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The third round of the Valvoline Irish Forest Rally Championship, the Moonraker Forest Rally run by the Munster Car Club took place in Ballyvourney, Co Cork, on Sunday. Four members of Mayo and District Motorsport Club made the trip south as part of a quality entry list competing on 64 kilometres of forestry rallying.
Following an unprecedented level of nominations for The Carers Association’s Carers of the Year Awards 2014, Breege Mulvaney from Charlestown has been announced as Mayo’s Carer of the Year 2014. She was presented with her award at a special presentation on Wednesday afternoon in the Park Hotel, Kiltimagh.
Foxford’s Alan Moran recorded his best finish of the 2014 Autocross season to-date, with a class two victory at the recent Midland Motorclub’s Loose Surface Event. In total seven Mayo members made the trip with four picking up prizes.
Business Impact Celebration reveals Mayo businesses contributed more than €450,000 to local charities and community groups in 2013
In Mayo in 2013, businesses donated a total of €458,011 in cash and in kind donations to local charities and community groups. More than 1,295 hours were volunteered by local employees and over 134 community partnerships were supported. This information is being captured by Business in the Community Ireland, on an online interactive map entitled the Business Impact Map which gives a county by county breakdown of how companies such as A&L Goodbody, ESB, Intel Ireland, Diageo Ireland and their employees supported their local community groups and charities during 2013.
A tight finish to last weekend’s 2014 Midland Moto Stages Rally saw Paddy McVeigh from Tyrone come out on top over Pirelli star Daniel McKenna. The pair battled for the top spot throughout and only four hundredths of a second separated them at the final service. On the final loop McVeigh’s advantage of four wheel drive in his Subaru Impreza WRC told over Mckenna’s Ford Escort MK2. Longford man Tommy Doyle banged and popped his way to third in his high revving Renault Clio. A tight loop of mixed fast flowing and technical driving stages awaited the crews on Sunday last and the event as always, attracted a number of Mayo & District entries.
WHO IS Afraid of The Big Bad Woods? is the intriguing title of Maev Lenaghan’s exhibition in the University Hospital Galway Arts Corridor.
Mayo members of the National Off-Licence Association (NOffLA) have called on the Irish Government to introduce a mandatory training programme for all retailers of alcohol.
The Irish Wheelchair Association, Mayo will be holding its annual church gate collections on June 17 in Newport, July 7 and 8 in Belmullet, September 15 and 16 in Westport, October 6 and 7 in Mulranny and Achill. Collections for the rest of the county will take place over the weekend of June 23 and 24.
East West Express, the Mayo member for The Pallet Network (TPN), has been noted for contributing to TPN being highly commended in the environmental sustainability category at this year’s annual Small Firms Association (SFA) Awards. The Pallet Network (TPN) is one of Ireland’s leading freight, transport, and logistics services providers and East West Express, based in Charlestown, Co Mayo, is one of the 23 regional national network carriers for TPN.
Mayo members Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA) have called for a fairer deal to be awarded to turf cutters following the announcement by the Government on a compensation package.