Making the West a better place to live and work – Ibec

Fri, Oct 05, 2018

A new report recently launched by Irish business body Ibec, has provided some interesting new insights into the strengths and weaknesses of living and doing business in the west of Ireland and should prove useful for future policy planning in relation to themes such as population, housing, skills, broadband, travel / commuting, tourism, local enterprise development and local government finances.

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VAT rate of 9% must remain to 2022 as Brexit poses immediate threat to hospitality industry

Fri, Oct 05, 2018

Brexit has been labelled as 'The hospitality industry's Most Immediate Threat' by The Restaurants Association of Ireland (RAI), which has launched its Pre- Budget Submission 2019 as part of a progressive plan to sustain jobs, maintain competitiveness and deliver certainty for the restaurant and tourism sector.

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Tesco offers free online deliveries to Mayo’s over-65s

Fri, Oct 05, 2018

Tesco Ireland has launched a new initiative offering free deliveries for over-65s when they shop online. It was launched to coincide with International Day of Older Persons, which seeks to support full and effective participation of older persons in the community. The new initiative was supported by the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation and Age Action Ireland.

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Allergan Ireland donates €30k to Fighting Blindness

Tue, Sep 25, 2018

Allergan Ireland has announced its continued support of Fighting Blindness and of its work on behalf of the blind and visually impaired with a €30,000 donation to support Fighting Blindness’ RetCam Appeal, under its charitable Allergan International Foundation.

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Innovative start-ups in Mayo encouraged to apply for vital funding for growth

Fri, Sep 14, 2018

Enterprise Ireland has launched its final Competitive Start Fund (CSF) of 2018. The competition is worth up to €750,000 in funding for start-ups and will open for applications on Tuesday September 18 and close on Tuesday October 2.

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Tesco Community Fund supports local projects across Mayo

Fri, Sep 14, 2018

Tesco Ireland has announced the 453 local projects that will participate in the new cycle of the Tesco Community Fund.

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Policy to enhance people employment skills is launched

Fri, Sep 14, 2018

The Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton, TD, has launched a new policy aimed at developing the skills of people in employment.

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Mayo stores honoured at the prestigious awards

Fri, Sep 07, 2018

A large number of Mayo SPAR stores were awarded one of retail’s highest honours at the inaugural SPAR 365 Standards Customer Care Programme celebration recently.

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SFA awards launched by An Taoiseach

Fri, Sep 07, 2018

The SFA National Small Business Awards 2019 have been officially launched by Awards Patron, An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD. The aim of the awards is to celebrate the achievements of small business in Ireland and to recognise the vital contribution of the small business community to the Irish economy.

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Local business networking group scoops regional award

Fri, Jun 08, 2018

The Woodlands BNI group, which is made up of 15 business people from Kiltimagh and surrounding areas who work together to build the local economy (and meet locally every Wednesday morning in the Kiltimagh Park Hotel) was recently the recipient of the regional Pride of BNI Award.

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Westport and Knock among seven town centres to get free public wi-fi

Fri, Jun 08, 2018

Westport and Knock are to become free public wi-fi zones thanks to a unique initiative which will give locals and tourists in seven tourism centres across Ireland unlimited access to broadband speeds of up to 100mps.

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Mayo farmer recognised for dairy farming excellence at the 11th annual Aurivo Milk Quality Awards

Fri, May 25, 2018

Daniel Walsh from Knock, Claremorris has been acknowledged for his contribution to dairy farming excellence at the Aurivo Milk Quality Awards.

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