Massive potential for Mayo with New Fibre Optic Cable

The landing of the transatlantic fibre optic cable into Ross Strand will mean Mayo will no longer be seen as being on the periphery of Europe according to Peter Hynes, the Chief Executive of Mayo County Council. Potentially, Apple style data centres could be established in north Mayo and the Chief Executive, is in no doubt of the potential […]

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Transatlantic fibre-optic cable to come ashore at Killala

Transatlantic fibre-optic cable has come ashore at Killala A $300 million transatlantic cable has been brought ashore on Ross Strand in Killala. The fibre-optic cable, which will enable superfast internet connection is owned and operated by Irish company Aqua Comms and will run directly from Long Island in New York to Ross Strand. The cable is expected […]

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Ireland West Airport Knock eligible to apply for share in State Funding up to €42.5 million over the next four years

Regional airports Ireland West Airport Knock, Donegal, Kerry and Waterford could receive up to €42.5 million in state funding over the next four years under two aid schemes. The Core Airport Management Operational Expenditure (OPEX) scheme, to fund running costs and the Airports Capital Expenditure Grant (CAPEX ), to cover capital spending. The approval by […]

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Ashford Castle Voted Number One Hotel In The World

Virtuoso has voted Ashford Castle the world’s number one hotel at an event in Las Vegas. The announcement was made at the “Best of the Best” awards at the annual Virtuoso Travel Week event, a luxury travel show taking place in Las Vegas. The annual competition recognises the travel industry’s top properties and hoteliers. This was the first […]

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Rose of Tralee Sets off on Epic Charity Cycle/ Run to Tralee

This Morning the Current Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh will end her reign with an epic endurance journey from Shrule in Mayo to Tralee Co, Kerry. The Philadelphia Rose will be running and cycling the 242 kilometres departed from her home in Shrule this  morning expected to arrive in Tralee Friday afternoon. She and her 14 -strong team departed Shrule  at 10am  on their initial […]

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Mayo Native To Officiate At UEFA Super Cup final.

Damien McGrath will be part of the team of officials for Tonight’s UEFA Super Cup final between Champions league winners Barcelona and Europa League holders Sevilla in Tbilisi. The Game between the Two La Liga clubs will be officiated by Scottish referee Willie Collum, with 34 year old mayo native acting as first assistant for the clash of the Spanish league superstars in Georgia tonight. McGrath is an SSE […]

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Knock Welcomes First Pilgrimage Flight From New York

The first pilgrimage flight from New York to Knock shrine, County Mayo, has been hailed as a “historic occasion” for the airport, knock and more widely the west of Ireland. It is also the first time that Aer Lingus has flown from the Us to Knock. The pilgrims were greeted on the knock runway by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny […]

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