Cathaoirleach Richard Finn signs a twining declaration with Mayor Irena Lunskiene of Marijampole Municipality in Lithuania

Cathaoirleach Richard Finn signs a twining declaration with Mayor Irena Lunskiene of Marijampole Municipality in Lithuania. This twining declaration between a municipality in Ireland and Lithuania is the first ever between the two countries. The ceremony took place in the Art gallery of the cultural centre in Marijampole. Cllr Finn was watched by local council officials, […]

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Balla native, Raymond Holian wins GAA award in America

Raymond Holian from Balla has been recognised for his hard work and dedication to St Patrick’s GAA Club, Fairfield, USA in the past year by being awarded Player of the Year 2017. Having only moved to Connecticut last year after being awarded a Conlisk Scholarship to attain a Masters degree in Business Administration at Fairfield […]

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Igor ‘home’ in Mayo for Christmas

NEXT Tuesday, December 19, Santa will provide a special through the night sleigh-ride escort to Dublin Airport from the Chernobyl affected regions of Belarus for a group of children with special needs who will begin a two-week long Christmas rest and recuperation stay in counties across Ireland. Host families from nine counties will welcome the […]

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Glen Keen Farm developing links with China

FOLLOWING on from the successful trip to the World Bridge Tourism Conference and ITB in Shanghai, China, last May, Glen Keen Farm has succeeded in qualifying Mayo as a quality visitor destination for the Chinese market. Louisburgh-based Glen Keen Farm, along with Game of Thrones, Winterfell Tours NI, were the only chosen representatives from the […]

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Wine Glasses

Wine, women . . . and Mayo

It’s not a county known for its viticulture, but three Mayo women are changing that. They share their stories Story by: John Wilson The Irish Times   Pharmacist and wine maker Róisín Curley Róisín Curley is a pharmacist, working in the family business in Ballyhaunis, Co Mayo. At the same time, she makes her own wines in Burgundy, one […]

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China and Mayo to Identify Areas for Collaboration Between the Regions

It was agreed through signing a letter of intention that both Huangshi Municipality and County Mayo will share economic development experiences; exchange local government development work and approaches and identify areas for collaboration between the regions. On 21st of November 2017, Mr. Luo Guanghui, Vice Chairman of the Standing Committee of Huangshi Municipal People’s Congress […]

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Mayo People of the Year Awards 2017

Hall of Fame – Enda Kenny Former Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, will be presented with the Hall of Fame Award for his 42-years service as a public representative to his native Islanadeady, Castlebar, Mayo, Ireland and Europe where he was a member of  the European Council of Ministers and President of the European Council of Ministers from […]

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