Voice of people with disabilities will be heard – Minister

Image: Minister McGrath and Nicola Carroll, The Mayo News Disabilities Minister praises Western Care for ‘magnificent’ work in its 50 years of service. Speaking on the occasion of Western Care Association’s 50th Anniversary, Minister of State with special responsibility for Disabilities, Finian McGrath TD  said that Western Care should be very proud of the role […]

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Canadian houseboat’s future unclear

THE owner of an unmanned Canadian houseboat that ran aground along the Erris coast earlier this month has yet to claim the vessel, which remains in storage in Belmullet. The solar-powered houseboat drifted across the north Atlantic after coming away from its moorings in Newfoundland, Canada, washing up on Cross strand on the west side […]

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Gold medals for Mayo companies

TWO Mayo companies have received gold medals at the Irish Heart Foundation’s recent Healthy Eating and Active @ Work Awards. Baxter Healthcare, Castlebar, and Allergen Pharmaceuticals, Westport, were both presented with the Gold Active @ Work Award by the Minister for Health Promotion, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy. The ceremony, held in Dublin recently, celebrates how Irish […]

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