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The elected members of Mayo County Council have agreed that the council will spend €120,000 required for match funding of €480,000 from the government, in order to carry out improvement works on the trail to the summit of Croagh Patrick.
A second car park is needed in Murrisk to deal with the amount of people climbing Croagh Patrick, it was claimed this week.
For ten weeks, cyclists all over the country have been locked down as restrictions stopped them from cycling any further than 2km - and later 5km - from their homes.
ANY CLAIM, like that on the back cover of the proof copy of As You Were, Elaine Feeney’s debut novel, to be published on April 16 by Harvill Secker, that this is “The Irish fiction debut of 2020” needs to be taken with a pinch of salt.
Mr Michael Ring TD, the Minister for Rural and Community Development, has confirmed that he has approved €480,000 in funding to support sustainable access works and habitat restoration on Croagh Patrick.
"THE GREAT Blasket was blessed with a population of distinctive character and with eminent literary gifts. The islanders chose to write in their own language until complete evacuation of their island home occurred in 1953."
There is something wonderful about seaside villages — and it all comes down to the soundscape. My fascination with that noise began with a reading of E. Annie Proulx’s wonderful book The Shipping News which brought the reader into that space where the crashing Atlantic against the rocks of Newfoundland became a character in the narrative. And so it is here in Liscannor, this beautiful space looking out on that same ocean, where the sound of the waves plays an equal part of everyday life.
A striking new sculptural work by visual artist Niamh McCann was unveiled last Friday, October 11, in the grounds of the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life, Turlough Park, Castlebar.
A call has been issued for communities throughout Mayo, including public representatives, to sign up for a climb of Croagh Patrick, taking place tomorrow, Saturday July 20, to help raise funds for Jigsaw, the youth mental health charity.
A fundraising cycle in aid of Nurture Africa - an Irish charity based in Nansana, Uganda, will take place on Sunday, July 21.