Ashford Castle pastry chef among best in the world

Paula Stakelum, executive head pastry chef at Ashford Castle, has reached the final eight in a worldwide patisserie competition and will represent Ireland at the final of the Valrhona C3 championships in New York next October. The C3 – chocolate, chef, competition – is a biennial event currently in its fifth running. The 32-year-old, from Thurles, Co Tipperary, won […]

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Expressions of Interest request for Turnkey Housing Developments/Housing Schemes and/or Land for the Provision of Social/Affordable Housing

Mayo County Council is seeking expressions of interest from Developers, Contractors and Landowners for the provision of schemes of houses and/or land for Social/Affordable Housing purposes. The Council has many priority areas for housing developments but all proposals, irrespective of location, will be considered. Housing schemes/lands to be considered must be close to services in […]

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Tourism initiatives receive funding under Leader programme

Businesses living along the Wild Atlantic Way and Great Western Greenway have received close to €100,000 in Leader funding to develop their businesses to cater for tourism along the route.Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring announced the approval of €226,000 in funding for nine communities and businesses in Mayo. The funding for these […]

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Foxford Woollen Mills Wins at Showcase

Foxford Woollen Mills has won the Best Product Award in the Home category at Showcase – Ireland’s international creative expo, which is on in the RDS, Dublin, until today (Wednesday). Showcase has established itself as a must-see trade event, attracting buyers from Ireland and more than 20 other countries, including the UK, USA, mainland Europe […]

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