Issue No. 23 | September 2023

South West Mayo Development Company CLG

In the Loop Newsletter

National Ploughing Championship Involvement

National Ploughing Championship 2023

The National Ploughing Championships 2023 are taking place on the 19th to the 21st of September 2023 in Ratheniska, Co.Offaly.

This year the Irish Local Development Network (ILDN) is taking a stand to showcase the work of its 49 member local development companies. SWMDC staff will be in attendance this year as part of the ILDN presence, which promises to be a very interesting and engaging involvement.

Be sure to call in to see us at: Stand 308, Row 18, Block 4

Our Social Farming Development Officer, Deirdre Fahey will also co-host the Social Farming stand which can be found in the Organic Village.

With over 1,700 exhibitors and nearly 300,000 visitors, it has become a cornerstone of Irish rural culture and community engagement.

Castlebar Office Update

We have moved from the Mosaic building in 

Castlebar to Unit 2, I.P.I. Centre, 

Golden Mile Industrial Park, Breaffy Road,

Castlebar, Co. Mayo, F23 V125.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Ballinrobe Tender Notice - 2023

Opportunity for Project Manager to support the realisation of the Ballinrobe Community Arts and Amenity Centre.

The appointed Project Manager will be accountable to the Contracting Authority, while keeping the Project Management Team (consisting of SWMDC and BCAAC representatives) updated. The manager’s role involves ensuring the project’s timely delivery, adherence to budget, and fulfillment of RRDF contract terms. The manager will lead the procurement process for the Multidisciplinary Design Team, handling public procurement documents, eTender management (including queries), clarification meetings, and tender evaluations in coordination with the Project Management Team.

Apply Now

Ballinrobe Tender Notice

We're Hiring: Migrant Peer Health Support Worker (MPHSW)

To engage and build relationships of trust with International Protection Applicants (IPAs) living in accommodation centres and in the community across Community Healthcare West (CHW).

Living Well is delivering FREE programmes in September 2023

The Living Well Programme, facilitated by SWMDC on behalf of the HSE, empowers those with long-term health issues to manage their well-being. Living Well is offering engaging sessions online and locally across Mayo, Galway, and Roscommon. Participation is free. For more info, contact Martha (086 0142688) or Liam (086 0142675), or visit here

Become a SWMDC Affiliated Member!

South West Mayo Development Company will host elections for community representatives Board members in the coming weeks in the areas of Castlebar and Ballinrobe. These community elections are open to affiliated member organisations of SWMDC only. Please contact us if you would like to sign up your organisation:


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