Mayo has a new millionaire!

The National Lottery has reported that yesterday Daily Million winner is from the county Mayo.  The winning Quick Pick ticket was sold on Thursday at Foxford Post Office. Pat Gannon, postmaster of Foxford PO, has spoken of his delight at the big Daily Million win.  He said: “We are absolutely thrilled. I know the entire town […]

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Network Ireland Mayo lauded for leading the way for female businesswomen

THE Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, is tonight (Thursday) marking the 25th anniversary of Network Ireland Mayo at an event in Breaffy House Resort. Network Ireland Mayo is a volunteer organisation supporting the professional and personal growth of women. Membership is made up of employees, entrepreneurs, SME owners and professionals. Its members […]

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Lydia Ford is Today FM Irish Artist Of The Week

Lydia Ford is a singer-songwriter from Castlebar, County Mayo. Ford grew up in a musical household – her sister banged out Rachmaninoff every Saturday morning, while car journeys with mom involved a dose of Bruce Springsteen and Fleetwood Mac anthologies. At the age of 9 she picked up the guitar, inspired mainly by her adoration […]

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Safety message for the Mayo vs Roscommon Match at Elverys McHale Park

A huge turnout – possibly up to 15,000 – is expected for the joust, under lights, between the arch-rivals at Elvery’s MacHale Park. But the contest has created significant health and safety concerns due to GAA fans parking on the hard shoulder of the N5 national primary route as it approaches Castlebar. Fears have been […]

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Supermac’s in Mayo win two big awards

TWO Supermac’s outlets in Mayo have won awards at the Supermac’s All-Stars Awards, held in the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa in Galway. Danny McHugh and his team at Supermac’s Ballindine won the award for Sales Performance of the Year on what was an excellent night for Mayo, with Supermac’s Castlebar taking the award for […]

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Hollywood star enjoys cruise on short stay in Cong

HOLLYWOOD actor John C Reilly enjoyed a relaxing trip on Lough Corrib as he took time from his busy schedule promoting his latest movie, Stan and Ollie. The Irish-American actor and comedian visited Mayo last week, with his father John, where he stayed at the exclusive Ashford Castle in Cong. The star of Gangs of […]

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Le Cheile Family Resource Centre, Castlebar – Community Diary

Events and Activities at Le Chéile Family Resource Centre, Tucker St., Castlebar: We are hosting a St. Brigid’s Day workshop on Thursday 31st January at 2pm. Making crosses and chatting about the festival over a cup of tea. All welcome! Our Parent and Toddler Group meets on Mondays at 10am. Come join our Monday Friends […]

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Westport’s Keira becomes JCI Ireland President

New JCI National President Keira Keogh (centre, in black) with members of the Keogh and Noonan families at the Custom House Studios, Westport, where the Junior Chamber Ireland National and Mayo Presidential Inauguration events took place on Saturday last. Pic: Conor McKeown ‘Huge honour’ as chain bestowed at special ceremony in home town “Being JCI President […]

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Avail of free blood pressure checks this week across Mayo

THE Irish Heart Foundation’s Mobile Health Unit, sponsored by EUROSPAR, is coming to Mayo this week. (January 22-25th 2019)  The unit will visit: St Muredachs Cathedral Ballina, Mayo on Tuesday 22th from  10am – 3:45pm Castlebar Library on Wednesday 23rd from 10am – 4:45pm EUROSPAR Swinford on Thursday 24th from 10am – 4:45 pm Nurses will […]

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