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We’ve all heard of charity runs and cycles. But how about a charity run, cycle, climb, and obstacle course?
A woman was airlifted off Croagh Patrick on Monday evening having suffered lower leg injuries and hypothermia near the summit.
If three is a magic number the third Westport Food Festival, which was launched this week, will put a spell on food enthusiasts young and old. Taking place from September 6 - 8, the community-based programme of events includes many new and some old favourites, with something for every pocket and palate.
The annual pilgrimage to Croagh Patrick, known locally as Reek Sunday, is one of the major events in Westport and will attract over 25,000 visitors to this unique and historic event.
Minister of State Michael Ring has welcomed the announcement from Minister for Environment, Phil Hogan that he has given approval for South West Mayo Development Company Limited, to approve funding of €200,000 to Croagh Patrick Holiday Village for the construction and development of a Croagh Patrick Holiday Hostel, in Murrisk. Funding will be provided under the Encouragement of Tourism Activities measure of the Rural Development Programme 2007-2013.
Argos and The Alzheimer Society of Ireland are charity partners for 2013/2014. As part of this partnership five Argos stores are taking part in a Croagh Patrick Challenge Climb on July 21 at 1pm.
The recent annual Croagh Patrick climb in aid of Galway Hospice was a huge success, setting a new record with more than 1,000 climbers taking part, an increase of 800 on the previous year.
As we enter the peak tourism season, Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring has said Mayo continues to feature prominently in Ireland’s overseas tourism promotions.
A code of practice for Croagh Patrick is about to be drawn up with the council working closely with the community council in Murrisk.