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Clew Bay and Achill will be among the key study areas in SeaMonitor, a unique marine research project, which is using innovative marine species tracking technology to better understand and protect vulnerable marine life in our oceans.
The next lecture by Westport Civic trust will be on the topic "Tracking environmental change in the lakes and rivers of the Burrishoole catchment."
Independent Cllr Michael Holmes has called for urgent safety works to be put in place at the Great Western Greeway road crossing at Burrishoole.
Burrishoole and Belmullet booked their places in the Mayo GAA Intermediate championship final with hard fought wins over The Neale and Kitlimagh respectively on Sunday afternoon.
Geraghty Charters has commenced new boat trips in the Erris and Achill regions this week offering a unique way to explore this corner of the Wild Atlantic Way in northwest Mayo. Every Friday from July 8, the Nóirín Bán will depart Blacksod (An Fód Dubh) at 10.30am and arrive in Doogort (Dumha Goirt), Achill Island before 11am. This boat trip allows visitors and locals to explore lovely Achill Island by foot, bike, or even pony and trap. (The road distance from Blacksod to Doogort is almost 100km and can take 1.5 hours to drive.)
With six minutes to go in Elverys MacHale Park on Saturday evening, Burrishoole’s number three Paddy Mulchrone got on the end of a move started by Liam O’Malley to palm the ball to the back of the net and put his side just one point down in this game and in a great position heading down the home stretch. But The Neale held their nerve and outscored the West Mayo men by 0-4 to 0-1 over the closing six minutes to book their place in this years intermediate championship’s final four.
There will not be an inch given in any of the eight games in the second round of the Mayo GAA Intermediate Football Championship this weekend, with a number of exciting battles in store over the two days of action.
A lifetime of local knowledge of the wildlife and heritage in the hills between Newport and Mulranny brings a unique element to the annual Burrishoole Walking Festival. Now in its 27th year, the majority of guides are local farmers, who have been leading visitors, local and international, on the walks each June Bank Holiday weekend since the late 1980s.
Independent councillor Michael Holmes has called for the introduction of a maintenance scheme for Greenway landowners, similar to the Walks Scheme currently in place for the Burrishoole Loop Walks.