Westport (Ireland)

Type: City
Name: Westport (Ireland)
Country: Ireland
Latitude: 53.810001
Longitude: -9.52
population: 6,200
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Sun shines on tourism upturn

MAGESTIC  The Bangor Trail takes in breathtaking views of Ballycroy National Park.  Pic: Phelim Doran Lesson of the recession is real value for moneyFeatureÁine RyanIF the 15,000 people who basked and bopped in the summer sunshine to the upbeat riffs ... [Published Mayo News - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Frank Kelly

Wexford and Mill Street, WestportWestport native, , who died peacefully at Wexford General Hospital on June 7, 2014, was son of the late Gerry Kelly and Mai Kelly (nee Carney) of Mill Street.Frank, who was aged 84, was a member of the renowned musical ... [Published Mayo News - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Ennis on tourism town shortlist

Fifteen towns and villages from across the country are being considered for the Fáilte Ireland 2014 Tourism Towns Awards and Ennis is in the running in the Large Town Category.On the shortlist with Ennis are Cobh, Kilkenny, Killarney, Trim and Westpo ... [Published Clare Champion - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Contract for Ballyleague riverbank project awarded

Sunday, July 6th, 2014 at 1:13 pm.Ballyleague Village Renewal Committee has confirmed that the contract for the has been awarded. from Westport will commence the work in the coming weeks.The work involves a 300,000 euro development of the amenity area ... [Published Shannon Side - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Mayo towns to benefit from ESB and Vodafone link up

The towns of Ballina, Castlebar, and Westport, are to benefit from a joint venture agreed this week by Vodafone and the ESB. The venture will see the companies invest €450 million in 50 towns, including the three in Mayo, in building a 100 per cent fibre-to-the-building, ... [Published Mayo Advertiser - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

American lawyer on charges of child porn in Sligo (IrishCentral)

An American lawyer with relatives in Ireland is accused of possessing 646 images of child pornography in Sligo.New Jersey-born Gerard Gilligan, 60, was flown into Ireland with a Garda (police) escort from New York last week.He appeared at Carrick-on-Shannon ... [Published Irish Central - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Mayo business secures funding boost through Linked Finance

Linked Finance, Ireland’s leading peer to peer online lending company, announced a loan of €20,000 to The Adventure Islands, a business based in Westport. The business, which specialises in outdoor recreation in Westport, will now be able to offer a clay ... [Published Mayo Advertiser - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

New sales director appointed for the Mayo Convention Centre

The management team at the Royal Quarter have announced the appointment of Martina Nicholson as the sales director of the Mayo Convention Centre. A native of Donegal, Nicholson has been with the Harlequin Hotel since 2012, where she has occupied the role ... [Published Galway Advertiser - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Festival may not return in 2015

SUNDAY NIGHT FEVER It was standing room only as headline act Bryan Adams belted out his array of hits on Sunday night at the Westport Festival of Music and Food.  Pic: Conor McKeownMusic festival not certain to return in 2015Organisers feel weather helped ... [Published Mayo News - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 2 reports

Coastal Tourism worth €2 billion but capable of delivering much more

19 Jun 2014 12:00:00Tourism in coastal counties, including Donegal, could be worth up to € 2 billion to the economy with associated employment sustained locally in hospitality and tourism services probably in the region of 80,000 jobs, according to Fáilte ... [Published Donegal Post - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Relax at Knockranny House Hotel & Spa

Enjoy a relaxing break in Westport, recently voted the Best Place To Live In Ireland, in one of the country’s best places to stay — Knockranny House Hotel & Spa, which overlooks the beautiful Co Mayo town.The welcoming atmosphere at Knockranny House Hotel ... [Published Galway Advertiser - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 11 2014 - Updated Jun 11 2014 - 1 reports

MUSIC Westport Folk and Bluegrass Festival preview

More craic than you can shake a banjo atThe eighth Westport Folk and Bluegrass FestivalCiara MoynihanRecently listed by The Irish Times as one of the 20 best festivals in the country, the Westport Folk and Bluegrass Festival rolls into town again this ... [Published Mayo News - Jun 11 2014]

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"In our search for a new headquarters, we seriously considered viable options throughout both Westchester and Fairfield counties," they said. "Our priority from the start was to find a space that would support our growth and allow us to continue to make Vineyard Vines a great place to work."
...Between the short segments, Fox related biographical anecdotes about those on screen -- and promoted his autobiography, "But You Made the Front Page: Wonderama, War, and a Whole Bunch of Life."
"A big factor in setting these companies up is universities and institutes of technology. Donegal has a growing insurance sector near Letterkenny Institute of Technology. Clusters in Limerick have also grown a lot in the last few years ago, with huge investment in science and financial services. Northern Trust was only beginning four years ago and now there are many financial companies there. Also there are a number of global supply companies – like Johnson & Johnson and Vistakon – setting up near University of Limerick."

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Irish Farming Families [Published Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority - 16 hours ago]
Sun shines on tourism upturn [Published Mayo News - Jul 08 2014]
Frank Kelly [Published Mayo News - Jul 08 2014]
Ennis on tourism town shortlist [Published Clare Champion - Jul 07 2014]
Contract for Ballyleague riverbank project awarded [Published Shannon Side - Jul 06 2014]
Giveaways draw heightened scrutiny after hedge ... [Published Connecticut Post - Jul 05 2014]
American lawyer on charges of child porn in Sli... [Published Irish Central - Jul 04 2014]
Mayo business secures funding boost through Lin... [Published Mayo Advertiser - Jul 04 2014]
Mayo towns to benefit from ESB and Vodafone lin... [Published Mayo Advertiser - Jul 04 2014]
Ryanair launches biggest summer and winter sche... [Published Mayo Advertiser - Jul 04 2014]
New sales director appointed for the Mayo Conve... [Published Galway Advertiser - Jul 04 2014]
How we built Ireland – exploring our proud engi... [Published Engineers Journal - Jul 04 2014]
Festival may not return in 2015 [Published Mayo News - Jul 01 2014]
Westchester County Newsmakers, 6.30.2014 [Published Fairfield Business Journal - Jun 29 2014]
Crafty Mayo creatives recognised at awards [Published Mayo Advertiser - Jun 27 2014]
Welcome to Ireland's most weird & wonderful Air... [Published Irish Independent - Jun 25 2014]
Sonny Fox sings the praises of great American s... [Published Westport News - Jun 24 2014]
Mitchels lay down a marker in round two [Published Mayo Advertiser - Jun 22 2014]
Failte Ireland: Coastal Tourism Worth €2bn but ... [Published Travel and Tour World - Jun 22 2014]
Kinsale shortlisted in 'foodie town' awards [Published Southern Star - Jun 20 2014]
Local pride at stake this weekend [Published Mayo Advertiser - Jun 20 2014]
Where has the time gone? [Published Mayo Advertiser - Jun 20 2014]
Tommy Tiernan is getting ready to go ‘loose and... [Published Galway Advertiser - Jun 20 2014]
Coastal Tourism worth €2 billion but capable of... [Published Donegal Post - Jun 19 2014]
Relax at Knockranny House Hotel & Spa [Published Galway Advertiser - Jun 19 2014]
Coastal tourism could be worth €2bn and sustain... [Published TheJournal.ie - Jun 18 2014]
That most taxing of tasks [Published Mayo News - Jun 17 2014]
Iarnród Éireann – A crisis to be overcome [Published Rail-News.com - Jun 17 2014]
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Mulherin says new road plan huge boost for Bal... [Published Mayo Advertiser - Jun 13 2014]
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