MAYO WINNERS AT CODER DOJO COOLEST PROJECT AWARDS

Padraic Godwin from Cloghans hill and Mikey McAndrew from Hollymount were named winners in the scratch category at last weekends coolest projects in the RDS Dublin. There were over 700 projects at the competition this year. The boys impressed the judges with their superman themed operation game coded using scratch and the makey makey add on. They took […]

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Funding agreements issue for €250m LEADER 2020 programme

First 18 Local Development Strategies approved The Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys TD, has issued the first Funding Agreements for the delivery of the LEADER 2020 programme in 18 counties. LEADER 2020 is a key component of Ireland’s Rural Development Programme 2014-2020. It will provide funding of €250 million to enterprises and […]

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Mayo Co Co’s Sentinel sculpture and its associated public realm space wins the Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland People’s Choice Award.

It was announced with a great sense of joy this morning, on RTE Morning Ireland by the President of the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland. Ms. Carol Pollard, that Mayo Co Co’s Sentinel sculpture and its associated public realm space in Westport has won the Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland People’s Choice […]

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Westport student’s ‘Drive Safe’ app praised

Whether he will follow in the footsteps of the late Steve Jobs or Mark Zuckerberg is probably the subject of a Google algorithm but third-level student, Andrew Irwin is happy enough that his ‘Drive Safe’ app has already had 4,500 downloads since its launch last October. Indeed, with 1,350 people from 99 countries – from […]

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US Vice President in Mayo this week

Vice-President of the United States of America, Joe Biden, is due to arrive in Mayo tomorrow, Wednesday 22nd June, as part of his five day visit to Ireland. His exact itinerary remains a closely guarded secret but he will spend the night in the county and is likely to arrive and depart through Ireland West […]

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