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Fine Gael Spokesperson on Tourism and Sport, Deputy Alan Dillon, has welcomed confirmation from Rural and Community Development Minister, Heather Humphreys TD, that her Department will be increasing the number of daily sailings to Clare Island.
An Taisce announced the International Blue Flag and Green Coast Award recipients at a virtual ceremony this week.
The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, announced almost €1.1 million to support a range of capital works on our offshore islands. Mayo is a major recipient of this islands funding and will benefit Clare Island, Inishturk and Inishbiggle with €747,000 awarded to three Mayo islands including refurbishment works at Old Roonagh Pier; €506,700 for Clare Island, €45,000 for Inishturk, and €55,800 for Inishbiggle Island.
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.
A Boil Water Notice affecting 165 customers supplied by the Clare Island Public Water Supply has been lifted with immediate effect. Irish Water is advising customers that the water quality sampling has confirmed that the water is now safe to drink.
The Clare Island GAA club has set up a GoFundMe page in the hope of raising €40,000 to develop new changing rooms.
110 years ago Robert Lloyd Praeger brought a group of eminent European scientists to Clare Island to map the flora, fauna, geology and archaeology of the small, exposed Atlantic island off the coast of Mayo.
Four communities in Mayo are to share funding of almost €114,325 under the Government's Town and Village Renewal Scheme.
With the summer season starting to kick into gear and the lockdown restrictions easing around the country, there was good news for Mayo this week with the announcement that ten beaches in Mayo have been awarded Blue Flags. Included in that number is Bertra which lost that status last year.
The quality of bathing water at 12 of 15 beaches in Mayo was found to be excellent, with a further three classified as having good quality water, according to the latest report from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).