Christmas Events in Mayo 2019 – #ChristmasInMayo

St. Angela’s National School Santa Stroll – Friday December 13th – Castlebar – 9.30am St. Angela’s National School Parents Association are organising a sponsored ‘Santa Stroll’ this coming Friday 13th December at 9.30am. As part of this fundraiser, the children will walk around the town spreading festive cheer, while dressed in Christmas Fancy Dress. Leaving St. […]

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Mayo Library’s Books of the Year 2019

Another year over, and the B(rexit) word and T(rump) word are still continuing to dominate in the non-fiction stakes. Plus ca change, and all of that. Thank goodness for the escapism of fiction, eh? So, without further ado, may we present, the Mayo County Library Books of the Year annual spread for your delight and […]

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A dog is for life. Not just for Christmas

A cared for dog is a happy dog.  Give your dog time, training, daily exercise and regular veterinary care and know where your dog is at all times. A dog bought or sold must have a microchip. The microchip should be registered on an approved database. The owner will be issued with a Certificate of […]

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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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