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Free business development workshop for businesses in Castlebar

Castlebar Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a free business development workshop on Tuesday, March 6.

GMIT history can teach us valuable lessons

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Why should we study history? Well, frankly, history is the study of human nature, and history most definitely repeats itself. History can teach us lessons so that we are forearmed when facing situations, better informed when planning to proceed. The history of the long campaign to establish the Regional Technical College (RTC, now the Galway Mayo Institute of Technology, GMIT) campus in Mayo contains, I believe, guidance on how the Castlebar based college can be rescued from those who oppose its survival.

Mayo firms get energized about increasing efficiency

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Businesses from Castlebar have been finding out about the latest ways to cut their energy costs at a special energy efficiency briefing held by competitive energy provider Energia. The meeting was hosted by Castlebar Tidy Towns Committee, Castlebar Chamber of Commerce, and Mayo County Council.

The Woodstock of the west remembered

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This month marks the 35th anniversary of one the boldest and most imaginative private ventures to be undertaken in Mayo. The year was 1981 and the plan was to transform a 65 acre site outside Castlebar into the biggest two-day rock festival ever staged in the province. The proposal was the brainchild of brothers Tommy and John Staunton and local hotelier Tony McHugh. The substantial sum of £120,000 was invested in the festival with half going toward enticing major acts to play over the August bank holiday weekend.

Local Diaspora Engagement Fund allocations for Mayo

Minister of State for Regional Economic Development Michael Ring has welcomed the announcement that €28,000 in funding has been awarded to Mayo under the Local Diaspora Engagement Fund 2016. This funding is part of an overall funding of €350,000 which has been allocated to 105 local and community organisations around the country for projects and initiatives under the Local Diaspora Engagement Fund (LDEF) 2016.

Renowned performance consultant Gerry Hussey coming to Castlebar

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One of Ireland's most noted and sought after performance consultants, Gerry Hussey is coming to Castlebar for an evening of talks and demonstrations that will appeal to anyone looking to improve or optimise their health and wellbeing.

 

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