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Regional climate action office to be located in Castlebar
Minister Michael Ring has welcomed the announcement by Minister for Communications, Climate Action, and Environment, Denis Naughten, that a local authority regional climate action office, one of four in the country, will be established in Castlebar.
Sr Maureen Lally is the winner of Mayo Person of the Year
Islandeady native Sr Maureen Lally has been named the Virginia Gallagher Mayo Person of the Year for 2018 by Mayo Association Dublin. She will receive the Virginia Gallagher Award at a gala presentation ceremony, The Yew Tree Ball, in Dublin's Ballsbridge Hotel on Saturday night, February 10. The adjudicators said Sr Maureen Lally through her quiet influence, relentless positivity, and loyalty has contributed much to our native county. In the words of one prominent academic with whom she has worked: "In a world where the loud and boisterous seem to reign supreme, we acknowledge and hail the work of a humble and reserved enabler, a true champion of the people."
Disappointment with delay in Cloongullane Bridge permission
Mayo County Council is working to get the further information requested by An Bord Pleanála as soon as possible in relation to a request made by the board regarding the proposed Clongullane Bridge replacement on the N26. The issue was raised by Fianna Fáil councillor Annie May Reape at the January meeting of the local authority following news that emerged that the board had pushed a decision on the project back to autumn of this year.
Mayo arts bursary winners announced
Mayo County Council Arts Service has announced the recipients of awards and bursaries for 2017 for amateur drama, music recording assistance, and Tyrone Guthrie regional bursaries.
Mayo battered by Storm Eleanor this week
Up to 10,000 homes and business were without power for some stage around the county due to Storm Eleanor this week, with almost all of them having it restored by Wednesday evening. A spokesperson for the ESB told the Mayo Advertiser that: "We had local crews out working from Tuesday evening to restore power and they were joined by crews from around the country from places like Dublin and Donegal to assist, and they have been working around the clock to restore power to everybody."
Patsy O'Brien throws his cap in the ring for FG nomination
South Mayo councillor, Patsy O'Brien, has announced that he intents putting his name forward at the Mayo Fine Gael Selection Convention for the next General Election.
Former Irish Olympic coach to open boxing centre of excellence in Castlebar
Head coach of the USA amateur boxing association, and former Irish coach, Billy Walsh, will be in Castlebar after Christmas to open the new Connaught Boxing Centre of Excellence.
Mayo Ideas Lab receives national award at European Enterprise Promotion Awards
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.
Funding announced for thirteen angling clubs in Mayo
Thirteen angling clubs and organisations in Mayo have received funding for projects from Inland Fisheries Ireland.