€2m. investment to repair leaking roof at Mayo GMIT campus

 A €2 million government investment has been announced today to upgrade the roof at the Mayo GMIT Campus in Castlebar. The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, said the money is being provided to support an upgrade of the roof and other building fabric at the GMIT Castlebar campus. He said: “This recognises […]

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€53 million Greenway fund is a great opportunity for Mayo

THE Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, has said that a €53 million fund for Greenways represents a great opportunity for Mayo. The funding is available for Greenway projects from 2019 to 2021. Minister Ring said: “This is a great opportunity to secure further funding for greenways in our county. In particular, there is […]

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Irish Water replacing 1.7km of old problematic water mains in Ballina

IRISH Water, working in partnership with Mayo County Council, is replacing ageing water mains in Ballina to improve security of supply, improve water quality, and reduce high levels of leakage. The works involve the replacement of approximately 1,700 metres of old problematic water mains with high density polyethylene (plastic) pipe material. The works are part […]

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Food Fleadh Ballina, makes a welcome return for its fifth year

                                            Culinary, angling and music feast in Ballina as Food Fleadh aligns with Other Voices Food Fleadh features seafood foraging, craft brews, food market, cookery demos, lifestyle marquee, children’s workshops, fishing, tours, dining trilogy, […]

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Ballina Karen Community Garden wins at Dublin Green Communities Photography Awards 2018

Dublin Green Communities Photography Awards 2018 Today, An Taisce Environmental Education announced the winners of the new Green Communities Garden Photography Competition. Celebrating the beauty and diverse character of Ireland’s Community Gardens. These community green spaces have brought a breath of fresh air to many city streets, and estates, as well as delivering community amenities […]

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Launch of Ballinrobe BeActive Night, Saturday 29th September

With three weeks to go preparations are in full swing for the Ballinrobe #BeActive Festival of Sport Night on Saturday 29th September at the Green in Ballinrobe. The event which is to be held in conjunction with the “EUROPEAN WEEK OF SPORT” will commence at 5pm and will incorporate a family sports challenge (incorporating many different sports […]

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Quest Achill draws more than 1000 adventure racers

Event grows in popularity and makes big impact locally More than 1000 participants took part in the Quest Achill on Saturday which saw competitors traverse the beach, hills and roads of Achill despite some challenging conditions. They started the race with a kayak section and then ran and cycled their way around the island. The […]

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