Oktoberfest comes to Westport

Oktoberfest West October 5th 2019 1 pm till closing time   There’s no need to go to Munich this year to experience the fun of Oktoberfest. Instead come to Westport for Mescan Brewery’s 4th ‘Oktoberfest West’. Enjoy their specially brewed Oktoberfest beer, served in an array of traditional steins, the best bratwurst outside of Germany […]

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Mayo County Council welcomes Minister Ring’s announcement on Murrisk Community Water Connection

Mayo County Council welcomes the announcement this morning from Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, on the approval of the Murrisk Community Water Connection. The approval comes after much work already undertaken between Mayo County Council and the Murrisk Community and will lead to 350 houses in the West Mayo village being included […]

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First Climate Fest to take place in Mayo this September

Climate Fest is a day of talks, workshops, performances and conversation aimed at helping you to make simple changes to your day-to-day life that will help tackle the climate emergency. Workshop topics include: Tips for Sorting, Recycling and Reducing Food Waste in the Home Sustainable Transport and Electric Vehicles Energy Hacks for the Home Easy […]

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Students become car mechanics for sixty seconds

How many vehicles have you encountered on the roads in the past week with just one headlight? Its not about what you can see but its about been seen There are hordes of cyclops who are prowling the darkness threatening our safety. In Greek mythology and later Roman mythology, a cyclops, is a member of […]

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North Mayo – Top Things To Do – Ballina

Ballina town lies at the mouth of the River Moy, near Killala Bay, with the Ox Mountains to the east and the Nephin Beg mountains to the west. The Moy is one of the most prolific salmon rivers in Europe, thereby earning Ballina the title ‘Salmon Capital of Ireland’. 1. Visit the incredible Jackie Clarke Collection […]

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Mayo County Council Broadband Project wins Ireland eGovernment Local Government Award

Mayo County Council has been awarded an Ireland eGovernment Local Government Award for it’s Telecommunications Asset Register Project at a ceremony in City Hall, Dublin, on September 11. The project involves the mapping of ducting and telecommunications infrastructure across Mayo County Council where spare ducting has been installed as part of other civil works but where […]

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How to Age Well: Evidence from TILDA

New GAA partnership will help you age positively In an era where we are all expected to live longer, the GAA and Trinity College Dublin have come together to highlight the secrets to successful ageing in a series of unique regional seminars. For example, did you know that people living by the sea are less […]

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