Mayo winners announced in National Lottery awards

Mayo Mental Health Association, Ballyhaunis Golf Club, the Achill International Harp Festival, Swift Conservation Ireland and the Ballinglen Arts Festival are the five Mayo clubs, community projects and organisations last week announced as county winners in the National Lottery Good Causes Awards 2019. The awards were created to honour and showcase the inspiring work being carried out by thousands of projects, clubs and individuals in their local communities across […]

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Mayo tourism industry pitch to international buyers at Meitheal

 Pictured attending Meitheal were Eve Costello, Fáilte Ireland with Stephen Clarke, Westport Walking Tours. Pic: Fennell Photography THE longest established and most important travel trade event for the Irish tourism industry took place recently at the CityWest Hotel in Dublin. Running since 1975, Meitheal is Fáilte Ireland’s flagship trade event, which is organised in conjunction with Tourism Ireland, and enables businesses in the Irish […]

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Traffic Notice- Westportif 2019 Cycling Event

The Westportif Leisure Cycle 2019 takes place on Saturday May 11th. The organising committee would like to make authorities, road users and local communities aware of potential disruption to roads because of the cycle event. With over 500 people traveling from all over the country to participate, traffic will be busy particularly on the day […]

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Town & Village Renewal Scheme 2019

Mayo County Council invites towns and villages within the county to submit Expressions of Interest for inclusion in the Town & Village Renewal Scheme 2019. The Town & Village Renewal Scheme is funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development. It is a key part of the Action Plan for Rural Development and is […]

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Election Posters & Road Traffic Signs

With local and European elections approaching it is important that candidates placing election posters do so in a manner that does not obscure traffic signs. Local Authorities have the power under the Traffic Signs Manual issued by the Department of Transport to take appropriate action to deal with any obstructions or confusion caused to the […]

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National Museum of Ireland – Country Life Weekly Listings

UPCOMING EVENTS & ACTIVITIES AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF IRELAND – COUNTRY LIFE, TURLOUGH PARK, CASTLEBAR, CO. MAYO   Artists of Mayo exhibition View a diverse and beautiful exhibition of works by Mayo artists, on display now at the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life. Artists of Mayo is a celebration of the visual […]

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RedC report highlights importance of Ireland West Airport to local economy

Pictured at the meeting is Ireland West Airport manager Joe Gilmore, flanked by airport board chairman Arthur French and Mayo County Council CE and board member Peter Hynes, with members of the region’s local authority delegation. Standing, from left, Sligo County Council’s Cllr. Paul Taylor, director of services, Leitrim County Council, Joseph Gilhooly, Sligo County […]

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Mayo lads break Guinness World Record for longest hug for charity

Image by Stephen Rattigan The Guinness World Record for the longest marathon hug was beaten in Ireland this weekend by four Mayo men. The Guinness World Record for the longest marathon hug is coming back to Ireland after four men from Co Mayo steamed through the previous record on Saturday, May 4. Stephen Rattigan, Brian […]

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