LOVE is… staying alive- Don’t hurt the one you love

That’s the Valentine’s Day message for the playboys of the western world. Mayo County Council is taking road safety to heart by sending Valentine’s cards to young male drivers. The council is delivering cards with a chilling message to men aged between 16 and 25 urging them to keep their girlfriends safe by driving carefully. […]

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Top marks for Mayo tourist hotspots

Three Mayo tourist venues were recognised at a prestigious tourism awards ceremony this week. The 28th Annual CIE Tours International Awards of Excellence took place in the National Gallery of Ireland in Dublin on Monday, where 84 winners were presented with their awards. The awards were decided by customer feedback from 30,000 customer surveys. Two […]

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IDA Ireland launches ‘Invest in Mayo’ – a new marketing initiative to promote the Mayo region

IDA Ireland has launched ‘Invest in Mayo’, the latest phase of its digital marketing initiative for attracting inward investment by highlighting the specific attributes of individual regional urban centres. ‘Invest in Mayo’ is an interactive experience designed for use on tablet, smartphone and PC. The launch took place yesterday at IDA Ireland’s newly completed Advance […]

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Charlestown off boil water list

CHARLESTOWN has been removed from the boil water notice affecting the Lough Talt public water supply. Meanwhile, Moylough Group Water Scheme near the Mayo/Sligo border has been added. The boil water notice was issued on Monday following the detection of cryptosporidium in the treated water coming from the plant after a routine test. Areas affected […]

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Prepare your home for a family member with Alzheimer’s disease

When we get older, so do our parents. Unfortunately, many parents begin to suffer from Alzheimer’s or some other form of dementia, and that means we may become unpaid caregivers to them. While this is a stressful time full of uncertainty, it can also be a rewarding job that will give you a chance to […]

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Winners announced at annual Mayo Business Awards

The Mayo business community turned out in force on Friday night last for the Mayo Business Awards 2017 at the Breaffy House Resort, Castlebar. The event is a cross community initiative supported by the Mayo Chambers and other local business organisations, with the backing of the Local Enterprise Office Mayo and Mayo.ie. The following were […]

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Mary breaks the 1,000km mark on her ‘lap of the map’ in Mayo

Arklow runner Mary Nolan Hickey set off today on the 36th day of her journey around Ireland, in aid of the RNLI. After a “wonderful, welcoming time” in Belmullet, Co Mayo , Mary left for Bangor Erris at 10am yesterday morning. So far Mary has ran over 1,000km of the estimated 3,000km of her ‘Lap […]

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Boil Water Notice issued for Lough Talt Regional Water Supply Scheme in Sligo

Monday, February 5 2018 – Following advice from the Health Service Executive, Irish Water, working in partnership with Sligo County Council, has issued a Boil Water Notice on the Lough Talt Regional Water Supply Scheme following the detection of cryptosporidium in the treated water coming from the plant after a routine test. A population of […]

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Getting fit and fighting the flab in County Mayo

Ireland has the second-highest obesity rate in Europe, according to a recent study by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. This alarming news comes on top of further evidence that as many as one in three adults over 40 years of age in Co Mayo are obese, according to a 2011 report by Croí, the West […]

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