Westport (Ireland)

Type: City
Name: Westport (Ireland)
Country: Ireland
Latitude: 53.810001
Longitude: -9.52
population: 6,200
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Culture Night kicks off across Mayo Twenty-three free events taking place tonight

Twenty-three groups and venues across Mayo are throwing open their doors tonight and calling on more people to dip their toes in the huge cultural offerings of the county to celebrate national Culture Night.From poetry, drama, and ceilis to workshops, ... [Published Mayo Advertiser - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

The US has finally approved a new ambassador to Ireland

Updated 8.03amTHE POSITION OF the United States ambassador to Ireland has been filled, having been vacant for 22 months.The US Senate last night approved the appointment of President Obama’s nominee for the role, Kevin O’Malley, an Irish-American lawyer ... [Published TheJournal.ie - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Tesco Mayo stores donate €1,000 to local good causes as part of the Tesco Community Fund initiative

Tesco stores across Mayo have this week donated €1,000 each to their nominated local good causes as part of the Tesco Community Fund initiative, which will see €1 million donated annually to good causes across Ireland. Voted for by customers, 18 good ... [Published Mayo Advertiser - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

US approves new ambassador to Ireland

Home News Kildare News National News Sport Kildare Sport National Sport Sports Columnists Columns Coffey on the go Eye on the past Hidden Gems Living Greener Not so dumb blonde Jobs Advertise FacebookTwitterHome >National News ... [Published Kildare Nationalist - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

O’Malley approved as US ambassador to Ireland

Irish-American lawyer Kevin O’Malley was approved by the US Senate as the new ambassador to Ireland, finally confirming his appointment to a role that has lain empty since December 2012, a record vacant period for the position.The Senate signed off on ... [Published Irish Times - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

On the shores of Clew Bay

In the 1500s Connaught was controlled by the O’Malley clan, one of the few seafaring families in Ireland. They controlled most of the barony of Murrisk and taxed all those who fished the waters off the coast. The most famous member of the family – feminist ... [Published Irish Times - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Allergan job losses part of ‘global restructuring’

Neill O'NeillALLERGAN Pharmaceuticals Ireland (Ltd) has confirmed to The Mayo News that 25 jobs are to go at its Westport facility. The consultation process has started with the employees affected, and the number is less than the 40 that has been reported ... [Published Mayo News - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Botox-maker Allergan to cut jobs

Pharmaceutical giant Allergan is to make 25 job cuts at its main Irish operation. The maker of cosmetic drug Botox is seeking redundancies at its Westport facility where it has a workforce of 900.Allergan said the lay-offs were part of plans for a global ... [Published Wharfvalley - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Green Hospitality Autumn Events Schedule

The Green Hospitality Programme is the Hospitality, Travel& Tourism Resource for Sustainable and Responsible Tourismin Ireland.The Autumn programme offers hospitality businesses many opportunitiesto gain new skills and knowledge and assist in reducing ... [Published Enviro Solutions - Sep 15 2014]
Entities: Tourism, Dublin, Gaala, Training
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Ireland’s Top 10 tourism towns announced

| Comments 0[embedded content]Two overall winners will  share the ultimate accolade of Ireland’s top Tourism Town – for the Best Large Town and Best Small Town – when the winners are unveiled this November following further assessments from the independent ... [Published Hospitality Times - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

Glengarriff and Kinsale on awards shortlist

GLENGARRIFF and Kinsale have both been named in a shortlist of ten top tourism towns from across the country that have been selected for the 2014 Tourism Towns Award.The shortlist, which was announced at the National Tidy Towns Awards in Dublin on Monday, ... [Published Southern Star - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 8 reports

Kilkenny wins Tidy Towns by a point - no need for Hawk-Eye

The All-Ireland hurling championship will have to wait another few weeks but, in the meantime, Kilkenny is celebrating its status as the tidiest town in Ireland. "It is 1985 since Kilkenny last won the overall prize, but they have been consistently achieving ... [Published Irish Independent - Sep 09 2014]

Quotes

..."Yeah, we played well," said Fairhaven coach Karen Arsenault, whose team ran its season record to 4-1. "We got to play everyone, which is great. Things are starting to come together for us." . . . Katie Leidhold led with 10 kills, 12 digs and five aces, while Kristy Walton made 4 blocks, six aces and three kills and Macy Roderick added three...
"Approximately 25 permanent positions will potentially be impacted at the Westport site. The consultation process has started with impacted employees."
...He continued: "The people of Westport take huge pride in the appearance of the town and it is wonderful to see their work in this regard being rewarded.”"

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Big winners around the county last weekend [Published Mayo Advertiser - Sep 19 2014]
Culture Night kicks off across Mayo Twenty-thre... [Published Mayo Advertiser - Sep 19 2014]
Tesco Mayo stores donate €1,000 to local good c... [Published Mayo Advertiser - Sep 19 2014]
The US has finally approved a new ambassador to... [Published TheJournal.ie - Sep 19 2014]
US approves new ambassador to Ireland [Published Kildare Nationalist - Sep 19 2014]
O’Malley approved as US ambassador to Ireland [Published Irish Times - Sep 19 2014]
On the shores of Clew Bay [Published Irish Times - Sep 18 2014]
Allergan job losses part of ‘global restructuring’ [Published Mayo News - Sep 16 2014]
Obituary: John J. Gilmore, 62, Stratford Democr... [Published Stratford Star - Sep 16 2014]
Girls Roundup: Decas gives Bishop Stang new div... [Published South Coast Today - Sep 16 2014]
Botox-maker Allergan to cut jobs [Published Wharfvalley - Sep 15 2014]
Green Hospitality Autumn Events Schedule [Published Enviro Solutions - Sep 15 2014]
Ireland’s Top 10 tourism towns announced [Published Hospitality Times - Sep 14 2014]
Which Irish County Should You Actually Live In? [Published TheJournal.ie - Sep 14 2014]
Plans advance for greenway from Dublin to Eyre ... [Published Connaught Tribune - Sep 13 2014]
Portmagee and Killarney on tourism town shortlist [Published Kerryman - Sep 13 2014]
Michigan Irish American Hall of Fame selects St... [Published Muskegon Chronicle - Sep 13 2014]
The Quality Of Britishness, Ctd [Published Atlantic Monthly - Sep 12 2014]
The Quality Of Britishness, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 12 2014]
Westport claims national Tidy Towns award [Published Mayo Advertiser - Sep 12 2014]
Semi-final spots up for grabs this weekend [Published Mayo Advertiser - Sep 12 2014]
Byrne takes victory in Charlestown 10k [Published Mayo Advertiser - Sep 12 2014]
Culture on show for night of free events across... [Published Mayo Advertiser - Sep 12 2014]
Glengarriff and Kinsale on awards shortlist [Published Southern Star - Sep 12 2014]
Wild Atlantic wanderer on Ireland's glorious sh... [Published Irish Independent - Sep 12 2014]
Trio of Cork towns up for tourism award [Published TheCorkNews.ie - Sep 12 2014]
Public consultation on ‘world class’ Eyre Squar... [Published Galway Advertiser - Sep 11 2014]
Kilkenny cleans up as tidiest town [Published Evening Herald - Sep 09 2014]
Westport scoops another Tidy Towns award [Published Mayo News - Sep 09 2014]
Picketing hill farmers threaten to ‘step up’ ca... [Published Mayo News - Sep 09 2014]
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