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A company which provides adventure trips on Clare Island off the Mayo coast was selected by a panel of top travel journalists as one of the best places in the country to enjoy a day out.
Any one of the hundreds of people who have taken part in the annual Clare Island 10k run/walk in aid of Cancer Care West, understand what makes it such a unique event.
This year’s Clare Island 10K takes place on Saturday April 18, and a limited number of places are still available.
Organisers of a novel event on Clare Island this August Bank Holiday weekend are urging people to go a bit Bear Grylls and build their own seafaring raft to race around Clew Bay.
Clare Island has issued an urgent call to the mainland for adventurous single men.
Details of the 2014 Clare Island Charity Walk were announced at the launch in Walshe’s Bridge Inn, Newport this week. This, the seventh year of this great walking event, will take place on Saturday, June 28 and all funds raised will go to Western Care Association local services. Speaking at the launch Clare Island Walking Committee chairman, Willie Murphy, stated that he and his committee are delighted to be supporting Western Care Association this year. Western Care is a community based organisation that provides support to more than 1,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities and their families throughout County Mayo. The Annual Clare Island Charity Walk has grown from strength to strength over the years and the hard working committee have raised in excess of €100,000 for local and regional charities and causes over the past six years. It provides a great opportunity to visit the idyllic Clare Island and experience the beauty and scenery of the island and Clew Bay.
The third annual Clare Island 10k has been announced for May 24.
Pirate queen festival announced
Rural coastal economies in Mayo received a boost yesterday (Thursday) with the announcement of €1.35 million in funding for harbours and coastal infrastructre.
Brian Hayes, TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works officially launched two volumes of the New Survey of Clare Island at the National Botanic Gardens. The two volumes (Volume 7: Plants and Fungi and Volume 8: Soils and Soil Associations) are published by the Royal Irish Academy (RIA) as part of the New Survey project.