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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Mayo stores honoured at prestigious awards

A NUMBER of Mayo SPAR stores were awarded one of retail’s highest honours at the inaugural SPAR 365 Standards Customer Care Programme celebration. SPAR and SPAR Express retailers from across Ireland attended the prestigious ceremony, held at Citywest Hotel in Dublin and hosted by BWG Foods, owners and operators of the SPAR brand in Ireland. […]

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