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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‘Biggest-ever’ National Women’s Enterprise Day set for October, as figures show over 22,000 female entrepreneurs received support last year

17 Local Enterprise Office events on October 17th will celebrate female-led businesses in Ireland A regional event for female entrepreneurs in Mayo, Roscommon and Galway is taking place in Hotel Meyrick New figures: 22,000 female entrepreneurs took part in LEO training programmes in 2018 4,500 female entrepreneurs benefited from business mentoring in 2018 ‘Making It […]

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Major investment in Castlebar leads to 40 new jobs

Carraig Donn, the Westport based retailer of fashion, jewellery and giftware, have today announced plans to open a new retail outlet and warehouse in Castlebar. The company, which currently operates 40 outlets across Ireland, plan to open their latest store at Hopkins Road in the centre of the town next month and to establish a […]

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Mayo company wins Regional Enterprise Award

Skillko in Westport has won the award for the West Region at this year’s National Enterprise Awards, organised by the Local Enterprise Offices to celebrate Ireland’s best small businesses. Skillko is an software as a service company with a next generation training platform. They create an open marketplace for businesses and training suppliers to connect, […]

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Local Enterprise Office announces Mayo’s Best Young Entrepreneurs and €50,000 investment fund winners

Young entrepreneurs from Ballina & Wesport win places at Regional Finals Mayo’s “Best Young Entrepreneurs” for 2019 and €50,000 investment fund winners were announced at an awards ceremony hosted by Local Enterprise Office Mayo on the 10th of May. As part of a nationwide search launched by Minister Heather Humphreys and Minister Pat Breen to […]

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Mayo homeware business features in Guaranteed Irish promotion

Brid O’Connell, CEO, Guaranteed Irish, Robbie Auckram, bedding general manager, Harvey Norman Ireland, and Mark Mellett, founder, Elephant Living. A NEW campaign has been unveiled by retailer Harvey Norman to promote the very best of Irish-made homeware and interiors. Among the businesses involved in the promotion is Mayo-based Elephant Living. The campaign has been launched to […]

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