Manchester couple bring back The Dolphin Hotel in Crossmolina

Mayo Manchester couple Pat and Mary Mulhern have just invested just over 1 million Euro in completing the first phase in bringing back the much loved iconic Dolphin Hotel in Crossmolina back to life. Pat was born in Lahardane and runs Pat Mulhern Civil Engineering in Mayo, he also runs PMCE Ltd in Manchester. The […]

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Mayo County Council welcomes Rural Regeneration Development Fund announcement

Michael Ring TD, Minister for Rural and Community Development, has today announced 26 projects nationwide which will be allocated funding of €62 million under the Rural Regeneration and Development Fund, a key component of Project Ireland 2040.  Mayo County Council has welcomed the €6.5 million in funding which has been announced for three landmark projects in […]

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Success for Mayo student at Creative Tech Fest

Jamesie Maughan, Foiroige Castlebar, is presented with the award for Best STEAM Project for his “Steam Caravan”by Marguerite Sayers, Executive Director, ESB and President of Engineers Ireland at ESB Creative Tech Fest in the Convention Centre, Dublin on October 30th. ESB Creative Tech Fest is the annual celebration of the creativity, innovation and inventions of […]

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Mayo Public Participation Network Welcomes New Community Members to Mayo County Council’s Strategic Policy Committees

The Public Participation Network (PPN) works in partnership with Mayo County Council and is the main link through which the local authority connects with the community, voluntary and environmental sectors. Mayo Public Participation Network recently held elections for Mayo County Council Strategic Policy Committees (SPC’s) on Thursday 24th October 2019 in Breaffy House Hotel, Castlebar. […]

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Mayo County Council welcome funding for nine Communities in Mayo

Mayo County Council welcome funding for nine Communities in Mayo today as the Town and Village Renewal Scheme is announced . Communities benefiting from this fund include Ballycastle, Barnacarroll, Glencastle, Inver, Killasser, Killawalla, Killeen Kilmeena and Roundfort. Projects range from Infrastructural and Public Realm works to Village centre enhancements, lighting and carpark improvements, Improvements to […]

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Launch of Public Art Commission: amphitheatre for introverts (and others)

Mayo County Council Arts Service launched the public art commission amphitheatre for introverts (and others) by writer artist Alice Lyons, at the new Leisure Complex at Lough Lannagh last Wednesday morning the 30th October. Aoife O’Toole, Acting Public Arts Coordinator introduced the speakers writer-artist Alice Lyons, Mayo County Council architect, Robbie Maguire and Cllr. Michael […]

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Ballina Arts Centre News – Week commencing 28th October 2019  

Ballina One-Act Drama Festival: On Friday 1st, Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd November at 8pm, Ballina Arts Centre will host the Ballina One-Act Drama Festival. The Festival has quickly become one of the most exciting stops on the drama festival circuit, with full houses and great drama and groups from all over the country taking […]

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Halloween events in Mayo

Halloween Events at NMI Country Life, Mayo From Spooky Tours, to Bats and Irish Hallowe’en Stories by Rab Fulton to spooky cookie decorating the National Museum of Ireland, Country Life have a full schedule of free and low cost activities for all ages this Halloween mid-term break. Halloween at Westport House, Mayo Halloween Fest is back at […]

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CONTRACTS ARE SIGNED FOR THE LARGEST INFRASTRUCTURAL INVESTMENT IN COUNTY MAYO

Following the recent announcement of Cabinet approval for the construction of the N5 Westport to Turlough Road, contract signing took place at the offices of Mayo County Council, Áras an Chontae earlier this week. The development, at an overall cost of €241 million, involves the construction of 20.3km of dual carriageway from Westport to Turlough. […]

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