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Councillor Keith Martin has called on the OPW and Fáilte Ireland to meet with Westport Town Council to discuss the future of Westport’s Tourist Office.
Get ready for a whole week of exciting activities in the great outdoors around Westport and join in to both free and ticketed events. The Westport Duathlon Weekend event marks the beginning of an extensive activity programme for the Westport Get Out There Festival, organised by Westport Town Council and Westport Leisure Park, and runs from Saturday June 8 to Saturday June 15.
The Darkness into Light Mayo event, in aid of Pieta House, will take place on Saturday May 11 in the grounds of Westport House. The 5km fundraising walk/run begins in darkness at 4am and ends as dawn is breaking.
Westport is on track to become a world class model of an ‘ideal town’ after winning yet another major award this week of €5 million, having been selected as the number one Small Town in Ireland in the Smarter Travel sustainable transport awards.
Westport Chamber of Commerce will be promoting Westport Walks Wednesday on Wednesday 21, and a number of shops around town will have special offers for those who leave their car at home. And as always – SuperValu, Centra, and Carrowbeg Stores all offer free home delivery so you can even do your shopping without your car. Westport Town Council has set up a car sharing group for the people of Westport on the new national government website carsharing.ie. Other events taking place during the week include the Wacky Helmet Schools Competition and Westport’s first Wacky Travel Parade. Everyone is invited to put their gladrags on and get their funky travel ready for the Wacky Travel parade on Friday September 23 from 12.30pm to 1.30pm on the South Mall. The winners of the Wacky Helmet competition will be announced at the Wacky Travel Parade.
Starting on July 29, Westport will take part on Fiver Fridays, a campaign which was initiated on Liveline with Joe Duffy. The idea is that €5 spent by four million people is €20million spent in the local economy.
Westport based media productions and communications company, Maigh Eo Media has been shortlisted for a prestigious All-Ireland Marketing Award this week from the Marketing Institute of Ireland.
The theme of this year’s parade is Celebrating Westport, Past, Present and Future. The grand marshall has yet to be announced.
A unique, free festival takes place throughout Westport next week as everyone is encouraged to ‘Get Out There’ and try a different sport or activity in a series of adventure points which will be scattered throughout the town from August 19 to 22.
The deplorable condition of the N5 Dublin road between Westport and Longford was picked up by the national media this week when the Pat Kenny RTE Radio 1 show came to town.