Mayo band “Schoolyard Champions” released their debut single ‘Christmas isn’t Christmas Without You’

Mayo band Schoolyard Champions have released their debut single “Christmas Isn’t Christmas Without You”. A ballad for those missing someone over the festive period. Founded in 2018, Schoolyard Champions is made up of Knockmore’s Cathal Faughnan and Kiltimagh’s Kial Wallace. After working on a separate project together, they decided to form a band with the concept […]

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Charity Tractor Run Supports Daisy Lodge Cancer Support Facility

 In 2018, Mayo County Council granted planning permission to the Cancer Fund for Children charity, authorising the construction of their new therapeutic facility, Daisy Lodge, in Lisloughrey, near Cong. The charity boasts over 45 years’ experience of delivering emotional and practical support to children who have been diagnosed with cancer, and to their families by […]

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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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