Allergan Pharmaceuticals Ireland receives two Irish Heart Foundation Awards

ALLERGAN Pharmaceuticals Ireland has been recognised by the Irish Heart Foundation for leading the way in prioritising their employees’ heart health. The company was amongst 98 workplaces from around the country which were represented at the annual Irish Heart Foundation Happy Heart Healthy Eating and Active@Work Awards in the Gibson Hotel, Dublin. Allergan Pharmaceuticals received […]

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Mayo micro-distillery is granted a retail licence

A micro-distillery based in south west Mayo has been granted a retail licence to sell take away whiskey, gin and vodka to tourists and other visitors. Lough Mask Distillery, based at Killateeaun, Tourmakeady, has been granted the licence by District Court Judge Fiona Lydon. It is one of the first enterprises in the country to […]

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Londis Castlebar named Forecourt Retailer of the Year

s Casey’s Londis, Castlebar, beat off competition from hundreds of local convenience store entrants across Ireland to be named Forecourt Retailer of the Year (small) at the prestigious ShelfLife C-Store Awards awards ceremony, earning the accolade of Best of the Best in their category. Under the careful eye of Operations Manager David Tarrant, Londis Castlebar […]

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New business opens on Market Lane in Westport

PAX Whole Foods and Eco Goods opens this week in Westport, at the bottom of Market Lane. The shop is a sustainable grocery selling food, personal care items and cleaning products in bulk. Customers can then dispense the amount they need into their own containers, to eliminate single-use resources like plastic and paper and encourage […]

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Heritage funding of €60,000 for Mayo

Mayo is set to receive up to €60,000 in funding under the Built Heritage Investment Scheme and the Historic Structures Fund for 2019. The funding will see an increase in available funding of up to 20 per cent in Mayo compared to 2018. “Both schemes are open for applications until January 31, 2019, and I […]

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Minister Michael Ring and Cathaoirleach Blackie K Gavin turn sod on Irish Water’s €19m investment projects in Killala, Foxford and Charlestown

Works will stop the discharge of untreated sewage Minister for Rural & Community Development Michael Ring and Cathaoirleach of Mayo County Council, Cllr Blackie K Gavin today (Friday) officially turned the sod for three wastewater treatment plants in Co Mayo as part of a €19 million investment by Irish Water Working in partnership with Mayo […]

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Cassidy Motors, Suzuki Dealer Of The Year

Cassidy Motors were awarded not one but two awards at the recent annual Suzuki dealer conference in Adare Manor – Aftersales dealer of the year and Best customer experience. Des and Carmel Cassidy were in attendance on the night to pick up the award from Nobuo Suyama, Suzuki GB PLC. Des Cassidy dealer principal of […]

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Mescan launches Beoir na Nollag Christmas beer

‘TIS the season to be jolly at Mescan Brewery, Westport, which has just launched Beoir na Nollag, 2018 Christmas beer. It’s a limited edition and is available in selected outlets country wide and on their website www.mescanbrewery.com. Beoir na Nollag has a seasonal bottle label, drawn by hand and featuring the Christmas star added to […]

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Bekan dome will be the only one in the country

With €2.1m in Government aid now approved for an air dome at the GAA Centre of Excellence in Bekan, there are hopes it will be open in time for the annual Féile event next June. The funding, announced last Friday by Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring under the Rural Regeneration Fund, will […]

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Mayo Gaeltachts get €800k for enterprise hubs

Enterprise hubs for Erris and Achill Island are set to provide locals with additional opportunities to find work at home. Belmullet , Geesala, Aughleam, Achill, Tourmakeady and Greanaí (North Mayo) will all benefit from the €795,000 investment under the Rural Regeneration and Development Fund , announced by Rural and Community Development Minister Michael Ring last Friday. Erris councillor Gerry Coyle described the funding as “a game-changer for rural communities” and Údarás na […]

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