Two county Mayo primary schools have been named regional finalists in the annual Our World Irish Aid Awards

Two county Mayo primary schools have been named regional finalists in the annual Our World Irish Aid Awards, which is the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s flagship global citizenship programme for primary schools. Pupils and teachers from St. Dymphna’s Special School, Ballina and Mayo Abbey National School, Claremorris will showcase their projects alongside those from 13 other […]

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Historic Towns Initiative 2019

Mayo County Council wishes to invite applications under the Historic Towns Initiative 2019 (HTI 2019) The aim of this initiative is to repair selected facades in the historic core of Ballina, in particular the Pearse Street Architectural Conservations Area (ACA) and to support a significant number of labour-intensive, small-scale conservations projects. Qualifying Works: Repair works […]

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Mayo family on hit TV talent show

Jack and his sister Rebecca Cronin from Ballina. THE highly talented Jack and Rebecca Cronin, from Ballina, feature on TG4’s hit Sunday night entertainment series Réalta agus Gaolta on Sunday, March 31, at 8.30 p.m. as they are on the lookout for Ireland’s most talented family. From Crystal Swing to Clannad, the Irish family has […]

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Ballina photographer wins international sports photography award

A Ballina-based photographer has won an international sports photography award. David Farrell won the award at the Federation of European Professional Photographers 2019 awards, announced in Austria, for a black & white image entitled “Battling for the Sliothar”. The photo was taken during the Connacht Intermediate Hurling Championship final between Mayo side Tooreen and Ballinderreen […]

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Two Mayo companies honoured with All-Star accreditition

Caroline and Kevin Kirrane of Kirrane Auctioneering receiving All-Ireland Business Foundation All-Star accreditation at Croke Park from Dr Briga Hynes of the Kemmy Business School at the University of Limerick. Pic Conor McCabe. Kirrane Auctioneering, Ballyhaunis, has been awarded the coveted All-Ireland Business All-Star accreditation. All-Star accreditation is an independently verified standard mark for indigenous […]

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Warm welcome for Historic Towns funding for Ballina

THERE has been a warm welcome this week for the announcement that Ballina is to receive €140,000 funding, under the Historic Towns Initiative, which will help protect the town’s architectural heritage and boost its tourism profile even further. Local Fine Gael Senator Michelle Mulherin said she had met with Minister for Culture, Heritage and the […]

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Seated Exercise Classes for people with Arthritis & Fibromyalgia

Seated Exercise Classes – Ballina Seated Exercise Classes for people with Arthritis & Fibromyalgia Starting Tuesday 22nd January 2019 for 6 weeks in  The Newman Institute Ballina at 7.00pm. To book your place please call 086-0657315 or email: arthritismayobranch@gmail.com Adapted Seated Exercise aims to improve your physical well being while working on muscle strength and flexibility. This exercise class is a seated class and suitable for people […]

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Mayo native appointed partner at Matheson

MATHESON has announced further expansion at the firm with the appointment of 10 new partners in the areas of corporate, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, commercial real estate, finance and capital markets and tax. Mayo native Padraic Roche has been appointed partner in the area of corporate. In his role, he advises both public and […]

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