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Following on from European Mobility Week which took place this week Mayo County Council with the support of the Department of Environment, Heritage, and Local Government, is introducing the provision of bicycle racks in Ballina, Castlebar, and Westport to promote the use of bicycles as a sustainable and environmentally friendly mode of transport. A pilot rural transport initiative will be introduced from November to February in isolated rural communities to local centres of population in the Belmullet/Achill areas, and there will also be a public awareness initiative promoting the proper use of pedestrian footpaths and disabled parking spaces in the county.
The first of the major adult county titles will be given out on Saturday when Tooreen host Ballyhaunis in the Mayo Senior Hurling Championship final, with the TJ Tyrell Cup at stake. The men in red and black have been the premier force in Mayo hurling for the last decade, picking up their fifth title in seven years last year with a 0-15 to 2-7 win over their opponents. The last time Tooreen won the county title was back in 2003 and since then they have been on the coat tails of their neighbours.
This week Mayo County Council granted planning permission for an extension at Castlebar Rugby Club, for a new national school in Lehanagh, and for a new building to be used as a laboratory in Ballina.
The finalists in the Mayo Business Awards, in association with Bord Gáis Networks, have been announced.
The winners of the Mayo Business Awards 2009 have been announced.
Celebrating success at the 2009 Dunlop National Rally Championship Awards night at the Clayton Hotel in Galway were Kenneth McHale from Knockmore and Derek McCarthy from Ballina, who claimed first in class one in this year's 10-round series. Other Mayo winners were Bekan's Sean McHugh, who finished third in class 14 in the championship, and Gerry Casey from Castlebar and Peter O'Toole from Claremorris, who won the class 13 award.
While the fog did not lift last Saturday in Castlebar, as the Mitchels finally saw off the challenge of Breaffy in the u21 A semi final, the result will stand unlike the previous week’s game which was blown up early. At the end of 60 minutes of hard fought and often times blind play the Mitchels came out deserved winners by 1-9 to 0-8. That win for Paul Jordan and Tommy O'Malley's side has set up a mouth watering encounter against another local rival, Ballintubber.
Mayo people of all ages are gearing up to run, walk, or crawl a mile for GOAL this Christmas in Ballina, Castlebar, and Claremorris in order to raise as much money as possible for GOAL’s many life-saving projects in the developing world.
New figures released this week by the Central Statistics Office show that 103 more people in Mayo are on the live register since last month, bringing the figure to 12,231 people registered which is a 4,203 increase from statistics released this time last year.
The New Year has come and with it the Connacht junior league enters its final furlong as the chase for a top four place and avoiding relegation intensifies. With the competition in hibernation since the middle of December, there will be a warm welcoming return to the fold for the Mayo sides in the competition this weekend in Division 1A with two Mayo derbies topping the billing for Mayo attention.