First Mayo prosecution for pub flouting Covid restrictions

Gardai have objected to the renewal of a license for an Achill pub who openly flouted the law in relation to Covid-19 restrictions. Speaking at the local district court today (Thursday), Inspector Denis Harrington objected to the renewal of the...

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Mayo brewers are fighting back after Covid ‘car crash’

It has been a challenging few months for home-grown breweries and distilleries but the growth in online sales has helped soften the blow for Mayo craft producers, writes Keith Bourke. Ireland’s only island-based whiskey distillery, Achill Island Distillery, opened in...

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Funding boost for under-pressure commuity organisations in Mayo

Some eleven organisations across Mayo are to benefit from €255,206 worth of funding under the third tranche of the Government’s...

Friday, 04/09/20 - 2:35pm Read More

Staycationers are blamed for Achill’s water woes

Irish Water’s Head of Asset Management Séan Laffey has that the ‘Do Not Consume’ notice on Achill Island is due...

Tuesday, 11/08/20 - 4:00pm Read More

Achill in disarray as island’s entire water supply declared unsafe

The island of Achill has been throw into disarray this weekend after Irish Water last night issued a Do Not...

Saturday, 08/08/20 - 12:44am Read More

Major extension planned for Mayo’s Great Western Greenway

An exciting 10.6kilometre extension to the Great Western Greenway has moved a major step closer to becoming a reality. That’s...

Friday, 10/07/20 - 3:17pm Read More

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