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Ring welcomes funding for Croagh Patrick Holiday Hostel

Minister of State Michael Ring has welcomed the announcement from Minister for Environment, Phil Hogan that he has given approval for South West Mayo Development Company Limited, to approve funding of €200,000 to Croagh Patrick Holiday Village for the construction and development of a Croagh Patrick Holiday Hostel, in Murrisk. Funding will be provided under the Encouragement of Tourism Activities measure of the Rural Development Programme 2007-2013.

Diesel dumping at Murrisk pier

Locals in Murrisk are up in arms about what they have described as ongoing pollution at the local pier.

Heritage Week was a success

The Heritage Council, coordinator of National Heritage Week, has issued a big thank you to all the Heritage Week event organisers across the country.

Ballina’s new public garden unveiled for National Heritage Week

National Heritage Week, 2012 will be marked with the hosting of a very special event in Ballina, Co Mayo, on Sunday, August 26. On that date Mayo County Council will hold an open day in the beautiful newly restored heritage garden adjoining the Provincial Bank building on Pearse Street in the town. The building and its garden have been refurbished for the purposes of housing the Jackie Clarke Collection of historical Irish material. The collection will open permanently to the public in its new home on Pearse Street later this year.

National Heritage Week looking for county ambassador volunteers

The Heritage Council, coordinator of National Heritage Week (August 18 to 26), has issued a call for people to get involved and promote Heritage Week in Mayo by becoming a county ambassador. The Heritage Council ‘County Ambassador Volunteer Programme’ seeks to recruit volunteers in every county. Located in the local Tourism Information Office throughout the week, the role of the county ambassador will be to provide tourists with information on what is happening in the local area as part of National Heritage Week.

National Heritage Week looking for county ambassador volunteers

The Heritage Council, coordinator of National Heritage Week (August 18 to 26), has issued a call for people to get involved and promote Heritage Week in Mayo by becoming a county ambassador. The Heritage Council ‘County Ambassador Volunteer Programme’ seeks to recruit volunteers in every county. Located in the local Tourism Information Office throughout the week, the role of the county ambassador will be to provide tourists with information on what is happening in the local area as part of National Heritage Week.

National Heritage Week looking for county ambassador volunteers

The Heritage Council, coordinator of National Heritage Week (August 18 to 26), has issued a call for people to get involved and promote Heritage Week in Mayo by becoming a county ambassador. The Heritage Council ‘County Ambassador Volunteer Programme’ seeks to recruit volunteers in every county. Located in the local Tourism Information Office throughout the week, the role of the county ambassador will be to provide tourists with information on what is happening in the local area as part of National Heritage Week.

Feile Tir na nOg

The feile is back this year to raise funds for the children's cystic fibrosis ward in Mayo General Hospital with a fundraising family day out in Murrisk on Sunday August 5 at 2pm.

Take part in National Heritage Week

People of Mayo are today being encouraged by the Heritage Council to get involved in National Heritage Week by organising an event in their community. National Heritage Week 2012 takes place nationwide from August 18 to 26. Online registration is now open and all events must be registered by May 31 for inclusion in the National Heritage Week Event Guide. To register your event log on to www.heritageweek.ie

An Taisce ‘F grade’ planning report is ‘flawed’ according to Mayo County Council

Mayo County Council has hit back at a report launched by An Taisce this week, which ranked Mayo as the fifth worst local authority in regard to planning decisions. Mayo County Council have also called for An Taisce’s position to be reviewed following the report’s publication, stating that “The report is a further indication of the urgent need to have the privileged position which An Taisce has enjoyed in the planning system reviewed as a matter of urgency.”

 

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