49 people drowned in Irish waters so far this year

Irish Water Safety appeals to public to take precautions and reduce risk of getting into difficulty in water. Forty-nine people have drowned in Irish seas, rivers and lakes so far this year, Irish Water Safety (IWS) has said. “In Mayo so far this summer, Lifeguards have saved 4 lives, as the heatwave in June and […]

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Artist and Youth Work Residency Scheme

Do you have a good idea for a youth arts project in your youth group but need the funding to work with an artist? Then make sure to check out our Artist and Youth Work Residency Scheme now open for applications! There’s up to €5,000 available for successful applicants. Apply by: 21st August 2018 Find […]

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Capture the Spirit of Mayo – Lough Mask Distillery

Following on from the success of our Loch Measc Gin Tasting at the Westport Food Festival, Lough Mask Distillery is delighted to invite you to come and take a tour of Ireland’s newest craft whiskey and gin distillery. Lough Mask Distillery is offering tours every day. Visitors will be able to experience the sights, smells, […]

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‘Phantom Vehicles’ driving without lights

With the clocks gone back and the nights drawing in, there’s been a worrying trend on the road of drivers overly-relying on the use of daytime running lights. You may have seen these drivers — and shaken your head at them. They might think the lights are on, but daytime running lights and always-on dash lights are […]

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