N17 Knock to Collooney Option Selection Process Commences

The first Public Consultation with regard to the proposed upgrade of the N17 between Knock and Collooney, will take place in Charlestown (Library Building) and Tobercurry (One Stop Shop) on the 24th and 25th of October respectively, between 1pm and 7pm on both days. Improvements to the existing N17 Knock to Collooney national primary route, have been established in […]

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Ballina “One Act” Drama festival 2019

Now well established on the circuit Ballina One Act Drama festival is prepared to host it’s 5th event which welcomes players from 8 counties – Mayo, Sligo, Roscommon, Clare, Cork, Wexford, Co Dublin and Kildare. Festival Director Marie Loftus is delighted that the numbers of patrons staying in town for the weekend is constantly increasing […]

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Céide Coast Half Marathon and 10k registrations up 69% in 2019

Event now one of the most significant rural sporting events in the West of Ireland Photo by John O’Grady. The sun shone on beautiful Ballycastle, Co. Mayo for the annual Céide Coast Half Marathon and 10K on Saturday, October 12, ensuring that the 300-odd runners who partook in the event saw North Mayo’s breath-taking coastal […]

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Boil Water Notice issued for Knock Airport Public Water Supply

17 October 2019 Following advice from the Health Service Executive, Irish Water and Mayo County Council have issued a Boil Water Notice for those businesses and customers supplied by the Knock Airport Public Water Supply. This also affects Cloonlyon Group Water Scheme along with Knock Airport, Cloonlyon National School and approximately 15 households. The Boil […]

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Launch of Public Art Commission: amphitheatre for introverts (and others)

Mayo County Council Arts Service is delighted to launch amphitheatre for introverts (and others), a public art commission by writer – artist Alice Lyons, at the new Castlebar Pool and Leisure Complex on Wednesday 30th October at 11am. The artwork will be officially launched by Michael Kilcoyne, Cathaoirleach of Castlebar MD, followed by a poetry […]

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East Mayo – Top Things To Do – Charlestown

In east Mayo, close to the border of County Sligo, Charlestown was built as a result of the Norman invasion, and the town itself was constructed between 1845 and the early 1900s. It was also the home of the grandmother of Oasis band members Noel and Liam Gallagher, so you never know who you just […]

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Mayo County Council Amongst Top Performing Local Authorities Nationally

Mayo County Council continues to increase productivity in areas such as social housing supply, planning and job creation an annual audit of its services has shown. The report, published on Monday, October 14, coincides with #YourCouncil, a new social media campaign aimed at informing the public about how the local authority impacts their daily lives […]

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Mayo County Council welcomes Cabinet approval for N5 Westport to Turlough Road

Mayo County Council welcome today’s announcement from Minister Ring, that Cabinet has given approval for the construction of the N5 Westport to Turlough road, at a total cost of  €241 million. The proposed road development involves the construction of 20.3 km of dual carriageway from Westport to Turlough and a 2.5 km single carriageway link […]

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Inaugural Climate Fest Mayo a massive success.

Almost 400 people attended Climate Fest Mayo which took place on Saturday 28th September in GMIT in Castlebar. There were some great motivational and inspiring speakers aswell as fun and engaging performances which kept everyone entertained throughout the day. All eight workshops were well attended and gave simple tips and changes people could make in […]

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