Towns working together to promote Mayo as Christmas family destination

 The towns of Castlebar and Westport are working together to promote Mayo as Ireland’s best family Christmas destination. The two towns will be full of holly jolly magic and yuletide cheer. Westport House’s Winter Wonderland is going ahead as is Mayo On Ice in Castlebar. Winter Wonderland at Westport House is an authentic, old fashioned […]

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Rehab Mayo People of the Year Awards 2018 – Meet the Winners

Ahead of the 2018 Mayo People of the Year Awards, organised annually by Mayo RehabCare, Mayo County Council and The Connaught Telegraph, we will feature each of our Award Winners daily right up until the big night. The 26th Annual Mayo People of the Year Awards takes place on Friday 23rd of November at Breaffy […]

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Author Sally Rooney. Photo by Jonny Davies.

Mayo author shortlisted for prestigious novel award

A YOUNG Mayo author has been shortlisted for the coveted Costa Novel Award. Castlebar native Sally Rooney was chosen for her widely acclaimed work, Normal People. The winner of the most prestigious award for novelists in the UK and Ireland will be announced on January 7 and the top prize is €30,000. Earlier this week […]

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Solas shines a light in Louisburgh

AS the winter light fades and the moods of the ocean become unpredictable, there is a little oasis of light along the Wild Atlantic Way in Louisburgh. It is called Solas, and since it is the Irish word for ‘light’, it naturally remains impervious to the impulses of  seasonal changes. Indeed, Solas is much more […]

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Mayo County Childcare Committee Early Years Inclusion Seminar

Mayo County Childcare Committee and the Mayo Early Intervention Service held a very successful seminar in Breaffy House Hotel, on Saturday the 13th of October 2018. The seminar was entitled ‘Inclusion in the Early Years’. The seminar was chaired by Mayo CCC chairperson Edith Geraghty. The day began with two inspiring presentations, one from a […]

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Top five Brexit tips for businesses in Mayo

THE Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, is calling on businesses in Mayo to keep up their hard work in getting themselves Brexit ready. “Our political and diplomatic team have done really well in the negotiations but Brexit is still going to mean change and we need to be ready for that change,” […]

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