Culture Night 2019 – Wrap Up In Culture

Culture Night returns on Friday 20th September. It is a free, country-wide event that promotes our culture and the sharing of it. It celebrates all kinds of creativity and with over fifty events happening across county Mayo on the night, you’re bound to find something exciting in a venue near you. Last year almost 4,000 […]

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Westport Festival of Chamber Music

The Westport Festival of Chamber Music will take place from Friday 13th to Sunday 15th September this year.  Concerts will be held in Westport House, Westport Town Hall Theatre and Holy Trinity Church. Artistic Directors, violinist Catherine Leonard and pianist Hugh Tinney have invited return visits from violinist Alexander Sitkovetsky and violist Eivind Ringstad with […]

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Achill International Harp Festival 2019

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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Substantial Mayo County Council investment on Dooncarton mountain prevents serious damage in North Mayo

A substantial investment of €1.5 million in the early 2000’s has paid off in Pollathomas in North Mayo following heavy rainfall in the area last week. Kinetic Fencing, a highly durable wire mesh made with steel upright poles and horizontal tensioning wires, was installed on Dooncarton mountain following devastating landslides in September 2003. Drainage and […]

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Food Fleadh Ballina brings a Taste the Island Experience to Co Mayo this September!

Food Fleadh Ballina, supported by News Talk presenter Ivan Yates and Economist David McWilliams when visiting Ballina’s Connacht Whiskey Distillery on recent ‘Support Your Local’ tour of Ireland. With a four day holiday programme planned for the end of September, visitors can enjoy a weekend long family-friendly food festival in Ballina and North Mayo, showcasing […]

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Westport Festival of Chamber Music

The Westport Festival of Chamber Music will take place from Friday 13th to Sunday 15th September this year.  Concerts will be held in Westport House, Westport Town Hall Theatre and Holy Trinity Church. There’s a great line up of musicians from around Europe as well as Ireland performing an extensive range of music from Bach […]

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Mrs Doyle tells GAA fans to Go On and Take a Break!

Mayo County Council Road Safety is undertaking an eye-catching initiative this Bank Holiday weekend ahead of the Mayo vs Donegal Super 8s game at Elvery’s McHale Park, by getting one of Irelands own most famous housekeepers to don the county colours as she never gets tired supporting road safety. Almost 25,000 people are expected for the […]

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Call for ideas for Social Inclusion Awareness Week 2019

Social Inclusion Awareness Week takes place from 14th-20th October 2019. This week follows on from similarly dedicated weeks held in 2017 and 2018 with lots of showcase events in many areas throughout the county. The aim of the week is to support and organise initiatives throughout the county that foster inclusion, equality and social connectedness. […]

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Fly By Night @ Ballina Civic Offices Exhibition Space

Visit The Art Installation Especially Conceived For Dreamers Opening Saturday June 15 For Cruinniú Na nÓg 2019 Fly By Night is an art exhibition created especially for young people and for the child in all of us. It offers up a space where the magic of our imagination opens up while we roam through sensory landscapes. This is […]

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