100,000 Announced for Bowers Walk and 96,000 for Achill Greenway

100,000 Announced for Bowers Walk and 96,000 for Achill Greenway 2 projects in county Mayo have been allocated funding under the government’s Outdoor Recreation Infrastructural Scheme. Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring has announced 96,000 euro for Achill Greenway and 100, 000 for the Bowers Walk in Ballinrobe. The Minister says the 2.2 […]

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Minister Michael Ring allocates €8 million to Mayo in six months

THE Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, has issued a statement outlining how he allocated over €8 million in funding to Mayo since his cabinet appointment last June. The Westport-based representative approved the money for projects and schemes in the county through 17 different departmental schemes. He elaborated: “An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, created the department […]

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Sum of €36m. confirmed for major roadwork projects in Mayo

The Connaught Telegraph – Sum of €36m. confirmed for major roadwork projects in Mayo A SUM of €36 million has been allocated for road work projects in Mayo. The funding will be used on many projects throughout the county. Minister Michael Ring confirmed the following 2018 allocations for County Mayo as follows €250,000 for Charlestown […]

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Minister Bruton launches School Excellence Fund – Digital

Schools are today being invited to apply to the Department of Education and Skills to become part of a digital cluster Part of Government’s overall strategy to embed digital technology in teaching and learning The Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton TD, will today launch the School Excellence Fund – Digital in the Lego […]

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Foxford man wins prestigious retail industry award

Spar retailer Gus O’Hara , a native of Foxford has been awarded the ShelfLife C-Store Convenience Champion Award 2017. Gus, who owns SPAR Vernon Avenue and SPAR Stiles Road, both in Clontarf, Dublin, was honoured with this prestigious title as Ireland’s top retailers gathered at Dublin’s Royal Marine Hotel recently to attend the ShelfLife C-Store […]

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Cathaoirleach Richard Finn signs a twining declaration with Mayor Irena Lunskiene of Marijampole Municipality in Lithuania

Cathaoirleach Richard Finn signs a twining declaration with Mayor Irena Lunskiene of Marijampole Municipality in Lithuania. This twining declaration between a municipality in Ireland and Lithuania is the first ever between the two countries. The ceremony took place in the Art gallery of the cultural centre in Marijampole. Cllr Finn was watched by local council officials, […]

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Mayo’s best young entrepreneurs have been announced this week!

Mayo’s best young entrepreneurs have been announced this week at the County Final of Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur (IBYE) competition. There was joy for Daniel Loftus, of Urban Fox based in Newport Mayo as they were named winner of the Best Established Business award. They were joined by Emer Loftus, of Flaunt Ballina, who took the runner up title in […]

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