Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Moy Valley Resources urges support for Mayo North Tourism in light of funding cut

The Chairperson of Moy Valley Resources IRD, David Dwane has urged local businesses and Mayo County Council to rally behind collaborative destination marketing project, Mayo North Tourism. It has experienced an unexpected reduction of almost 30% to its annual core funding for 2023. Call for support for Mayo North Tourism Mr Dwane stated that: “…Mayo […]

Community Engagement Officer

The Mayo Volunteer Centre is looking for a part-time Community Engagement Officer. Over the last few years, our work has become more focused on working with the new communities living in Ireland who are looking to volunteer so they can contribute to their local community and integrate into society generally. This includes displaced people such […]

Long-serving Moy Valley Resources Chairman is honoured

Longstanding Chairperson Moy Valley Resources Denis Michael is honoured at an event to celebrate his contribution to the community development company. David Dwane, new chairperson of Moy Valley Resources. Billy Lewis, longstanding CEO of Moy Valley Resources. Ernie Caffrey, longstanding Vice-Chairperson of Moy Valley Resources.

Denis Michael, who stepped down as Chairman of Moy Valley Resources earlier this year, was honoured at a function in The Great National Hotel Ballina recently. “Denis has given much of his life towards Moy Valley, with a dedication, focus and energy that has seen us grow into such an important and vibrant community development […]

New Chairperson at Moy Valley Resources

A new Chairperson of Moy Valley Resources, Ballina has been elected following the departure of long-serving Chairman, Denis Michael. Board member David Dwane was appointed to the position after Denis Michael announced that he was stepping down from the post. Moy Valley Resources is responsible for significant community development in the North Mayo and West […]

Traffic survey in the Moy Valley Region

A major traffic survey in Mayo has found that traffic levels on the N26 between Foxford and Ballina are higher than those on the N5 travelling between Castlebar and Swinford. Moy Valley Resources engaged transport planning consultants, Transport Insights, to conduct a survey of the main road network around the Moy Valley region, to help […]

Moy Valley Resources AGM 2021

The Moy Valley Resources AGM for 2021 took place on Thursday 28th July 2022. The press release about the event can be read here The Annual Report for 2021 was also distributed at the meeting and a copy is available here. In the photo: Back row (L to R): Kevin Loftus, David Dwane, Terry Reilly, Eugene […]

LEADER funding for Iceford Stables

The LEADER team at Moy Valley Resources IRD recently celebrated a successful LEADER project at Iceford Stables for funding towards landscaping, upgrade of a carpark, and the extension of a cross country and grooming area. Pictured: Aiden Anderson, Iceford Stables, Annette Maughan, CEO Moy Valley Resources, Corina Deehan, LEADER Development Officer and James Golden, North Mayo LEADER Manager, Mayo […]

Moy Valley Resources welcomes LEADER funding for Ballina – Enniscrone recreational route feasibility

Moy Valley Resources IRD welcomes the confirmation this week of €54,388.80 in funding via the LEADER Co-operation Programme for a feasibility study on a proposed recreational route between Ballina and Enniscrone. The project is a joint cooperation project between Mayo County Council and Sligo County Council on behalf of their Local Action Groups, and our LEADER team in […]

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

Traffic survey in Mayo Traffic survey in Moy Valley Region Road Traffic on N26 in Mayo Road Traffic on N5 in Mayo Moy Valley Resources commissioned a major road traffic survey in Mayo

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, […]