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Escape to magical Mulranny for true and utter relaxation

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Located on the Wild Atlantic Way at the gateway to Achill, Mulranny is a beautiful village overlooking the clear blue waters and sandy beaches of Clew Bay.

Clew Bay Trail funding will provide boost to local tourism — Ring

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On Monday, Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring announced he has allocated €984,000 under the Outdoor Recreational Infrastructure Programme to develop phase one of the Clew Bay Trail in Mayo. The funding will be used to build 8km of walking and cycling trails at Louisburgh, Old Head, Murrisk and Bertra.

Be blown away by the Clew Bay Pipe Band at Pipe Versity XVI

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The Clew Bay Pipe Band will present Pipe Versity XVI at the Town Hall Theatre Westport later this month, with a variety of special guests including Mundy, Dan Delaney, Drama Code, Joanne Keegan, Sacred Heart School Choir, and the Cresham Dancers.

Westport is ready to roll for Rolling Sun Book Festival

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The Rolling Sun Book Festival, set in Westport, County Mayo, is a quirky boutique festival that indulges bookworms and connoisseurs of music, song, and poetry. Set in the shadow of the ancient spiritual mountain, Croagh Patrick, it evokes the many layers of Irish culture in the best bardic and poetic traditions. The festival kicked off last night, Thursday November 3, with poet Ger Reidy launching Lady Cassie Peregrina a poetry collection by Terry McDonagh in the Custom House Studio and will continue with a jam packed number of days until it finishes on Sunday November 6.

Canty and Gleeson take wins in Claremorris

The 15th Annual De Care Dental Claremorris 8k took place recently. It was also a target race in the 2016 Mayo AC Vodafone C&C Cellular Club League. The 8k race was over a newly measured one lap course starting at Claremorris track, and replaced the five mile route which was used previously and started in the town centre.

A guide to islands of Clew Bay

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JOHN LENNON was so enchanted with Clew Bay he bought Dorinish Island in 1967. Ireland's pirate queen Granuaile ruled the seas around those parts; while the bay also attracted Sid Rawle, the ‘King of the Hippies’.

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.

Clare Island adventure company is tops for a day trip

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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.

Joe Brolly to launch Croagh Patrick Heritage Trail

RTE Pundit and organ donor campaigner Joe Brolly will be in Mayo on St Valentine’s Day, February 14, to join Mayo Roscommon Hospice and the Croagh Patrick Heritage Trail committee to launch their three-day walking festival.

Bookish festival gets rolling in Westport

There is a swirl of wonderful wordiness and lively debate in Westport today and continuing all weekend for the fifth annual Rolling Sun Book Festival.

 

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