Lives Put At Risk At Roadwork Sites

Every year there are hundreds of incursions into roadworks which put road workers lives at risk and lead to deaths and serious injury, this has spurred one local authority to act. A campaign which has its focus on the lack of awareness of some drivers that roadworks are a place of work for thousands of people […]

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Westival – Westport Music + Arts Festival

The Cusp of Creativity on the Wild Atlantic Way Wed 23rd – Mon 28th October 2019 Tickets: www.westival.ie Following on from the sweet success of 2018’s festival, Westival (Westport Music & Arts Festival) returns for six days of merriment from Wednesday 23rd to Bank Holiday Monday 28th October. An electrifying mix of entertainment and art […]

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Mayo County Council welcomes Minister Ring’s announcement on Murrisk Community Water Connection

Mayo County Council welcomes the announcement this morning from Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, on the approval of the Murrisk Community Water Connection. The approval comes after much work already undertaken between Mayo County Council and the Murrisk Community and will lead to 350 houses in the West Mayo village being included […]

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Mayo County Council Broadband Project wins Ireland eGovernment Local Government Award

Mayo County Council has been awarded an Ireland eGovernment Local Government Award for it’s Telecommunications Asset Register Project at a ceremony in City Hall, Dublin, on September 11. The project involves the mapping of ducting and telecommunications infrastructure across Mayo County Council where spare ducting has been installed as part of other civil works but where […]

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Community groups in Mayo under threat from insurance

83% of community groups nationally have seen insurance costs rise in last 3 years. 47% say their group is in danger of stopping altogether if insurance costs continue to rise. Mayo Public Participation Network (PPN) has warned that rising insurance costs and increased red tape are threatening the county’s community and voluntary groups, as the […]

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Mayo County Council welcomes formal approval of funding for Ballina Innovation Quarter

Mayo County Council welcomes good news today from the Minister of Housing, Eoghan Murphy TD, that the Council has received formal approval of Urban Regeneration and Development Fund funding for the Ballina Innovation Quarter project. A sum of €3.2 million government funding under the Urban Regeneration and Development Fund 2018 was approved for the transformation […]

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My Dad’s Blind by Anna Sheils-McNamee

In association with Pan Pan Theatre Company. Supported by Arts Council of Ireland, Fighting Blindness and NCBI The WINNER of Best Production at the Dublin Fringe Festival Awards 2018 is coming to the Ballina Arts Centre as part of a national tour. Centering on a dysfunctional relationship between a blind father and his sighted daughter, […]

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Roadside hedge cutting urged to ensure road safety

Mayo County Council are calling on all landowners, farmers and householders to ensure their roadside hedges and overhanging trees are cut and maintained so that motorists, cyclists and pedestrians can travel safely on our roads. The hedge cutting season is open since September 1. Mayo County Council is calling on landowners / occupiers and householders in […]

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