Mayo entrepreneurs urged to chase €2 Million Investment Fund for Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur 2019

Featured image is Mayo’s Best Young Entrepreneur 2018 Cathal Mac Reamoinn receiving his award. From left to right, front row: Councillor Richard Finn (then Cathaoirleach Finn); Cathal Mac Reamoinn, Mayo’s Best Young Entrepreneur 2018; Catherine Burke, Bank of Ireland; From left to right, back row: John Magee, Head of Enterprise; Councillor Al McDonnell; Catherine McConnell, […]

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€100,000 funding for 24 Mayo community groups welcomed

FUNDING in excess of €100,000 has been allocated to 24 organisations in Mayo under the Community Services Programme (CSP) Support Fund. The Community Services Programme (CSP) supports community organisations to provide local social, economic and environmental services through a social enterprise model. Welcoming the announcement, Senator Michelle Mulherin said: “The CSP focuses on service delivery […]

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Company headed by Mayo man reports turnover up 22% to €90m

IRISH owned IT services and networking company, Arkphire, has reported an operating profit of €4.6 million on sales amounting to €90.1 million for the 12-month period ended 30 June 2018. These results represent another strong performance for the business with profits growing from €2,723,265 to €4,602,144 in 2018 and turnover up 22% compared to the […]

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Carr & Son Seafood Ltd at top of Irish seafood sector

The Killala-based seafood processing enterprise , Carr & Son Seafood Ltd, is to merge with Ireland’s strongest sea food company, HJ Nolan Ltd, next March. Established in 1946 , Carr & Sons was acquired by the Swedish seafood company, Mondi AB, in 2014 while Nolan’s Quality Seafood has been in the ownership of the one […]

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GMA Funding Application Forms 2019 are now available

Notice is hereby given that Mayo County Council invites application for grants in accordance with Section 66 of the Local Government Act 2001 as amended by Section 43 of the Local Government Act 2014 under the following headings:- Applications for funding from Residents Associations for 2019 Applications for funding from Clubs/Organisations for 2019 Applications for […]

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EirGrid confirms new electricity line route in Mayo

EirGrid has today confirmed the start and end points for the North Connacht Project, a new electricity line that will connect local renewable energy to the national grid and reinforce the regional electricity system. A series of economic, socio-economic, environmental and technical network studies have concluded that the line should run between the electricity substations […]

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132 Mayo local projects share €400,000 windfall

THE Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, has confirmed that 132 small scale local community initiatives in Mayo have been supported under the 2018 Community Enhancement Programme. The CEP provides capital grants to community groups and is targeted towards enhancing facilities in disadvantaged communities. Last year, Minister Ring allocated €403,732 to Mayo LCDC to […]

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