Mayo County Council Positions

CLERICAL OFFICER AND LIBRARY ASSISTANT POSITIONS Mayo County Council is carrying out a recruitment campaign to form two panels from which full-time, part-time, permanent and fixed-term contract positions may be filled as Clerical Officers in Mayo County Council offices throughout the county and as Library Assistants in Mayo County Library Service. The information booklet containing […]

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Westport to change grass-cutting for biodiversity

The designation of biodiversity areas in Westport should not be used as an excuse not to cut the grass around the town, a local councillor has warned. Independent councillor Christy Hyland made the comment following a presentation by Deirdre Cunningham, the Heritage Officer with Mayo County Council on Westport’s Biodiversity Plan. The presentation was made […]

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Take on the Mayo Spirit! Mayo Day is Saturday the 5th of May

Mayo Day is a day dedicated to the celebration of our arts and culture, our vibrant communities, our way of living, our unquenchable spirit. This year we’re inviting you to get involved and to put your stamp on Mayo Day. How you participate is up to you, you could organise an event large or small, […]

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Ashford Castle pastry chef among best in the world

Paula Stakelum, executive head pastry chef at Ashford Castle, has reached the final eight in a worldwide patisserie competition and will represent Ireland at the final of the Valrhona C3 championships in New York next October. The C3 – chocolate, chef, competition – is a biennial event currently in its fifth running. The 32-year-old, from Thurles, Co Tipperary, won […]

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Mayo gets ready for Local Enterprise Week

A number of events are planned for Local Enterprise Week to increase awareness of the range of supports and services available to micro-enterprises from local enterprise offices. Local Enterprise Week runs from Sunday March 4, to Friday March 9, and there is a wide range of events planned to take place in Mayo. Highlights in […]

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Belmullet’s first dementia cafe

Sonas Ti Aire Nursing Home will be launching Belmullet’s first dementia cafe on Monday, March 26, from 2-4pm. Dementia cafes provide a warm and welcoming space for people with dementia, their family and friends and social and health care professionals to meet, exchange ideas and learnings. The dementia café is based on an international model […]

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Expressions of Interest request for Turnkey Housing Developments/Housing Schemes and/or Land for the Provision of Social/Affordable Housing

Mayo County Council is seeking expressions of interest from Developers, Contractors and Landowners for the provision of schemes of houses and/or land for Social/Affordable Housing purposes. The Council has many priority areas for housing developments but all proposals, irrespective of location, will be considered. Housing schemes/lands to be considered must be close to services in […]

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Donal Sarsfield from Co Mayo, winner of the 2018 Seán Ó Riada Composition Competition at Cork International Choral Festival.

Cork International Choral Festival is proud to announce, Donal Sarsfield from County Mayo as the winner of the 2018 Seán Ó Riada Composition Competition. As winner of the competition, his piece A Grain in the Balance will receive its world première in the spectacular surrounds of St. Fin Barre’s Cathedral on Friday 20th April at 7.30pm.  The Festival’s Choir-in-Residence, Chamber Choir Ireland, conducted by Paul Hillier, will premiere the […]

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