Claremorris lauded for entrepreneurial success

Claremorris is on a high after being selected as one of the regional winners at this year’s Bank of Ireland National Enterprise Town Awards. In addition, Westport was announced as a regional runner up. The awards recognise and reward towns where businesses and communities have come together to showcase the spirit of enterprise in their […]

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Sports grants for 53 older groups in Mayo

FIFTY-THREE Mayo groups are to benefit from funding promoting physical activity for older people. The Go for Life national grants, a combined initiative from Age & Opportunity and Sport Ireland, will distribute almost €15,090 across 53 groups in Mayo. Nationwide over 1,000 groups will receive grants totalling almost €300,000. The successful Mayo groups are: Castlebar […]

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Ocean Spirit Leisure takes another National Quality Standard award

IT was blue flags all around for Westport last week at the National Quality Standard Awards 2018 in Druids Glen Resort. Ireland Active, the representative body for the Leisure, Health and Fitness Industry, awarded the top leisure, fitness and hotel leisure facilities across the country at the National Quality Standard Awards (NQSA) at the annual […]

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‘Peas BE Kind and Leave the Plastic Behind’ – Mayo County Council launch new reusable veggie bag campaign

Mayo County Council and Liam Cannon’s Vegetable shop Castlebar have partnered on a unique environment campaign where customers can support Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society Ireland, and also help the environment at the same time. The Cathaoirleach of Mayo County Council, Cllr. Blackie Gavin launched the campaign last week with a colourful photoshoot in Liam Cannon’s […]

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Mayo exhibitors for Gifted Craft and Design Fair

AWARD-WINNING designs inspired by the beauty of the west and the Mayo skies will be in the spotlight at Gifted – the Contemporary Craft and Design Fair. With over 500 designers, makers and artisan food producers displaying original gifts, the traditional opening to the festive season in Dublin is set to attract over 45,000 people […]

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Cassidy Motors, Suzuki Dealer Of The Year

Cassidy Motors were awarded not one but two awards at the recent annual Suzuki dealer conference in Adare Manor – Aftersales dealer of the year and Best customer experience. Des and Carmel Cassidy were in attendance on the night to pick up the award from Nobuo Suyama, Suzuki GB PLC. Des Cassidy dealer principal of […]

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Claremorris woman features in new National Treasures book

Mary McGing from Claremorris one of the featured contributors in the brand new National Treasures book, which is the latest installment of the National Treasures project that captured the nations, imagination when it aired on RTÉ One earlier this year.  Mary, who brought along a picture containing Pope John 23rd, JFK and Pope Paul 6th […]

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