Mayo Business Awards

Have you entered your business into the 2017 Mayo Business Awards?

It’s that time of the year again when we search for the best businesses throughout County Mayo. Make sure you are involved by nominating your business online at It’s FREE TO ENTER and there is no limit to the number of categories you can enter your business into. There are thirteen categories this year […]

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Mayo County Council launches scheme to occupy vacant premises

Mayo County Council has launched a scheme which aims to incentivise businesses to move into vacant shops in towns across the county. The Mayo Business Support Scheme was introduced to councillors at last week’s monthly meeting of Mayo County Council by John Magee of the Local Enterprise Office. The idea of the scheme is to encourage businesses […]

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Irish Rail urged to increase freight capacity from Mayo

Irish Rail has confirmed it would be interested in increasing the capacity of rail freight from Mayo, but the company stresses that any increase would be contingent on capital investment. The issue of freight leaving the county by rail was raised by a number of councillors at last week’s monthly meeting of Mayo County Council, […]

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Step into the past – win a walking holiday in the west of Ireland

In association with Ireland Ways and IrishCentral, are delighted to give our friends the chance to win a five-night walking holiday along the Great Western Greenway, right here in County Mayo. The prize includes all two walkers could need for a few days walk from instruction to accommodation. In addition to 4 days walking the beautiful Greenway […]

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Seedcorn Competition – Intertrade Ireland (Connor Sweeney)

Tuesday 11th April from 12pm to 1.15pm InterTradeIreland is delighted to announce the launch of the 2017 All-Island Seedcorn Investor Readiness Competition, the largest business competition for new start and early stage companies on the island of Ireland. The competition seeks to transform equity seeking businesses into first-class investor ready companies. In addition to the […]

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Mayo PPN Information Evenings for community groups

Mayo Public Participation Network (PPN) is organising a number of information evenings for community groups this March & April. The first series of meetings in March will take place in the four Municipal Districts in Mayo and is open to groups, registered with Mayo PPN, in these areas. The April Meeting will take place in […]

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Mayo company, Portwest goes from strength to strength, buying Australian Company for €7.5 Million

The highly successful Portwest Company, which is owned by Westport brothers Cathal, Harry and Owen Hughes, announced today that it has bought Melbourne company Prime Mover Workwear for more than €7.5 million. Headquartered in Westport town, Portwest manufactures high-visibility clothing, flame resistant garments, footwear and other protective gear at its facilities in Bangladesh. It has warehouses […]

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SuperValu staff raises €50k for Western Care

Pictured left to right are Colin Cronin of SuperValu Kiltimagh; Damien Hall of SuperValu Castlebar; Kevin Kelly of SuperValu Claremorris; Tia Crowley of Western Care Association; Liam Campion of SuperValu Westport; Noel Kavanagh, Chairman of The Kavanagh Group; John Page of SuperValu Castlebar; Bernard O’Regan, Executive Director of Western Care Association; Martina Walsh of Western […]

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Council wins top award at business event

Mayo County Council was named Best County Council for FDI (foreign direct investment) at the fifth annual InBusiness Recognition Awards, which were held in Dublin at the start of December. Hundreds of guests from across the country converged at the Conrad Hotel to celebrate Irish business by recognising the outstanding achievements in the Irish business […]

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