Irish Water urges businesses and their representative groups to participate in Regulator’s consultation on future charges for water and wastewater

The Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU) has just opened an eight week consultation on the future of non-domestic water and wastewater tariffs and Irish Water is urging all those affected to have their say. Currently, Irish Water continues to apply the Local Authority non-domestic tariffs that were in place in December 2013. There are 44 different […]

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Small businesses in Mayo encouraged to access innovation funding

Small companies from across the region are being encouraged to put innovation at the very top of their business agenda. To help make this a reality, John Magee, Head of Enterprise with Local Enterprise Office Mayo is highlighting the new Agile Innovation Fund from Enterprise Ireland which can give local companies rapid access to innovation […]

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Hidden Dangers in the Driveway

Ahead of school summer holidays in the next couple of weeks the road safety office of Mayo County Council wants people to be aware of the problem of limited rear vision and the danger it poses, especially to children. Any type of vehicle can be involved in a low speed run over as many popular […]

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Other Voices Ballina

On Friday September 28th and Saturday September 29th, 2018, the vibrant town of Ballina in Co. Mayo will provide a stunning backdrop to Other Voices, the internationally acclaimed music television series and arts festival, which has travelled countless roads over the past 17 years. From Dingle to Derry, New York to Belfast, Texas to London, […]

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Not such a Storm in a Teacup!

Recent weather events have highlighted how storm activities are a real threat to Achill Island’s communities and the need for immediate action. Storms are expected to increase due to climate change, placing coastal communities at particular risk. An up-coming event on Wed June 20th (7pm, The Strand Hotel, Dugort, Achill) will shed some light on […]

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Updated Statement Issued on Thursday June 14th 2018 by Mayo County Council

Head of Communications at Mayo County Council, Martina Hughes confirmed  “ Road crews at Mayo County Council have been mobilised since early morning to deal with the damage caused from Storm Hector in the County overnight. Fallen trees and branches together with debris on roads appear to be the main concerns across the various areas.  […]

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Work starts on Visitor Discovery Centre at Ireland West Airport

Work on the construction of a new innovative and state-of-the-art Visitor Discovery Centre has commenced at Ireland West Airport. The facility, to be located outside the arrivals area of the airport, is being undertaken by local construction company, Kenaidan. Construction is expected to take up to 16 weeks with planned completion towards the end of September. […]

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Mayo native Mike McCormack wins 2018 International Dublin Literary Award

Mayo native, author Mike McCormack has won the 2018 International Dublin Literary Award for his novel Solar Bones, published by independent Irish publisher Tramp Press. The award is organised and sponsored by Dublin City Council, and at €100,000 is the world’s largest prize for a single novel published in English. Mike McCormack is from Louisburgh, Co Mayo, […]

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