News & Blog
Here’s where you’ll find a mix of news, blog posts and items of interest about North Mayo with updates for visitors and locals alike. Have a browse and enjoy!
Starting in Ballina and working your way throughout the region. here’s a list of ten great things to do in North Mayo.[...]
Recently, we were contacted by Richard Lewis, who is writing a book, tentatively entitled ‘The Life and Times of the…[...]
For the next 10 weeks, we’ll be hosting a Tuesday Tourism Chat on on Zoom at 7pm.
Don’t be shy! Put the kettle on, and join us. It’ll be informal and supportive. Drop in once, or every week – it’s up to you.
Moygownagh’s Saints & Sinners History Tour features in Irish Independent “20 new walks in Ireland and around the world to look forward to after lockdown”[...]
The footprints of many people from North Mayo have landed all over the world, and their influence is wide. Many more never left these shores, but in lives extraordinary, made incredible contributions to the area.
Author Terry Reilly shares with us a preview of his new book, due out shortly, that shines a light on some local.[...]
The Ballina Community Clean Up Group has announced plans for a major remembrance and commemorative event later this year to…[...]
From today, locals in and visitors to the towns of Ballina, Belmullet, Crossmolina, Newport & Swinford can avail of free…[...]
The award winning Dromore West Sings is back, bigger and better than ever with “Dromore West Sings for Christmas”! The…[...]
As the Covid 19 restrictions are reduced slightly, Ballina Arts Centre will re-open on Monday 7th December. The venue will…[...]
We’re all about shopping local in North Mayo & helping local businesses. Given everything that’s happened this year businesses could really use your help.[...]
Year-long series of events to celebrate anniversary of formal establishment of Ballina and deliver a legacy 2023 may feel like…[...]
Here are some of the North Mayo businesses offering takeaway services, taking online and phone orders & supplying delivery.[...]
The town of Ballina was triumphant in the Bank of Ireland ‘Begin Together Awards’. Ballina won the award for the population 7,001-14,000 category.[...]
Ballina has a brand new, bold piece of street art in the heart of the town, thanks to renowned street artist Maser, who this week has created a vibrant abstract installation with a botanical theme on a large site on Hill St, to the rear of Clarke’s Salmon Smokery.[...]
The staff and volunteers of The Jackie Clarke Collection were jubilant last Friday (October 2nd) when they learnt they were victorious at the 2020 Museums & Me Awards.[...]
The historical Blacksod Lighthouse will be opening to visitors in early 2021. Located in the southern Mullet Peninsula in the Barony of Erris, Blacksod Lighthouse was built in 1864 and played an important role at the end of World War II.[...]