Six Mayo winners at CIE Tours International Awards of Excellence

Feature Photo: Elizabeth Crabill, CEO of CIE Tours International, and Vivienne Jupp, chair CIE Tours International, present Claire Murphy and Muriel Barry of Ballintubber Abbey with their award at the CIE Tours International Awards of Excellence. Photo: John T Ohle Photography SIX Mayo tourist attractions and hotels have been presented with Merit Awards at the […]

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Be a responsible dog owner during lambing season

As the lambing season approaches an appeal has been made to dog owners across Mayo to keep their mutts under control and to be aware of where they are at all times, writes Tom Gillespie. The county dog warden, Laura Mulligan, has issued the warning that farmers have a right to shoot any dog/s that […]

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Kvalito hoping to expand workforce in Westport

MARK Kavanagh, CEO of Kvalito Ireland, is currently in the process of expanding the workforce of his company within the Westport region. Mr Kavanagh is focusing on growing the business in Ireland and building a team from the local community, while being as close to their clients as possible. Kvalito is a strategic partner and a global quality and compliance service and network for […]

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Mayo County Council going Green for a Brighter Future

Mayo County Council is going green with the purchase of two Citroen Berlingos replacing old petrol and diesel vehicles. The first of a fleet of new electric council vehicles was launched on Wednesday, January 30, by the Chief Executive of Mayo County Council, Peter Hynes, at Aras an Chontae, Castlebar. Speaking at the launch, Mr. […]

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Niamh Kelly to captain county ladies

TALENTED forward Niamh Kelly will captain the Mayo ladies for the 2019 league and championship season. The Moy Davitts star has established herself as one of Mayo’s most dangerous assets and valuable leader in recent seasons and takes over from Sarah Tierney who skippered Mayo last year before leaving the panel. “Niamh is a brilliant footballer, […]

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Killeen NS leading the way

KILLEEN NS are currently in year one of their Erasmus+ project. Erasmus+ aims to modernise and improve the quality of teaching and training across Europe. SALT is the title of this particular project which stands for ‘Sharing and Learning Together’. Killeen NS were very fortunate to be twinned with Colegio Corazón de María in Spain and St Theresa’s College in Malta. On November 12, teaching principal, […]

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The War of Independence at the Jackie Clarke Collection

THE team at the Jackie Clarke Collection have been busy unearthing more of Jackie’s rare artefacts and this time the attention is on Ireland’s War of Independence, spanning events of January 21, 1919, right up until the signing of the Treaty in December 1921. As part of their commemoration strategy, Mayo County Council will launch […]

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Ronan is carrying on a proud family tradition

A Ballinrobe man who is continuing a long-standing family tradition of working as a fisheries officer is now encouraging others to help protect and develop Mayo’s rivers and lakes over the summer months. Ronan Cusack lives on the shores of Lough Mask and has been a fanatical angler since childhood. His grandfather worked in the […]

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Mayo ace Boylan signs for Cork City

Cork City FC are delighted to announce the signing of Gary Boylan. The versatile 22-year-old joins the club after making over 100 appearances for Sligo Rovers and, speaking to CorkCityFC.ie, he said: “I am delighted to be signing for such a big club; Cork City is one of the biggest, if not the biggest, clubs in […]

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