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A Ballina Botanical Masterpiece … Paul Kirwin of Topline Archers

Two things scare me in life. The first is any letter coming through the door with the Harp Logo on

Date & Time: Date(s): 21st February 2019 Time: 7pm Venue: Ballina Chamber of Commerce & Ballina Tourist Office Cost: FREE Event

Major new employment laws to shake up Irish business

A new Act containing major employment law reforms comes into force on 1st March 2019. It’s so significant that the

Brexit and Certs of Origin – Brexit Update

No Deal Scenario We recently received an update from colleagues in the UK regarding a meeting held with HMRC on

“I’m a lumberjack, and that’s OK!….” Paul Kirwin Gardening Specialist and Consultant

The first of a series of Blogs from Paul Kirwin, Garden Department Manager for Topline Archers and gardening columnist for

Local Enterprise Office Mayo launches Business Advisory Clinics in Ballina.

Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Mayo has teamed up with Ballina Chamber of Commerce to hos a serious of Business Advisory

ARTIST USES €10K TO FISH FOR KNOWLEDGE IN THE DIGITAL SOCIETY

In Mayo this Autumn , the Ballina Arts Centre hosts one artist’s response to technological change. A €10,000 “digital society”

Uncertainty prevails in vote against Orderly Withdrawal

Press Release 15 January 2019 Uncertainty prevails in vote against Orderly Withdrawal Commenting on this evening’s (15 January 2019) outcome

Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade – Back for Business Initiative

Following a successful pilot, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is once again supporting Back for Business which is

Local Enterprise Office Mayo Spring Summer training Schedule launched for 2019

Training courses offered by Mayo LEO Everyone in business is well aware that if you remain static, you’ll very quickly

Five things to do this January in Ballina, Co Mayo

After the hustle and bustle of Christmas and the New Year, now’s the time to check in and remind yourself

New local show opens in Ballina this February 2019

‘Take Me Home Colleen’ a brand new show that has been written by local musician and songwriter Brendan Farrell. Following

Brexit: European Commission’s “no-deal” Contingency Action Plan for Businesses

PRESS RELEASE: Brussels, 19 December 2018 The United Kingdom will leave the European Union in 100 days’ time. Given the

Yuletide Christmas Fair 2018

Saturday December 22nd, from 12 pm to 7pm, will see the newly appointed Dr Kathleen Lynn Lane, hosts its first

Frosty Salmon Festival comes early to Ballina, Co Mayo

25 November – 23rd December 2018 20 November 2018 –Iconic Coca-Cola truck one of this year’s Frosty Salmon Festival highlights

3.2m government funding for Ballina’s 18th Century Military Barracks.

€3.2m government funding under the Urban Regeneration and Development Fund 2018 has been approved for the transformation of Ballina’s 18th century

What’s On at Ballina Arts Centre

MUSIC: Hugh Tinney  Thursday 15th November, 8pm Join Pianist Hugh Tinney as he celebrates his 60th birthday tour, performing works

N26 Roadworks into Ballina Co Mayo

Ballina Chamber of Commerce has made representation on behalf of its Chamber members to Mayo County Council in respect to

Famine Exhibition opens in Ballina Co. Mayo on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way

Ballina Lions Club are proud to announce details of their upcoming Famine Exhibition which will be held in the Ballina

Ballina One Act Drama Festival, Autumn Season 2018

The Ballina One Act Drama Festival returns for it’s 4th Season this November playing on the 2nd, 3rd & 4th

Ballina Chamber hosts Employers and Pensions Seminar

Ballina Chamber of Commerce is delighted to be hosting an Employers and Pensions – Roles & Responsibilities Seminar delivered by Zurich in

Budget 2019 : Chambers Ireland review

“Government’s chosen path for Budget 2019 will produce long term benefits for the Irish economy if measures announced are implemented

Budget Highlights 2019

Budget 2019 was presented yesterday and was the first Budget since 2007 to be ‘balanced’.  There were no big winners

Halloween Spooks visits Ballina Co Mayo along the Wild Atlantic Way

Samhain Abhainn (Halloween) Festival  25th October – 1st November We welcome again some spooky events for this year’s Ballina Halloween Festival.

Business Advisory Clinics to be held in Ballina

    Local Enterprise Office Mayo organises Business Advisory Clinics whereby business clients are welcome to discuss their venture in

Culture Night for Ballina

Culture Night on Friday 21st of September is upon us once again with a wide range of events in Mayo

New Cycle of ACORNS – Support scheme for Female Entrepreneurs

ACORNS (Accelerating the Creation of Rural Nascent Start-ups), focuses on early stage female entrepreneurs, whose businesses are located in rural

Making Historic Towns along the Atlantic Economic Corridor (AEC)

Save the Date – Making Historic Towns along the Atlantic Economic Corridor (AEC) – 22 November Ballina, Co. Mayo A

Other Voices Ballina along the Wild Atlantic way

On Friday September 28th and Saturday September 29th, 2018, the vibrant town of Ballina in Co. Mayo will provide a

Maverick Sabre & Sam Fender added to live TV recording line-up at Other Voices Ballina 2018

Other Voices Ballina 2018 September 28th& 29th, Ballina, Co. Mayo Festival Registration now open on Eventbrite. Other Voices Festival Hub launches in Ballina.

September at Ballina Arts Centre

Ballina Arts Centre News this September As the kids return to school and the weather gets a little cooler, Ballina

‘Exchequer Returns’ signal importance of prudence in Budget 2019

Press Release Exchequer Returns signal importance of prudence in Budget 2019 4 September 2018: Commenting on the release of today’s

Get ready for Food Fleadh Ballina

Food Fleadh Ballina, Co Mayo makes a welcome return for its fifth year this September 2018. With a four day programme

Ballycroy National Park Receives €2.1 million Funding

  Fáilte Ireland has announced funding approval for a €2.1m 56km cycle track through part of the Ballycroy National Park.

Move & Improve: Health, Fitness and Wellbeing

  Move & Improve: Health, Fitness and Wellbeing Event will take place in Ballina Community Sports and Leisure Centre Cathedral

New Term – New Beginnings

Yes Summer has nearly come to a End !!!! Not to Fright we have a list of activity to enrich

New Acts announced for Other Voices

  Villagers, Tamino and Julien Baker Mayo-bound for the St. Michael’s Church live TV recordings at Other Voices Ballina 2018

Excellence in Local Government Awards 2018 shortlist Revealed

  Awards Shortlist reveals wide-ranging work at local level across Ireland    Chambers Ireland today (14 August 2018) revealed the

Festival Fever Continues this August in Mayo North !

    Mayo Manchester Tradfest Returns to Ballina – 2nd – 8th August 2018       Experience traditional Irish

Atlantic Rhythm show Tradbeats set to wow tourists visiting Mayo

  Fresh from their phenomenal run on TV3’s Ireland’s Got Talent, the young musicians and dancers of Atlantic Rhythm have

Ballina Chamber meets with An Taoiseach and Heads of Government bodies this July.

Ballina Chamber of Commerce has never been so busy, and the month of July is not over yet. Remove the

First three acts announced for St. Michael’s Church at Other Voices Ballina 2018 September 28th – 29th, Co. Mayo

September 28th and 29th 2018 sees the Other Voices Festival burst into life in our gorgeous town of Ballina, Co. Mayo. The

Chambers Ireland launches Pre Budget Submission 2019 with Chief Executives from the Chamber Network

Chambers Ireland today (12 July 2018) launched its Pre Budget 2019 Submission, recommending that Government use Budget 2019 as an

Chambers Ireland welcomes green-light for EU-Japan Trade Deal

Chambers Ireland welcomes the news that the EU and Japan have been authorised to formally ratify a new trade deal,

Ballina Salmon Festival FREE Kids Events along the Wild Atlantic Way

Ballina Salmon Festival kicks off, 8th – 15th July featuring some great ‘free to attend’ events and activities for all

2018 Mayo Business Awards Applications are now OPEN

The Mayo Business Awards are a cross community initiative supported by the Mayo Chambers and other local business organisations with

Lady of the Moy, Kate-Leigh Farrell promotes North Mayo along the Wild Atlantic Way

UCD Geography Society October 5, 2017  – This week marks the first of the society’s new social media campaign, where

Brexit Preparedness Notices

  Department of Business, Enterprise & Innovation – Brexit Preparedness Notices     Efforts are currently underway to reach an

Special guests this month at The Core.

  The Core is a resource for young musicians and schools in the Mayo community. It is run under the auspices

Festival’s take-over July in Mayo North Area

FROM NORTH, SOUTH, EAST, WEST AND OF COURSE OVERSEAS THEY TRAVEL IN THEIR DROVES TO REACH ONE DESTINATION  “BALLINA” Lets

Ballina Crowned “Ireland’s Best Kept Large Town out the of the 32 Counties of Ireland in 2018″

Ballina has been crowned “Ireland’s Best Kept Large Town 2018”.  The Ireland’s Best Kept Tidy Towns Awards took place today

Teenage entrepreneurs from Mayo swop the classroom for Connemara

    Seventeen teenage entrepreneurs, including six from Mayo, are swopping the classroom for the countryside this week, as they

Ballina Fringe Festival -Along The Wild Atlantic Way

A newly-established week long arts festival, Ballina Fringe Festival will run alongside Ballina Salmon Festival programme from 6-15 July 2018.

Department of Business, Enterprise & Innovation – Brexit Preparedness Notices

Efforts are currently underway to reach an agreement to ensure the withdrawal of the UK from the EU occurs with

Other Voices Ballina Co Mayo September 28th & 29th, 2018

On Friday September 28th and Saturday September 29th, 2018, the vibrant town of Ballina in Co. Mayo will provide a

Selling to Government – Introduction – Breakfast Briefing

InterTradeIreland in partnership with the Office of Government Procurement, Enterprise Ireland, Ibec, SFA, ISME, CIF and Chambers Ireland are delighted

Father’s Day Treats

Father’s Day Is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. In

Atlantic Rhythm brings ‘TradBeats’ to Ballina along the Wild Atlantic Way

Fresh from their recent appearance on the Late Late Toy Show, Ray D’Arcy Show, Ireland’s Got Talent and  entertaining Ryan Tubridy

Summer Camps in Ballina Along The Wild Atlantic Way

The Sunny Season is upon us which only means one thing  “Schools out ” , What to do with the

Mayo North to Host Tourism Networking Event

    Meet Mayo North – tourism businesses come together to network and brainstorm   Anyone with an interest in

Tubs comes to Ballina Co Mayo along the Wild Atlantic Way

So Ryan Tubridy has just finished a live broadcast in Ballina, which kicked off this morning, Thursday 31st May from

Chambers Ireland welcomes the launch of Project Ireland 2040 funds

Chambers Ireland today, welcomed the launch of the €4 billion Project Ireland 2040 funds for rural development, urban regeneration, climate

Brave Mayo Famine Girls sent to Australia to be Remembered

The resilience and courage of c 140 girls from four Mayo workhouses who were sent to Australia 1848-50 will be

Glitz n Glam Casino Night returns to Ballina as local GAA Club, Ballina Stephenites hosts night to remember.

Ballina Stephenites GAA Club is proud to announce the return of its very successful Casino Night. After its inaugural night

June Bank Holiday 2018 — Along the Wild Atlantic Way

June Bank Holiday the second of three long weekends of Summer is fast approaching, here in Ballina we have a Jam 

Ballina Chamber launches Shop Local Campaign

Shift the balance ‘in favour of ‘the home team’ by switching to quality Irish products in your local shops in Ballina.

Ballina Chamber President urges Apple to consider North Mayo for Data Centre as it withdraws plans in Athenry.

Apple’s Data Centre withdrawal demonstrates need for urgent review of planning system. Commenting on today’s (10 May 2018) announcement by

Europe Day is a celebration and reminder of the importance of Ireland’s EU membership

Commenting on today’s (9 May 2018) Europe Day celebrations, Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland said, “Europe Day is

Get GDPR ready with Ballina Chamber of Commerce

Data protection applies to every business – it can be a sole trader, partnership or company. It applies if you

Ballina Chamber provides Export Documentation to National and International Businesses

Export Documentation Some countries request a Certificate of Origin with imports. This document proves the place of growth, production, or

Fantastic Jam -Packed line up at the Art Centre this May !!!

About the Art centre Ballina Arts Centre is an exciting multidisciplinary arts venue in Ballina, Co. Mayo. Presenting a programme

COCA-COLA PROPOSES TRANSFER OF CONCENTRATE MANUFACTURING FROM ATHY TO BALLINA

      Press Release  2 May 2018 from Coke – Cola Coca-Cola has today announced that following a review

Ballina celebrates Mayo Day 2018 with a big splash of Green and Red

Mayo Day is a day dedicated to the celebration of the arts and culture, vibrant communities, and unquenchable spirit of

Broadhaven Irish Tours is ready for the new season!

Broadhaven Irish Tours; a combination of local knowledge, exclusive Irish tour guiding, a pub with the finest Guinness in Ireland

Mayo County Development Plan 2020 – 2026 – Have Your Say!

**HAVE YOUR SAY** The preparation of a new County Development Plan for Mayo, by Mayo County Council is underway with

Enterprise Ireland: Regional Enterprise Development Fund opportunity

Enterprise Ireland’s Regional Enterprise Development Fund will support major new collaborative and innovative initiatives by business that aim to improve

Jobs in Ballina Co Mayo

Dillon’s Bar & Restaurants Full time chef required to join our ever expanding professional team .Minimum 3 years’ experience required.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – are you prepared?

New legislation is coming, deadline is May 25th 2018, are you prepared?   Looking after client and employee personal information,

Student Enterprise Awards County Final 2018

The Student Enterprise Programme County Final 2018 took place in The Great National Hotel Ballina, on Tuesday the 20th of

Diversity & Inclusion key to successful CSR in Irish Business

Earlier this month, Chambers Ireland officially launched the Corporate Social Responsibility Awards 2018 at AIB’s Bankcentre. The CSR Awards offer

Ballina Public Realm Plan

Ballina Public Realm Plan Consultation Boards ‌Mayo County Council, with support from with the Heritage Council, is preparing a Public Realm Plan for

‘Our World Our Lives’ opens as part of Áthas Ballina Children’s Art Festival

Every year Ballinglen Arts Foundation invites approximately 20 Mayo and Sligo National Schools to the Art Centre on Main Street,

Áthas comes to Ballina this Easter, as Beal an Átha launches its first Children’s Art Festival

Children in the Ballina area will have the opportunity to explore their artistic and creative sides during the Easter holidays

Irish Water investing €19m In Mayo Area

Irish Water investing €19m to end discharge of untreated wastewater from Killala, Foxford and Charlestown   Project will have major

Entertain your little Bunnies this Easter !!!

Ballina a variety of Easter Camp to keep all your Chic’s happy  this Easter from Dancing , Singing, Football, Gymnastics

Women & Girls In Sport

Sports Personalities to address Drop Out of Girls in Sport An influential  panel of speakers will examine issues of drop

Blast of Colour to light up the Sky in Ballina this Weekend

    Annual Parade Celebrate our great community and join in the Ballina Party from 4pm. Kicking off from Convent

Active Communities Network was awarded the prestigious ‘Sport For Good’ award.

ACTIVE Communities Network   An organisation which uses sport to help change the lives of young people in the UK,

Diversity & Inclusion key to successful CSR in Irish Business

Chambers Ireland today (6 March 2018) launched the Corporate Social Responsibility Awards 2018 at AIB’s Bankcentre. The CSR Awards offer

Ballina Chamber of Commerce elects new Chamber President

Hugh Rouse of Rouse Insurance  has been elected as the new President of Ballina Chamber of Commerce. In his address, he

Ballina Arts Centre March events 2018

Can you believe its March already!! And with St Patrick’s Day and Easter back to back this year, March is

Ballina Salmon Festival returns for its 54th year from 8th – 15th July 2018

Now in its 54th year, Ballina Salmon Festival is one of the West of Ireland’s longest running family festivals, attracting

Chambers Ireland welcomes publication of draft legal text of the UK Withdrawal Agreement

  Chambers Ireland today (28 February 2018) welcomes the publication of the draft legal text for the Withdrawal Agreement by the

Local Enterprise Week, Mayo LEO 2018

Local Enterprise Week features a series of business events that provide opportiunities to learn, debate, discuss and network.  It is

Riverside Theatre Group brings John B Keanes comedy to Ballina Art Centre

Drama lovers will be delighted to hear that Ballina’s Riverside Theatre Group are back with another John B Keane classic,

Chamber President Outlines Vision for Ballina at Annual Dinner

Mount Falcon Ballina hosted the annual Ballina Chamber of Commerce Networking dinner on Friday 26th January 2018.  Guests assembled in

IDA Ireland launches ‘Invest in Mayo’

Castlebar, Mayo – February 8th 2018 – IDA Ireland has launched ‘Invest in Mayo’, the latest phase of its digital marketing

Chambers Ireland welcomes establishment of new Working Group to examine USC-PRSI merge

Chambers Ireland today (6 February 2018) welcomed the announcement by Minister Paschal Donohoe to establish a cross – departmental Working Group to

Digital Transformations Conference coming to Ballina

AN EXPLORATION OF CULTURE IN A DIGITAL SOCIETY Memory, authorship, identity, productivity, privacy and consumption are all changing. The digital

Chambers Ireland welcomes strong Exchequer returns

Commenting on today’s (2 February 2018) announcement of the Exchequer surplus with the publication of the January Fiscal Monitor, Chambers Ireland