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Ballycroy looks set to be officially named as one of darkest spots in Ireland in a bid to attract stargazers to the national park there.
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.
Ballycroy National Park, which is one of only six national parks in the country, comprising 11,000 hectares of Atlantic blanket bog and mountainous terrain, will see a number of improvement works carried out on it in the near future.
Pirate queen festival announced
Connemara is set for a major tourism boost with the announcement that €1.8m is to pumped into a new initiative for the region.
Ballycroy National Park is one of six of the best of Ireland’s national parks celebrated with a special stamp series launched this week.
Government Minister John Gormley has extended warm congratulations to the people of Ballycroy and surrounding areas for their co-operation in bringing the new visitor centre to completion.