UPSTART: A Programme Of Events Celebrating International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2019

Mayo County Council’s Arts Service is nationally recognised for its Arts & Disability work and has been leading, supporting and developing relevant programmes throughout Mayo and beyond. In 2010 the Arts Service initiated the UPSTART programme, centred around International Day of Persons with Disabilities, December 3rd. This programme supports arts projects/events in Mayo which provide […]

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Mayo Library’s Books of the Year 2019

Another year over, and the B(rexit) word and T(rump) word are still continuing to dominate in the non-fiction stakes. Plus ca change, and all of that. Thank goodness for the escapism of fiction, eh? So, without further ado, may we present, the Mayo County Library Books of the Year annual spread for your delight and […]

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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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Achill International Harp Festival

The 2019 Achill Harp Festival will run from Friday 25th October to Monday 28th October in the beautiful surrounding of Achill Island along the Wild Atlantic Way. The festival is focused on the harp as a significant symbol of Irish culture but also highlights world music, song and dance. There will be concerts and late night festival club, […]

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Ballina “One Act” Drama festival 2019

Now well established on the circuit Ballina One Act Drama festival is prepared to host it’s 5th event which welcomes players from 8 counties – Mayo, Sligo, Roscommon, Clare, Cork, Wexford, Co Dublin and Kildare. Festival Director Marie Loftus is delighted that the numbers of patrons staying in town for the weekend is constantly increasing […]

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Inaugural Climate Fest Mayo a massive success.

Almost 400 people attended Climate Fest Mayo which took place on Saturday 28th September in GMIT in Castlebar. There were some great motivational and inspiring speakers aswell as fun and engaging performances which kept everyone entertained throughout the day. All eight workshops were well attended and gave simple tips and changes people could make in […]

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Mayo Social Inclusion Awareness Week 2019

Mayo LCDC Social Inclusion and Community Development Working Group are delighted to share with you their brochure detailing all the events taking place throughout the county during Mayo Social Inclusion Awareness Week which takes place between Monday October 14th and Sunday October 20th.   Or you can download the brochure PDF here: 2019 Social Inclusion Awareness […]

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