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Councillor Information
Mayo County Cathaoirleach

Richard Finn

Richard Finn

Phone: (094) 9362216 or (087) 2536343
Claremorris | Non Party

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NWRA- Draft RSES Consultation, Issues Paper

Please follow this link to view the Issues Paper for the proposed Regional Spatial and Economic Strategy for the entire Northern and Western Region.  This is the first step in shaping our region up to 2035 and you are encouraged to take up the invitation to be involved.

NWRA- Draft RSES Consultation, Issues Paper


Notice is hereby given in accordance with Section 9 (4) of the Road Traffic Act, 2004, that Mayo County Council proposes to introduce Bye-Laws, which shall be known as the Mayo County Council Special Speed Limit (Housing Estates) Bye-laws 2017, in relation to the reduction of Speed Limits in Housing Estates to 30 Km per Hour on the public roads within the Housing Estates specified in the Schedules listed below:


Notice to Landowners

This notice sets out the responsibilities of landowners in relation to public roads. A public road means from fence to fence and includes grass margins.

Please find more information in the document below:

Notice to Landowners

Road Opening Licences

Applications now available from the MapRoad website:


Now is your chance to get involved in the identification process for the 2018 bathing season. Click here for details: PUBLIC PARTICIPATION 2017

Mayo Age Friendly Strategy 2016-2020

Please click the link below to view the Mayo Age Friendly Strategy 2016-2020:

Mayo Age Friendly Strategy 2016-2020

Anti-Litter and Anti-Graffiti Awareness Grants 2017

Is your organisation planning a project, which will raise awareness to the issue of litter or graffiti? Have you thought of adopting a road in your community and keeping it litter free? Application Forms available online here

Ballinrobe Draft Public Realm Plan 2017

Please find information about the Ballinrobe Draft Public Realm Plan here

Westport Biodiversity Plan 2017

Please find information about the Westport Biodiversity Plan here

Calls for applications under the Communities Facilities Capital Scheme 2017

Mayo County Council, working with Mayo Local Community Development Committee on behalf of Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government, is inviting applications from community and voluntary groups under the Community Facilities Scheme 2017. The aim of the Scheme is to enhance communities, address disadvantage and improve social cohesion at a local level by providing access to small-scale capital grants. 


The Scheme will offer grants up to a maximum of €1,000 per project and there is a total €64,000 available. Projects or elements of projects of a capital nature may be funded, for example, office equipment, project resources, research facilities, energy efficiency equipment, etc.   (See guidance notes for further details)

CFS application form 2017 Mayo

CFS application guidelines 2017 Mayo 

Town and Village Renewal Scheme 2017

Please find Information for the Town and Village Renewal Scheme 2017 Below:

Town and Village Renewal Scheme Outline

Town and Village Renewal Scheme Application Form

CLÁR Funding 2017

Find details of the CLÁR 2017 Funding here

Water Services - Irish Water

Irish Water is now your contact point for all water services queries, including account management and billing.

Contact Irish Water 

  • There are no changes to your charges or billing frequency.
  • Irish Water will now issue your water services bill.
  • From now, please make all payments to Irish Water.

If you have questions about your account or water services, please contact Irish Water.

  1. Web:
  2. Twitter: @IWCare
  3. Boards:
  4. Email:

Postal Address: Irish Water, PO Box 448, South City Delivery Office, Cork City

General enquires, including billing, payments and customer service:

Telephone: 1850 778 778 or + 353 1 707 2827 (9am-5.30pm, Mon-Fri)

Water supply and emergencies

Telephone: 1850 278 278 or + 353 1 707 2828 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

Temporary Removal of Bottle Banks at Dunnes Stores Castlebar

Mayo County Council wish to advise the public that the bottle banks located adjacent to Dunnes Stores in Castlebar have been

temporarily removed to facilitate current site works at that location.   The public are advised to use the alternative bottle bank

sites in Castlebar, as follows:-

  • Mayo County Council carpark.
  • Underground bottle bank site in Castle Street carpark.


Discretionary Grant Funding 2017

Discretionary Grant Funding application forms for 2017 are available here 

Christmas Tree Recycling

Mayo County Council has made arrangements for the recycling of Christmas Trees after the Christmas season at many locations throughout the County.   This free recycling service is available until Saturday, 14th January, 2017, at the following locations: Christmas Tree Recycling

Special Speed Limit Bye-Laws Review 2017

Please click here for more details

Preparation for Winter Weather

Mayo County Council's advice on how to be Winter Ready: Severe Winter Weather

Westport Community Survey

Please find Details of the Westport Community Survey here:

Westport Community Survey 


Applications are invited from animal welfare organisations who wish to be considered for Ex Gratia funding under the allocation for Animal Welfare within the Council for 2016.


The closing date for completed application forms is 4.00 p.m.Friday 28th October, 2016.

Sightings of Portuguese Man O’War jellyfish on Mayo’s beaches and bathing waters

Mayo County Council’s Environment Section advises the public regarding sightings of Portuguese Man O’War jellyfish on Mayo’s beaches and bathing waters.

(Update 28th September 2016)

The Portuguese Man O’War jellyfish has been spotted at some beaches in Mayo and along the west coast of Ireland in recent days. The jellyfish can inflict severe stings, therefore contact should be avoided. 

Warning Notices alerting the public to avoid contact with these jellyfish have been placed at Keel and Keem Beach, in Achill and at Cross Beach in Belmullet.

There have been further reports of sightings at Dooega in Achill, Port mór, Annagh and the two connecting beaches heading round towards Carne Golf Club in Belmullet.  There is a possibility that they may present at other beaches along Mayo’s coastline. 

The public are advised that the jellyfish can be present on the shore and in the water. 

General information on jellyfish stings can be obtained at

Cross Beach Belmullet Portuguese Man O War (PDF File)

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