Mayo Student Enterprise Awards 2019

Last week at Breaffy House Resort, the Mayo Student Enterprise Awards took place featuring young entrepreneurs from schools all around Mayo. Check out this video put together by Mayo Local Enterprise Office which showcases many of the entries on the day.  

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Mayo Suppliers Win Top Awards in Weddings Online Awards 2019.

The festivities were hosted at the incredible Mullingar Park Hotel, and the plans were effortlessly brought to life by Martin Cullinan of All Event Production. The weddingsonline Awards are the Industry standard and the Oscars of the Irish wedding industry. They recognise the professionalism, dedication, exceptional service and all round excellence of wedding venues and suppliers. It is […]

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A proud distinction for Straide’s Michael Davitt Museum

THE Michael Davitt Museum in Straide has been listed among the top 10 museums in Ireland in the annual TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Awards 2019. Described as ‘an excellent museum that does credit to one of the most important figures in 20th century Ireland’, it is ranked in eighth postion. The Michael Davitt Museum is dedicated […]

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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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Biodiversity champion Pat wins award

PAT Fahy of Westport Tidy Towns has been named Local Biodiversity Champion in the Irish Wildlife Trust Biodiversity Awards. Two other Westport projects were in the running for awards in other categories – the bog garden project on the Newport Road and the Edible Landscape’s edible planting for biodiversity project were also shortlisted, with the […]

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Belmullet student receives prize for academic excellence

BELMULLET student Karina Diamond was the recipient of an award for academic excellence as she was conferred with membership of Certified Public Accountants Ireland in Croke Park on Saturday. The award recognises her accomplishment as the top performer in the paper on Strategic Corporate Finance, and the award was kindly sponsored by Quintas. Cormac Mohan, […]

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Claremorris lauded for entrepreneurial success

Claremorris is on a high after being selected as one of the regional winners at this year’s Bank of Ireland National Enterprise Town Awards. In addition, Westport was announced as a regional runner up. The awards recognise and reward towns where businesses and communities have come together to showcase the spirit of enterprise in their […]

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13 Mayo Firefighters honoured for long service at National Fire Service Awards in Dublin

Thirteen Mayo firefighters with a combined service record of 270 years were honoured at the National Fire Service Awards in Dublin on Thursday, November 15. Frank O’Malley, Louisburgh, Iain Smyth, Castlebar, and Henry Mellott, Ballinrobe, were all in receipt of 40-year service to the fire brigade awards. John Brady, Claremorris, Eugene McIntyre, Charlestown, and Desmond […]

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Cleaner Community Awards Night 2018

Mayo County Council is hosting its 27th annual Cleaner Community Awards, next Tuesday night the 20th November in Breaffy House Hotel.  This night is one of the main highlights of the Council’s calendar which brings together MCC Staff, Councillors and Community groups from around the County. The Environment, Climate Change and Agriculture Section of Mayo […]

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Parsons is ‘Personality of the Year’

Injured Mayo footballer Tom Parsons will become the first recipient of the ‘Neill O’Neill Perpetual Trophy’ when he is presented with the ‘Personality of the Year’ award at the annual Club Stars banquet on January 12 next. Parsons, who suffered serious leg and knee injuries during Mayo’s defeat to Galway in the Connacht SFC last […]

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