Mayo GAA to get new training base in Castlebar

Fri, Aug 24, 2018

Mayo County Council in a collaborative development with Mayo GAA have announced that it has acquired land at Lough Lannagh and intends to develop it for the purposes of sport, tourism and recreation.

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Young Mayo artist represents Ireland at major Tokyo exhibition

Fri, Aug 24, 2018

Young Mayo artist Hetty Lawlor – an 18-year old from Kilmeena, near Westport, and a former pupil at the local Sacred Heart School – has returned from Japan after attending the 19th International High School Arts Festival in Tokyo at which her prize-winning entry in this year's 64th Texaco Children's Art Competition was displayed.

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Film Mayo Creative Ireland residency award winner announced

Fri, Aug 24, 2018

Mayo filmmaker, Fergus Sweeney, has been announced as the successful recipient of the Film Mayo Creative Ireland residency award in partnership with Ballina Arts Centre.

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Swinford based sculptor’s statue is unveiled at The Barack Obama Plaza

Fri, Aug 24, 2018

Barack Obama’s former Chief Speechwriter, Cody Keenan recently unveiled a statue of the US former President and First Lady, Barack and Michelle Obama at the Visitors Centre at The Barack Obama Plaza by Swinford based Sculptor Mark Rode.

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Cyclists to gear up for Tour de Achill

Fri, Aug 24, 2018

One of Ireland’s most picturesque cycle sportives, the Tour de Achill, which takes in routes along the Wild Atlantic Way, will take place next Saturday, September 1. The Tour de Achill, hosted by the Achill Wheelers Cycling Club, takes in some of the most stunning scenic routes along the Wild Atlantic Way.

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Rents in Mayo continue to increase, up 30% on lowest level

Fri, Aug 24, 2018

Rents in Mayo are now up 30% from their lowest point at an average of €672 per month, according to the latest Daft.ie quarterly Rental Report. On average, rents in the county are up 8.1% in the second quarter of this year compared 2017.

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Think before you pick up the pen or the phone

Thu, Aug 23, 2018

After Eamon Fitzmaurice's decision to step away from the Kerry hot seat a few weeks ago, having guided Kerry to six Munster titles, a national league and an All-Ireland title in 2014, the abuse that had/has been directed towards him has been well document.

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Charity Barn Dance in memory of Little Deceen

Fri, Aug 03, 2018

The parents of the late Declan Donohue Junior who lost his life at four years of age following a farming accident in Belmullet while visiting relatives, are honoring his memory and raising funds for the Embrace Farm charity which has helped to them enormously over the past three years.

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Mayo Parks receive Green Flag awards for excellence

Fri, Aug 03, 2018

The Green Flag Award for Parks is recognised throughout the world as the mark of a quality park or green space, awarded for exceeding tough environmental standards in green space management, and excellence of visitor attractions.

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Councillors to seek legal opinion on planning discussions

Fri, Aug 03, 2018

Mayo county councillors are to seek their own legal advice on foot of legal advice obtained by Mayo County Council with regard to the discussion of planning matters at meetings of the local authority.

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An Post operating in secret on decision to close Ballindine Post Office - Mulherin

Fri, Aug 03, 2018

"The people of Ballindine are being unfairly treated by An Post in its decision to close the local post office effective from August 10 next" said Mayo based Fine Gael Senator Michelle Mulherin stated this week.

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Over 400 new .ie domains registered in Mayo during first half of 2018

Fri, Aug 03, 2018

A total of 423 new .ie domains were registered in Mayo in the first half of 2018 (January 1 to June 30), according to the latest Domain Profile Report published this week by the IE Domain Registry, the company that manages and maintains Ireland’s official internet country domain name, .ie.

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