Westport (Ireland)

Type: City
Name: Westport (Ireland)
Country: Ireland
Latitude: 53.810001
Longitude: -9.52
population: 6,200
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Matt Carthy MEP calls on Minister Coveney to remove Collective Agreement

Sinn Féin MEP Matt Carthy has written to the Agriculture Minister calling on him to withdraw the proposed 50% Collective Agreement from the Fast track entry criteria to the GLAS scheme set out in the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020.In his letter ... [Published Sinn Fein - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

WIN a 2 night break with Destination Westport

Destination Westport have teamed up with to give our listeners a chance to win a 2 night break for 2 adults at the Wyatt Hotel .  Enjoy the casual and bustling atmosphere of the upmarket boutique hotel in one of the 55 tastefully decorated rooms  This ... [Published Ocean FM - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

More positive news for county’s tourism sector

Tourism experts and leaders gathered in Westport this week to discuss the future of the industry in Mayo.Tourism Ireland chiefs told a conference at the Wyatt Hotel that they are promoting Mayo and the west of Ireland to millions of people around the ... [Published Mayo Advertiser - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Government warned against corporate tax changes

The Government has been warned against any early unilateral move to recast Ireland’s corporate tax regime by tax advisers to major American multinationals.The Washington-based Tax Executives Institute said in a submission to the Department of Finance ... [Published Irish Times - Aug 27 2014]
Entities: Taxes, Ireland, OECD
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Coveney and Bluebell lambasted at meeting in Westport

The IFA leadership and the Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney, were lambasted last week when 1,700 angry hill farmers totally rejected the concept or 'collective agreements' for commonage lands. The farmers gathered in Westport for a meeting called ... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Clonakilty ‘s Fernhill picks up four stars

CLONAKILTY is to get a new four-star hotel, with the announcement that Fernhill House Hotel & Gardens has recently been awarded the new status by Failte Ireland.The hotel, featuring a 200-year-old house and mature gardens, is situated in its own grounds, ... [Published Southern Star - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Westport’s Carraig Donn makes top one hundred list

Carraig Donn’s Westport store has been listed as one of the top 100 retailers in Ireland by the country’s largest industry body, Retail Excellence Ireland.The awards are the most prestigious of their kind in the retail sector.Carraig Donn is one of Mayo’s ... [Published Mayo Advertiser - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Need to see a dentist? Head to Westmeath – it’s cheapest

THE AVERAGE COST of a dental consultation in Ireland is €45, but the Rebel county is almost €20 more expensive.A new survey from private healthcare search engine, WhatClinic.com has found that the cheapest average price for dental consultations in the ... [Published TheJournal.ie - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Mother swims for Daniel to raise asthma awareness

A devoted mother who lost her son to an asthma attack is to undertake a sponsored swim to mark what would have been his 30th birthday.Katrina Hall, 51, who herself has Fibromyalgia and ME which causes her severe mobility problems. will complete the 2,000 ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Run in the first Westport marathon next Thursday

Breakthrough Cancer Research is calling on people to join the first Westport Run on Thursday August 21. The run is part of an All-Ireland triathlon record attempt by two men who are trying to raise €500k for cancer research.James Colbert and Sean Buckley ... [Published Mayo Advertiser - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Best beaches: for wilderness

Blue-flagged Bertra Beach is an exposed shingle and sand spit located a little to the west of Westport near the foot of Croagh Patrick in Ireland’s County Mayo. It’s one of the places to discover if you’re following the 2,500km Wild Atlantic Way, a new ... [Published Good Housekeeping UK - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Mayo chefs and restaurants up for best in Connacht gongs

Three Mayo restaurants and three Mayo chefs have been shortlisted for awards in the prestigious Food and Wine Magazine Restaurant of the Year Awards.An Port Mór in Westport, Ashford Castle Hotel in Cong and La Fougére Restaurant in Knockranny House Hotel ... [Published Mayo Advertiser - Aug 08 2014]

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Minister McHugh said: "Radio programmes such as this are invaluable in heightening public awareness of the importance of our heritage. It is clear that increased appreciation of historic places can only be secured through public discussion, re and academic publication."
"Dental treatment in Ireland can be a complete lottery. Even something as straightforward as a dental check-up can fluctuate massively depending on where you live, and can also vary quite dramatically between dental clinics in the same city or town."
"In terms of my business here, people are still buying but they are cutting their cloth carefully. There's much less disposable income in the town, so there isn't the money to go around" he said

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WIN a 2 night break with Destination Westport [Published Ocean FM - Aug 29 2014]
More positive news for county’s tourism sector [Published Mayo Advertiser - Aug 29 2014]
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Dairy - wake up to the realities of post-quota ... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 27 2014]
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Government warned against corporate tax changes [Published Irish Times - Aug 27 2014]
Irish rail passengers face further disruption a... [Published Inside Ireland - Aug 25 2014]
Clonakilty ‘s Fernhill picks up four stars [Published Southern Star - Aug 24 2014]
Time to go retro because we Irish love the seaside [Published Irish Independent - Aug 24 2014]
Westport’s Carraig Donn makes top one hundred list [Published Mayo Advertiser - Aug 22 2014]
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Happy homecoming for challenge pair [Published Evening Echo - Aug 20 2014]
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Riding over hedgehogs, making cycling connections [Published Sudbury Star - Aug 20 2014]
How visit to dentist can cost you €43 more in C... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 20 2014]
Mother swims for Daniel to raise asthma awareness [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 19 2014]
Cork duo on track for Triathlon record [Published Irish Examiner - Aug 19 2014]
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Run in the first Westport marathon next Thursday [Published Mayo Advertiser - Aug 15 2014]
Top travel blogger explores Mayo this week [Published Mayo Advertiser - Aug 15 2014]
World-class performers for Westport Festival of... [Published Galway Advertiser - Aug 15 2014]
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