Mayo Woman, Maudy Dooher talks about the upcoming Christmas celebrations at Irish Cultural Centre, Canton, Massachusetts

For Maudy Dooher, an American Thanksgiving with people gathering together to celebrate a meal with family and friends reminds her of the Christmas celebrations she grew up with in County Mayo, Ireland. “A gathering of people,” she said, “a big family meal on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. People putting on their best clothes and […]

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Exploring Mayo book has a second edition

The second edition of Exploring Mayo by Bernard O’Hara has been published within a year of its original launch. This lavishly illustrated book, with an excellent Ordnance Survey map, provides a wonderful appreciation of Co Mayo’s rich archaeological, historical, religious and architectural heritage as well as a guide to the attractions of its various regions. […]

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West Mayo hotel nominated for tourism industry award

GN Mulranny Park Hotel’s Gourmet Greenway has been nominated for an Irish Tourism Industry Awards in the category of Best Atlantic Way Tourism Experience. The Gourmet Greenway is a food trail devised by Mulranny Park Hotel, in association with several Mayo food producers, to showcase the wonderful artisan food in the vicinities of Mulranny, Newport, […]

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Coca-Cola Christmas Truck Tour is coming to Mayo

COCA-COLA Ireland is celebrating the start of the festive season by unveiling the 2018 Coca-Cola Christmas Truck Tour locations – and Ballina is on the list. The tour, which kicks off in Galway on November 30, will visit Ballina Military Barracks on Wednesday, December 12. This is the eighth year that the iconic Coca-Cola Christmas […]

Read more > Photos and videos of the week

Welcome to week 2 of #MayoLife and what Makes Mayo.  Here is a small selection of pictures and videos that has been send over to us the last few days WEEK 2 Date: 19th of November By: Bridin Ní Cheallaigh Date: 19th of November Location: Westport By: Ciara Brennan  Date: 19th of November Location: Lough […]

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Parsons is ‘Personality of the Year’

Injured Mayo footballer Tom Parsons will become the first recipient of the ‘Neill O’Neill Perpetual Trophy’ when he is presented with the ‘Personality of the Year’ award at the annual Club Stars banquet on January 12 next. Parsons, who suffered serious leg and knee injuries during Mayo’s defeat to Galway in the Connacht SFC last […]

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Slippery customer: Otter runs around Mayo shop

A shop in Co Mayo got more than it bargained for, when an otter entered the store, running around the aisles. Slippery customer: Otter runs around Mayo shop | — RTÉ News (@rtenews) November 13, 2018 Staff at the Mr Price store in Swinford tried to shepherd the animal to safety, while a […]

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