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Code of practice for Croagh Patrick

A discussion seminar will take place in Murrisk regarding the development of a code of practice for Croagh Patrick on Thursday December 5 in The Tavern, Murrisk.

Mulranny wins Fáilte Ireland tourism award

Mulranny won the Best Small Town award at the 2013 Fáilte Ireland Tourism Towns awards, which were presented in Dublin on Thursday afternoon.

Influential American tour operators eye Mayo

A group of influential American tour operators visited Mayo recently. They followed an action-packed itinerary, which also took in Galway, Sligo, Donegal, Belfast, and Dublin. These tour operators are responsible for making the travel arrangements for a range of large groups across the United States – including choral, pilgrimage, Christian heritage and educational groups. Their fact-finding visit was a fantastic opportunity to showcase what Mayo and Ireland has to offer such groups. They enjoyed a tour of Westport House before visiting the Croagh Patrick Visitor Centre and the National Famine Monument in Murrisk. Carefully selected and invited here by Tourism Ireland in New York, the itinerary for the tour operators was designed by Fáilte Ireland.

Ring welcomes funding for Croagh Patrick Holiday Hostel

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.

Diesel dumping at Murrisk pier

Locals in Murrisk are up in arms about what they have described as ongoing pollution at the local pier.

Heritage Week was a success

The Heritage Council, coordinator of National Heritage Week, has issued a big thank you to all the Heritage Week event organisers across the country.

Ballina’s new public garden unveiled for National Heritage Week

National Heritage Week, 2012 will be marked with the hosting of a very special event in Ballina, Co Mayo, on Sunday, August 26. On that date Mayo County Council will hold an open day in the beautiful newly restored heritage garden adjoining the Provincial Bank building on Pearse Street in the town. The building and its garden have been refurbished for the purposes of housing the Jackie Clarke Collection of historical Irish material. The collection will open permanently to the public in its new home on Pearse Street later this year.

National Heritage Week looking for county ambassador volunteers

The Heritage Council, coordinator of National Heritage Week (August 18 to 26), has issued a call for people to get involved and promote Heritage Week in Mayo by becoming a county ambassador. The Heritage Council ‘County Ambassador Volunteer Programme’ seeks to recruit volunteers in every county. Located in the local Tourism Information Office throughout the week, the role of the county ambassador will be to provide tourists with information on what is happening in the local area as part of National Heritage Week.

National Heritage Week looking for county ambassador volunteers

The Heritage Council, coordinator of National Heritage Week (August 18 to 26), has issued a call for people to get involved and promote Heritage Week in Mayo by becoming a county ambassador. The Heritage Council ‘County Ambassador Volunteer Programme’ seeks to recruit volunteers in every county. Located in the local Tourism Information Office throughout the week, the role of the county ambassador will be to provide tourists with information on what is happening in the local area as part of National Heritage Week.

National Heritage Week looking for county ambassador volunteers

The Heritage Council, coordinator of National Heritage Week (August 18 to 26), has issued a call for people to get involved and promote Heritage Week in Mayo by becoming a county ambassador. The Heritage Council ‘County Ambassador Volunteer Programme’ seeks to recruit volunteers in every county. Located in the local Tourism Information Office throughout the week, the role of the county ambassador will be to provide tourists with information on what is happening in the local area as part of National Heritage Week.

 

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