Helping Mayo Communities Care for their Water Print

An exciting new training programme has been designed for people in County Mayo who are interested in protecting and developing their local streams, rivers, lakes and wetlands. The course will be available to people in the Moy catchment (east Mayo, including the Castlebar and Ballina areas) and south Mayo lakes area.

Starting in September 2021, participants will have the opportunity to learn about their local water resources, go on-site to apply the learning, and develop projects that will have a positive impact on local water quality.

Brought to you by the Local Authorities Water Programme (LAWPRO), and funded under the Mayo LEADER Programme by South West Mayo Development Company on behalf of Mayo Local Action Group, Mayo Communities Caring for Water is a practical and hands-on training course.

'On behalf of Mayo County Council and LAWPRO, I am delighted to have Martin McGarrigle and Ken Whelan as trainers on this programme. This is terrific opportunity for Mayo people to learn from some of the best in water protection and conservation in Ireland. Funded by the Mayo LEADER Programme, the training is free which is a bonus for participants.', said Tom Carolan, Communities Water Officer, LAWPRO.

People are invited to register for the Mayo Communities Caring for Water training programme by contacting Tom at and 085 870 9612, or Martin on 087 252 6639.