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Mayo County Council

Two county councillors in Mayo have been found to have breached the code of conduct for councillors by the Standards in Public Office Commission (Sipo(...)

Portrait of Mary Robinson by Derek Hill

Former president of Ireland Mary Robinson will sell the contents of her country home in Co Mayo by public auction next month. She and her husband Nick(...)

 Former President Mary Robinson. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Members of Mayo County Council have voted to purchase the childhood home of former president Mary Robinson in Ballina for use as Ireland’s first presi(...)

Taoiseach  Enda Kenny: “Now Enda has been shown respect and given time to finish the job he was tasked to do and elected to do,” says Castlebar Fine Gael activist Tomás Collins. Photograph: AP

General satisfaction was evident among Enda Kenny loyalists in his Mayo constituency on Thursday that party knives which were being unsheathed are no(...)

The school is to open at Marsh House, a former Castlebar Town Council building, after it was granted approval by Bórd Pleanála subject to eight conditions

Planning permission has been granted for an Educate Together national school in Castlebar, Co Mayo, which was objected to on 19 grounds by a local cou(...)

 Paul Rowe, chief executive of Educate Together: “The recent negative comments were unrepresentative of the people of Castlebar.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

In a first floor office building in the centre of Castlebar, an Educate Together national school opened its doors to 12 pupils on Wednesday morning. (...)

The Department of Education has set a target of trebling the rate of transfer of Catholic-run schools to non-denominational patrons. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

The Department of Education has set a target of trebling the rate of transfer of Catholic-run schools to non-denominational patrons amid criticism ove(...)

A proposal to lease Marsh House was ratified, subject to amendments, by the Castlebar Municipal District last month.

A Mayo county councillor is objecting to the conversion of Castlebar’s former municipal building into a school to be run by the non-denominational Edu(...)

Revenue assumed responsibility for collecting the Household Charge, which has  been replaced by the Local Property Tax, in July 2013, when all outstanding liabilities increased from €100 to €200.  File photograph: Chris Ison/PA Wire

A decision to withdraw a legal action against a builder who did not register for the Household Charge does not set a precedent, according to Mayo’s co(...)