I have been a regular visitor to Enniscoe House and Country Estate near Crossmolina for many years and it’s one of my favourite places to visit in Mayo. Located just off the R315 between Crossmolina and Lahardane, the estate’s woodland walks are the perfect antidote to the pressures of modern life.
A number of interesting heritage projects in County Mayo have received support under the Heritage Council Grant Scheme for 2014. Mayo heritage projects to receiving funding include Mayo Habitat Survey and Mapping which will involve a detailed field survey and map of the habitats in and around 6 towns – Ballina, Louisburgh, Claremorris, Cong, Crossmolina, […]
Finding your Co Mayo roots has never been easier thanks to the genealogical services that are provided by a number of research centres and ancestry websites. There are tens of thousands of people around the globe who can trace their ancestry back to County Mayo which has been ravaged by emigration since the Famine in the […]
OxyMem a company that has created breakthrough technology for waste-water aeration, and whose Technical Director is Dr. Eoin Syron, a chemical engineer from Crossmolina, has been shortlisted in The Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation Awards. Up to now, the aeration process has relied on ‘forced’, or ‘bubble aeration’ to deliver oxygen to the bacteria that break […]
Students from Jesus and Mary Secondary School, Gortnor Abbey in Crossmolina have won the inaugural Jackie Clarke Collection Scholar Competition. George Madden was the winner of the Senior Cycle prize and the first Jackie Clarke Scholar. Mary Murphy won the junior prize. Organised by the Jackie Clarke Collection Teacher Advisory Group, this National Secondary School […]