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Ireland's first 'wilderness area' to be launched in Ballycroy

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A Mayo project to create Ireland's only 'wilderness area' in the remote Nephin Beg range at Ballycroy National Park is to be formally launched in early September.

Lots to do and see at Coole in August

Guided heritage walks and fun art and heritage activities for children are among the free events taking place in Coole this August.

Mulranny awarded silver at Irish Responsible Tourism awards

The winners of the 2015 Irish Responsible Tourism Awards were announced last week at the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Dublin. Mulranny received a silver award in the ‘Best Destination for Responsible Tourism” category.

Council seeks submissions on Portlick

Westmeath County Council is seeking input from the public on how the lands in council ownership at Portlick, Glasson, Athlone should be managed, both in the short and the longer term. The council needs your help to get the best use out of this site for locals and visitors alike, developing it on a phased basis.

ISPCA appeal for information after buzzard shot in Westmeath

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The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ISPCA) is appealing for information after a buzzard was found shot and badly injured in Castletown Geoghegan earlier this week.

Summer at Coole Park

There is plenty to enjoy at Coole Park in Gort with walks, family events, and children’s activities commencing on Sunday, July 6, with a guided walk from 2.30pm to 4pm.

Children can celebrate small mammals during Biodiversity Week

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A variety of events focusing on small mammals will take place in Coole Park and Garryland Nature Reserve next week as part of Biodiversity Week, which runs from Saturday May 17 to Sunday May 25.

Holmes Calls for immediate release of beach repair funding

Independent Councillor Michael Holmes has criticised the four month delay in repairing storm damaged beaches and piers in north and west Mayo, stating that the delay by the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) in signing off on proposed works will cause huge losses for local businesses and the region’s tourist industry.

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Pirate queen festival announced

Nothing should interfere with Pearse’s Cottage commemoration plans, Council told

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No one or nothing should interfere with plans to develop the Connemara Cultural Centre at Pearse’s Cottage in Rosmuc, according to county councillors this week.

 

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