East Mayo – Top Things To Do – Charlestown

In east Mayo, close to the border of County Sligo, Charlestown was built as a result of the Norman invasion, and the town itself was constructed between 1845 and the early 1900s. It was also the home of the grandmother of Oasis band members Noel and Liam Gallagher, so you never know who you just […]

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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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Crooked Trad @ Matt Molloy’s Yard Bar, Westport

The place to be on a Saturday evening in Westport is Matt Molloy’s Yard Bar as Crooked Trad perform their weekly gig. Be prepared to sing and dance as you will hear traditional music and songs as well Crooked Trad’s take on well known contemporary songs of various genres. For an electric atmosphere, great craic […]

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CONNECTING THE DOTS

Myles C. Gallagher was honoured as Cleveland Mayo Society’s 2019 Person of the Year at the recent Mayo society annual dinner. The Cleveland native is a graduate of St. Edward High School and John Carroll University. Both Myles’ Grandfathers and Grandmother were natives of Achill Island and his connection to County Mayo remains strong. To acknowledge […]

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Motorists asked to back off

DID YOU COMMUTE by car this morning? Notice anyone up close and personal in your rear view mirror? What is more worrying are reports of not alone are motorists been tailgated but cyclists and motorcyclists experiencing it also. Drinking and driving, speeding and the non-wearing of seat belts feature regularly in road safety campaigns as […]

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Mayo How R U? Launch

Mayo Mental Health Fair in partnership with Mayo Mental Health Association and Midwest Radio will be launching Mayo How R U? from 9am -1pm on, October 10th World Mental Health Day in Market Square, Castlebar and we are inviting you to join us. Mayo How R U is the latest powerful campaign to be launched by […]

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Mayo County Council making great strides in battle to save Beautiful Blonde Bombshell from Belmullet

The Great Yellow bumblebee is the rarest bee in Ireland and has been classified as endangered. Currently the only sustainable population left in Ireland can be found on the Mullet Peninsula in North Mayo, having formerly been widespread across the island of Ireland. Mayo County Council, in partnership with Belmullet Tidy Towns, the National Biodiversity […]

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Fire Safety Week 2019 – 7th – 14th October

National Fire Safety Week is about enhancing fire safety, particularly in the home. This year’s theme is “Safer Together”.    Níos Sábháilte le Chéile   This year we are not only encouraging people to have smoke alarms and test them, we are also encouraging the wider community to look out for each other – especially […]

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Nine Mayo winners at Irish food ‘Oscars’

NINE Mayo producers have won awards at Blas na hÉireann, the Irish food awards. Now in their 12th year, the Blas na hÉireann awards are the all-island food awards that recognise the very best Irish food and drink products, and the passionate people behind them. The bronze, silver and gold winners from Mayo across a […]

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Creating a Youth Arts Policy for your organisation training

Date: Monday 7th October 2019 Venue:  Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall St, Castlebar, Co. Mayo. Time: 11 – 4pm Fee: Free Book or enquire with: Contact Mayoarts@mayococo.ie or 094 9064666 Registration: 11am -11.15am Training: Creating a Youth Arts Policy for your organisation training delivered by Anne O Gorman, National Youth Arts Programme Manager from the National […]

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