Heritage funding of €60,000 for Mayo

Mayo is set to receive up to €60,000 in funding under the Built Heritage Investment Scheme and the Historic Structures Fund for 2019. The funding will see an increase in available funding of up to 20 per cent in Mayo compared to 2018. “Both schemes are open for applications until January 31, 2019, and I […]

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Minister Michael Ring and Cathaoirleach Blackie K Gavin turn sod on Irish Water’s €19m investment projects in Killala, Foxford and Charlestown

Works will stop the discharge of untreated sewage Minister for Rural & Community Development Michael Ring and Cathaoirleach of Mayo County Council, Cllr Blackie K Gavin today (Friday) officially turned the sod for three wastewater treatment plants in Co Mayo as part of a €19 million investment by Irish Water Working in partnership with Mayo […]

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Cassidy Motors, Suzuki Dealer Of The Year

Cassidy Motors were awarded not one but two awards at the recent annual Suzuki dealer conference in Adare Manor – Aftersales dealer of the year and Best customer experience. Des and Carmel Cassidy were in attendance on the night to pick up the award from Nobuo Suyama, Suzuki GB PLC. Des Cassidy dealer principal of […]

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Mescan launches Beoir na Nollag Christmas beer

‘TIS the season to be jolly at Mescan Brewery, Westport, which has just launched Beoir na Nollag, 2018 Christmas beer. It’s a limited edition and is available in selected outlets country wide and on their website www.mescanbrewery.com. Beoir na Nollag has a seasonal bottle label, drawn by hand and featuring the Christmas star added to […]

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Bekan dome will be the only one in the country

With €2.1m in Government aid now approved for an air dome at the GAA Centre of Excellence in Bekan, there are hopes it will be open in time for the annual Féile event next June. The funding, announced last Friday by Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring under the Rural Regeneration Fund, will […]

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Mayo Gaeltachts get €800k for enterprise hubs

Enterprise hubs for Erris and Achill Island are set to provide locals with additional opportunities to find work at home. Belmullet , Geesala, Aughleam, Achill, Tourmakeady and Greanaí (North Mayo) will all benefit from the €795,000 investment under the Rural Regeneration and Development Fund , announced by Rural and Community Development Minister Michael Ring last Friday. Erris councillor Gerry Coyle described the funding as “a game-changer for rural communities” and Údarás na […]

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Top five Brexit tips for businesses in Mayo

THE Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, is calling on businesses in Mayo to keep up their hard work in getting themselves Brexit ready. “Our political and diplomatic team have done really well in the negotiations but Brexit is still going to mean change and we need to be ready for that change,” […]

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Fresh funding for Clew Bay Trail

Funding of €500,000 for the Lecanvey to Bertra section of the Clew Bay Trail has been announced by Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring. The Clew Bay Trail is a 19km walking and cycling trail along the southern edge of Clew Bay between Belclare, outside Westport, and Louisburgh. It is an extension of […]

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