First Climate Fest

Climate Fest is a day of talks, workshops, performances and conversation aimed at helping you to make simple changes to your day-to-day life that will help tackle the climate emergency.

Workshop topics include: Tips for Sorting, Recycling and Reducing Food Waste in the Home Sustainable Transport and Electric Vehicles Energy Hacks for the Home Easy Gardening Tips to Improve your Wellbeing and Reduce your Carbon Footprint How to Make Informed Food Choices in line with your own Values and Life Situations

 This event is  takinf place in GMIT Castlebar on the 28th of September from 10.00am until 4pm. There is no charge for this event and a complimentary lunch will be provided to registered participants in the college canteen. To register or for more information go to Climate Fest Mayo on Eventbrite or facebook, email climatefestmayo@gmail.com or call 090964520.

Mayo County Council Arts Service is delighted to announce the deadline for the following Awards and Bursaries for 2019; Amateur Drama Award, Music Recording Assistance Awards and Tyrone Guthrie Regional Bursaries. The deadline for these awards and bursaries is Thursday 24th October 2019. The Arts Service recognises the rich contribution artists make to the cultural life of the county and therefore the awards are a core part of Mayo Arts Service commitment to supporting County Mayo artists.

Further information and application forms are available on www.mayococo.ie or from Mayo Arts Service, Mayo County Council at mayoarts@mayococo.ie The closing date for applications is Thursday 24th October 2019 at 5pm.

There is an indoor country market in the Cultural Centre in Swinford on the 1st Saturday of every month next one is 7th Sept, its a non profit market

Self Care to Wellness Morning programmes in Castlebar If you are living with a long term health condition you may be interested in doing this course This Programme will run  in  Mayo Recovery College, GMIT, Castlebar on Monday 16th of September from 10.30 am to 1 pm and Castlebar Primary Care Centre on Thursday 19th of September from 10.30 am to 1pm. You must register in advance. No fee. €20

Local Link Mayo – daily & weekly bus service to access the local village or town for shopping, post office or banking & health facilities as well as transport to community based centres. Contact us on 094 90 47571 or visit our website for a full timetable www.locallink.ie

All Groups intending to use Islandeady Community Centre this year from Sept 2019 – June 2020 must contact Patricia Rice on (094) 90 44797

Due to increase in demand for the hall, local clubs & groups are given first preference for days/evenings & times but after Sept 4th it will be on a first come, first served basis