Construction Begins on Mary Robinson Centre Project

Following the recent signing of contracts, Mayo County Council has confirmed that construction of the Mary Robinson Centre in Ballina will commence on December 5th. The project entails the conservation and refurbishment of the original Robinson family home with a contemporary new build extension. The project is located on Emmet Street looking over the world-famous […]

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Mayo County Council welcome funding for nine Communities in Mayo

Mayo County Council welcome funding for nine Communities in Mayo today as the Town and Village Renewal Scheme is announced . Communities benefiting from this fund include Ballycastle, Barnacarroll, Glencastle, Inver, Killasser, Killawalla, Killeen Kilmeena and Roundfort. Projects range from Infrastructural and Public Realm works to Village centre enhancements, lighting and carpark improvements, Improvements to […]

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N17 Knock to Collooney Option Selection Process Commences

The first Public Consultation with regard to the proposed upgrade of the N17 between Knock and Collooney, will take place in Charlestown (Library Building) and Tobercurry (One Stop Shop) on the 24th and 25th of October respectively, between 1pm and 7pm on both days. Improvements to the existing N17 Knock to Collooney national primary route, have been established in […]

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Resilience of Lauda to take off from the Miracle of Horan

Mayo County Council are delighted to welcome the news of a new route between Ireland West Airport and Palma Majorca beginning next March. Lauda Air will commence the new route, which will operate twice weekly, on March 31, 2020. Attending the announcement at Ireland West Airport Knock, Chief Executive of Mayo County Council, Peter Hynes, […]

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Ireland West Airport hosts leading delegation from American-Irish Legislators Society

Ireland West Airport and Mayo County Council were delighted to welcome a leading delegation from the American-Irish Legislators Society to the airport on Tuesday 24th September. The society is a bi-partisan organization of members of the New York State Legislature, committed to promoting awareness of Irish culture, ties between Ireland and New York, and fellowship […]

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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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‘Biggest-ever’ National Women’s Enterprise Day set for October, as figures show over 22,000 female entrepreneurs received support last year

17 Local Enterprise Office events on October 17th will celebrate female-led businesses in Ireland A regional event for female entrepreneurs in Mayo, Roscommon and Galway is taking place in Hotel Meyrick New figures: 22,000 female entrepreneurs took part in LEO training programmes in 2018 4,500 female entrepreneurs benefited from business mentoring in 2018 ‘Making It […]

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Major investment in Castlebar leads to 40 new jobs

Carraig Donn, the Westport based retailer of fashion, jewellery and giftware, have today announced plans to open a new retail outlet and warehouse in Castlebar. The company, which currently operates 40 outlets across Ireland, plan to open their latest store at Hopkins Road in the centre of the town next month and to establish a […]

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