County Mayo community groups were honoured at the annual IPB Pride of Place awards held in Cork City Hall on Saturday evening (November 17). Balla lifted the best Urban Neighbourhood/Village with a population between 300 and 1000 with the Erris branch of the Irish Wheelchair Association coming runners up in the Community Wellbeing Initiative category. […]

Today five Irish Community Gardens will receive the first Green Flag Community Awards from Mr Michael Ring T.D. – Minister for Rural and Community Development. For the first time ever five of Ireland’s 48 Green Flag for Parks Scheme Awards this year were for the new Green Flag Community Award. All participating Green Flag Community Award Winners are Community […]

The charismatic, eclectic, multi award-winning Conor O’Brien’s Villagers, Egyptian – Belgian breakthrough artist Tamino, and Memphis, Tennessee indie songwriter Julien Baker have been announced to join Little Green Cars, Seamus Fogarty and Maria Kelly in the hallowed halls of St. Michael’s Church, Ballina this September 28th and 29th for the Other Voices Festival live TV recordings. The […]

  Social Inclusion Awareness Week takes place from 15-21 October 2018. The aim of the week is to support and organise initiatives throughout the county that foster inclusion, equality and social connectedness. It is an opportunity to celebrate the diversity of people in County Mayo, to showcase the work of your organisation and/ or to […]

Additional funding of €0.5m has been allocated nationally to the Community Enhancement Programme 2018. This is ring-fenced for small capital grants for Men’s Sheds. €21,739 has been allocated to Mayo County Council. The application process for this ring-fenced funding will be administered by Mayo Local Community Development Committee, working with Mayo County Council on behalf […]