Mayo Library scoops Best Library Service Award 2014

At the 2014 Excellence in Local Government awards sponsored by Chambers Ireland,Mayo Library came out a winner. The winners of this year’s Excellence in Local Government Awards has now been announced. This year’s awards ceremony took place on Thursday 13th November at 7pm in The Ballsbridge Hotel, Pembroke Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4. Excellence in Local […]

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Belcarra Community Council Pride of Place award

At the IPB Co-operation Ireland Pride of Place Awards,Belcarra received joint top prize. Belcarra won the top position in Category two, for population 250-750 people  the other winner was Ardmore in Waterford. The judges said  of Belcarra ‘the turn out and presentation on the occasion of the judges’ visit was spectacular this demonstrated a high […]

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Ballina man first Irishman to fall in World war 1

Private Stephen kennedy from Ardoughan, Ballina was wounded on August 21,1914 in Belgium, he was put on a train to Juvisy, next to Athis-Mons, where he died the following morning. In Ballina’s twinned town of Athis-Mons last Wednesday it was fusion history, in which the failed French intervention in the 1798 rebellion, the death of […]

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CASTLEBAR CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH ON

Next Friday, November 28th, sees Castlebar come alive with the lighting of the Christmas lights on The Mall.  At 5.00pm Mayo Gospel Choir will fill the green to the sounds of their beautiful music while Santa arrives with some help from Castlebar Men’s Shed, before handing over to the local girls of St. Joseph’s Choir. Mayo […]

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Mayo food producers are heading East!

  The National Crafts & Design Fair is taking place in the RDS Dublin on 3rd-7th December 2014.Chance to win two tickets to the event, competition details below. The National Crafts & Design Fair is taking place in the RDS Dublin on 3rd-7th December 2014. This annual event, running for many years, hosts visitor numbers […]

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