Murrisk News
Published 6th January 2018


Job Vacancy

Cafe Assistant - CE Scheme Westport. Ref CE2059244

This is a developmental opportunity, no experience necessary. Accredited training will be provided to support your career. Applicants should supply suitable character references and be prepared to complete a Garda vetting appplication form.  This position will be based in the Community Cafe, Murrisk.

Duties will include:  Cafe administration. Stock taking. Dealing with suppliers. Waiting duties.  Menu preparation.  Cleaning and general upkeep

Book Launch

The book launch 'Murrisk- A History of an Irish Fishing Village' took place on 8th December.  There was a large crowd in attendance.  Catering was supplied by Myles and Ruth O'Brien of The Tavern.  Thanks to Melissa Garvey and Jenny Ryan who did a lot of preparatory work and also on the night.  Books are available for purchase from The Tavern, Murrisk. Duffy and McLoughlin bookshops, Westport.  Christy's Harvest, Westport.  Books@1, Louisburgh.  Castle Street Books, Castlebar.  Books can also be sourced through



Card Games

 A 25 card Drive takes place in Murrisk Community Centre on Friday and Sunday nights commencing at 9pm.



. The hard working Lotto sellers are taking a break until Saturday 3rd February.
  Thanks to all those who supported the Lotto in 2017

Parent & Toddler Club

Wednesday Mornings at 10am

The Parent and Toddler club will be taking a break for the Christmas holidays from 20th December. For updates see their Facebook page




You can keep up to date with all the Murrisk events and news on the new Facebook page      Murrisk


Congratulations to Alan and Michele Gavin and Darragh and Aoife Masterson on the births of their new babies

Water Campaign

A campaign has commenced to bring clean water to Murrisk and environs.  After many promises over many years clean water is still not available.  Please support this very worthy cause.  Updates will be available on Murrisk Facebook page.

Next Meeting

The next meeting of Murrisk Development Association will take place on Tuesday 6th February 2018 commencing at 8pm.  

Further Information

For further information please email