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The elected members of the West Mayo Municipal District have taken the first steps to changing the speed limit in two different locations along the N59 from Westport to Mulranny.
Mulranny will represent Ireland this year in the village section of the Entente Florale Competition, a European wide international horticultural competition established to recognise municipalities and villages in Europe for excellence in horticultural displays.
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.
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.
Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring, this week announced that €340k in funding has been approved through Fáilte Ireland’s Capital Investment Programme for two tourism projects in Mayo.
Mayo will be putting its best face forward this weekend, as it features in a Fáilte Ireland series of exciting and compelling tours to highlight all the best Ireland has to offer to a visiting group of influential overseas travel operators who are in Ireland to attend Meitheal, Ireland’s largest travel trade fair.
A Sligo TD is hoping to move the ambitious but contentious plan to develop a greenway along the Sligo to Mayo section of the Western Rail Corridor a little further along the track.
Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring this week warmly welcomed the announcement by the National Roads Authority that further road works will take place on the N59 Rossow Bends at Kilmeena, Westport. The N59 Rossow Bends scheme, between Newport and Westport, is 1.8km in length and continues from the N59 Kilbride Scheme which was completed 2012. The Rossow Bends section is part of the overall N59 Westport to Mulranny Road Improvement Scheme.
The Quay in Westport could soon see itself linked up with the Great Western Greenway if the plans for a greenway through the grounds of Westport House to the Golf Course Road come to fruition.
The new Greenway Activity Park in Newport is officially open.