€30,000 allocated to ‘clean up Mayo’

€30,000 of funding has been allocated to ‘clean up Mayo’ as part of a €1.09 million allocation via two environmental grant schemes – the 2015 Local Agenda 21 (LA21) Environmental Partnership Fund and the 2015 Anti-Litter & Anti-Graffiti Awareness Grant Scheme (ALAGS). Welcoming the funding, the Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring, […]

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Bonamh Market, Heritage Day

After the success of last year’s Bonamh Market, we are delighted to announce that we will be hosting it again on Saturday August 22nd in Rush Street.  We are running it in conjunction with Mayo Heritage Week and are joining up with Craftworks Mayo | Ceardaíocht Mhaigh Eo to showcase the best of Mayo products […]

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Mayo team for All-Ireland Quarter-Final named

  The Mayo Senior Football team to face Donegal in Saturday’s All-Ireland Quarter-Final has been named. Joint Managers Noel Connelly and Pat Holmes have named  an unchanged 15 that started the Connacht Final win over Sligo. The team is to face Donegal in All-Ireland Quarter-Final is as follows: 1. David Clarke 2. Ger Cafferkey 3. Donal Vaughan 4. […]

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Manchester creates unique Festival in Mayo

  The streets and venues of Ballina were taken over by a unique six day Mayo Manchester Tradfest this bank holiday weekend for the launch of the MM Tradfest week. The tourism initiative was a partnership between the Manchester based Mayo Manchester Tourism and Business group and the Mayo County Councils diaspora website www.Mayo.ie. TD […]

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FOOD ACADEMY 2015 For The Mayo/Roscommon area.

Mayo Local Enterprise Office and Roscommon Local Enterprise Office are jointly organising FOOD ACADEMY 2015 for the Mayo and Roscommon area. The Food Academy, a joint initiative by Local Enterprise Offices, Bord Bia and The Musgrave Group (Supervalu), is a training programme that seeks to assist food producers in securing a SuperValu listing in local […]

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Microsoft award for Mayo company

CASTLEBAR-based cloud services company, CloudStrong, have been selected as Microsoft Ireland ‘Hosting Partner of The Year’ for 2015 at the prestigious Microsoft Worldwide Conference in Orlando, Florida. Commenting on the award, Oliver Surdival, CEO of CloudStrong said: “It’s a great win for our team and it’s recognition for all the hard work they have put in […]

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Gaol Siar Newsletter 26th July – 2nd August

Want to Know more about the wild plants around us? If so join one of Gaol Siar’s guided foraging walks this July. On our walks we identify the wild plants, talk about their properties, medicinal uses, swap & share recipes and also talk about the folklore of the plants. July is the best month of […]

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Record number of venues to open for Culture Night 2015

  Culture Night 2015 will take place on September 18th and plans are afoot to make the night an unforgettable cultural experience for Mayo audiences.  Cultural organisations and groups are busily preparing varied programmes of activity for the evening.  Mayo has been participating in the national event since 2009 and the number of participants has […]

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Funds for local food and artisan markets

Funding is available for the organisers of food and artisan markets in mayo. A new government fund is available to rural towns and villages with populations of up to 10,000 people with potential funding of between 5000 to 10,000 for development of existing or start-up local food and artisan markets. Fine Gael TD John O’Mahony […]

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