National Park naming issue could impact tourism, warn councillors

Councillors in the Westport-Belmullet Municipal District have warned that the issue of the renaming of the National Park in the Ballycroy area “isn’t going to go away.” Residents from the Ballycroy area gave a representation at Monday’s meeting of the...

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Disbelief that Erris graveyard extensions are being held up

Cllr Gerry Coyle has said greater “cop on” is needed in the case of an extension that is required at a graveyard in the Belmullet area. Cllr Coyle said that the Kilgalligan Cemetery and Ballycroy Cemetery are both awaiting extensions...

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Proposed development plans could bring Mayo a step closer to the stars

Plans are in the pipeline for the design of two new visitor experiences at an internationally-renowned Mayo amenity. Following a...

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Innovative lighting upgrade illuminates Mayo’s dark skies appeal

Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre
The Mayo Dark Skies Park showcases the fact that Co Mayo has some of the darkest, most pristine night skies...

Monday, 02/11/20 - 10:44am Read More

Author of new Trump book has strong Mayo connections

The author of a new book on Melania Trump has strong Mayo roots. Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Mary Jordan has penned...

Thursday, 09/07/20 - 7:54am Read More

Ballycroy joy as new post office opens

A view of the National Park in Ballycroy
By Ellen O’Riordan A new post office opened this morning (Monday) under new management at Keane’s newsagents in Ballycroy. The village post office closed last...

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