Westport Dubbed Tir na nÓg

Westport is adding to its numerous awards by now being declared as Ireland’s Tir na nÓg. A study by the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) has revealed that Westport’s residents live longer than anywhere else in the country.

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Royal Seal of Approval For Mayo Gift

Mayo Woman Angela Burke, is the driving force behind Greenway Gifts and her new product “Angela’s Auld Sod” was well received by Buckingham Palace. “It was signed by a lady in waiting,” said Ms Burke. “She said the Queen was touched by the gesture, and I have to say I was really surprised and pleased […]

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The search is on for Mayo’s outstanding young person

Do you know an outstanding young person between the ages of 18 and 40 who you think deserves recognition for their achievements? Junior Chamber International (JCI) Mayo, in association with the Mayo Advertiser and AIB, is running a competition to identify those in the community who have done something remarkable.   Nominations to identify these […]

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Westport barman is national cocktail champ

Owen Hughes of Knockranny House Hotel, Westport, was named Ireland’s best cocktail maker at the National Cocktail Championships in the RDS. The competition was organised by the Bartenders Association of Ireland. Owen Hughes from Westport beat of stiff competition from bartenders all over Ireland, and secured a place at the World Cocktail Championships in Sofia, […]

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Westport Greenway Takes Another Step Froward

Elected members of the West Mayo Municipal District and planners have given the go-ahead for a new section of greenway for the town, made another big step towards turning Westport into a model town when it comes to environmentally friendly transport. The new Colonels Wood greenway will start at the viaduct on the Ballinrobe Road, taking […]

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Kiltimagh Tourism Tracks Unique Path

Kiltimagh could potentially attract up to 30,000 visitors annually if new proposed tourism product is rolled out in the east Mayo town. The proposed idea is to use the 12 kilometres of disused railway track, for a cycling attraction known as a velorail. Velorails are hugely popular attractions in France and other parts of mainland Europe, […]

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Belmullet Start-Up Smart Lotto To Create 20 Jobs In Mayo

The innovative new service has the capability to transform the way local clubs and organisations fundraise from their members and supporters right across the country and beyond connecting with the clubs diaspora. The idea was born from Padraig’s unsuccessful attempts to find new and better way for his son sports club to fundraise. Padraig teamed […]

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