The #Andshecycles Roadshow Castlebar

As part of the latest Green-Schools #andshecycles campaign, focus groups were organised with two girls’ secondary schools in Castlebar. The main issue raised by the girls was safety on road and lack of appropriate cycling infrastructure in the Castlebar area. In Ireland, fewer than one in 250 girls cycle to school each day. In 2019 […]

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National Museum of Ireland – Country Life Upcoming Events

Spring into life this February at the Museum! February 1 – known as St Brigid’s Day – marked the beginning of spring in the traditional Irish calendar and was an important festival for our rural ancestors. St Brigid’s Day ushered in a new season of hope and growth after a long, dark winter and there […]

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Mayo Climate Action Awareness Workshops

Mayo Climate Action Awareness Workshops South West Mayo LEADER Development Company, as part of a Climate Action Awareness Group, are rolling out a series of Climate Change Awareness Workshops for individuals, families, groups, businesses or anyone interested in educating themselves in climate action. The programme will run over a period of 6 weeks, starting from […]

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The Jackie Clarke Collection welcomed over 40,000 visitors in 2019

As the Decade of Centenaries continues it appears that people are still eager to find out more about Ireland’s past, as 40,385 people visited Mayo County Council’s Jackie Clarke Collection in 2019. This is an outstanding 30% increase on the 2018 figures. 2019 was a particularly historic centenary year, commemorating the outbreak of the Irish […]

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FAQ Register of Electors – General Election 2020

When is the General Election Taking Place? A General Election will take place on Saturday 8th February 2020 with polling between the hours of 7.00 am and 10.00 pm.  Who Can Vote in this General Election? Only persons on the Register of Electors 2019-2020 (which remains in effect until 14 February 2020) or on the […]

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Over 1600 attend Mayo Careers Fair / Aonach Gairme Mhaigh Eo 2020

Pictured at the Mayo Careers Fair / Aonach Gairme Mhaigh Eo 2020, staged by Mayo Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) Education & Training Working Group in GMIT, Castlebar, on Saturday, January 11th, were (left to right): Peter Hynes, Mayo Co. Co.; Pat Howley, MSLETB; Declan O’Callaghan, Mayo Co. Co.; Pamela Ni Thaidhg, Údaras na Gaeltachta; […]

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SUPPLEMENT TO THE REGISTER OF ELECTORS – GENERAL ELECTION, 2020

If you registered to vote after 7th May, 2019 (closing date for inclusion in the Supplement to the Register of Electors published for the Local Elections, 2019) and on or before 25th November, 2019 (closing date for inclusion in the 2020/2021 Draft Register of Electors), your name will be included in the Supplementary Register which […]

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