Claremorris Folk Festival

Having been shortlisted for the prestigious ‘Small Festival of The Year’ award by the Irish Music Rights Organisation (IMRO) in 2019, the Claremorris Folk Festival will return on the 17th, 18th & 19th July 2020. Highlights at this year’s event will include Hothouse Flowers, Lisa O’Neill, MOXIE and local artist Lisa Canny who will perform […]

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National Library Open Day @ Mayo Libraries

Leap Into Your Library We get a whole extra day this month – and it’s a Saturday, woo-hoo! – and we know exactly what you can do with it: pop your head into your local library. If you’re an up-to-date member, you’ll know all about the things your library now does – everything from story […]

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MAYO’S SMALL BUSINESSES AND ENTREPRENEURS URGED TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF LOCAL ENTERPRISE WEEK 2020

The first week in March will see small businesses and budding entrepreneurs gather across the country for Local Enterprise Week 2020.  An initiative of the Local Enterprise Offices, thousands of attendees are expected at over 300 events across the country during the week aimed at supporting small businesses and fostering entrepreneurship. The programme of events […]

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DAVID GRAY – JYELLOWL – SODA BLONDE – JC STEWART – THE HOWL & THE HUM ANNOUNCED FOR TV RECORDINGS AT OTHER VOICES BALLINA 2020

Other Voices, in partnership with Mayo County Council, today announces the final acts on the line-up of the TV recording of Other Voices Ballina. Multi-platinum and Grammy-nominated, singer-songwriter DAVID GRAY, Kildare rapper JYELLOWL, new dreamy, alternative-pop music from SODA BLONDE, rising songwriter from Derry JC STEWART and guitar-led four piece from York THE HOWL & […]

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Healthy Ireland Community Mental Health Small Grants Scheme 2020

Mayo Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) invites applications from community and voluntary organisations for the newly established Healthy Ireland Community Mental Health Small Grant Scheme 2020 Healthy Ireland is a government led initiative aimed at improving the health and wellbeing of everyone living in Ireland. Now in its 3rd year, the ‘Healthy Ireland Fund’ provides […]

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Mayo Association Dublin Annual Mayo Award Winners Announced

Congratulations to the recipients of the Mayo Association Dublin Annual Awards, announced at their official press launch at the Iveagh Garden Hotel in Dublin last night. Martina Jennings, CEO of Mayo Roscommon Hospice, has been announced as the Virginia Gallagher Mayo Person of the Year Award. Cathal Gavin, a young singer from Swinford who has […]

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Manchester teams up with Mayo to promote Mayo Day 2020

This year’s Manchester Irish Festival website has once again teamed up with Mayo County Council Diaspora website www.mayo.ie to help them promote this years’ 2020 Mayo Day which is a global celebration of all things Mayo related and is to take place on Saturday 2 May all over the world. The Manchester Irish Festival will […]

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4 weeks to go to Other Voices Ballina 2020

Other Voices Ballina 2020 was launched yesterday in beautiful St Michael’s Church. The 225-year-old church saw representatives from Other Voices and event partners Mayo County Council and Moy Valley Resources, along with local councillors, TDs and senators, all gathered in celebration of the return of the highly acclaimed show to historic Ballina town. St Michael’s […]

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