Claremorris Native wins US Fulbright Award

Nóirín Ní Laighin ó Mhaigh Eo a bheidh ag múineadh Gaeilge in Ollscoil Notre Dame, Indiana an bhliain acadúil seo chugainn. Nóirín Ní Laighin from Bekan, Claremorris, Co. Mayo was one of 37 recipients honoured with a Fulbright award on Friday 15th June 2012 at an event at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin. Nóirín will […]

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Mayo Student Is building a nuclear fusion reactor in his back garden

14-year-old TOM MCCARTHY, from Mayo, isn’t your typical secondary school student, his hobbies include Basketball, GAA, physics and building a nuclear fusion reactor in his parents’ shed. This isn’t science fiction the may student plans to crowdfund is dream of builing a reactor. Tom said “ I have a huge interest in Maths and Physics, […]

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MEET IN MAYO – AND GROW YOUR BUSINESS!

‘MEET MAYO’ NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES ARE A GREAT SUCCESS ‘Meet Mayo’ is a business networking event for those who want to showcase their offer, learn from others and create new business relationships. Following the first and highly successful Meet Mayo networking event, held in October 2014, the Local Enterprise Office Mayo, in conjunction with the Rural […]

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MAYO.IE – LIVE AND ALIVE!

MAYO.IE IS THE NEW BRAND AND WEBSITE FOR ALL THINGS MAYO. Our new and redeveloped website and brand, MAYO.IE, has proved hugely popular and provides a springboard for many exciting developments. The Enterprise and Investment Unit at Mayo County Council decided late last year that work was needed to more successfully promote Mayo as a […]

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MAYO’S TOURIST OFFER GETTING WILDER AND BETTER

Wild Atlantic Way in Mayo showcases its ‘Discovery Signature Points’ as The Great Western Green Way from Lough Lannagh to Turlough proves wildly popular Mayo’s tourist offering continues to improve, with new developments enhancing our spectacular offer to visitors! The Wild Atlantic Way showcases one of our greatest natural assets – the diverse and spectacular […]

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RENEWABLES POWERING OUR ECONOMY

Largest plant of its type in Ireland to operate from former Asahi plant in Killala Mayo Renewable Power (MRP) has begun building a €180 million, biomass CHP plant at the former Asahi site in Killala, Co. Mayo. The new highly efficient plant will burn woodchip and will have the capacity to generate 42.5 megawatts of […]

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MAYO DAY 2015 – A GLOBAL CELEBRATION OF OUR MAYO-NESS

The Inaugural MAYO DAY was a great success and will go from strength to strength in 2016. The first MAYO DAY, 2015, was a celebration of Mayo people and communities at home and abroad. On May 2nd last, Mayo people around the world celebrated all that is great about our county. The Day was an […]

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HAIL THE CONQUERING FOOD PRODUCERS!

Mayo’s food producers showcase the very best of local fare at The National Crafts & Design Fair Mayo’s food producers did themselves and the county proud once again at this year’s National Crafts & Design Fair, held in the RDS Dublin from the 2nd – 6th December. The annual event, running for many years, hosts […]

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TRANSATLANTIC TRANSFORMATION

Fibre Optic Cable landing in Killala brings enormous opportunities A €300m fibre optic cable owned and operated by Irish company Aqua Comms was successfully connected in Killala in 2015. The cable, which is expected to go live in January 2016, connects New York to London via Killala and will enable superfast internet connection, giving Ireland’s […]

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