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Moate St Patrick’s Day parade committee has announced Peggy Gavin as Grand Marshal for this year’s celebrations.
Opening the old railway tunnel at Bohermore, and turning the remains of the Galway-Clifden railway bridge at NUI Galway, into pedestrian and cycle lanes would “boost cycle tourism” and “encourage citizens to alter their transport habits”.
Pedestrian crossings will be installed at three locations in the Knocknacarra area following funding of €500,000 being made available by the National Transport Agency to the Galway City Council.
The tireless efforts of local sporting organisations have contributed significantly to the fact that there has been a steady increase in the number of older people becoming active, according to a local sports official.
Mayo Fine Gael TD, Deputy Michelle Mulherin, has this week confirmed that Mayo County Council is to install two new pedestrian crossings in Ballina town centre, at Humbert Street and Bohernasup Road. Deputy Mulherin said: “I have been contacted by a number of pedestrians, many of them elderly, regarding road safety in the vicinity of the mini roundabout at Humbert Street and Market Square.”
Walking leader training is primarily aimed at people wishing to lead a voluntary walking group or to promote walking in the community or workplace. The course comprises a weekend of training (15 hours) and then a follow up four week walking programme to try out your new walking leader skills. The course will commence at 7pm on Friday and finish on Sunday afternoon after lunch.
Áirc is a charity that supports children with disabilities in Mayo, and on Halloween night, Saturday October 31, will be holding its second annual Zombie Walk in the town.
Mná Moycullen is a group of over 40 women in the Moycullen area who own and run their own businesses. Each year, the group hosts a fun walk/run in aid of a different charity and this year the Hand in Hand children’s cancer charity will benefit from the proceeds of the annual event.
Following on from the success of Operation Transformation Mayo last year, Clogher Environmental Group is continuing with the walking programme entitled Get Active Clogher, each Saturday commencing at Clogher Heritage Centre at 10.30am. This walking programme is organised in liaison with Mayo Sports Partnership and Operation Transformation and the campaign is also supported by Mayo County Council in conjunction with Mayo Rural Alliances.