€300m fibre network linking Mayo with New York

An Undersea Fiber-Optic Cable Being Laid Down. Credit: Getty Images €300m fibre optic cable that will connect Mayo with New York , has given Ireland’s west coast a boost as a major technology hub with the news that funding and planning has been approved. Dublin-based Aqua Comms has secured a US$125m loan with global banking giant Nomura International. The […]

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The Voice UK To hold Mayo Auditions

The UK version of the T.V Talent Show  “The Voice”  is scouting for talent in the west of Ireland ,Think you’ve got what it takes to impress the coaches of The Voice UK? Now’s your chance to find out as series five of BBC’s hugely successful show is on the hunt for people who have […]

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Mayo Firm Wins ‘Innovation of the Year’ Award

Mayo firm Panel Duct, are today celebrating after winning the overall ‘Innovation of the Year’ award at The Irish Times Inter Trade Ireland Innovation Awards 2015. The awards were held in the  Belfast City Hall. The Ballinrobe based company  took first place in the ‘Manufacturing’ category and went on to compete against five other category winners […]

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Mayo Students set to perform in THE 3 Arena

What do Taylor Swift, One Direction and students from Mayo all have in common? Well on the 24th of April 2015 they can all say that they have performed in the 3 Arena Dublin! Creative teams from Davitt College, Castlebar; St. Joseph’s Secondary School, Castlebar; St. Joseph’s Secondary School, Foxford; and St. Mary’s Secondary School, […]

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Bank of Ireland Enterprise Town events in Swinford this weekend

Bank of Ireland recently hosted a townhall meeting in Swinford to announce its Enterprise Town initiative in partnership with the local community. The Bank has taken a three-pillar approach to this initiative, whereby the local Branch Manager, Rory Curran will work closely with the business community, the wider sports and social community and the schools […]

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Stagecoach Mayo resumes at SHS Westport

Stagecoach Mayo resumes at SHS Westport for a sizzling theatrical summer.    2 WEEK TRIALS THIS SATURDAY & 25TH APRIL FOR A STRICTLY LIMITED PERIOD ONLY.    FOR MORE DETAILS, PLEASE CALL THE OFFICE ON 091 556274.    In house talent show, the MAFTAS!, Parents Do Stagecoach for Irish Autism Action and lots more.. APRIL […]

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Mayo Native Awarded MBE

Major Declan John LYNN A Mayo native was yesterday awarded an MBE by Queen Elizabeth at Windsor Castle for his work as a Major in the British army in Afghanistan. 36 year old Declan Lynn from Station Road Balla was awarded  the honour for his leadership in a 13 month operational tour of Afghanistan. Major Declan […]

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Mary Robinson’s Light in the Window goes Home to Mark Mayo Day

Joining in Mayo Day’s inaugural celebrations, perhaps the most iconic piece in Mary Robinson’s archive will play a symbolic role in connecting Mayo communities around the world as they celebrate all that is good and great about their homeland. In her time as first female President of Ireland, Mary Robinson was instrumental in re-engaging Ireland […]

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Mayo Day’s Flagship Event in Castlebar

On Sat. May 2nd, the whole world joins in a celebration of Mayoness with International Mayo Day. This is the first annual celebration of this day that will take place from Manchester to Niagra Falls, from Boston to Chicago, from Melbourne to Sydney, all over Ireland but especially here in County Mayo. In Castlebar, a […]

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Irish TV to broadcast two-hour “Mayo Day Live” from Castlebar

Westport based TV channel Irish TV will broadcast a live entertainment programme ‘Mayo Day Live’ on Saturday May 2 from the TF Royal Theatre in Castlebar to celebrate the inaugural Mayo Day. ‘Mayo Day Live’, a two-hour live television production produced by Irish TV and broadcast on Sky channel 191, will be a celebration of […]

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