Search Results for 'South West Mayo Development Company'

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From dragons to astronauts at Mayo Ideas Week

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Running from Saturday September 22 to Saturday September 29, Mayo Ideas Week has a programme with something to suit businesses of all sizes and at all stages. The theme for the week is Empowering People and a strong element of enterprise and entrepreneurship is promised.

EY Entrepreneur of the Year Harry Hughes keynote speaker at Claremorris Career Day

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Senior cycle and pre-senior cycle students, and their families, are invited to attend the second annual Claremorris Career Day 2018, which takes place in the McWilliam Park Hotel, Claremorris, on Saturday, January 20 (11am to 2pm).

Mayo Ideas Lab receives national award at European Enterprise Promotion Awards

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Mayo Ideas Lab received a national award at the recent European Enterprise Promotion Awards 2017 during SME Enterprise Week in Tallinn, Estonia. The European Enterprise Promotion Awards (EEPA) is an initiative by the European Commission aimed at recognising and rewarding exceptional examples of support and promotion of entrepreneurship across Europe. Companies from all EU countries, as well as Iceland, Serbia, and Turkey can take part in the competition, with some 2,800 projects getting involved since the awards were established in 2006.

Paper, Light, Shadow exhibition travels across Mayo

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An innovative exhibition with art works made by teenage Syrian refugees travels to Claremorris Library this week. The exhibition entitled Paper, Light and Shadow will open in Claremorris Library on Wednesday evening. The artists of this travelling exhibition are a group of teenage Syrian refuges who recently resettled in Mayo.

Community Diary

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Keep up to date with what's happening in your community each week with the Mayo Advertiser's Community Diary

Information, Education and Training Supports Expo in Claremorris

The Education and Training Working Group of the Mayo Local Community Development Committee are organising an Information, Education and Training Supports Expo in the McWilliam Park Hotel, Claremorris, on Thursday, August 31, from 10am to 1.30pm. The aim of the Expo is to provide adults with information on the wide range of training and educational opportunities as well as information on the various supports and work placement programmes available to them. At the Expo there will also be workshops on self employment and returning to education and training.

What's on in your community?

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Every day of the week there are some great events taking place in towns and villages all across Mayo, check out what's going on this week. If you'd like something included in Community Diary, email: [email protected]

Community Diary - March 16

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From fundraisers to fun days, we've got you covered in Community Diary each week, if you'd like to have an event included, please email: [email protected] by 5pm on the Monday, before publication.

MIA welcomes Ballaghderreen refugee proposal

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The Mayo Intercultural Action (MIA) project of South West Mayo Development Company welcomes the news of the temporary hosting of 80 Syrian refugees in the west of Ireland in the neighbouring county Roscommon. The Emergency Reception and Orientation Centre in Ballaghdereen will open to temporarily accommodate refugees after their relocation from Greece to Ireland. The residents will receive initial supports, English language and induction to living in Ireland. After a six month period, as expected, these families will be further resettled across Ireland to independent living.

Claremorris sports coaches join Mayo Goal to Work network

A group of jobseekers mainly from the Claremorris area have just completed a 10 week specialised sports coaching course which is hoped will provide them with the tools to coach in the local community, or gain some part time employment. The Goal to Work Sports Coach Training Programme, which ran for three days each week in Claremorris GAA Centre and Claremorris Family Resource Centre, allowed trainees to become qualified GAA, soccer, rugby, and athletics coaches, with additional sports modules in child protection, first aid, disability awareness, and walking leadership completed.

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