West Women in Farming Ireland destined for European Congress of Young Farmers

Mairead McGuinness Midlands North-West MEP and the first vice-president of the European Parliament, has invited a delegation of West Women in Farming Ireland (WWFI ) committee members including Catherina Cunnane, Paula Mullen, Rachel Leonard, Niamh Garvey, Martina Egan, and Mona O’Donoghue-Concannon, to a convention in Brussels this week. The Mayo, Roscommon, and Galway natives will […]

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3 national and international awards for Cong’s Ashford Castle this week

Ashford Castle in Cong continues its international success in securing national and international awards claiming 3 separate accolades at both national and international level this week. It has been unveiled as the Number 1 Resort Hotel in the UK & Ireland at the annual Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards, announced on Tuesday. While earlier this week, on Monday, […]

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Mayo escapes Ophelia’s wrath

Image: Roonagh Pier, near Louisburgh, during Ophelia. The hurricane hit the Mayo coast with great force but thankfully failed to cause much structural damage across the county.  Pic: Paul Mealey Mayo had a lucky escape on Monday avoiding the worst of Hurricane Ophelia, which hit Ireland over the course of the day. Weather forecasts predicted that […]

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Warning over eggs thrown at cars over Halloween

Halloween is fast approaching, and while the Country is been gripped by the fun element of Halloween, one local authority is taking steps to protect its elderly and vulnerable and deliver a road safety message at the same time. We have to think about road safety on Halloween and respecting the elderly and vulnerable when […]

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