Councillors call for special meeting to put planning back on the agenda

Fri, Jul 20, 2018

The Cathaoirleach of Mayo County Council, Cllr Blackie Gavin, has submitted a request for a special meeting of Mayo County Council to be convened on Monday July 30 in order to have planning items reinstated on the agenda for municipal district meetings of the local authority.

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Killala falling behind Knockmore in CIS funding — Fine Gael councillor

Fri, Jul 20, 2018

An argument broke out at this week’s meeting of the Ballina Municipal District about the distribution of Community Involvement Scheme funds for 2019 in north Mayo.

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Little Green Cars and Mayo artists announced for Other Voices Festival

Fri, Jul 20, 2018

The first three acts of the Other Voices Festival in Ballina this September 28 and 29 have been announced. Westport based singer Maria Kelly, Dublin band Little Green Cars, and Mayo songwriter Seamus Fogarty will all perform at the festival.

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Pop-up shops receive green light for Other Voices festival

Fri, Jul 20, 2018

Pop-Up shops are expected to be allowed in Ballina during the Other Voices festival at the end of September after members of the Ballina Municipal District gave them the green light.

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Councillor says coach drivers afraid of damaging their coaches on scenic routes

Fri, Jul 20, 2018

Westport based independent councillor Christy Hyland said at this month's Mayo County Council meeting that coach operators are refusing to use some routes in Mayo along the Wild Atlantic Way - because hedges and tree branches are damaging their coaches.

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Little appetite for increasing N58 speed limit to 100kmh in Ballina MD

Fri, Jul 20, 2018

Councillors in the Ballina Municipal District have expressed split views on the idea of asking Transport Infrastructure Ireland to return the speed limit on the N58 Ballyvary to Foxford road to 100kmh.

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Castlebar's Conor O'Grady is artist in residence at Siamsa Tíre

Fri, Jul 20, 2018

Siamsa Tíre announced this week that Conor O’Grady has secured the summer Artist in Residence position which runs until Sunday September 16.

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Belmullet Gardaí renew appeal for missing 16-year-old

Tue, Jul 17, 2018

Gardaí in Belmullet, would like to renew their appeal for missing person Paddy McDonagh 16 years old who is missing from Belderrig, Ballina since Tuesday April 3 this year.

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National Treasures curators coming to Turlough Park

Tue, Jul 17, 2018

If you enjoyed the recent RTÉ TV series National Treasures with John Creedon, then be sure to come along and meet some of the experts from the show this summer at the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life, Turlough Park, Castlebar.

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Cannonball supercar spectacle coming back to Westport

Tue, Jul 17, 2018

The official route for Cannonball 2018 has been announced and Mayo will once again be hosting the supercar spectacle on Friday September 8.

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Ladies' board give backing to management after player walk out

Fri, Jul 13, 2018

The executive of the Mayo Ladies Gaelic Football Association have given their backing to the management following a week of turmoil for the ladies' senior side that saw a number of senior players leave the panel.

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CEO moves on from Westport House project

Fri, Jul 13, 2018

Tim Husbands has resigned his position as CEO of the Westport House and Estate development project - just eight months after he was appointed to the position.

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