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The Greenway Artists Initiative in collaboration with The Custom House Studios have announced details of the launch of The Greenway Sculpture Project 2012, by Michael Ring TD, Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, at 3pm at Mulranny Park Hotel on Sunday July 22. Anyone interested in first-time exhibition are invited to attend.
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.
The second Great Western Greenway 10k run/walk, co-organised by Mayo Sports Partnership, Westport Leisure Park and Westport Town Council, took place on Saturday May 26 last with more than 300 participants lining up for a 2pm start on the Newport side of the Greenway. According to Mayo Sports Partnership, the event which took place in fantastic weather conditions mainly attracted first time runners of this distance and was an off road trail run/walk.
A fun family cycle day to fundraise for Ability West will take place on June 9.
This month sees the launch of a new annual fundraiser to help the Cystic Fibrosis West team to raise much-needed finance for a new specialised day care unit for people with cystic fibrosis in the west of Ireland.
Saturday March 18 will be the date for a unique new fundraiser to help the Cystic Fibrosis West team to raise much needed funds to provide new specialised day care unit for people with Cystic Fibrosis in the west of Ireland.
The Western Greenway, currently stretching 42km from Westport to Achill, has already generated a massive profit of €2 million in its first year, MEP Jim Higgins has asserted.
Achill Young Fine Gael is launching a campaign to improve public safety on the Great Western Greenway Route between Achill and Mulranny at Tonregee.
Back in 2007 Johnny Oosten came up with an idea. This idea centred primarily around creating awareness and raising vital funds for children with autism in Ireland by means of the Croagh Patrick Seven Day in a Row Challenge. Five years on he has certainly achieved that, having raised more than half a million euro (€534,000) for the cause. (www.croaghpatrickchallenge.com)
The hugely successful Greenway got a massive boost this week with the announcement yesterday (Thursday) of a further €1.8 million investment. The funding under Fáilte Ireland's Tourism Capital Investment Programme, which was announced by Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism, and Sport Michael Ring, will see two further extensions to the Greenway project.