Bowers Walk Ballinrobe

A further €100,000 awarded for Bower’s Walk

THE Bower’s Walk in Ballinrobe has received funding of a further €100,000 on top of €100,000 Government funding, The Mayo News can reveal. At a recent meeting of the Ballinrobe Community Development Committee (CDC), Cllr Damien Ryan announced funding of a further €100,000 for the walk from Mayo County Council’s Capital programme. Cllr Ryan told […]

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Cathaoirleach Richard Finn signs a twining declaration with Mayor Irena Lunskiene of Marijampole Municipality in Lithuania

Cathaoirleach Richard Finn signs a twining declaration with Mayor Irena Lunskiene of Marijampole Municipality in Lithuania. This twining declaration between a municipality in Ireland and Lithuania is the first ever between the two countries. The ceremony took place in the Art gallery of the cultural centre in Marijampole. Cllr Finn was watched by local council officials, […]

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glen keen farm

Glen Keen Farm developing links with China

FOLLOWING on from the successful trip to the World Bridge Tourism Conference and ITB in Shanghai, China, last May, Glen Keen Farm has succeeded in qualifying Mayo as a quality visitor destination for the Chinese market. Louisburgh-based Glen Keen Farm, along with Game of Thrones, Winterfell Tours NI, were the only chosen representatives from the […]

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Tractor mania in Ballinrobe for Christmas

Tractor mad tots will be lining the streets of Ballinrobe this Saturday for its annual Christmas Lights Tractor Parade. The event, which takes place at 6pm, is in its second year of existence and has proved to be a huge hit with the young and not so young. Children are encouraged to bring along their […]

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Polranny, Mayo

Polranny poised for greenway-extension opening

The extension of the Great Western Greenway into the heart of the Polranny village on Achill will be opened in the next fortnight. The Greenway currently ends roughly 1.5km short of the entrance to the island, forcing users to join the main R319 road to complete their journey onto Achill. This part of the road […]

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Men on the Move -Chambers Award 2017

Men on the Move wins Chambers Ireland Award

Mayo Sport Partnership has won its third award for its Men on the Move initiative, beating off stiff competition from Cork, Fingal and South Dublin County Council. The programme won the award in the Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards in the ‘Best Health and Well being’ category. The health and exercise initiative is […]

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