Mayo businesses pitch for more golf tourists from the North

MAYO golf businesses have joined Fáilte Ireland in Belfast this week to showcase the best of Irish courses to golfers from Northern Ireland in a bid to grow visitor numbers from the North. Golf tourism is a hugely lucrative sector for Ireland and, as a key driver of visitors from Northern Ireland, has been identified by Fáilte Ireland as a priority target as it helps […]

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Mayo B&B voted best in Ireland in Tripadvisor’s Travellers Choice Awards

Donegal hotel takes top spot in TripAdvisor’s annual Travellers’ Choice Awards for 2019 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2019: Harvey’s Point named Ireland’s Top Hotel 2019. Photograph: Harvey’s Point website TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2019: Harvey’s Point named Ireland’s Top Hotel 2019. Photograph: Harvey’s Point website Harvey’s Point in Co Donegal has been named Ireland’s number […]

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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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Knock Airport sets a new record for passenger growth

Last year proved the busiest on record at Ireland West Airport, with passenger numbers climbing to more than 770,000 for the first time in the airport’s history, surpassing the previous record of 750,000 in 2017. The passenger figures represent the third consecutive year of record passenger growth at the airport. In 2018, some 771,619 passengers […]

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Neven’s new series visits Clew Bay

NEVEN Maguire returns to our screens in the new year with a brand new seven part series of his hugely popular Food Trails programmes. Neven’s Irish Seafood Trails is his first series dedicated to seafood. His journey around Ireland takes him to Mayo,Cork, Donegal, Sligo, Kerry, Galway, Dublin, and Kilkenny, as he discovers the very […]

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MAYO DAY 2019: THE MAYO WORD

Saturday 4th May 2019 Mayo Day, the day dedicated to the celebration of the culture, vibrant communities, and unquenchable spirit of County Mayo returns for its 5th year, Saturday 4th May 2019. It has garnered international recognition as a highly anticipated yearly celebration of Mayo community ethos, with activities taking place locally, nationally and internationally, […]

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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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