Irish Water delivers two new on road/off road vehicles to Mayo County Council to ensure better service delivery to customers on Inishturk and Clare Island

Irish Water has delivered two new work vehicles to Mayo County Council as part of its ongoing strategy to improve the service delivered to customers on Iniskturk and Clare Island. The provision of these new on road/off road vehicles will help ensure staff working on the two islands continue to deliver an efficient and reliable […]

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Londis Castlebar named Forecourt Retailer of the Year

s Casey’s Londis, Castlebar, beat off competition from hundreds of local convenience store entrants across Ireland to be named Forecourt Retailer of the Year (small) at the prestigious ShelfLife C-Store Awards awards ceremony, earning the accolade of Best of the Best in their category. Under the careful eye of Operations Manager David Tarrant, Londis Castlebar […]

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Mayo company finalist in National Small Business Awards

THE finalists in the SFA National Small Business Awards 2019 have been officially announced by Sue O’Neill, SFA chair and chair of the SFA Awards judging panel. The aim of the awards is to celebrate the achievements of small business in Ireland, and to recognise the vital contribution of the small business sector to Irish […]

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Mayo On Ice 2018 Timelapse

With Mayo On Ice now up and running at the Mall in Castlebar, we thought we would share this timelapse video of it’s construction, taken by the Mayo National Roads Office at Glenpark House. Mayo On Ice is running until January 6th and further information and booking can be found at: http://mayoonicecastlebar.com/

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New business opens on Market Lane in Westport

PAX Whole Foods and Eco Goods opens this week in Westport, at the bottom of Market Lane. The shop is a sustainable grocery selling food, personal care items and cleaning products in bulk. Customers can then dispense the amount they need into their own containers, to eliminate single-use resources like plastic and paper and encourage […]

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Heritage funding of €60,000 for Mayo

Mayo is set to receive up to €60,000 in funding under the Built Heritage Investment Scheme and the Historic Structures Fund for 2019. The funding will see an increase in available funding of up to 20 per cent in Mayo compared to 2018. “Both schemes are open for applications until January 31, 2019, and I […]

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Anti-Dumping Initiative 2018

In 2018, 3 major clean ups were organised by Mayo County Council Environment Enforcement Team. These projects were funded by the DCCAE under the Anti-Dumping campaign.  Funding under this campaign is allocated to support projects where community groups and other state agencies work in partnership to clean-up and prevent illegal dumping where appropriate enforcement action […]

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Mystery of Achill truck in the Middle East solved

In last week’s Mayo News we ran the fascinating story of a truck from Achill which ended up on display in a museum owned by a Sheikh in Qatar. How did it get there and who owned it in the first place? Derry-man Noel Kelly was in touch with us some weeks ago having happened […]

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