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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Maxol in Mayo raise €62,000 for Aware

MAXOL’S customers in Mayo demonstrated great generosity in the run-up to Christmas by contributing to a whopping total of €62,000 raised for the charity Aware, bringing the total funds raised by Maxol nationally to €120,000 for 2018. Getting onboard with Maxol’s ROSA coffee charity campaign meant that a 10-cent donation was made for every purchase […]

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Beach Lifeguard Course

Mayo County Council are inviting applications from those interested in obtaining or renewing an Irish Water Safety qualification in Beach Lifeguarding. Once this course is successfully completed, participants will be eligible to apply to Local Authorities or other organisations for a position as a Beach Lifeguard. Applicants must hold an Irish Water Safety Rescue 2 […]

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Mayo County Council collects two awards at Local Authority Awards night in Dublin

Two Mayo County Council projects picked up awards at the Local Authorities Members Association (LAMA) Awards in Croke Park, Dublin, on Saturday night, February 9. Community Representatives and Mayo County Council joined together at the All-Ireland Community and Council Awards where Westport Leisure Park Running Club were crowned overall national winner in the Best Community […]

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Other Voices Ballina Preview screening of TV series

Other Voices, the internationally renowned music festival and TV series that has been going strong in Dingle for 17 years, took up residence in Ballina for one glorious weekend on 28th and 29th September 2018. Celebrating incredible music talent in high-profile concerts at St. Michael’s Church,  a local music trail and interactive workshops, along with […]

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VacantHomes.ie reports 250 vacant units being brought back into use

Good news on the housing supply front as VacantHomes.ie, the portal website initiated by Mayo County Council which allows the public to anonymously log empty homes, is reporting 250 vacant units are in the process of being renovated or have been brought back into use. With more than 2,500 properties currently on the site identified […]

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What’s on next week at Ballina Arts Centre 11-17th February 2019

On Friday the 15th February, musician David Munnelly’s new project: traditional music trio Ven_ture and on Saturday the 16th Michael Harding reads from his latest memoir On Tuesdays I’m a Buddhist. Music: Ven_ture Friday 15th February, 8pm Ven_ture is a traditional music trio – Anne Brennan (vocals); Joseph McNulty (violin); and David Munnelly (accordion) – […]

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€780,000 to improve non-public rural roads in Mayo

MINISTER Michael Ring has announced that he has allocated €778,496 to Mayo County Council for improvements to rural non-public roads in Mayo under the 2019 Local Improvement Scheme (LIS) which is overseen by the Department of Rural and Community Development. This brings to €3,891,821 the amount allocated by Minister Ring to Mayo County Council for […]

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