Huge crowd attends Ballinrobe defibrillator launch

Picture of the Ballinrobe defibrillator launch. Photo from Believe in Ballinrobe Facebook Page A HUGE crowd of locals attended the recent launch of Roxboro community defibrillator in the local primary school, just outside Ballinrobe. Roxboro NS was en fete for the occasion which followed a fundraising campaign that yielded the €3,000 needed to purchase and install life-saving defibrillator equipment and to train 16 locals on how to […]

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Mayo Islands – Top 10 Things to Do – Achill

Achill is the largest island in Ireland and its unique landscape has inspired many artists and writers, including Camille Souter, Robert Henri, Paul Henry and Heinrich Böll. Lashed by the wild Atlantic Ocean and carved by the windswept rain, Achill Island is a truly spectacular place. 1. Achill has some of the best quality beaches […]

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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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