Mayo County Council announces 17 Beaches awarded Flags from An Taisce

Blue Flag Presentation:  Maura Murphy, Mayo County Council; Susan Murphy, Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government; Ian Diamond, An Taisce; and Sophie Bachet Granados, International Blue Flag Director, FEE (Foundation for Environmental Education). An Taisce announced the International Blue Flag and Green Coast Award recipients at a ceremony in Spanish Point Hotel, Milltown Malbay, Co. Clare. Ten beaches […]

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Funding boost for Mayo marine and seafood initiatives

THE Minister for Rural and Community Development, has confirmed that 29 marine and seafood initiatives in Mayo have been allocated €255,228 in funding under the under Ireland’s European Maritime & Fisheries Fund for the seafood sector. The supports are co-funded by the government of Ireland and the European Union. Minister Ring said: “I’m delighted to […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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