Award-winning garden designer and TV presenter, Leonie Cornelius, will launch the Clew Bay Garden Trail 2013 in Connacht Gold Garden Centre, Westport, on Saturday, 18th May, at 12 noon.
Trout angling on Lough Mask this week has been outstanding, with reports of great catches coming in from all across the lake. Weather conditions have been mixed, but a noticeable increase in temperature has reflected well in the much improved fly hatches.
Westport often hits the national media, but not usually with a staff “takeover” bid led by business guru Norah Casey. The Clew Bay Hotel is the focus of “The Takeover” on RTE television this Thursday (2nd May). The hit TV show puts management on the sidelines and gives staff a chance to take control of the […]
An extra train service has been introduced every Friday evening on the Dublin-Westport route, following a successful trial on St Patrick’s weekend. Mayo and Roscommon residents going home for the weekend will benefit from the extension of the 17.10 Heuston to Athlone service onwards to Westport, serving all stations between Athlone and Westport.
The return of Westport Walks Weekdays saw all the schools in Westport step into action to promote sustainable travel to school. To help celebrate the day the RTE Nationwide television programme came to Westport to film the event. The day was an enormous success with all schools making a big effort to reduce car use […]
Abbott, the global health care company, has been recognised as one of Ireland’s Best Workplaces for the progressive work practises and innovative employee programmes in place at Abbott facilities around the country, including the Abbott Medical Optics facility in Westport.
A holly tree with berries in May. An odd sight to say the least, and one I came across on Sunday while walking in beautiful Belleek Wood, Ballina. We associate the lovely holly tree with Christmas, and, yet, four months later the Belleek holly tree still has its berries which you would have expected the […]