Mayo’s Big Red Barn company shortlisted in three categories in 2020 National Small Business Awards

Mayo company The Big Red Barn has been shortlisted in three separate categories of the National Small Business Awards 2020. The SFA National Business Awards celebrate the achievements of small businesses in Ireland, and recognise the vital contribution of the small business sector to Irish industry. The Swinford-based company has been nominated for three awards […]

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Ireland’s only island-based distillery opens in Achill

The newly developed Drioglann Oileán Acla (Achill Island Distillery) was officially launched by the Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, TD in the Údarás na Gaeltachta business park in Bun an Churraigh, Acaill.  Pictured, from left: Mark de Faoite (Údaras, Director of Enterprise, Employment, Property and Engineering), John and Marion McKay (Irish American […]

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Mayo companies chosen to ‘Grow with Aldi’

Redmond Cabot of Cabots of Westport and Michael Flanagan of The Little Shepard in Claremorris. Supermarket chain Aldi have provided two of Mayo’s most innovative food and drink producers with a contract to supply Aldi’s 137 nationwide stores through its ‘Grow with Aldi’ supplier development programme. Cabot’s of Westport and Velvet Cloud of Claremorris have […]

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New buyer event showcases Mayo food producers

Mary Corrigan of Noo Chocolates in Ballina FOOD producers from Mayo such as Wildwood Balsamics, Noo Chocolates and Cuinneog Butter will be representing the county at the new LEO ‘Meet the Buyer’ event which will take place on ‘The Street’ at the Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) on Thursday, May 23. Featuring 80 producers from all over the country, buyers from Ireland, the United […]

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Five Mayo MACE stores honoured at annual awards

Pictured at the recent MACE Excellence Awards for achieving exceptional standards in retailing, held at the Heritage Hotel and Spa in Killenard, Co Laois, were Tom Fleming, MACE Retail Operations Advisor; Dermot Fallon, MACE Ballinrobe; Padraic Delaney, Lorraine Reape, Ger Kelly, MACE Castlebar and Daniel O’Connell, MACE Sales Director. FIVE Mayo based MACE stores were honoured recently for […]

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Mayo County Council welcome Meissner to Mayo

Today, Mayo County Council welcomed the announcement by IDA Ireland that Meissner Filtration Products are set to become the main tenant in the IDA’s Advanced Technology Building Castlebar, resulting in up to 150 jobs for Co Mayo over the next 5 years. This is a much-welcomed result of the ‘Invest in Mayo’ campaign, which was launched […]

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Kvalito hoping to expand workforce in Westport

MARK Kavanagh, CEO of Kvalito Ireland, is currently in the process of expanding the workforce of his company within the Westport region. Mr Kavanagh is focusing on growing the business in Ireland and building a team from the local community, while being as close to their clients as possible. Kvalito is a strategic partner and a global quality and compliance service and network for […]

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Company headed by Mayo man reports turnover up 22% to €90m

IRISH owned IT services and networking company, Arkphire, has reported an operating profit of €4.6 million on sales amounting to €90.1 million for the 12-month period ended 30 June 2018. These results represent another strong performance for the business with profits growing from €2,723,265 to €4,602,144 in 2018 and turnover up 22% compared to the […]

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New business opens on Market Lane in Westport

PAX Whole Foods and Eco Goods opens this week in Westport, at the bottom of Market Lane. The shop is a sustainable grocery selling food, personal care items and cleaning products in bulk. Customers can then dispense the amount they need into their own containers, to eliminate single-use resources like plastic and paper and encourage […]

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