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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”

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

Budget Highlights 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

Its the Season Of Love in Ballina

      Each year on February 14th, many people exchange cards, candy, gifts or flowers with their special “valentine.”

A Stroll back in Time

  Hotels in Ballina The Irish Tourist Association conducted a survey of Ballina town in August 1942.  The aim of

New bar reopens in the heart of Ballina town

Ballina has always had a great reputation for quality night life, sophisticated bars and urban chic night clubs in the

Chambers Ireland June Newsletter

Chief Executive’s Welcome This month we entered into Budget 2018 planning season. The Government held the National Economic Dialogue (NED)

A Fire Safety Notice from Rouse Insurance

Hugh Rouse, of Rouse Insurance and Health and Safety Advisor says  ‘We are all horrified at this week’s London fire.

Ballina Business Profile: Specsavers Ballina

Specsavers Ballina opened in April 2014. It is run and owned by the Ophthalmic Director Eva Roache and Retail Director

Ballina Business Profile: The Broken Jug

Award winning Broken Jug Bar & Restaurant The Broken Jug, Ballina the backbone of evening and night time entertainment in

Ballina Business Profile: Ballina Motor Care

Ballina Motor Care is a family owned and run business incorporated in 1993, starting with just two employees. Ballina Motor

Western River Basin District

Angling report – w/e 19th March 2017   Salmon Angling River Moy The first fish of the season was caught

Mothering Sunday in Ballina

With Mothers Day just around the corner heres a little piece to get us thinking of the important role all

Ballina Business Profile: The Ice House

History of the Hotel Originally called the ‘Iceland Cottage’ the Ice House hotel is a building steeped in history. Strategically positioned on

Ballina Business Profile: Beautiful Touch

Salon owner and senior therapist, Sinéad O’ Hora, qualified from Mayoralty Beauty College in June 2002 having excelled in ITEC,

Arts March Madness in Ballina 2017

March 2017 at Ballina Arts Centre Visual Art: Girlhood: Orla Sloyan Official Opening: Friday 10th March, 8pm Throughout the months

Ballina Business Profile: Merricks Hardware

Merrick’s Hardware first opened its doors unofficially in 1984 and launched itself into a fully operational family run business in

Valentine Love is in the Air in Ballina

Here we are at the start of what we hope will be another busy year- The Love Fest of Valentine’s

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

Twin Trees Hotel | Accommodation | Occasions | Weddings |Dining | Activities | Conferences | Leisure Twin Trees Hotel is

Give the one you love “Ballina Shop Local Gift Vouchers” this Valentine’s Day…

Looking for the perfect Gift for the one you love for Valentine’s Day (or Mother’s Day)? Then look no further!

Ballina Business Profile: Corinne Beattie Photographer

Corinne Beattie Photography; Freelance Photographer specialising in Portrait and Wedding work. Based in the beautiful town of Ballina, Co Mayo along

Ballina Chamber Shop Local Vouchers

Ballina Chamber of Commerce “Shop Local Gift Vouchers” are the perfect all year round gift idea and are not just

Chamber Membership and what it means for Your Business

What is the point in becoming a member of the Ballina Chamber of Commerce you may well ask. Ballina Chamber

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

We knew it, the people of North Mayo always knew it, in fact some would say it was a carefully

NEVER MIND THE BAUBLES – ‘IT’S CHRISTMAS’ CHARITY SINGLE

“The Baubles” a collection of Ballina musicians formed to record a Christmas charity single to raise money in aid of Multiple

Mid term deals in Ballina Co Mayo

Anyone will know that planning a break during school holidays is fraught with challenges. Dragging the kids away from their

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

A delegation from the Irish Chamber of Commerce Network, led by Chambers Ireland, today (12/10/2016) met with key officials from

Budget 2017: What it means for YOU

Tuesday’s Budget as announced by Minister Noonan was favourable towards the self employed with an increase in the earned income

Western River Basin District IFI Ballina

Angling report – w/e 4th September 2016 Compiled by Myles Kelly Salmon Angling River Moy Angling effort is well down

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 system experienced a rather difficult week with fluctuating

Microsoft OneDrive for your Business

One place for everything in your life? So, what is Microsoft OneDrive? Well, the official explanation says that it’s an

Western River Basin District IFI Ballina

Angling report – w/e 31st July 2016 Salmon & Sea Trout Angling River Moy Fishing on the River Moy slowed

Market and Fair Days in Ballina Co Mayo

Are ye going to the fair at all? A Step back in time with James Reddiough. The leaves are turning

Western River Basin District IFI Ballina Angling report – w/e 10th July 2016

Salmon & Sea Trout Angling River Moy The Moy system accounted for a reported catch of 517 salmon for the

4 great Ballina Bars to enjoy watching the Euros

Ireland maybe out of Euro 2016, but we can still enjoy watching the footie and Euro 2016 in one or

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 for the week bringing the yearly total, so

Fishing Update-Western River Basin, week ending 12th June

Salmon & Sea Trout Angling River Moy The very low water levels continued to impact on the angling on the

Angling report for June W/E 5th 2016

Western River Basin District – IFI Ballina Salmon & Sea Trout Angling   River Moy  The extremely dry and sunny weather

Angling Update – Week Ending 22nd May 2016

Salmon & Sea Trout Angling River Moy Anglers experienced another difficult week on the Moy with angling improving over the

Ballina Angling Report

Salmon Angling  River Moy With approximately 100 salmon reported, the River Moy had its best week of the season, so

The Road to Downpatrick

The Road to Downpatrick; Notes from Ballyglass, Ballycastle.

Is whiskey really a man’s drink? – Rachel Nolan

Being a woman and a whiskey drinker has a certain stigma but that is all changing.. and fast! Greta Garbo

Through Streets Broad and Narrow

Shops of yesteryear a Step back in Time with James Reddiough   The streets in Ardnaree and Ballina as well

Tom Ruane – Soldier and Politician recalled by James Reddiough

On the Sligo road in Ballina in North Mayo is the Municipal Park dedicated to the memory of one Tom Ruane,

March in the Garden

By Garret Michael of Archers Ballina  March is the first month that you can get out and tackle those jobs

North Mayo – Ireland’s final frontier

By David Horkan, Paddle and Pedal As an outdoor enthusiast and being fond of adventure I am never left without

Ballina Junior Golf Programme

The Ballina Junior Golf Programme started in the Ballina Golf Club in 2014. Since the programme started our numbers have