Cleaner Community Awards Night 2018

Mayo County Council is hosting its 27th annual Cleaner Community Awards, next Tuesday night the 20th November in Breaffy House Hotel.  This night is one of the main highlights of the Council’s calendar which brings together MCC Staff, Councillors and Community groups from around the County. The Environment, Climate Change and Agriculture Section of Mayo […]

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Excel 2018 – Youth Arts Programme

EXCEL 2018 is Mayo County Council Arts Service’s annual celebration of young people’s creativity (ages 13-19). This year we have fabulous events taking place in the month of November. We have also teamed up with the various Art Venues in Mayo to provide a wide range of arts activities throughout the County. Through ‘Snack Sized’ […]

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Mayo Science & Technology Festival 2018

Mayo is the place to be for this year’s 11th Annual Science and Technology Festival. The festival runs from the 12th to the 18th November, 2018 throughout the County culminating with an Family Open Day in GMIT, Castlebar on Sunday, 18th from 11.30am. The Open Day will feature an exciting blend of fantastic interactive shows from The Animal […]

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Handel’s Messiah @ Knock Basilica

Saturday 3rd November at 7.30pm sees the return of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra to present Handel’s Messiah at Knock Basilica. Conducted by Proinnsías Ó Duinn with soloists, Soprano Anna Devin, Alto Kate Allen, Tenor Peter O’Reilly and Bass John Molloy together  with Our Lady’s Choral Society, Cór Mhaigh Eo and Mayo Chamber Choir. Presented by Liz Nolan, […]

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Mayo Dark Sky Festival

The programme for this year’s festival is starting to come together nicely, and we have updated our festival website with details on the speakers confirmed so far. They include… * Astronomer Royal for Scotland (and semi-professional conjurer!), John Brown * Renowned scientific illustrator Pierre Carril from France * Lána Salmon of University College Dublin, responsible […]

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Achill International Harp Festival

The ACHILL INTERNATIONAL HARP FESTIVAL returns for its third year this October Bank Holiday Weekend 26th-29th We have an action packed weekend in store with something for everyone at this year’s Achill International Harp Festival. A host of International and Irish artists will provide tuition at harp workshops and workshops for all instruments. If dancing […]

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Westival – Westport Music & Arts Festival 2018

Westival (Westport Music and Arts Festival) is delighted to announce its programme of events running from Wednesday 24th to Monday 29th October, incorporating the Halloween Bank Holiday Weekend. Westival takes pride in being an Autumnal-Halloween-festival of comfort, many of the events take place during the long evenings, around open hearths of softly-lit rooms, or during […]

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Achill International Harp Festival 2018

The ACHILL INTERNATIONAL HARP FESTIVAL returns for its third year this October Bank Holiday Weekend 26th-29th We have an action packed weekend in store with something for everyone at this year’s Achill International Harp Festival. A host of International and Irish artists will provide tuition at harp workshops and workshops for all instruments. If dancing […]

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UPDATE *Storm Callum*

STORM CALLUM – UPDATE -Friday 12th, 11.15am – L1719 Old Turlough Rd to Castlebar is now reopen following earlier closure due to downed electrical line – R313 Belmullet to Blacksod road temp. closed for morning high tide at 7am. – Tree blocking one lane on N58 between Foxford and Castlebar near Ballylahan Bridge. Mayo County Council […]

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