Murrisk News
Published 19th March 2020

Next Meeting

The next meeting of Murrisk Development Association will be held on Tuesday 7th April commencing at 8.00pm in Murrisk Community Centre.  All are welcome, come along and share your ideas.  Anyone wishing to have notes included in the Mayo News, Murrisk section, should contact Jenny at 086 7921375 by Wednesday noon for publication in the following week's edition 

All activities in Murrisk community centre are cancelled until further notice. The site will be updated with further information as it becomes available.

We have a list of volunteers within the Murrisk community who are available to assist anyone in need with tasks such as shopping, pharmacy collections, etc.  If you or anyone you know is in need of assistance please contact Jenny 0867921375.

If anyone wishes to become a volunteer please contact the above to be added to the list.


Sympathy is extended to the family and friends of Teresa Grady (nee Groden) of Murrisk.  

At this difficult time we cherish the memories that bind us as a community, may her gentle soul rest in peace.



Thanks are extended to  Martin Keating for his dedication the the Croagh Patrick path works and to Minister Michael Ring for the allocation of funding to assist in bringing this project to fruition.


A defibrillator is located in the Community Centre, Murrisk. This is a vital piece of equipment given Murrisk's location at the foot of Croagh Patrick.

The first responder course due to be held on 21st March has been deferred

Community Cafe

The community cafe remains closed until further notice


Card Games

There will be no card games until further notice




 The Lotto jackpot is  €10,500.  Please give your support to the lotto ticket sellers who give up their time on Saturday nights.  New ticket sellers are needed.  Anyone interested helping out can contact Lisa Groden at

All money raised is spent on community projects to improve the village


Water Campaign Update

Negotiations have taken place between Irish Water and Mayo County Council on the delivery of a clean water connection.  Mayo County Council have secured approval from the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government to procure engineering services to carry out an assessment of the proposed scheme and prepare a preliminary design report for the scheme. It is expected that this report will be completed within the next two or three months.

Thanks to Minister Michael Ring and  all those involved in the work to plan for this vital resource.


Toddler Group

 The Parent and Toddler Group will not be held until further notice.