Operation to reduce collisions as clocks go back

Under a new initiative jointly promoted by Mayo County Council and An Garda Siochana – Hi Viz vests will be distributed to stations right around the County. Gardai on mobile patrol will stop and hand out vests to pedestrians and cyclists who are not properly visible at night-time, according to Mr Kevin Gately, Community Engagement […]

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Vacanthomes.ie – Providing the gift of a home for Christmas

Director of Services at Mayo County Council and instigator of the web portal, www.vacanthomes.ie, Tom Gilligan, is asking owners of vacant homes to come forward to help families get the gift of a home for Christmas. Bringing vacant homes back into use is potentially a quicker and faster way to increase the housing supply and […]

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Walking Safely With Your Dog At Night

With the time changing at the end of the month and evenings getting darker staying safe while out walking with your dog is very important for you both. Here are some tips for staying safe and seen with your dog in the dark. Always use a leash preferably reflective. Even if you live or walk […]

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TG4 Underdogs take on Allianz League champions, Mayo on Saturday night

Underdogs take on this year’s Allianz League champions, Mayo in TG4 series finale on Saturday night. The match will be played under lights in Elverys MacHale Park, Castlebar on Saturday next, October 26th. Throw in is at 8 p.m. TG4’s GAA Beo will provide live coverage from 7.40 p.m. The Underdogs team will have one Mayo […]

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Tourmakeady student recieves prestigious biotech award

Kevin Lally from Tourmakeady has receives a prestigious award from Regeneron, the largest scale bulk biologics productions facility in Ireland. The 2019 Regeneron Ireland College Awards, in collaboration with University College Cork (UCC), were announced at an event in Regeneron’s Industrial Operations and Production Supply (IOPs) facility in Limerick. The awards acknowledge outstanding research projects which […]

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Mayo County Council welcomes Minister Ring’s allocation of additional funding of €500,000 to Mayo LEADER Local Action Group

Mayo County Council welcomes the announcement this morning that Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, has allocated an additional €500,000 to the Mayo LEADER Local Action Group (LAG) as one of the top ten performing LAGs nationally under the LEADER programme. The selection of Mayo LEADER LAG comes after a nationwide assessment of […]

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Are You “DAYLIGHTED”?

As we prepare to gain an extra hour’s sleep this weekend, with the clocks going back at 2am on Sunday, October 27th, the days are getting shorter as darkness falls earlier. Imagine that if all drivers in Ireland used their dipped headlights when driving during the day we could reduce the number of collisions on […]

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N17 Knock to Collooney Option Selection Process Commences

The first Public Consultation with regard to the proposed upgrade of the N17 between Knock and Collooney, will take place in Charlestown (Library Building) and Tobercurry (One Stop Shop) on the 24th and 25th of October respectively, between 1pm and 7pm on both days. Improvements to the existing N17 Knock to Collooney national primary route, have been established in […]

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