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€100k in funding for Mayo heritage projects

Nine Mayo heritage projects were approved for funding THIS WEEK by Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Jimmy Deenihan under the Gaeltacht Built Heritage Jobs Leverage Scheme 2014. The total value of the nine projects in Mayo is €103,000. The successful projects were St Michael’s Church, Ballina: €7,000; Enniscoe House, Castlehill: €14,519; Killala Bathing House, Killala: €6,478; Lavelle’s Pharmacy, Killala: €7,100; Thomond House, Westport: €7,920; Holy Trinity Church, Westport: €14,983; Owenmore House, Correens:  €15,000; Bridge House, Westport: €15,000; and Ballinafad House, Ballinafad: €15,000.

Official opening for €1.6m athletics facility

The official opening of the state-of-the-art athletics track in Claremorris will be performed on Sunday by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring.

€700,000 to help Mayo nursing homes hit HIQA standards

Funding of €700,000 has been announced to bring four Mayo community nursing units in line with HIQA standards.

Ceide Fields now available for civil marriage ceremonies

The Ceide Fields Visitors Centre is one of seven OPW sites in the country to be approved for use for civil marriage ceremonies by Minister of State, Brian Hayes last week. Speaking about the sites announced, Minister of State Hayes said, "These are wonderful and iconic sites that are familiar to many of us and are a key part of our cultural heritage. There are many places in our portfolio apart from the obvious ones - unique venues which would certainly add to the occasion for couples on their special day. We are very interested in opening up these sites to more visitors and a greater variety of uses and while this is the initial list, I would welcome suggestions from members of the public.”

Strong tourism sector growth expected to continue

The tourism sector continued to show strong signs of growth, according to the latest figures release by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) for overseas visits to Ireland for the period December 2013 to February 2014.

Funding of €1.35 million announced for coastal infrastructure

Rural coastal economies in Mayo received a boost yesterday (Thursday) with the announcement of €1.35 million in funding for harbours and coastal infrastructre.

Day care services to resume at MacBride Nursing Home

aThe HSE has confirmed that day care services at the MacBride Community Nursing Home in Westport are to resume next month.

City council gets full storm funding from Environment Department

The Galway City Council has received “100 per cent” of the storm repair funding for which it applied in its preliminary estimates sent to the Department of the Environment, Community, and Local Government, according to acting director of services for transport and infrastructure, recreation and amenity, Billy Dunne, who told this month’s meeting of Galway City Council “what we submitted, we got”.

Gearrliosta Ghradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh 2014 unveiled

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As part of the Seachtain na Gaeilge celebrations, Cllr Dónal Lyons, the Mayoral Representative for the City of Galway, announced a mix of 12 businesses and organisations as the finalists for Gradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh 2014 at a press event in the Eyre Square Centre.

€6.39 million allocated for flood repairs

The Department of Environment and Local Government announced recently that €6.39 million has been allocated to Mayo so far to cover the cost of repairs to public infrastructure in the county after the early new year storm damage.


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