North Mayo – Top Things To Do – Killala

Killala is a picturesque seaside village in north Mayo and it is famous for the role it played in the 1798 rebellion, when General Humbert arrived from France to unite with the Irish, and fought against the English forces in the area. The town and surrounding area is a treasure trove of historical monuments and […]

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Carr & Son Seafood Ltd at top of Irish seafood sector

The Killala-based seafood processing enterprise , Carr & Son Seafood Ltd, is to merge with Ireland’s strongest sea food company, HJ Nolan Ltd, next March. Established in 1946 , Carr & Sons was acquired by the Swedish seafood company, Mondi AB, in 2014 while Nolan’s Quality Seafood has been in the ownership of the one […]

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Minister Michael Ring and Cathaoirleach Blackie K Gavin turn sod on Irish Water’s €19m investment projects in Killala, Foxford and Charlestown

Works will stop the discharge of untreated sewage Minister for Rural & Community Development Michael Ring and Cathaoirleach of Mayo County Council, Cllr Blackie K Gavin today (Friday) officially turned the sod for three wastewater treatment plants in Co Mayo as part of a €19 million investment by Irish Water Working in partnership with Mayo […]

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Fourth Annual Ronan Clarke Run in Killala

The fourth Ronan Clarke Memorial Run in Killala hosted by the Killala GAA Club will take place on Sunday July 29th at 12pm, starting from Killala Community Centre.   The 5k/10k run was established as a fundraiser for Mayo/Roscommon Hospice and the Killala GAA benevolent Fund in 2015 in memory of local teacher Ronan Clarke. […]

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Transatlantic fibre-optic cable to come ashore at Killala

Transatlantic fibre-optic cable has come ashore at Killala A $300 million transatlantic cable has been brought ashore on Ross Strand in Killala. The fibre-optic cable, which will enable superfast internet connection is owned and operated by Irish company Aqua Comms and will run directly from Long Island in New York to Ross Strand. The cable is expected […]

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New biomass power station in Mayo to create 350 jobs

Mayo Renewable Power is planning an electricity generating plant in Killala , the construction of which will create up to 350 jobs. The new power station has already been granted planning  the development of which represents an investment of €180m to the region. Speaking at the Announcement of  the new station An Taoiseach Enda Kenny said the investment is “a vote of confidence […]

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