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Enhanced Credit Guarantee Scheme Is Good For Small Business

Chambers Ireland has today (21 March 2017) welcomed the announcement ...
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Mothering Sunday in Ballina

With Mothers Day just around the corner heres a little ...
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Ballina Business Profile: The Ice House

History of the Hotel
Originally called the ‘Iceland Cottage’ the Ice House ...
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Ballina Chamber of Commerce President Paul Regan and members

Paul Regan remains on as Chamber President for a second term

Ballina Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce that Paul ...
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2. All –island Civic Dialogue on Brexit – Report

All –island Civic Dialogue on Brexit – Report

The second plenary meeting of the All-island Civic Dialogue took ...
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Irish Business Can Set a Standard for Best Practice Corporate Social Responsibility

Awards to recognise excellence in CSR launched today
Chambers Ireland today ...
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Beautiful Touch, Pearse St Ballina Co Mayo

Ballina Business Profile: Beautiful Touch

Salon owner and senior therapist, Sinéad O’ Hora, qualified from ...
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European Commission White Paper on the Future of Europe

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker last week presented a White ...
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SMEs and Trade- Ready2Go Programme

The European Commission and the European Agency for Small and ...
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Arts March Madness in Ballina 2017

March 2017 at Ballina Arts Centre
Visual Art:

Girlhood: Orla Sloyan

Official Opening: ...
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Merricks Hardware, Ballina Co Mayo

Ballina Business Profile: Merricks Hardware

Merrick's Hardware first opened its doors unofficially in 1984 and ...
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Valentine Love in Ballina Co Mayo

Valentine Love is in the Air in Ballina

Here we are at the start of what we hope ...
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Twin Trees Hotel, Ballina, Co Mayo

Ballina Business Profile: Twin Trees Hotel (formerly the Downhill House Hotel)

Twin Trees Hotel | Accommodation | Occasions | Weddings |Dining ...
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Brexit Briefing in Ballina Co Mayo

EU Commissioner, Phil Hogan discusses all things Brexit in Ballina

People of Ballina and Mayo North are welcome to attend ...
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Ireland 2040 and its impact on the West of Ireland

A Clear Strategy for Regional Economic Development Needed – Ireland 2040

National Planning Framework must drive the sustainable economic growth of ...
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Corinne Beattie Photography in Ballina Co Mayo

Ballina Business Profile: Corinne Beattie Photographer

Corinne Beattie Photography; Freelance Photographer specialising in Portrait and Wedding work.
Based ...
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Ballina Chamber comments on the recent announcement Action Plan for Jobs 2017

Action Plan for Jobs 2017 Key Pillar of Ireland’s Brexit Strategy  

Government Must Focus on Meeting Ambitious Jobs Targets

Chambers Ireland today ...
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Capital Plan Review 2017

Increase in Capital Investment Needed to Meet Demands of Growing Economy

Commenting on today’s (31 January 2017) announcement by  Minister Donohoe ...
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Increased Variety of Apprenticeships & Traineeships a welcome addition to the Irish education landscape

Commenting on today’s (26 January 2017) announcement by Minister for ...
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European Investment Bank

EIB Investment is a Welcome Support but Greater Levels of Capital Investment a Priority

The European Investment Bank (EIB) today (24 January 2017) confirmed ...
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Ballina Chamber Shop Local Vouchers

Ballina Chamber of Commerce “Shop Local Gift Vouchers” are the ...
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Start up fund 2017

Competitive Start Fund – Opening Date Announced

A call for applications for those active in the Manufacturing ...
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Chamber Membership and what it means for Your Business

What is the point in becoming a member of the ...
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Killala Town North Mayo

North Mayo features in ’20 of the hottest tickets in travel for 2017′

We knew it, the people of North Mayo always knew ...
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Chambers campaign for Investment in N4 and N5

Chambers campaign for Investment in N4 and N5

Chambers of Commerce along the N4 and N5 have been ...
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National Women’s Strategy Public Consultation meetings

A public consultation on the forthcoming National Women's Strategy was ...
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Christmas wishes from Paul Regan, President of Ballina Chamber of Commerce

On behalf of the Management and Staff of Ballina Chamber ...
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North South Interconnector essential to sustain Ireland’s economic growth

North South Interconnector essential to sustain Ireland’s economic growth

Chambers Ireland welcomed the decision by ABP to grant approval ...
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Have you filled in and returned your Retail survey?

Ballina traders have been urged to complete and return the ...
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NEVER MIND THE BAUBLES – ‘IT’S CHRISTMAS’ CHARITY SINGLE

“The Baubles” a collection of Ballina musicians formed to record ...
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Shop Local in Ballina this Christmas

Ballina Chamber Vouchers ready for Christmas Sales

Ballina Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce the return ...
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Ballina Town Centre

Ballina chosen for national ‘Town Centre Health Check’ Programme

Ballina is one of 10 towns which have been chosen ...
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Business Awards Launch

Ballina Businesses features heavily in Mayo Business Awards shortlist 2016

Following an absence of approximately five years, the Mayo Business ...
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Mid term deals in Ballina Co Mayo

Anyone will know that planning a break during school holidays ...
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Funding call – Inland Fisheries Ireland €500,000 Capital Grant Scheme

 
National Strategy Angling Development Capital Grant Scheme 2016
 Inland Fisheries Ireland ...
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Chambers Ireland in Europe

Irish Chambers Meet High Ranking EU Officials to Discuss Priorities for Irish Business

A delegation from the Irish Chamber of Commerce Network, led ...
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Budget 2017: What it means for YOU

Tuesday’s Budget as announced by Minister Noonan was favourable towards ...
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Youth Unemployment rate Budget priority 2017

Continued Reduction in Youth Unemployment Rate must be A Priority ...
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Ireland and UK prepares to celebrate vibrant towns and cities

The annual celebration of the Purple Flag programme, which recognises ...
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Ballina Golf Club holds the first Albany Open.

 

There was great competition at Ballina Golf Club for both ...
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Western River Basin District IFI Ballina

Angling report – w/e 4th September 2016

Compiled by Myles Kelly
Salmon ...
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A Growing Workforce Needs Investment in Infrastructure

 

Chambers Ireland

Commenting on the data released in today’s (23 August ...
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Western River Basin District IFI Ballina Angling report – w/e 21st August 2016

 

 

 

Salmon & Sea Trout Angling

 

River Moy

 

There wasn’t a notable ...
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Irish Government must challenge the European Commission Ruling on Apple

Commenting today (30 August 2016) on the European Commission state ...
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€26 million investment into Ballina by Coca Cola

Ballina set to welcome an additional 25 new jobs with ...
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Western River Basin District IFI Ballina & Galway Angling report – w/e 14th August 2016

Salmon & Sea Trout Angling

River Moy

Anglers on the River Moy ...
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Microsoft OneDrive for your Business

One place for everything in your life?
So, what is Microsoft ...
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Western River Basin District IFI Ballina

Angling report – w/e 31st July 2016
Salmon & Sea Trout ...
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Market and Fair Days in Ballina Co Mayo

Are ye going to the fair at all?
A Step back ...
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Western River Basin District IFI Ballina Angling report – w/e 10th July 2016

Salmon & Sea Trout Angling

River Moy

The Moy system accounted for ...
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Mayo dancers scoop double at World Championships 2016

Two dancers from the award winning Moffatt School of Irish ...
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Euro2016 Bars in Ballina Co Mayo

4 great Ballina Bars to enjoy watching the Euros

Ireland maybe out of Euro 2016, but we can still ...
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Western River Basin District IFI Ballina Angling report – w/e 19th June 2016

Salmon Angling

River Moy

The Moy system produced a whopping 645 salmon ...
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Fishing Update-Western River Basin, week ending 12th June

Salmon & Sea Trout Angling

River Moy

The very low water levels ...
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Angling report for June W/E 5th 2016

Western River Basin District - IFI Ballina

Salmon & Sea Trout Angling

 

River ...
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Angling Update – Week Ending 22nd May 2016

Salmon & Sea Trout Angling

River Moy

Anglers experienced another difficult week ...
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Ballina Angling Report

Salmon Angling

 River Moy

With approximately 100 salmon reported, the River Moy ...
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Ballina’s Weekly Angling Update

Courtesy of Markus Müller, Fisheries Information Manager

Salmon Angling - River Moy

Water levels ...
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Mayo Day Weekend Celebrations in Ballina

Mayo Day is a celebration of our 'Mayo-ness' in Mayo ...
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Ballina Chamber launches Mayo Day theme Shop Front Competition

Ballina Chamber Retail Development Committee launches Mayo Day theme Shop ...
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The Road to Downpatrick

The Road to Downpatrick; Notes from Ballyglass, Ballycastle. (more…) ...
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Rising! at the Jackie Clarke Collection

A huge crowd packed into the courtyard of the Jackie Clarke Collection ...
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River Moy gets its first Salmon of the season

The first salmon of the 2016 season was caught on the ...
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Mayo Manchester 2016

Hands up if you love Ballina in Manchester

The Mayo Diaspora old ...
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Is whiskey really a man’s drink? – Rachel Nolan

Being a woman and a whiskey drinker has a certain ...
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Through Streets Broad and Narrow

Shops of yesteryear a Step back in Time with James ...
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Tom Ruane – Soldier and Politician recalled by James Reddiough

On the Sligo road in Ballina in North Mayo is the ...
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March in the Garden

By Garret Michael of Archers Ballina 

March is the first month ...
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North Mayo – Ireland’s final frontier

By David Horkan, Paddle and Pedal

As an outdoor enthusiast and ...
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Ballina Junior Golf Programme

The Ballina Junior Golf Programme started in the Ballina Golf ...
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David’s new “undertaking” to lift Enniscrone to new heights

Our neighbours in Enniscrone will have a seriously exciting new ...
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Ballina Chamber Of Commerce AGM

Ballina Chamber of Commerce AGM recently took place at Ballina ...
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Mixed news for Ballina in 2016 General Election

Mayo has opted to return just one of the two ...
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