New facilities at Tonragee NS ‘reflects a great community effort’

THE Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, has today officially opened the new facility at Tonragee National School, Achill. In doing so, Minister Ring highlighted the significant effort by the local community in bringing the project to fruition. The works include a new playground and improvement to access and parking areas which are […]

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Major distinction for Mayo-based fire emergency communications centre

STAFF at the West Region Communications Centre (WRCC), the fire service’s emergency call handling centre run by Mayo County Council for Connacht and Donegal, are celebrating after achieving certification to ISO 9001, a key international business management standard. Used by over 1.5 million organisations in 170 countries, ISO 9001 for quality management systems is the […]

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Knock Parish Church open for Pilgrimage Season

Friends of Knock Shrine will be delighted to learn that Knock Parish Church and Apparition Chapel reopened on Friday having been closed for months for refurbishment works. After a long spell of closure, parishioners and pilgrims at Knock were delighted to finally be welcomed back to their beloved Parish Church which reopened to the public […]

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Comórtas an Phiarsaigh 2018: All Ireland Winners!

Comhghairdeas le sárfhoireann díospóireachta Choláiste Ghearóid Naofa, Caisleán an Bharraigh a bhain an chéad duais ag Comórtas an Phiarsaigh 2018, comórtas bliantúil díospóireachta uile-Éireann. Daire Ó Loideáin, Cormac Seoighe agus Ilia Marcev a thug leo an corn den chéad uair don scoil, agus b’ábhar mórtais dá lucht leanúna agus múinteoir bródúil, Fiona Nic Giolla Phóill […]

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National success and recognition for 7 Mayo students in Croke Park

Ireland’s largest celebration of secondary school entrepreneurs took place in Croke Park at the Student Enterprise National Final last week (May 2nd), co-ordinated by the Local Enterprise Offices Students from both St. Mary’s Secondary School, in Ballina, and Our Lady’s Secondary School, in Belmullet, have taken home awards at the Student Enterprise Programme National Finals […]

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Mayo Manchester turn Levenshulme Green and Red for Mayo Day

Attymass brothers Lawrence and Tony Hennigan, the directors of Mayo Manchester Tourism and Business group teamed up with Mayo County Council again this year to stage another succesful Mayo Day event. This year Mayo Manchester turned Levenshulme Green and Red to celebrate this years 2018 World wide Mayo Day. The village in South Manchester which […]

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Town & Village Renewal Scheme 2018

Mayo County Council invites towns and villages within the county to submit Expressions of Interest for inclusion in the Town & Village Renewal Scheme 2018.  The Town and Village Renewal Scheme is funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development. The Scheme is aimed at improving the economic development and regeneration of our rural […]

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Temporary Road Restrictions in Castlebar on Sun 6th May for Mini Marathon

Castlebar is gearing up to welcome women from all over Ireland for the 9th Western People West of Ireland Women’s Mini-Marathon on Sunday 6th May. The event is expected to attract large numbers of participants of all ages and abilities, supporters, families, children and friends. Event ambassador Olympic Medalist Sonia O’Sullivan is once again attending […]

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