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Get out and explore a different Mayo this Heritage Week

Explore and experience nocturnal wildlife in Ballycroy, go whale watching at Downpatrick Head, look back at what life was like 100 years ago in Kilmovee, listen to poetry, music and song to honour the people of 1916 at the Jackie Clarke Library, or follow the Tóchar Phádraig Medieval Pilgrim Path. These are just some of the activities you can engage in during Heritage Week in Mayo

Get out and explore a different Mayo this Heritage Week

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Explore and experience nocturnal wildlife in Ballycroy, go whale watching at Downpatrick Head, look back at what life was like 100 years ago in Kilmovee, listen to poetry, music and song to honour the people of 1916 at the Jackie Clarke Library, or follow the Tóchar Phádraig Medieval Pilgrim Path. These are just some of the activities you can engage in during Heritage Week in Mayo

Further Atlantic Way work announced

Two more points along the Mayo coastline have been designated as ‘signature viewing points’ on the Wild Atlantic Way.

Major investment to make Downpatrick Head a tourist hot spot

Downpatrick Head is well known to the people of Mayo, but with the start of the Wild Atlantic Way this year it is about to become a must-see tourist destination for visitors from all over the globe. To make sure that this comes to fruition, it was announced this week that €640,000 has been allocated to create a discovery point at Downpatrick Head as part of the Wild Atlantic Way. The development will see the include an iconic Spirit of Place installation built around a blowhole which will allow visitors to walk around its rim and experience it in a safe manner.

The Galwayman who founded the Tory Party

The Tory Party is often seen as the bastion of British conservatism, unionism, and jingoism, but it actually owe its name, and possibly event its existence, to a Galwegian.

Forward to the future with Ash

When a band announces it will no longer record albums it sounds like they have announced their own demise. In Ash’s case the opposite is true. One year after that surprise statement that Twilight Of The Innocents would be their last album, Ash seem liberated and excited about the possibilities the future holds.

 

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