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Further Atlantic Way work announced

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

North Mayo to get a greenway along the Moy

There was good news for the north Mayo area with the announcement yesterday of an allocation of €250,000 seed money to begin construction on a 14 km greenway from Ballina to Killala along the River Moy. The greenway will incorporate an off road cycle track and walk and will incorporate a number of monasteries along the river. It is envisioned that this 14km stretch will be the first phase of a multi-phase greenway in the larger north Mayo area.

Sunk ship idea floated again

Plans to sink a warship in Killala Bay to develop a top-class diving attraction have been floated again.

Sunk ship idea floated again

Plans to sink a warship in Killala Bay to develop a top-class diving attraction have been floated again.

Galway Greenway receives more than €400,000 for first phase

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The Galway Greenway has been given a significant boost with the announcement that €403,000 has been allocated for the first phase of the project.

Munnelly welcomes Downpatrick Head funding

Fine Gael councillor Jarlath Munnelly this week welcomed the announcement that €640,000 is to be allocated to Downpatrick Head, Ballycastle. Downpatrick Head is listed as a discovery point on the Wild Atlantic Way tourist driving route. The allocation of money will improve visitor facilities here.

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.

Save our Seabirds

Birdwatch Ireland will hold an outing to Downpatrick Head on Sunday July 4 between 1pm and 4pm as part of its Save our Seabirds campaign.

 

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