Keeping Your Dog Safe At Halloween

With Halloween approaching its time to start preparing to keep your dog safe at this ‘’Scary’’ time. Always at this time of year the number of calls we receive to the Veterinary Office about stray or missing dogs increases. A human hearing range is around 64-23,00 Hz whereas a dogs hearing range is around 67-45,000 […]

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Operation to reduce collisions as clocks go back

Under a new initiative jointly promoted by Mayo County Council and An Garda Siochana – Hi Viz vests will be distributed to stations right around the County. Gardai on mobile patrol will stop and hand out vests to pedestrians and cyclists who are not properly visible at night-time, according to Mr Kevin Gately, Community Engagement […]

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Walking Safely With Your Dog At Night

With the time changing at the end of the month and evenings getting darker staying safe while out walking with your dog is very important for you both. Here are some tips for staying safe and seen with your dog in the dark. Always use a leash preferably reflective. Even if you live or walk […]

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Mayo County Council welcomes Minister Ring’s allocation of additional funding of €500,000 to Mayo LEADER Local Action Group

Mayo County Council welcomes the announcement this morning that Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, has allocated an additional €500,000 to the Mayo LEADER Local Action Group (LAG) as one of the top ten performing LAGs nationally under the LEADER programme. The selection of Mayo LEADER LAG comes after a nationwide assessment of […]

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Are You “DAYLIGHTED”?

As we prepare to gain an extra hour’s sleep this weekend, with the clocks going back at 2am on Sunday, October 27th, the days are getting shorter as darkness falls earlier. Imagine that if all drivers in Ireland used their dipped headlights when driving during the day we could reduce the number of collisions on […]

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