Local Link Mayo are in the national short list for the National Age Friendly Recognition and Achievement Awards which is a celebration of the work done to make communities more Age Friendly. The Age Friendly Transport Award is sponsored by Department of Transport, Tourism & Sport. Local Link Mayo joins Local Link Laois Offaly and Dublin Bus in the national shortlist for the prestigious prize.
Mayo County Council will be introducing several ‘greening’ elements to this year’s showcase Mayo Day event at the National Museum of Ireland, Country Life, in Turlough House on Saturday May 4th. ‘The Mayo Word’ is a fun, free, family event which is celebrating the fifth annual Mayo Day running from 12 noon until 6pm.
Local Link Mayo are delighted to announce they are one of 15 groups nationally to secure funding for the administrate base to develop rural transport in Mayo. The funding period is four years from 2019 to December 2022 and the was approved following a recent public procurement process carried out by the National Transport Authority (NTA).
Local Link Mayo have received funding of €20,000 from the National Transport Authority for the co-ordination of community transport to access social inclusion activities. The scheme is aimed at age related, youth, education, integration and cultural activities and will cover up to 80% of the cost of trips between July and December 2019.
Local Link Mayo launched its new brand for rural transport at an event held at the Museum of Country Life, Turlough as part of Social Inclusion Awareness Week 2018.  In addition to the Local Link launch, the event was the first in a series of events to obtain views from the public on the continued development the service in County Mayo.
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