Cathaoirleach Richard Finn signs a twining declaration with Mayor Irena Lunskiene of Marijampole Municipality in Lithuania

Cathaoirleach Richard Finn signs a twining declaration with Mayor Irena Lunskiene of Marijampole Municipality in Lithuania. This twining declaration between a municipality in Ireland and Lithuania is the first ever between the two countries. The ceremony took place in the Art gallery of the cultural centre in Marijampole. Cllr Finn was watched by local council officials, […]

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Mayo’s best young entrepreneurs have been announced this week!

Mayo’s best young entrepreneurs have been announced this week at the County Final of Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur (IBYE) competition. There was joy for Daniel Loftus, of Urban Fox based in Newport Mayo as they were named winner of the Best Established Business award. They were joined by Emer Loftus, of Flaunt Ballina, who took the runner up title in […]

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Did you know? Currently 28% of all material placed in household recycling bins is incorrect

Minister Denis Naughten launched Ireland’s new Recycling Ambassador Programme on the 29th of November as the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment, the environmental community, the regional waste management offices and the waste industry came together for the first time ever with a clear message to boost household recycling. Speaking at the launch held at Dublin City Council […]

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Keep Our Older Adults Safe This Winter

Winter is a special time for celebration. It should also be a time for added caution if you or someone in your family is an older adult. It is the season for falls, slips on icy streets and other dangers that can be especially harmful for older adults. Slips, trips and falls are the most […]

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Balla native, Raymond Holian wins GAA award in America

Raymond Holian from Balla has been recognised for his hard work and dedication to St Patrick’s GAA Club, Fairfield, USA in the past year by being awarded Player of the Year 2017. Having only moved to Connecticut last year after being awarded a Conlisk Scholarship to attain a Masters degree in Business Administration at Fairfield […]

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