Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh to launch Great Lakes Challenge

Great Lakes Challenge to be launched by Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh, on Friday 30th January at Clare Lake, Claremorris Local sporting celebrities will join Maria Walsh to launch the Challenge on Friday 30th at 5pm, at Clare lake, Claremorris. Mayo footballers, Hurlers, and members of the Connacht Rugby team will be taking part in […]

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Mayo-based Irish TV has created 20 jobs in its new Munster regional hub

Mayo-based Irish TV has created 20 jobs in its new Munster regional hub. The posts will be in a range of skilled media disciplines as the channel expands its range of locally-produced programming from the six Munster counties through its new regional office. The jobs were announced by Minister for Diaspora Affairs Jimmy Deenihan who […]

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Mayo Girls Scoop Farm Safety Award

Mayo students Katie Garrett and Jacinta Kelly won the inaugural special award for projects based on farm safety. Mayo students Katie Garrett and Jacinta Kelly from the Jesus and Mary secondary school, Crossmolina won the farm safety award at the BT young Scienist and Technology exhibition. The girls won the inaugural special award for projects based […]

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Mayo Models join TD’s to launch Mayo Day Promotion in Ballina

Mayo Models join TD’s to launch Mayo Day Promotion in Ballina Michelle was joined by Ballina TD’s Michelle Mulherin and Dara Calleary who joined in the photo shoot with the rest of the town in North Mayo. When asked about why she got involved in the event Miss Cunningham replied “Mayo Manchester who are promoting it […]

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Clann Machua win Mayo County Council Amateur Drama award

Clann Machua Drama Group has been awarded the Mayo County Council Amateur Drama Award for 2014.  The award of € 1,000 was assessed by an independent panel on the following criteria: innovation; development of excellence; quality and creativity; and which improve the amateur drama sector in an area. All amateur drama groups based in the […]

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Minister for Jobs to visit Ballina meeting on enterprise

Minister for Jobs and Enterprise Richard Bruton is coming to Ballina on Friday January 30, to discuss an enterprise strategy and jobs policy for the region with local stakeholders. The meeting will also be attended by department officials, the IDA, Enterprise Ireland and the recently established Local Enterprise Office. Fine Gael’s Deputy Michelle Mulherin said […]

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Knock Airport Announces Trans-Atlantic Flights

Ireland West Airport and Knock Shrine have announced details of their first Diocesan pilgrimage flights from New York to Knock. This is a great boost to the west, and the airport which accommodates around 700,000 passengers annually. Knock Shrine and Ireland West Airport are delighted to announce the first Diocesan pilgrimage from the Archdiocese of […]

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Kick start 2015 with Network Mayo’s ‘Staying Motivated’ event

Network Mayo, the networking organisation for women in business, professions and the arts, will launch its 2015 calendar of events with a thought provoking event on Tuesday, January 20 in Hotel Westport. Managing director and founder of LEAP, Mike Gaffney, the guest speaker on the night, will give an inspiring presentation about staying motivated in […]

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James Horan scoops Mayo Person of the Year award

Former Mayo manager James Horan was honoured last Thursday night when he was named Mayo Person of the Year. James Horan last night was named mayo person of the year last night   stepped down as Mayo manager following the county’s defeat to Kerry in the All Ireland semi-final last August. Horan took over the county […]

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