Local News

Foxford left high, but maybe not dry

Fri, Oct 21, 2016

Despite seeing a major flood event last year where 50 people had to be evacuated from a nursing home in the dead of night in Foxford the town does not have a "cost benefit" for a solution to be included under the current Western Catchment Flood Risk Assessment & Management (Western CFRAM) Study it was revealed this week.

Lidil Store Manager Hugh Hester and Barrestown Buddy Lee Barrett on the 12th hour of their Barretstown Spinathon with Lidl staff at Lidl (Bury Street).  A special thanks to all of their loyal customers who helped us raise a fantastic €1,400 and the Ballina Community Sports Centre for loan of the spin bike.

Community Diary

What's on in your community?

Fri, Oct 14, 2016

Mayo Organic Group


Michael Murphy Principal of Westport CFE

News Extra

Full time and night time courses available at Westport College of Further Education

Thu, Sep 22, 2016

Westport College of Further Education are pleased to announce the autumn night class schedule for 2016. This year they are offering Level 5 FETAC/QQI accredited courses in Agricultural Mechanics, Graphic Design, Boom Sprayer Pesticide Application (Evenings or Saturdays), Digital Photography, Beekeeping, Nutrition, Barbering and level six Web Design. 

Talking Politics

Polling day has finally come

Fri, Feb 26, 2016

Today's the day when the people of Mayo get their chance to have their say on the future direction of representation of the county in the Dáil. This is the time when you get to express your democratic right and have a say on who you think is best to represent the county's interests on a local, national, and international level.


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