The work carried out by Mayo Local Authorities, promotes, and actively encourages, equal opportunities for persons with disabilities; this allows them to participate in the economic, social, and cultural life of our communities.
As a result of the work being carried out, Mayo local Authorities won O2 awards in 2005 and 2006.
In 2007 Mayo Local Authorities won five major awards:
In 2008 Mayo Local Authorities won an NDA Excellence through Accessibility Awards for Belmullet Civic Offices.
The O2 Ability Awards was a programme which recognised employers who provided accessible workplaces for employees with physical and/or mental impairments. The award recognised organisations whose physical environment and policies enable people of all ability levels to work and progress within the organisation.
Mayo County Council received the overall O2 Ability Award in 2007 and awards in 2005 and 2006.
For more information on the Awards programme, visit their website at www.theabilityawards.com (opens new window).
In 2007, Mayo County Council won the overall public sector O2 Ability Award. Read the full story on the O2 website (external link).
O2 Ability Award 2005
O2 Ability Award 2006
The National Disability Authority Excellence through Accessibility award scheme seeks to promote and reward a clear focus on and committemnt to continuous improvement in accessibility of public services at all levels. To do this the award encourages the development of polices and relationships to ensure that achievements in accessibility are sustainable and meaningful to customers.
In 2007 Mayo County Council received three Excellence through Accessibility awards at the “Quality” level for the following buildings:
For more information on the awards and to view video clips of the award winners go to the NDA website:
In 2007, Mayo County Council won the eGovernment Award for Accessiblity for Mayococo.ie.