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Mayo employers urged to increase access to people with disabilities

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The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has called on Mayo employers to think about how they can make access to job recruitment and workplaces across the county fairer for people with disabilities.

Soroptimists International celebrate at Athlone event

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Soroptimist ladies from across the island of Ireland, along with guests from Scotland and England, recently united in Athlone to celebrate the role of Athlone native, Darina Dolan, the National President of the friendship and service organisation.

Marine Institute welcomes appointment of new CEO

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Dr Paul Connolly has been appointed as the next Chief Executive Officer of the Marine Institute, Ireland’s state agency for marine research, technology development and innovation. He succeeds Dr Peter Heffernan who retires from the post tomorrow (Friday)

‘Stranger in a strange land’

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The Claddagh is Galway’s most historic district, its foundation pre-dating that of the city, and it has always been proud of its native traditions and identity. Yet not only is the Claddagh a vivid link to Galway’s ancient past; the Claddagh National School, with its multi-racial student population, symbolises the cosmopolitan Galway of today while preparing its pupils for the Galway of tomorrow.

Amazon orders Rivian electric delivery vans

Online retail giant Amazon is stepping up its efforts to reduce climate impact by ordering 100,000 electric delivery vans from Rivian.

Irish Defence Forces investment in new Toyota Land Cruisers

Toyota Land Cruiser has been selected as the vehicle of choice for the Irish Defence Forces for the next four years.

Council confirm purchase of Victoria House

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Mayo County Council confirmed last weekend it had reached an agreement to purchase Victoria House in Ballina - the family home of former president Mary Robinson.

Travellers still live in ‘substandard’ conditions, says new report

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A new report, just published, says members of the Galway Traveller community continue to live in “deplorable” and “substandard” conditions.

Dominican College receives UN flag

The Secretary General of the Department of Foreign Affairs, Niall Burgess, along with fellow DFA officials John Concannon and Claire Coughlan, and Commandant Colin Campbell of the Irish Defence Forces, recently visited the Dominican College, Taylor's Hill, to present the school with a UN flag as part of the UN's global schools project.

Mayo blacksmith teams up with aid agency GOAL on Bloom garden

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A Mayo blacksmith is teaming up with Irish humanitarian agency, GOAL, on its garden entry at the Bloom Festival, which takes place in the Phoenix Park in Dublin over the June Bank Holiday weekend.

 

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