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Welcome to Ballyhaunis Life

Ballyhaunis Life is a website produced BY and FOR the people of Ballyhaunis and surrounding areas.  The purpose of the website is to  inform and educate people about what is happening in and around Ballyhaunis.  This is the Hub of Ballyhaunis.  It is the ideal medium for getting your news out there,  promoting what is happening in the town, businesses can promote their special offers, free of charge,  you can advertise for sale or wanted items free of charge, job vacancies, anything!  You can also keep up to date with all the news from Ballyhaunis Chamber  and see what they are doing for YOUR town.  The Parish Newsletter is updated weekly.  You can see what is happening with all the Organisations in Ballyhaunis and find phone numbers for all the businesses and local services.  This is the ONE STOP SHOP for info about Ballyhaunis.  Share it with your friends and family abroad.  If you have something you want to share on this website ring the Chamber office on  094 9630311.  

Shoebox Appeal Deadline

Just to remind you that you have until November 8th to drop your Christmas Shoebox off at the Ballyhaunis Family Resource Centre. 

Cataract Bus

Are you waiting for cataract surgery in Ireland? A bus is being organised in early November for patients waiting to avail of surgery in Belfast. Patients will be treated in a private hospital and the cost will be reimbursed by the HSE through Cross Border Directive Scheme. For more information contact Paul Lawless of Aonu on (086) 0865117. 

New transport links

Two rural links are under discussion at the moment. One route will connect area of Granlahan, Cloonfad, Logboy, Brickens to Ballyhaunis. The second route will bring people from Cloonfad, Irishtown, and Ballindine area to bingo in Brickens every saturady night. If you are interested in using these routes contact Lorraine Lowry on 094 9380910. 

Gardening News

there are a few garden plots available in the community garden at the Friary Grounds in Ballyhaunis. Contact 089 4545294 or email ballyhaunisabbey@gmail.com for details. 

Transition Club

Ballyhaunis Foroige Youth Service is inviting all young people in 6th class National School and preparing for Secondary School to join their new Transition Club. The group meets every monday evening from 3.30pm to 5.30pm in The Parochial Hall. Booking is essential, please contact Laura on 086 7791878 or Cora on 086 7794881. 

Gills Bar Ballyhaunis gets top marks on pub spy

Congratulations to John and Bernie Gill on receiving top marks from The Sunday World Pub Spy. Gills Bar is on is definitely on the map. 

Junk Kouture fun for Ballyhaunis students

Congratulations to Claire Fleming a student at Ballyhaunis Community School and the "Through the Woodwork" team who represented the school in the western regional final of the Junl Kouture competition. 

Bin Inspections

Householders should be aware that litter wardens from Mayo County Council will be checking properties in the Ballyhaunis area for a bin service. The inspections are part of a plan to combat illegal dumping around the town. If you are aware of illegal dumping contact Mayo County Council's environmental office on 094 9024444.

Ballyhaunis has new alcohal by-laws

New by-laws preventing the consumption of intoxicating liquor in public places have been approved for the town of Ballyhaunis.The by-laws were proposed by Cllr John Cribben and seconded by Cllr Richard Finn. 
The new laws will take effect on March 31st 2019.

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