Fire Safety Week 2018 1st – 8th October

National Fire Safety Week is about enhancing fire safety, particularly in the home. This year’s theme is “Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives”. Fit smoke alarms today and make sure they are in good working order. Working smoke alarms will warn you if there is a fire. Remember: Your sense of smell does not work when you are […]

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Lithuanian business delegation spends time in Mayo

A number of Lithuanian business people held meetings in Mayo last week with a view to expanding their ventures in the county, writes Majella Loftus. The Global Lithuanian Enterprise Network, in partnership with Mayo Co Council and the Embassy of Lithuania in Ireland, welcomed three Lithuanian-based enterprises who have taken the initiative to explore all […]

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New floating Pontoon Launched at Ballina’s Quay

THE new floating pontoon at the Quay in Ballina has been launched. The pontoon is located in one of the most picturesque parts of the town on the eastern side of the River Moy in a scenic and peaceful setting.  Performing the official opening, the Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, said: “This […]

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€53 million Greenway fund is a great opportunity for Mayo

THE Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, has said that a €53 million fund for Greenways represents a great opportunity for Mayo. The funding is available for Greenway projects from 2019 to 2021. Minister Ring said: “This is a great opportunity to secure further funding for greenways in our county. In particular, there is […]

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Mayo stores honoured at prestigious awards

A NUMBER of Mayo SPAR stores were awarded one of retail’s highest honours at the inaugural SPAR 365 Standards Customer Care Programme celebration. SPAR and SPAR Express retailers from across Ireland attended the prestigious ceremony, held at Citywest Hotel in Dublin and hosted by BWG Foods, owners and operators of the SPAR brand in Ireland. […]

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Ballycroy National Park Receives €2.1m Funding

Fáilte Ireland has announced funding approval for a €2.1m 56km cycle track through part of the Ballycroy National Park. As well, the National Parks and Wildlife Service announced the renaming of the National Park to the Wild Nephin Ballycroy National Park. When completed, the project will see the upgrading of the existing Western Way to […]

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