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Jessalyn bakes her way to success

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Jessalyn Jennings, aged 13, from Brickens Foróige club, took one of the two top places in last Saturday’s regional section of the Aldi Foróige National Junior Baking Finals competition, held in Moate Community Secondary School. This now puts Jessalyn through to compete in the National Finals, taking place in the Aldi tent at the National Ploughing Championships from September 17 to 19 next.

Mayo County Council going green for a brighter future

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Mayo County Council is going green with the purchase of two Citroen Berlingos replacing old petrol and diesel vehicles. The first of a fleet of new electric council vehicles was launched on Wednesday, January 30, by the Chief Executive of Mayo County Council, Peter Hynes, at Aras an Chontae, Castlebar.

Athlone mushroom producer achieves at national Bord Bia awards ceremony

Athlone based horticulture enterprise Reilly Mushrooms received national recognition for their productive endeavours at the Bord Bia Origin Green Farmer Awards, which were held at the Heritage Hotel in Killenard.

Irish beef given access to burgeoning Chinese Market

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Ireland is the first European beef exporter to secure access to the market in China, where consumers’ appetite for the meat is reportedly growing steadily.

Ring allocates €309,296 for social enterprise projects in Mayo

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Minister for State for Regional Economic Development, Michael Ring, this week announced the allocation of €309,296 for seven social enterprises in Mayo.  The funding is part of a €1.648 million allocation made by Minister Ring from the Dormant Accounts Fund to 42 social enterprise projects across the country.  

Galway farmer wins Bord Bia Sustainable Farming Award

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Alfie Kirwan from Killimor, Co Galway was selected as one of Ireland’s ‘greenest’ farmers at Bord Bia’s inaugural Origin Green Sustainable Producer Awards which took place on Friday night.

Much is lost twixt the shovel and the Charvet

Aren’t we a great little country after all for our exorbitant wages in the most extraordinary of places.

 

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