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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Mayo Towns Shine At The National Enterprise Awards

Pictured: Group representing Castlebar, Belmullet, Ballina communities at last night’s National Enterprise Town Awards in Kilkenny. (credit: Robbie Reynolds Photography) Mayo County Council are delighted to welcome the news that two Mayo towns collected awards at the Bank of Ireland National Enterprise Town Awards in Kilkenny last night. Castlebar was the big winner locally, collecting […]

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Mayo County Council & Ireland West Airport Win National Excellence In Local Government Award For Age-Friendly Airport Guidelines Initiative

Mayo County Council, in conjunction with Ireland West Airport, took home first prize in the Best Age-Friendly Initiative category at the 16th annual Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards in Dublin last night. Held annually in conjunction with the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government, these awards acknowledge the hard work, innovation and […]

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Local Link Mayo Wins Top Award

The work of Local Link Mayo (www.locallinkmayo.ie), the door-to-door and scheduled bus service in Mayo, was acknowledged with the best ‘Age Friendly Transport Award’ at the 4th National Age Friendly Recognition and Achievement Awards in Croke Park last week. Beating off competition from Dublin Bus and Local Link Laois the service won the award for […]

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EXCEL Youth Arts Programme 2019

EXCEL is Mayo County Council Arts Service’s annual Youth Arts programme giving young people in Mayo (13 -19 years) a chance to take part in the arts and explore their creativity. Mayo Arts Service is collaborating with various Art Venues to provide a wide range of arts activities in the County, this year teaming up […]

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