside hedges and overhanging trees are cut and maintained so that motorists, cyclists and pedestrians can travel safely on our roads. The hedge cutting season is open since September 1. Mayo County Council is calling on landowners / occupiers and householders in […]

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Maeve is best Irish rider at Rás na mBan

Photo from the Rás na mBan Facebook page. MAYO cyclist Maeve Gallagher set the pace for Team Ireland at Rás na mBan – Ireland’s premier women’s stage race. From day two of the five-day event the 17-year-old Leaving Cert student held the position of leading Irish rider, placing sixth overall in a very strong international […]

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