Fire Safety Week 2018 1st – 8th October

National Fire Safety Week is about enhancing fire safety, particularly in the home. This year’s theme is “Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives”. Fit smoke alarms today and make sure they are in good working order. Working smoke alarms will warn you if there is a fire. Remember: Your sense of smell does not work when you are […]

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Lithuanian business delegation spends time in Mayo

A number of Lithuanian business people held meetings in Mayo last week with a view to expanding their ventures in the county, writes Majella Loftus. The Global Lithuanian Enterprise Network, in partnership with Mayo Co Council and the Embassy of Lithuania in Ireland, welcomed three Lithuanian-based enterprises who have taken the initiative to explore all […]

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The Great Western Greenway – One of Ireland’s Best Places

The Great Western Greenway in Co Mayo has been shortlisted for an award titled “Ireland’s Best Places” by the Royal Town Planning Institute. The competition is now open to a public vote and to help make the Greenway a winner please vote… details in link below…/rtpi-ireland/irelands-best-places/

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Ice House Hotel a winner at Gold Medal Awards

THE Ice House Hotel in Ballina has been recognised for its online excellence, as on Tuesday night the contemporary four-star Mayo hotel was awarded one of the Irish hospitality industry’s highest accolades, a Hotel & Catering Review Gold Medal Award for Ireland’s Best Hotel Website 2018. The Ice House won the award at the 30th […]

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Mayo Tidy Towns committees to share €51,000 grant

THE Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, has announced a €1.4 million national grant scheme to mark 60th anniversary of the Tidy Towns Competition. This scheme will allow each Tidy Towns committee to apply for a grant of between €1,000 and €3,000 to support the work they do. 38 Mayo towns and villages […]

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Other Voices in Ballina Review

‘Seamus Fogarty and his band – a whirlwind of energy – stole the show in a magical venue’ It was the first time ever that the now legendary Other Voices festival had moved from Dingle Co Kerry to another town in the Republic of Ireland. And the Mayo town of Ballina embraced it as its […]

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5k Colour Dash returns to Ballina

THE ever-popular Belleek 5k Colour Dash returns to Ballina at 2pm on Sunday, October 7. 2018 marks the 29th year of the annual race, which is organised by well-known local man Michael Rice. The colourful event in Belleek Woods sees runners and walkers of all levels showered with powder paint during their lap of the […]

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Mayo Social Inclusion Awareness Week

Mayo Social Inclusion Awareness Week A Connected Mayo October 15th to 21st 2018 Brochure of Events Mayo Social Inclusion Awareness Week takes place this year from October 15th to 21st 2018. The purpose of this week is to highlight and celebrate social inclusion groups, initiatives and activities within Mayo and the valuable supports that are […]

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Other Voices Ballina 28th & 29th September 2018 Featuring Other Voices at St. Michael’s Church Other Voices Music Trail at various venues Food Fleadh at Military Quarters Ireland’s Edge Ballina at Jackie Clarke Museum Local Voices Ballina at Ballina Arts Centre is delighted to be the main partner in securing the internationally acclaimed Other […]

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Film Mayo present a Screening of Feature Film Pilgrimage in Ballina Arts Centre

Film Mayo present a Screening of Feature Film Pilgrimage, which spent three weeks shooting in Mayo. Followed by Q&A with Director Brendan Muldowney – Wednesday October 10th at 7pm, Ballina Arts Centre. As part of Mayo Arts Service Professional Development programme, Film Mayo in partnership with Ballina Arts Centre are proud to present Brendan Muldowney’s […]

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