Mayo Towns Shine At The National Enterprise Awards

Pictured: Group representing Castlebar, Belmullet, Ballina communities at last night’s National Enterprise Town Awards in Kilkenny. (credit: Robbie Reynolds Photography) Mayo County Council are delighted to welcome the news that two Mayo towns collected awards at the Bank of Ireland National Enterprise Town Awards in Kilkenny last night. Castlebar was the big winner locally, collecting […]

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Manchester Club with Strong Mayo roots raises over £1.75 million for Charity

St Kent’s Irish Club in South Manchester which has strong links to County Mayo and helps sponsor the Mayo Manchester Tradfest has just scooped the Club Mirror National Award for ‘Charity Club of the Year 2019’ for its fundraising events which have now raised over £1.75 million for different charities. Kevin Fitzpatrick the manager of […]

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National Museum of Ireland – Country Life Upcoming Events

UPCOMING EVENTS & ACTIVITIES AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF IRELAND – COUNTRY LIFE, TURLOUGH PARK, CASTLEBAR, CO. MAYO Crafty Little Christmas Weekend Start your Christmas celebrations at the Museum this year with a special Crafty Little Christmas Weekend on Saturday and Sunday, December 14 and 15. Go on a ‘decoration hunt’ in the exhibition galleries […]

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Local Enterprise Office Mayo Launches The Lower Carbon Lower Cost Initiative

Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Mayo in partnership with the LEOs in Roscommon & Sligo today launched the Lower Carbon Lower Cost Initiative. This project is a collaboration between the LEOs in Mayo, Sligo & Roscommon and Sligo Institute of Technology bringing about low carbon innovation to micro-enterprises & SMEs. The transition to a low carbon […]

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Construction Begins on Mary Robinson Centre Project

Following the recent signing of contracts, Mayo County Council has confirmed that construction of the Mary Robinson Centre in Ballina will commence on December 5th. The project entails the conservation and refurbishment of the original Robinson family home with a contemporary new build extension. The project is located on Emmet Street looking over the world-famous […]

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European Player of the Year winner from Mayo

Sarah Melvin after The Pro American Cup in Wisconsin back in August. A Mayo woman has been named Ultimate Frisbee European Player of the Year. Sarah Melvin, a past pupil of Gortnor Abbey in Crossmolina, picked up the accolade on the back of a stunning year in which she captained the Ireland Women’s team who […]

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The Big Man Backs Road Safety Campaign

Mayo County Council have managed to secure the support of one of the busiest men in the world this time of the year in a road safety campaign. Santa Claus is throwing his considerable weight behind the latest campaign to make Ireland’s roads safer as children around the Country to write their Christmas list to […]

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Four Mayo Winners at Pride of Place 2019 Awards!

Four Mayo community groups were honoured at the annual IPB Pride of Place awards held at the Lyrath Estate in Kilkenny on Saturday evening last. Straide picked up an All-Island Special Award and Knock Community Futures, Ballinrobe and Mayo Age-Friendly Intergenerational Programme were all runners up in their respective categories. Organised by Co-operation Ireland in […]

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Mayo County Council & Ireland West Airport Win National Excellence In Local Government Award For Age-Friendly Airport Guidelines Initiative

Mayo County Council, in conjunction with Ireland West Airport, took home first prize in the Best Age-Friendly Initiative category at the 16th annual Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards in Dublin last night. Held annually in conjunction with the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government, these awards acknowledge the hard work, innovation and […]

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National Museum of Ireland – Country Life Upcoming Events

UPCOMING EVENTS & ACTIVITIES AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF IRELAND – COUNTRY LIFE, TURLOUGH PARK, CASTLEBAR, CO. MAYO Crafty Little Christmas Weekend Get in the festive spirit with a special Crafty Little Christmas Weekend at the Museum on Saturday and Sunday, December 14 and 15. Here are six great activities to enjoy over the weekend. […]

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