Minister Ring Announces €221,430 Investment

Minister Ring Announces €221,430 Investment for Mayo Sports Partnership Minister of State for Sport, Michael Ring T.D., has just announced an investment package of over €5.1m from the Irish Sports Council to support the National Network of Local Sports Partnerships (LSPs). Hosted by Mayo Sports Partnership at the superbly appointed Claremorris Tennis Club the event […]

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Irish TV launches in the Midlands UK with Birmingham Live show

New Midlands presenter Bob Brolly. Westport-based Irish TV will continue its expansion with the launch of a new office in Birmingham covering the UK’s Midlands region. To celebrate the station will broadcast a two-hour live entertainment programme from Birmingham’s Irish Centre on Thursday, March 26. The show will launch Irish TV’s new Midlands base which […]

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Mulranny awarded silver at Irish Responsible Tourism awards

The winners of the 2015 Irish Responsible Tourism Awards were announced last week at the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Dublin. Mulranny received a silver award in the ‘Best Destination for Responsible Tourism” category. The judging panel consisted of a team of highly respected responsible tourism industry experts who in their judging report stated “Mulranny is a […]

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Date set for Mayo Fleadh

The Fleadh Cheoil Mhaigh Eo 2015 will be held in Swinford on the weekend of May 9 and 10. The fleadh will be preceeded by a week-long series of cultural events in the east Mayo town, which has staged very successful fleadhs for the past two years. The closing date for entries is Wednesday, April […]

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€63,000 of Funding for Coláiste Uisce in Belmullet

Coláiste Uisce in Belmullet is to receive €63,000 in Funding. This grant from the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht will enable the college to undertake a range of initiatives which will further support the strengthening of Irish as a community and household language in the Belmullet Gaeltacht. Coláiste Uisce is an Irish Language College […]

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Mayo County Matters On Irish TV

This week’s Mayo County Matters is an all singing, all dancing affair The town hall in Westport has undergone massive refurbishment works which has seen a committee comprising local people fundraise over €3 million. With €300,000 left to raise to put the finishing touches to this exciting project a fundraising concert was held in the […]

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Cycling legend Seán Kelly to lead Mayo Pink Ribbon Cycle

Cycling superstar Seán Kelly will lead the Mayo Pink Ribbon Charity Cycle on Saturday, May 2. The annual event is held to raise funds for breast cancer research. Mayo Pink Ribbon raised over €90,000, and the organisers confidently expect to top that in 2015. Almost all of that goes directly to breast cancer research, as […]

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Excel 15 is gearing up to get going

Excel 15, Mayo County Council’s annual exuberant celebration of young people’s creativity takes place this March. A feast of events, workshops, exhibitions and showcases await this year’s young audiences and events are happening right across the county. The programme is designed for teenagers and young adults (from the ages of 13 to 21 ) to […]

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Innovative Achill musician releases debut album

Graham Sweeney, a young singer/songwriter from Achill, is launching his debut album ‘Closing Time’, in Matt Molloy’s Yard Bar on Thursday, March 26, at 8pm. A selection of other talented musicians will join Graham to celebrate the launch on the night. Sweeney uses a combination of techniques, blending traditional guitar playing with his own unique […]

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Mayo Manchester Launch Guinness Shamrock Pie for St Patrick’s Day

Mayo Manchester launched a special Shamrock Steak & Guinness Pie at The 2015 Manchester Irish Festival created by the Levenshulme based artisan bakery called Life of Pie. The Pie was launched on Saturday 14 March at the newly opened Fred’s Ale House, Coffee Bar and Art Gallery in Levenshulme. Pictured here launching the Pie are […]

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