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Almost €19 million allocated for road and bridge projects in Mayo

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The Government announced almost €19 million for roadworks and bridge projects yesterday which will be used on many specific projects around the county. Welcoming the announcement of the allocation, Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring, said: “I am delighted to announce the allocation of €18,927,613 which includes funding for restoration improvement [€9,740,161], restoration maintenance [€2,741,647], discretionary grants [€4,558,280], bridge rehabilitation [€584,525], specific improvement grants [€600,000], safety improvement works [€521,000], speed limits [€87,000], and training grants [€95,000]. The funding will be used by Mayo County Council for a number of specific improvements on regional and local roads. Residents in many of these areas have been campaigning for funding for these projects for some time, and I am delighted to be able to announce this funding."

Mayo Mountain Rescue finally gets a permanent home

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For more than 25 years Mayo Mountain Rescue has had dreams, big dreams, of one day being able to call some place home, having a base to meet, train, store equipment, and run the team from. There have been many attempts by a lot of members over the years in securing a premises for the team, however dreams don’t happen over night. 

Mulranny improvement works opened

Michael Ring, Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, and Cllr Michael Holmes, Cathaoirleach of Mayo County Council, officially opened the new Mulranny footpath and village enhancement scheme last Friday morning. The multi-million euro development consisted of 1.8 kilometres of improvements to the N59 comprising new footpaths, traffic calming, pavements, a viewing promenade, bicycle lanes, pedestrian crossings, picnic tables, and benches.

IT Gym and High Performance Training Centre opened by Minister for Tourism and Sport

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The Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring, officially opened the Gym and High Performance Training Centre at the AIT International Arena last Thursday, November 26.

Minister for Sport to open AIT training centre

The Minister of State for Sport, Michael Ring, will officially open the gym and high performance training centre at the AIT International Arena this Thursday, November 26.

Significant day for Castlebar as €12 million project begins, says Taoiseach

The Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, and Minister for Sport, Michael Ring, on Monday visited the site of the new National Outdoor Pursuits Academy and swimming pool as contractors arrived on site to begin work.

Ring hits out at critics of new Castlebar pool

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Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring, was back on his old stomping ground on Monday when he was back in the chamber of Mayo County Council to give a presentation on his work, with a particular emphasis on tourism in the county. The Minister, who was a member of the council until the dual mandate was got rid of in 2004, took his seat at the top bench of the chamber alongside the council officials rather than in the on the right flank of the chamber where he sat as a councillor.

McConville and Rochford to lead special seminar in Westport

Ex-Armagh and Crossmaglen GAA legend Oisin Mc Conville, All Ireland club winning coach Stephen Rochford, and current Mayo and Westport GAA stars Kevin Keane and  Lee Keegan will lead out a strong team of GAA personnel at a special seminar to explore what it takes to “mind yourself” under the pressures of modern day involvement in GAA and sport in general.

Ring announces €340k for tourism projects in Mulranny and Achill

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Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring, this week announced that €340k in funding has been approved through Fáilte Ireland’s Capital Investment Programme for two tourism projects in  Mayo.

Ring welcomes progress in Tubberhill Housing Project

Michael Ring, Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, has welcomed the confirmation from the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government that Mayo County Council has been given permission to proceed with detailed design and tender documentation for the proposed housing project at Tubberhill, Westport.


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