Ryanair launches new Knock route to Cologne

RYANAIR has today announced a new route from Knock to Cologne, with a twice weekly service from June, as it extends its summer 2019 schedule. Irish consumers and visitors can now choose from 13 Knock routes next summer. Said Ryanair’s Eimear Ryan: “Ryanair is pleased to announce a new route from Ireland West Airport Knock […]

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Syrian children write book on experiences in Mayo

Children from Syria, who have moved to the west of Ireland, have written a book detailing their experiences and outlining their hopes for the future. The collection of stories and art is being distributed around Co Mayo to mark Social Inclusion Week.  The book, ‘A Strong Heart’, features the stories of sixteen children who have […]

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Mayo’s pride as marathon star Sinead wins big in Melbourne

Belmullet native Sinead Diver made history in the early hours of Sunday morning by winning the Melbourne Marathon in a new personal best time of 2:25.19. The run saw Diver, who is based in Australia since 2002, knock a remarkable six minutes of her previous best time and become the second-fastest Irish female marathon runner […]

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Mayo County Council says Other Voices brought €1m into economy

Mayo County  Council estimates that the Other Voices event brought around €1 million to the local economy in Ballina. The comments were made by the local authority’s chief executive, Peter Hynes, at a recent meeting in Castlebar. Mr Hynes said the event was one of the biggest the county has seen in recent years and […]

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Ballina’s Tidy Towns winning streak continues

A change of grading arrangements in the 2018 Tidy Towns competition saw Ballina lose out on a much coveted silver medal award, despite it gaining an additional six points on its overall mark in the 2017 competition. Reflecting on the town having recently secured its fourth successive Tidy Towns bronze medal, local Tidy Towns committee […]

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UPDATE *Storm Callum*

STORM CALLUM – UPDATE -Friday 12th, 11.15am – L1719 Old Turlough Rd to Castlebar is now reopen following earlier closure due to downed electrical line – R313 Belmullet to Blacksod road temp. closed for morning high tide at 7am. – Tree blocking one lane on N58 between Foxford and Castlebar near Ballylahan Bridge. Mayo County Council […]

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Boil Water Notice issued for Ballycastle Public Water Supply

Issued 12th October 2018 – Following advice from the Health Service Executive, Irish Water and Mayo County Council have issued a Boil Water Notice for the area supplied by the Ballycastle Public Water Supply and the Corrower/Sea Road Group Water Scheme and Lisbrin Group Water Scheme to protect consumers following a recent drinking water quality […]

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