Belmullet’s Sinéad Diver wins 10,000 metres at Oceania Athletics Championships in Australia

Sinéad Diver from Belmullet won the 10,000 metres last week at the Oceania Athletics Championships in Townsville a coastal city in northeastern Queensland, Australia. On Thursday last, Sinéad won the women’s 10,000 metres in 32:25, finishing four seconds ahead of fellow Australian international Ellie Pashley. Sinéad’s time was just over 30 seconds outside her 10,000 […]

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Four Mayo towns in the running to be crowned Ireland’s most enterprising town

FOUR Mayo towns are among the nominees for the 2019 Bank of Ireland National Enterprise Town Awards, which bring business and community groups together to showcase the spirit of enterprise in their local area. A total awards prize fund of almost €200,000 will be shared by 41 towns, including the overall national winner and the town that will be named winner in the ‘Rising Star’ […]

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Westport men to represent Ireland at world shearing championships

REPRESENTING THEIR COUNTRY Martin Hopkins from Drummin and Peter Heraty from Owenwee, Westport, will represent Ireland in the World Sheep Shearing championships, which will take place in Le Dorat, France, this week.  Photo from Irish Sheep shearers Association Facebook Page WESTPORT men Peter Heraty and Martin Hopkins will represent Ireland at the Golden Shears World Sheep Shearing and Wool handling […]

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NOAC Local Authority Satisfaction Survey 2019

Mayo County Council welcome the findings of the Local Authority Satisfaction survey 2019 published earlier today. As a Local Authority we are always striving to make County Mayo a better place to live, visit, invest and work. This survey is an opportunity to receive feedback on how the Council is achieving this. Mayo County Council […]

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Travelling on Country Roads: 12 Rural Driving Tips

Country roads are the most deadly when it comes to road accidents. Motorways are, by far, the safest type of road to travel on. Statistically, a collision occurs twice on this standard of road in Ireland for every 100 kilometres of travel. A collision on a rural national road is three times more likely, while […]

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Q&A with Ray Moylette

“I have mixed it and traded with some of the best fighters in the world. Whatever he comes with I will be ready.” ‘Sugar’ Ray Moylette is a professional boxer from County Mayo. The Islandeady man became World Youth and European Elite champion before entering the professional ranks. His skill in the ring allowed him […]

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