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Ireland West Airport and Mayo County Council were delighted to welcome a leading delegation from the American-Irish Legislators' Society to the airport recently.
The current air services to the Aran Islands need to be upgraded so it becomes feasible for aircrafts with capacity of up to 20 seats to provide flights to and from the islands.
A €1 million euro facelift has been unveiled this week at the Shannon Heritage-owned Bunratty Castle and Folk Park in Co. Clare, one of Ireland’s top visitor attractions. A major upgrade has been completed at the popular site, involving the development of a new retail store and online brand, a new café and new attractions around the Park. The development has resulted in an extra 30 staff being employed at the site to help bring Ireland’s heritage to life for visitors.
Residents on Inis Mór are calling on the Government and county council to intervene in an impasse over landing levies which will see the passenger ferry service from Ros a Mhíl to the island suspended for several months this winter.
Air services to the Aran Islands are set to continue following approval for the extension of the current contract by the Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs and Natural Resources, Seán Kyne.
The new contract awarding air services between the Aran Islands and the mainland is welcome but when the new contracts come up next year, the Government must listen to Islanders and not “make a dog’s dinner of the tender process”.
A motion has been passed by Galway county councillors that effectively prevents Carnmore Airport being used to provide an air service to the Aran Islands in future. A special meeting of the council took place yesterday to discuss the use of the airport site due to the ongoing controversy about air transport to the islands.
A special meeting of Galway County Council will take place next week to discuss the future of the Aran Islands air service. Up to 20 politicians from across Galway visited Inis Mór, Inis Oirr, and Inis Meáin yesterday for a series of meetings aimed at saving the service.