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We’ve signed Ballina’s Green Town Charter

Ballina Green Town Charter- Ireland's Greenest Town

We’ve just signed Ballina’s new Green Town charter, and pledged to do just three things for our environment, to help the town’s sustainability quest. Ballina – Ireland’s Greenest Town is an initiative to make Ballina Ireland’s greenest town by 2025. It brings together families, business and community groups in Ballina and North Mayo to work together […]

Moy Valley Resources IRD calls on Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan to ensure N26 is included in National Development Plan

Annette Maughan, CEO of Moy Valley Resources IRD has today written to Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications and Minister for Transport, Eamon Ryan to request the inclusion of an upgrade of the N26 from Swinford to Ballina in Project Ireland 2040 Dear Minister Ryan, I am writing on behalf of Moy Valley Resources, […]

Moy Valley Resources awarded Enterprise Ireland funding for Greenhills Enterprise Centre

Moy Valley Resources welcomes the announcement that Greenhills Enterprise Centre will receive funding of €10,200 from Enterprise Ireland. The funding, which was announced on Friday, November 20, 2020 is one of three awards to enterprise centres in Co. Mayo, which will help the centres to modernise their facilities, thus protecting the health and safety of […]

2020 CLÁR Programme will help rural communities respond to COVID-19 according to Minister Ring

Mr Michael Ring TD, Minister for Rural & Community Development, today announced details of the CLÁR programme for 2020. This €5 million fund forms part of Minister’s integrated Rural Development Investment Programme. CLÁR is one element of a €30 million package of co-ordinated and complementary supports that is being launched by the Minister this week […]

Mayo County Council launches Covid-19 Restart Fund for Small Businesses

Fund designed to help small businesses get back on their feet Mayo County Council is accepting applications for the Government’s €250m Restart Fund for small businesses. The Fund provides support of between €2,000 and €10,000 for micro and small businesses to help them with the costs associated with reopening and reemploying workers following COVID-19 closures. […]

Download list: Local groups offering voluntary assistance during Covid-19

We have compiled a printable list of some of the groups around the Ballina and North Mayo area offering voluntary assistance during Covid-19, designed to be used as a handy cut-out-and-keep quick reference guide. This may be of assistance to people in the community who may not have online access. CEO Annette Maughan says: “Based […]

Other Voices – a thank you to our local sponsors

David Gray at Other Voices Ballina 2020

Moy Valley Resources IRD has applauded the businesses of Ballina and North Mayo for emphatically backing Other Voices this year, and have pledged to continue their collaboration with Mayo County Council and other local partners to explore the possibility of bringing the event back to Ballina in 2021. Moy Valley Resources IRD this year partnered […]

4 weeks to go to Other Voices Ballina 2020!

Other Voices Ballina 2020 was launched yesterday in the beautiful St Michael’s Church. The 225-year-old church saw representatives from Other Voices and event partners Mayo County Council and Moy Valley Resources IRD, along with local councillors, TDs and senators, all gathered in celebration of the return of the highly acclaimed show to historic Ballina town. […]

Elbow, Skinny Living, Denise Chaila and Jesca Hoop confirmed for Other Voices Ballina 2020

On Friday 28th and Saturday 29th February 2020, the Other Voices Festival returns once again to the gorgeous town of Ballina, Co. Mayo. The 225-year-old ancient walls of St. Michael’s Church in the heart of the town, will come alive with two very special nights of incredible music performances from both Irish and International artists […]

Transitional LEADER Programme 2021-2023

What is LEADER? LEADER is an integral part of the EU funding framework administered through the national Rural Development Programme (RDP) of each EU Member State, supporting the delivery of local development actions in rural communities. This page is designed to give some information on LEADER in Mayo over the course of the LEADER TRANSITIONAL […]