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Travelling with a message — CEO takes to the road with a whiteboard in a rockstar motorhome

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Well-known Galway businessman and inventor Michael FitzGerald, founder and CEO of OnePageCRM, is setting off on a 30-day road trip around the UK, calling on SMEs, his customers and politicians with a bold message to think global.

How to avoid hiking injuries

Ireland has such an interesting, varied, and beautiful landscape so it is no surprise that one of the most popular hobbies here is hiking outdoors. Whether you are hiking for pleasure, or training for an upcoming event, hiking outdoors comes with a set of risks which can lead to discomfort or injury if you are not properly prepared with the right gear and knowledge. Here are a few examples of common hiking ailments and what you need to know to be prepared for them.

Clare Island named Best Outdoor Escape

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A trio of businesses which came together to promote adventuring on Clare Island has won a national award.

New adventure travel trail targets $89billion market

A new tourism initiative targeting adventure travel tourists was launched by the Taoiseach Enda Kenny this week with the aim of bringing a slice of the $89billion global adventure market to Mayo. Greenway Adventures is a collection of 11 Mayo-based adventure tourism providers that, together, form the county’s first adventure trail.

Fat tyre fun in Moycullen

Have you ever wanted to give mountain biking or BMXing a go but just never knew where to get started? Now is your chance for a mini midweek adventure. As part of National Bike Week 2012, Connemara MTB in conjunction with MBW Bike Shop and Unit 6 Skatepark is having an evening of activities on Wednesday June 20 — all free of charge.

New management and new departures at Kinlay House Hostel

Kinlay House Hostel in Eyre Square is one of the city’s longest established hostels. As well as being the largest hostel in the west of Ireland, Kinlay House has also been independently ranked the top rated hostel in Galway.

Westport Failte Ireland forum expected to grow adventure tourism market

Westport played host to a Failte Ireland Adventure and Activity two-day forum this week which was attended by tourism operators from abroad keen to see what Mayo has to offer as well as local operators interested in learning from their counterparts’ experiences abroad.

City centre hostel sold

Kinlay House Hostel in the city centre has been sold. The sale of the hostel, which has been in receivership since 2009, was confirmed this week by estate agents CB Richard Ellis.

City centre hostel sold

Kinlay House Hostel in the city centre has been sold. The sale of the hostel, which has been in receivership since 2009, was confirmed this week by estate agents CB Richard Ellis.

Cycle challenge

Gaelforce Events, the organisers of the extremely popular Gaelforce West adventure race, are running a cycle challenge outside of Newport on June 19 and 20. The event includes a 24 hour and eight hour challenge open to soloists and teams of up to 10.

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