Tourism initiatives receive funding under Leader programme

Businesses living along the Wild Atlantic Way and Great Western Greenway have received close to €100,000 in Leader funding to develop their businesses to cater for tourism along the route.Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring announced the approval of €226,000 in funding for nine communities and businesses in Mayo. The funding for these […]

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Foxford Woollen Mills Wins at Showcase

Foxford Woollen Mills has won the Best Product Award in the Home category at Showcase – Ireland’s international creative expo, which is on in the RDS, Dublin, until today (Wednesday). Showcase has established itself as a must-see trade event, attracting buyers from Ireland and more than 20 other countries, including the UK, USA, mainland Europe […]

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Ballina in bid to host the 2020 All-Ireland Fleadh

The “Moy Valley branch of “Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann” in Ballina are to seek the 2020 All-Ireland Fleadh despite an application from Galway City to coincide with their European Year of Culture”. Only one town from each of the four provinces of Ireland can secure the nomination which must be lodged with Comhaltas HQ in Dublin […]

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Transatlantic Cable from New Jersey, Funded by Facebook & Google, to Come Ashore in Clew Bay

Fugro, a Dutch geotechnical, survey, subsea, and geoscience services provider, will be carrying out marine operations on behalf of TE Subsea Communications LLC (TESubCom) for the HAVFRUE Subsea Cable System Project. The project is scheduled to begin on Saturday 20th January 2018 and last for approximately 14 days (weather permitting). Havfrue (Norwegian for Mermaid) is […]

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