Ballyhaunis Enterprise Town- all welcome
Best wishes to Frank as he steps down as Manager of The Mayo Ladies Senior Team.
Frank managed the team over a three year period and during this time they won the Connacht title as well as appearing in both the National League Division 1 and All- Ireland deciders.
Neil O'Neill's untimely death has shocked the newspaper industry. Living in Westport he was very invloved in the local community and was president of Westport Chamber of Commerce.
Deepest sympathy to Neil's partner Emma, parents, siblings, extended family, friends and colleagues.
Ballyhaunis received some good news in the last few days from the Dept of Rural and Community Development. €96,000 in funding has been sanctioned to revamp the square. This work will commence early in the new year and plans for the revamp are being worked on at the moment.
Best wishes to Ballyhaunis Hurling Club and our neigbours Tooreen Hurling Club in the Mayo Senior Hurling Championship Final on saturday.
Unfortunately due to more bad weather forecasted for this weekend, the Ballyhaunis GAA Integration event has been postponed until saturday 28th October. Times remain the same and we look forward to seeing you all there.
Best wishes to the Mayo Ladies Team who are in the All - Ireland Football final this Sunday especially Frank Browne, Derek Walsh, Yvonne Byrne and Aisling Tarpey.
Ballyhaunis is so proud to have so many from the parish involved and want everyone to get behind the team.
The next opening date for the Standard Innovation Voucher will be Weds 6th September with a closing date of Wednesday 20th September 2017 at 3pm.
Innovation Vouchers worth €5,000 are available to assist a company or companies to explore a business opportunity or problem with a registered knowledge provider.
The Innovation Voucher initiative was developed to build links between Ireland's public knowledge providers (i.e. higher education institutes, public research bodies) and small businesses.
Mayo County Council has launched an iniative through a new national website designed to gather information on vacant homes throughout the country. Local government wants to engage with owners to assist in bringing these homes back in to use.
To see how it works, log on to www.vacanthomes.ie
Excellent Work Undertaken by Local Authorities Highlighted In Awards Shortlist
Chambers Ireland today (3 August 2017) announced the shortlist for the Excellence in Local Government Awards 2017. This year there are a total of twenty three Local Authorities shortlisted over sixteen categories ranging from Active Communities to Local Authority Innovation. The 2017 Excellence in Local Government Awards are sponsored by Vodafone and held in conjunction with the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government.
New mentoring assistance available for micro-enterprises through Local Enterprise Offices
The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell-O’Connor T.D., today (17th June) welcomed the news that Microfinance Ireland (or MFI), the not-for-profit Government Agency providing funded finance to micro-enterprises, is offering micro-businesses the opportunity to avail of a cut in its interest rates (down by 1%) from 1st July 2016.
The Office of Government Procurement (OGP) encourages all SMEs to keep informed of potential tender opportunities in coming months. Register on www.etenders.gov.ie to see all Irish public sector procurement opportunities.