Mayo Street Food Festival returns to Castlebar

Be sure to bring your appetites for the return of the Mayo Street Food. After the phenomenal success of last year’s event in Castlebar, the festival will be back on the streets of the county town on Sunday, September 9. Castlebar’s Main Street will once again be full of mouthwatering morsels and aromas as restaurants and producers join forces to treat festival […]

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New Knock plaza to be named Pope Francis Square

The new plaza in Knock village is being named Pope Francis Square. The Minister for Rural & Community Development Michael Ring officially opened the new plaza in the Marian village yesterday – just days ahead of the visit of Pope Francis to Knock Shrine. Yesterday also marked the anniversary of the Apparition in Knock. Minister […]

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Villagers, Tamino and Julien Baker Mayo-bound for the St. Michael’s Church live TV recordings at Other Voices Ballina 2018

Other Voices Ballina 2018 September 28th & 29th, Ballina, Co. Mayo Plus, first Other Voices Ballina Music Trail venues and acts revealed including Elaine Mai, Malojian, Robert John Ardiff, Roe, Paddy Hanna, Montauk Hotel, EHCO and many more. The charismatic, eclectic, multi award-winning Conor O’Brien’s Villagers, Egyptian – Belgian breakthrough artist Tamino, and Memphis, Tennessee […]

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CLOSING DATE EXTENDED TO 5TH September 2018 – Call for ideas for Social Inclusion Awareness Week 2018 – ‘A Connected Mayo’

Social Inclusion Awareness Week takes place from 15-21 October 2018. The aim of the week is to support and organise initiatives throughout the county that foster inclusion, equality and social connectedness. It is an opportunity to celebrate the diversity of people in County Mayo, to showcase the work of your organisation and/ or to organise […]

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Funding for Men’s Sheds under the Community Enhancement Programme 2018

Additional funding of €0.5m has been allocated nationally to the Community Enhancement Programme 2018. This is ring-fenced for small capital grants for Men’s Sheds. €21,739 has been allocated to Mayo County Council. The application process for this ring-fenced funding will be administered by Mayo Local Community Development Committee, working with Mayo County Council on behalf […]

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Ballycroy Siblings Sail Into Massachusetts Sporting History

Three Ballycroy siblings crewed their way into sailing history in America this week. Máirtín Rowland and his sisters Fiona and Kathy, helped power Dave Kane’s boat, ‘Able’ to second place in the world-famous Stone Horse Builders Cup at the New Bedford Yacht Club in Padanaram, Massachusetts. The annual event is limited to the 151 ‘Stone […]

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