Mayo band “Schoolyard Champions” released their debut single ‘Christmas isn’t Christmas Without You’

Mayo band Schoolyard Champions have released their debut single “Christmas Isn’t Christmas Without You”. A ballad for those missing someone over the festive period. Founded in 2018, Schoolyard Champions is made up of Knockmore’s Cathal Faughnan and Kiltimagh’s Kial Wallace. After working on a separate project together, they decided to form a band with the concept […]

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Belmullet to receive €500,000 after being named an emerging destination town by Fáilte Ireland

Mayo County Council welcomes today’s Fáilte Ireland announcement of a €500,000 grant for Belmullet as an emerging destination town. The funding, which is part of a €15.5m nationwide rollout under the State tourism body’s ‘Destination Towns’ initiative, will see the bulk of the monies being used to enhance the North Mayo town as a tourist destination. […]

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Charity Tractor Run Supports Daisy Lodge Cancer Support Facility

 In 2018, Mayo County Council granted planning permission to the Cancer Fund for Children charity, authorising the construction of their new therapeutic facility, Daisy Lodge, in Lisloughrey, near Cong. The charity boasts over 45 years’ experience of delivering emotional and practical support to children who have been diagnosed with cancer, and to their families by […]

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