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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.
Claremorris who remain in the hunt for promotion to the Elverys Sports Super League booked their place in the fifth round of the FAI Junior Cup on Sunday afternoon last when they defeated Manor Rangers 2-1. A last minute Dean Roddy penalty was hugely decisive after he had given them a first half lead. Manor Rangers clawed one back, but Claremorris showed great hunger to steal it at the death thanks to the exploits of Roddy who has been in magnificent form this season. Manulla also progressed to the next round after recording a clinical 2-0 win over Brazukas. Goals from Declan Tonra and Rory Martyn were enough for Tom Healy’s men in a super display by the west Mayo men.
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.
The winners of the 2015 Irish Responsible Tourism Awards were announced last week at the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Dublin. Mulranny received a silver award in the ‘Best Destination for Responsible Tourism” category.
Ten beaches in Mayo retained their blue flag status this year, it was announced by An Taisce this week. However, due to the severe storm damage inflicted on the county in the post Christmas storms, two beaches have lost their blue flag. Both Mulranny and Bertra, which are very popular beaches, lost their blue flag status because of the storm damage. The ten beaches in Mayo that retained their blue flags were Dooega, Carrowmore, Clare Island, Ross (Killala), Golden Strand, Mullaghroe, Silverstrand (Dugort), Keel, Elly Bay and Keem.
A number of speakers on marine tourism will be Mulranny on May 19 to talk about how entrepreneurs can ‘Capture the Blue Resource’.
Nevins is one of the oldest premises in the area and was established in the early 1800s. Situated on the main N59 road between Newport and Mulranny, it enjoys scenic Clew Bay and Nephin mountain views. Nevins’ cosy front bar is an ideal location to kickback and enjoy a drink by the fire. Drop in and enjoy their fresh home-made food in their spacious lounge. At Nevins they endeavour to cater for all our customers’ dietary needs with a wide selection of specials on a daily basis. They have an extensive bar food menu which is available daily from 9.30am to 9.00pm.
Minister of State for Tourism and Sport in the Department of Transport Michael Ring has welcomed the news that almost €17 million will be spent on national roads in Mayo next year. Minister Ring said: “Significant amounts of money have been allocated to different roads in County Mayo. I welcome this funding. The N5 Westport to Turlough road has been allocated €800,000. The N59 Westport to Mulranny has been allocated €3.5 million. This considerable level of funding is to be warmly welcomed for works which are urgently required on those roads”
Mulranny won the Best Small Town award at the 2013 Fáilte Ireland Tourism Towns awards, which were presented in Dublin on Thursday afternoon.