€73,200 for six Mayo LEADER projects announced

THE Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, has announced LEADER funding of €73,200 for six Mayo initiatives. The funding for these projects will be provided by Minister Ring’s Department and directed through the Mayo LEADER Local Action Group. He stated: “I’m delighted to have approved support for these projects which will provide a social […]

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Mayo’s Transatlantic Connections Recognised

American Conference for Irish Studies (A.C.I.S.) to recognise Co. Mayo’s transatlantic connections. On the weekend of June 15th – 17th, the President of the American Conference for Irish Studies, Prof. Timothy McMahon and Pittsburgh native Dr. Matthew O’Brien, Prof. of History, Steubenville University, will both make a very special visit to Co. Mayo, to acknowledge […]

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Ballycroy National Park Free Bus Service – Westport to Bangor Erris

The free summer 2018 bus service is now up and running between Bangor Erris and Westport with 8 stops en route, including scenic walks such as Wild Nephin/Letterkeen, the Claggan Mountain Coastal Trail and the Ballycroy Visitor Centre. This bus will provide ease of access to both locals and tourists alike – the service will run daily until 31st […]

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Community Enhancement Programme 2018

Mayo Local Community Development Committee, working with Mayo County Council on behalf of the Department of Rural and Community Development invites applications for inclusion in the Community Enhancement Programme 2018. The programme is targeted towards enhancing community facilities for individuals and communities that are impacted by disadvantage as identified in the Local Economic Community Plan. […]

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€145k to disadvantaged communities in Mayo through community enhancement programme

Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, has allocated €145,203 to Mayo under the community enhancement programme. More than €4.5 million will be provided to disadvantaged communities in rural and urban areas throughout the country through the Community Enhancement Programme. Typical enhancements under the community enhancement programme could include the renovation of community centres, […]

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Mayo County Council and Mayo GAA Celebrate Schools Football Achievements

At a recent Medal Ceremony in Castlebar, the Chairman of the Electoral District; Cllr. Martin McLoughlin was present along with Cllr. Michael Kilcoyne to celebrate the achievements of the students of St. Anthony’s and St. Dymphna’s Schools. Donal Vaughan , Mayo Senior Footballer presented young athletes with their medals and congratulated them on their achievements […]

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Mayo Retains its 12 Blue Flag Beach Awards for 2018

The fantastic weather will have us all heading to the beach this week. No better time as Mayo has retained its 12 Blue Flag beach awards for 2018. They are Bertra, Carrowmore, Clare Island, Dooega, Elly Bay, Golden Strand, Keel, Keem, Mullaghroe, Mulranny, Silverstrand Dugort and Ross, Killala. The Blue Flag is one of the […]

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