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Funding available to communities to celebrate Mayo Day 2015


(Arts & Culture)
Mayo Day is set to be a celebration of our ‘Mayo-ness’ in Mayo Communities worldwide. We want to use this unique opportunity annually to showcase all that is great about our progressive, can-do County.

Mayo Day will take place each year on the first Saturday in May with the inaugural Mayo Day taking place on Saturday, 2nd May 2015. Communities are invited to apply for funding under the Community Tourism Diaspora Initiative for events which harness Diaspora links for the benefit of Local tourism. This initiative is a three-way partnership between Fáilte Ireland, IPB Insurance and Mayo County Council.


Funding available to communities to celebrate Mayo Day 2015-read the full story.

Posted: 13/02/2015

Folúntas le Gnó Mhaigh Eo / Job Vacancy with Gnó Mhaigh Eo


(General Council)
Tá folúntas ag Gnó Mhaigh Eo do dhuine cruthaitheach, réamhghníomhach agus cumasach chun bheith ina P(h)ríomhfheidhmeannach ar an gcuideachta chomhpháirtíochta seo, a bhfuil sé mar aidhm aici obair le lucht gnó an chontae chun tairbhe a bhaint as an nGaeilge mar acmhainn eacnamaíochta.

Gnó Mhaigh Eo are seeking applications from capable, creative and proactive candidates for the position of CEO with the organisation. Gnó Mhaigh Eo is a partnership organisation which aims to work with businesses in Mayo to help them reap the economic benefits of using Irish as part of their business.


Folúntas le Gnó Mhaigh Eo / Job Vacancy with Gnó Mhaigh Eo-read the full story.

Posted: 11/02/2015

Deis do Bheirt ó Mhaigh Eo obair i nGaeltacht Thuaisceart an Oileáin Úir / Opportunity for 2 Mayo teachers to work in this year’s Gaeltacht in Canada!


(General Council)
Tá Comhairle Contae Mhaigh Eo agus Gaeltacht Thuaisceart an Oileáin Úir ag cur deis ar fáil do bheirt ó Mhaigh Eo, nó a bhfuil cónaí orthu i Maigh Eo, taisteal go Ceanada chun obair mar mhúinteoirí ann le linn an chúrsa samhraidh a bhíonn acu ó 10-16 Lúnasa, íocfar costais taistil agus lóistín.
Mayo County Council and Gaeltacht Thuaisceart an Oileáin Úir (The North American Gaeltacht) are giving an opportunity to 2 Gaeilgeoirí from or living in Mayo to work in Canada as a teacher for a week as part of their Summer Course from the 10 -16 August, with their travel and accommodation provided.


Deis do Bheirt ó Mhaigh Eo obair i nGaeltacht Thuaisceart an Oileáin Úir / Opportunity for 2 Mayo teachers to work in this year’s Gaeltacht in Canada!-read the full story.

Posted: 05/06/2014

Seachtain na Gaeilge Book Club


(Arts & Culture)
'Fánaidheacht i gConndae Mhaigh Eo' by Gaoth Sáile native Séamus Mac Dhuibhir has been selected as the Jackie Clarke Collection Book of the Month. There will be a 'Fáilte Uí Cheallaigh' for all, at the Jackie Clarke Collection on Monday 10 March at 7pm. We are delighted that Máirín Uí Mhurchú is going to join us at this special Seachtain na Gaeilge Book Club to share stories and memories of her father, and of 'Fánaidheacht i gConndae Mhaigh Eo' a copy of the book can be downloaded at the link below, or contact Oifig na Gaeilge at 087 697 2922 or gaeilge@mayococo.ie to request a hardcopy.

Seachtain na Gaeilge Book Club-read the full story.

Posted: 20/02/2014

Gaeltachtaí Mhaigh Eo: Bás nó Fás?


(Arts & Culture)
As part of Bliain na Gaeilge, the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life and Mayo County Council are organising a conference on the endangered state of the Irish language in the Gaeltacht areas of County Mayo. The conference will explore the role of language planning and other related activities.

Gaeltachtaí Mhaigh Eo: Bás nó Fás?-read the full story.

Posted: 21/11/2013

Mayo is set to extend a Céad Míle Fáilte to members of Gaeltacht Thuaisceart an Oileáin Úir – The North American Gaeltacht.


(Arts & Culture)
Mayo is set to extend a Céad Míle Fáilte to members of Gaeltacht Thuaisceart an Oileáin Úir – The North American Gaeltacht. Organised to mark the Gathering and Bliain na Gaeilge, almost 30 American and Canadian Gaeilgeoirs will arrive on October 20th for an action packed five days, filled with with language, music and dance workshops, as well as offering them a chance to soak up the phenomonal scenery Mayo has to offer. The Tóstal will take them from Tuar Mhic Éadaigh to Achill Island, and from Ceathrú Thaidhg to Eachléim. They will receive a Civic Reception from Mayo County Council, followed by a big night of entertainment in the Welcome Inn, Castlebar on Thurs, 24th Oct.


Mayo is set to extend a Céad Míle Fáilte to members of Gaeltacht Thuaisceart an Oileáin Úir – The North American Gaeltacht. -read the full story.

Posted: 10/10/2013

Gaeilge Gan Streo with Géaga na Gaeltachta!


(Arts & Culture)
Géaga na Gaeltachta is a new group aimed at young people, over the age of 18, its aim is to provide a social space for young people who speak Irish, whatever their ability.

Gaeilge Gan Streo with Géaga na Gaeltachta!-read the full story.

Posted: 10/10/2013

Mayo person sought to participate in this year’s Canadian Gaeltacht


(Arts & Culture)
Gnó Mhaigh Eo and Gaeltacht Thuaisceart an Oileán Úir (The North American Gaeltacht) are giving an opportunity to a Gaeilgeoir from or living in Mayo to work in Canada as a teacher for a week as part of their Summer Course from the 11th-18th August, with their travel and accommodation provided.

Mayo person sought to participate in this year’s Canadian Gaeltacht-read the full story.

Posted: 15/07/2013

Gradam Gnó le Gaeilge - Award Ceremony on Sat. 25th May


(Arts & Culture)
The hard work has been done and the shortlist for the Gradam Gnó le Gaeilge Business with Irish Awards has been compiled by the judges. The Gradam Gnó le Gaeilge awards will be announced and presented to the winners on Saturday 25th May in Breaffy House Resort, Castlebar at 1.30p.m.

Gradam Gnó le Gaeilge - Award Ceremony on Sat. 25th May-read the full story.

Posted: 16/05/2013

Gradam Gnó le Gaeilge | Mayo Business Award


(Arts & Culture)
Do you know of any business where you can receive a service through the medium of Irish? Any business where the staff speak Irish to you? Do you know of any business that uses Irish in their branding or signage?

Gradam Gnó le Gaeilge | Mayo Business Award-read the full story.

Posted: 10/01/2013

Win the Gift of Gaeilge at Mayo’s Seachtain na Gaeilge


(Arts & Culture)
Gnó Mhaigh Eo and Oifig Gaeilge Mhaigh Eo are celebrating Seachtain na Gaeilge 2013 with a Bronntanas na Gaeilge (Give the Gift of Gaeilge) campaign. A Toy, book or gift will be available to win each day for the duration of Seachtain na Gaeilge (4-17th March) on the Gaeilge Mhaigh Eo and Gnó Mhaigh Eo Facebook pages and on Twitter as well as spotprizes at many of the Seachtain na Gaeilge events.

Win the Gift of Gaeilge at Mayo’s Seachtain na Gaeilge -read the full story.

Posted: 08/03/2013

Cumann Merriman’s 45th annual Scoil Gheimhridh/Winter School in Westport


(Arts & Culture)
Cumann Merriman will be returning to Westport, Co. Mayo, for the 11th time in all the weekend of 1-3 February for their 45th annual Irish language Scoil Gheimhridh (Winter School). The theme this year is ‘An Cultúr Dúchais – ó thinteáin go hilmheáin’ (‘Traditional Culture - from firesides to multimedia.’) and the directors are Máire Ní Neachtain (Head of the Irish Department, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick) and Liam Ó Dochartaigh, current Cathaoirleach of Cumann Merriman.

Cumann Merriman’s 45th annual Scoil Gheimhridh/Winter School in Westport-read the full story.

Posted: 28/01/2013

Scéim Gnó Mhaigh Eo


(Arts & Culture)
Gnó Mhaigh Eo welcomes enquiries from businesses and organisations with an interest in promoting the Irish language in their day to day business or to add an Irish dimension to an existing programme of events.

Advice and assistance will be available, just get in touch:-



Scéim Gnó Mhaigh Eo-read the full story.

Posted: 13/06/2012

Free Drama Workshop as Gaeilge in Castlebar


(Arts & Culture)
On Monday 14 May, Ceol ‘s Comhrá, Castlebar’s Club Óige will host a drama workshop with Lochlann Ó Mearáin. The workshop will be held in the NYP, Chapel St. Castlebar from 6-7.30. The workshop is free for anyone aged between 11 – 17, but they must book their space by contacting Oonagh on gaeilge@mayococo.ie or 087 697 2922.



Free Drama Workshop as Gaeilge in Castlebar-read the full story.

Posted: 09/05/2012

Bronntanas na Teanga - Give the Gift of Gaeilge


(Arts & Culture)
Making out your Christmas List? Why not give the gift of Gaeilge to your family & friends this Christmas? Did you know that there are many quality Irish Language toys, books and gifts available on the market? From the award winning Irish speaking teddy bear Bábóg Baby to Scrabble to customised hoodies there’s such a range to choose from.

Bronntanas na Teanga - Give the Gift of Gaeilge-read the full story.

Posted: 03/12/2011

Students Stay Safe on Roads


(Arts & Culture)
Primary school all over Mayo are set to get safer, smarter and savvier on the road.


Students Stay Safe on Roads -read the full story.

Posted: 23/05/2011

Minister of State, Dinny McGinley T.D., announces Review of the Official Languages Act 2003


(Arts & Culture)
Minister of State for the Gaeltacht, Dinny McGinley T.D., today (3/11/11) announced that the
Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht has commenced a review of the Official Languages
Act 2003, in line with the commitment specified in the Programme for Government. The main
objective of the Act is to ensure the enhanced provision of public services through Irish.


Minister of State, Dinny McGinley T.D., announces Review of the Official Languages Act 2003-read the full story.

Posted: 08/11/2011

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