Traffic Management Plan Map & Photos for Mayo Day on Saturday May 4th

Here is the proposed Traffic Management Plan Map for Mayo Day on Saturday May 4th 2019, in the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life, Turlough House.   Traffic Steward Points      JUNCTION 1:  N5 AND LOCAL ROAD ADJACENT TO CONWAYS FIELD JUNCTION 2:  L1719 AND LOCAL ROAD BETWEEN TURLOUGH VILLAGE AND ROUND TOWER […]

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“Click Before you Go” Road Safety challenge

Local Authorities are teaming up with the Mayo Sligo Leitrim Education Training Board (MSL ETB), Sligo County Council, Mayo County Council, Leitrim County Council and Three Ireland for a Road Safety campaign via SMS (commonly known as the ‘text message’). The ‘Click Before you Go’ challenge campaign will see Three’s online payment and SMS solution, […]

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Mayo Students Given Chance To Grill Elected Representatives On Climate Action

Over 50 Students from a number of Secondary Schools across Mayo attended a Climate Action Forum in GMIT Castlebar on Wednesday, April 24, before holding discussions with local leaders and politicians on the subject of Climate Change. The Mayo Student Climate Action Forum came about following discussions between local students who staged a strike recently […]

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Mayo County Council Arts Service’s Bealtaine Programme 2019

Celebrating the arts and creativity as we age. Mayo County Council Arts Service is delighted to launch its Bealtaine Programme 2019 and to mark the opening of the Exhibition ‘In the Making’, Foyer, Linenhall Art Centre on Monday 29th April at 2.30pm. Mayo County Council Arts Service’s programme will be launched by Cllr. Blackie Gavin, Cathaoirleach of […]

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Ireland West Airport Knock Awarded Fáilte Ireland Business Award

Ireland West Airport Knock has been awarded Failte Ireland’s Service Excellence Programme’s Business Award. The Programme is aimed at helping tourism businesses reach and maintain the highest standards in customer service excellence, resulting in benefits such as business growth, additional repeat business, increased visitor spend and positive recommendations. The Business Award is presented when 75% […]

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Election Posters – Give Road Safety Your No.1

Mayo County Council’s road safety office has issued an appeal to those contesting both the upcoming local and European elections, when erecting election posters and the placement of mobile advertisement boards. With a change in the weather over the next few days we have urged candidates not to hang banners and posters from road overbridges […]

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National Museum of Ireland – Country Life Weekly Listings

Be our guest for Bealtaine 2019 The museum is delighted to take part once again in Bealtaine – the annual celebration each May of the arts and creativity as we age. Here are six great events to enjoy this Bealtaine at the museum. Mayo Day celebrations The museum is the venue for Mayo County Council’s […]

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The Million Miles Truck That’s Now Saving Lives

Ger Tonra, a County Council truck driver recently retired after 43 years with Mayo County Council and so has his County Council truck . For many of those years Ger’s pride and joy was an 19-year-old Volvo FM1036. Ger drove the Volvo daily, going about Council work throughout the far stretches of the county, clocking many miles each day, […]

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Westport-Plougastel twinning continues to thrive

The twinning of Westport and Plougastel in France is an enduring partnership between two urban towns which has witnessed two and three generations of families forge links and life long friendships. Over 40 years in the making, the partnership between Westport and Plougastel has gone from strength to strength and there are no plans to stop now.  The town of Plougastel is situated along the seaside in Brittany in the north-west of France […]

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