Mayo author making waves with new book

Having just published her fourth novel, Swinford- born author Colleen Coleman has been given a great boost with the news that her debut novel has been nominated for an award. The book entitled Don’t Stop Me Now, is in the running for the Comedy Women In Print (CWIP) prize, an exciting new literary award created by Helen […]

Read more >


Freephone Number for Blind/Vision Impaired Voters

A freephone number is now available for persons who are blind/vision impaired to listen to an automated message outlining the candidates who are contesting the Local Elections for Mayo County Council for each of the six Electoral Areas of Ballina, Castlebar, Claremorris, Swinford, Belmullet & Westport in the order that they appear on the ballot […]

Read more >


Owners Of Vacant Homes Are Being Urged To Bring Their Properties Back Into Use In Order To Increase The Housing Supply

Tom Gilligan, Director of Services at Mayo County Council and the instigator of the website VacantHomes.ie, the web portal initiated by the Council on behalf of the local government sector, as on online resource for the public to anonymously log possible vacant properties, is urging owners of vacant homes to bring their properties back into […]

Read more >


Over €270,000 in LEADER funding for 13 Mayo community projects confirmed

THE Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, has today announced €271,903.77 in funding through the LEADER Programme to support 13 community initiatives in Mayo. The following projects in Mayo have been allocated funding: Project Name Promoter Name Project Description LEADER Grant Amount (€) Clare Island – Energy Audit Cliara Development Company DAC To […]

Read more >


All Rights Reserved. Copyright 2019. Mayo.ie