EirGrid confirms new electricity line route in Mayo

EirGrid has today confirmed the start and end points for the North Connacht Project, a new electricity line that will connect local renewable energy to the national grid and reinforce the regional electricity system. A series of economic, socio-economic, environmental and technical network studies have concluded that the line should run between the electricity substations […]

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132 Mayo local projects share €400,000 windfall

THE Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, has confirmed that 132 small scale local community initiatives in Mayo have been supported under the 2018 Community Enhancement Programme. The CEP provides capital grants to community groups and is targeted towards enhancing facilities in disadvantaged communities. Last year, Minister Ring allocated €403,732 to Mayo LCDC to […]

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Neven’s new series visits Clew Bay

NEVEN Maguire returns to our screens in the new year with a brand new seven part series of his hugely popular Food Trails programmes. Neven’s Irish Seafood Trails is his first series dedicated to seafood. His journey around Ireland takes him to Mayo,Cork, Donegal, Sligo, Kerry, Galway, Dublin, and Kilkenny, as he discovers the very […]

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Allergan Pharmaceuticals Ireland receives two Irish Heart Foundation Awards

ALLERGAN Pharmaceuticals Ireland has been recognised by the Irish Heart Foundation for leading the way in prioritising their employees’ heart health. The company was amongst 98 workplaces from around the country which were represented at the annual Irish Heart Foundation Happy Heart Healthy Eating and Active@Work Awards in the Gibson Hotel, Dublin. Allergan Pharmaceuticals received […]

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Mayo micro-distillery is granted a retail licence

A micro-distillery based in south west Mayo has been granted a retail licence to sell take away whiskey, gin and vodka to tourists and other visitors. Lough Mask Distillery, based at Killateeaun, Tourmakeady, has been granted the licence by District Court Judge Fiona Lydon. It is one of the first enterprises in the country to […]

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Londis Castlebar named Forecourt Retailer of the Year

s Casey’s Londis, Castlebar, beat off competition from hundreds of local convenience store entrants across Ireland to be named Forecourt Retailer of the Year (small) at the prestigious ShelfLife C-Store Awards awards ceremony, earning the accolade of Best of the Best in their category. Under the careful eye of Operations Manager David Tarrant, Londis Castlebar […]

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New business opens on Market Lane in Westport

PAX Whole Foods and Eco Goods opens this week in Westport, at the bottom of Market Lane. The shop is a sustainable grocery selling food, personal care items and cleaning products in bulk. Customers can then dispense the amount they need into their own containers, to eliminate single-use resources like plastic and paper and encourage […]

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