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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Mayo delight as drone firm wins

Drone Consultants Ireland, which has been working with Mayo Co Council on Science Week and Drone and Tech Expo, have won a valuable Business Incubation package worth €62,000 in the Galileo Masters 2018 SatNav Competition at the Space Oscars in Marseille. The prize, funded by the European Commission, provides a range of tailored business, technical […]

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New book on ‘Mayo’s Most Famous Son’

A new book on nine-time Olympic medalist Martin Sheridan is to hit the shelves in the coming weeks. The Bohola man’s incredible story is explored by local author Margaret Molloy in the book, Martin Sheridan – Mayo’s Most Famous Son. She delves deep into the remarkable career of her village’s most famous export to deliver […]

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Quilt project on show at Ballyhaunis Library

A CELTIC quilting project has just been completed by a group of dedicated women in Ballyhaunis direct provision centre under the guidance of artist Carmel Balfe and Natalya Pestova from Mayo Intercultural Action. The quilts have been made in the format of applique and the designs were chosen by the women from images of Irish […]

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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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Allergan Pharmaceuticals Ireland receives two Irish Heart Foundation Awards

ALLERGAN Pharmaceuticals Ireland has been recognised by the Irish Heart Foundation for leading the way in prioritising their employees’ heart health. The company was amongst 98 workplaces from around the country which were represented at the annual Irish Heart Foundation Happy Heart Healthy Eating and Active@Work Awards in the Gibson Hotel, Dublin. Allergan Pharmaceuticals received […]

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Mayo micro-distillery is granted a retail licence

A micro-distillery based in south west Mayo has been granted a retail licence to sell take away whiskey, gin and vodka to tourists and other visitors. Lough Mask Distillery, based at Killateeaun, Tourmakeady, has been granted the licence by District Court Judge Fiona Lydon. It is one of the first enterprises in the country to […]

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Mayos in London celebrate in style

THE 56th annual Mayo Association in London dinner maintained its yearly tradition of being a resounding success again last Friday night, with a huge amount of money being raised for worthy causes. More than 500 people turned out at The Grange Hotel in St Paul’s with this year’s special guest, Kevin Kilbane, proving to be […]

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