Mayo puts in its tup-Pence worth – Councils seeking ownership of expected US Vice-President visit

Mayo County Council has issued a statement welcoming the prospect of a visit by US Vice-President, Mike Pence, to his ‘ancestral home’ of Doocastle in Mayo in September. Sligo’s county councillors are already of the assumption that Mr Pence’s Irish visit, if it happens, will include a trip to his grandfather’s homestead near Tubbercurry, Co Sligo. Meanwhile, local businesses have reacted positively to the visit