Potential jobs boost for Castlebar, as acquisition of CloudStrong by Dublin company Arkphire is announced

Mayo County Council welcomes the announcement of the acquisition of CloudStrong, the Castlebar based specialist cloud solution provider, by consulting and managed-services firm Arkphire. Founded in 2011, CloudStrong currently employs 12 people in Castlebar and provides cloud consultancy services and solutions to the small and medium sized enterprise market. Speaking of this new development in […]

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National success for four Mayo Londis stores

Casey’s Londis, Ballina, has been named as the Off-Licence Store of the Year at the annual Londis Retailing Awards 2018. Londis retailers from every corner of the country descended on the Sheraton Hotel, Athlone in Co Westmeath for the prestigious annual 2018 Londis Retailing Awards. The Londis Retailing Awards have been running for over 20 […]

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Allergan expansion set to double Irish workforce

ALLERGAN Chief Executive, Brent Saunders, has confirmed the company plans to significantly expand its Irish operations with the manufacture of more toxins at its Westport plant where it presently manufactures Botox. In an in-depth interview with Simon Carswell in The Irish Times last week, the 48-year-old American predicted a doubling of the Irish workforce – presently numbered […]

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Co Mayo-headquartered Portwest invests €6m in its Australian business

Company looking to double revenues in Australia as it targets €1bn turnover Portwest, the speciality clothing company with headquarters in Co Mayo, has announced a further Aus$10 million (€6.24 million) investment in its Australian operations. The move follows the company’s acquisition of two major Australian companies, Prime Mover in 2017 and Huski Explorer earlier this […]

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Irish Water’s new €9 million wastewater treatment plant in Belmullet to serve 2,500 people and ensure capacity for economic and population growth

Irish Water working in partnership with Mayo County Council today officially opened the new wastewater treatment plant in Belmullet, Co Mayo. Irish Water, Ireland’s national water utility responsible for providing and developing water and wastewater services throughout Ireland, has completed a €9 million wastewater treatment plant in Belmullet which will benefit over 1,000 local people and […]

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Mayo winners at Irish Auto Trade Awards

THREE businesses from Mayo were national winners the Irish Auto Trade Awards 2019 in Citywest Hotel in Dublin. Now in their 5th year, the awards are a celebration of excellence in the Irish auto trade in Ireland, a sector that accounts for over 35,000 jobs. Togher Tyres, Castlebar, won Tyre Retailer of the Year for […]

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