Culture Night 2019 – Wrap Up In Culture

Culture Night returns on Friday 20th September. It is a free, country-wide event that promotes our culture and the sharing of it. It celebrates all kinds of creativity and with over fifty events happening across county Mayo on the night, you’re bound to find something exciting in a venue near you. Last year almost 4,000 […]

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Westport Festival of Chamber Music

The Westport Festival of Chamber Music will take place from Friday 13th to Sunday 15th September this year.  Concerts will be held in Westport House, Westport Town Hall Theatre and Holy Trinity Church. There’s a great line up of musicians from around Europe as well as Ireland performing an extensive range of music from Bach […]

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National Museum of Ireland – Country Life Upcoming Events

Issued Wednesday August 21st 2019 UPCOMING EVENTS & ACTIVITIES AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF IRELAND – COUNTRY LIFE, TURLOUGH PARK, CASTLEBAR, CO. MAYO Bright new programme of Kitchen Power events The museum has just launched a programme of public events in association with the new, temporary exhibition Kitchen Power: Women’s experiences of rural electrification. The […]

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Keem Bay ranked third in the world

ONLY a beach in the sun-soaked Caribbean and a beach in a Hawaiian paradise stood in the way of Achill’s Keem Bay of being ranked the world’s best beach. The island’s jewel has been ranked third by another prestigious travel magazine mere weeks after a leading travel magazine ranked Keem as the eleventh best beach in the world. In selecting their top 20 beaches in the world, Condé Nast […]

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The A to Z of Mayo

In the run up to this years Mayo Day event, we looked for help in compiling a list of some of the many things that makes our County so great. With the help of many hundreds of entries across our social media platforms, we have narrowed down the most popular entries and we are delighted […]

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West Mayo – Top Things To Do – Louisburgh

Louisburgh is a quaint town on the Bunowen River, on the southwest corner of Clew Bay. It was built in 1795 and enjoys some of the most panoramic views in Ireland; Clew Bay to the north, the Atlantic Ocean on its western front, Croagh Patrick to the east and the Sheefry Mountains to the south. […]

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Mayo & Donegal Road Safety Officers come together to urge supporters to ‘Park Smart – Park Safe’ ahead of crunch GAA clash

A huge turnout of more than 27,000 is expected on Saturday for the final Super 8 group game between Mayo and Donegal at Elvery’s MacHale Park, Castlebar, with an All Ireland Semi-Final place awaiting the winners. But the contest has created significant health and safety concerns due to GAA fans parking on the hard shoulder […]

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